Are you Looking for the perfect birthday, Christmas, anniversary, or wedding gift? These Picnic gift ideas will hit the mark no matter the occasion.
Whether it’s a serious picnic enthusiast, a friend who enjoys the occasional alfresco get-together or date, a wine lover who enjoys outdoor events, or someone who likes to grill in the great outdoors.
I’ve sourced the most beautiful and practical gifts for picnic lovers so you can help make someone’s portable feast more special.
From heirloom-worthy picnic basket gifts to gorgeous and helpful picnic accessories, picnic games and picnic wine sets. These picnic gift ideas will appeal to anyone who enjoys the outdoors and a moveable feast.
There’s no more beautiful gift than a picnic basket. See my guides for the best picnic baskets, from romantic wicker picnic sets to clever collapsible and practical insulated baskets.
PICNIC TIME Promenade Picnic Basket
Dubbed the “bagsket” the Promenade by Picnic Time is both fashionable and functional.
With a fully lined collapsible interior and canvas upper set on a wicker base, the Promenade is a delightfully practical bag/basket. It comes with a tidy set for two, with plates and flatware stored in coordinating pouches and two wine glasses.
It is a lovely gift for those who enjoy summer events in the park or casual alfresco dates. Available in 3 designs.
Fern & Soul Picnic Backpack for 4 with Blanket
The Fern & Soul Picnic Backpack for 4 is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.
This backpack is a perfect companion for spontaneous adventures, ensuring a well-organized and enjoyable family day out.
Crafted with premium durability, the waterproof fabric combines chic style and functionality. It features a rear insulated cooler section for chilled food and drinks alongside a front dry section for snacks and dinnerware. The set includes a matching Wheat Straw Dinnerware Set for 4, a large waterproof picnic blanket with a soft Aztec Fleece design, and thoughtful extras.
Picnic Wine Totes & Wine Accessories
A wine tote or cooler is a marvelous picnic gift idea for the wine lover in your life or the person who loves to attend a summer concert with wine and cheese in tow. When I reviewed the best wine totes and coolers for picnics, I was thrilled with the variety available. These are some of my favorites.
LEGACY Adventure Insulated Double Wine Tote With Service for Two
Taking its design cue straight from a Hemmingway novel, The Adventure Wine Tote by LEGACY – a Picnic Time brand is a beautifully designed waxed cotton canvas deluxe wine service for two.
Equally at home for sundowners on safari as a concert in the park, this timeless classic has everything the wine lover will need.
The bag has a dividable, insulated cooler with room for two bottles and deluxe wine and cheese service for two with shatter-resistant stemless wine glasses, a wooden-handled dual-leverage corkscrew, a bottle stopper, and an acacia wood folding table.
This head-turning bit of picnic kit will make a cherished gift.
PICNIC AT ASCOT Picnic Wine & Cheese Tote
The ultimate picnic gift for wine enthusiasts. This fashionable insulated wine tote with room for two bottles is loaded with handy accessories.
The wine tote comes with wine glasses, cloth napkins, a corkscrew, a bottle-stopper cheese knife, and a hardwood cutting board—everything a wine lover needs to enjoy a decent drop in the great outdoors.
BrüMate Insulated Stemless Champagne Flute
A fabulous gift for the champagne lover and another stylish and sustainable solution to picnic practicalities.
Never worry about spilling or breaking delicate champagne flutes. These gorgeous triple-insulated stemless champagne flutes will keep your bubbles crisp and cool from start to finish. They are available in a variety of colors and designs.
Simple Modern Spirit Wine Bundle
The Simple Modern Spirit Wine Bundle makes a wonderful gift for wine lovers.
Made from double-walled, vacuum-insulated stainless steel, the flask will hold a whole bottle of wine and keep it chilled for up to 24 hours.
The matching tumblers come with lids to avoid spills and will continue to keep drinks at optimum temperature.
Perfect for wine lovers but also great for cocktails or any picnic drink.
GrowlerWerks uKeg Go Carbonated Growler Beverage Dispenser
The perfect gift for the home brewer, craft beer enthusiast, or those who like a carbonated cocktail or drink to go.
The GrowlerWerks uKeg is the portable solution to keeping carbonated drinks cold and fresh for up to two weeks.
Features a fully integrated patented automatic carbonation cap carry handle and locking tap. Perfect for BBQs, tailgates, and picnics.
A quality picnic blanket is a beautiful and practical gift, setting the scene for our picnic and establishes our piece of picnic real estate.
I have reviewed some of the best waterproof picnic blankets on the market. And while a sturdy, waterproof rug is a picnic essential, there’s also room for a personal, cozy throw that will cater to all kinds of outdoor occasions.
Peruvian Baby Alpaca Wool Throw Blanket
These beautiful handmade throw blankets made with baby Peruvian Alpaca wool by AlpacaThreadz are lightweight, warm and incredibly soft. They make a beautiful picnic throw and a very romantic gift.
The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket
The Picnic captures the breezy allure of glorious afternoons spent idling in the great outdoors.
More than just a book of recipes, The Picnic offers detailed advice on everything you need to plan an effortless alfresco get-together: easy picnic recipes, checklists, and expert tips. From variations on everyone’s favorite deviled eggs to 99 uses for a Mason jar, rules for scoring lawn games, and refreshing drinks to mix up in crowd-friendly batches.
The Picnic is the go-to book for anyone who takes alfresco and the movable feast seriously.
PICNIC AT ASCOT Travel Coffee Tote for 2
A picnic gift idea that will have so many uses beyond the picnic blanket.
Sleek and sophisticated, the Picnic at Ascot Coffee and Tea Tote for Two has a brushed stainless steel vacuum flask, insulated double-walled cups and creamer container, spoons, and napkins.
Picnic at Ascot Original Insulated Double Layer Thermal Food and Casserole Carrier
A practical and attractive way to keep picnic food warm (or cold), the Picnic at Ascot double-layer thermal casserole carrier makes a lovely gift for anyone who enjoys eating alfresco.
Available in lots of fashionable designs and sizes to suit all picnic styles.
S’well 2-IN-1 Insulated Nesting Food Bowls
Who doesn’t love a stylish and sustainable solution to picnic practicalities?
With leak-proof lids, they are completely picnic-friendly and can double as a serving bowl or individual serving solution. They come in a variety of sizes and colors.
BBQ Gift Ideas
For those who love to grill, these portable BBQ gifts will have them grilling beyond the backyard.
ONIVA – a Picnic Time Brand Barbeque Cooler Tote Kit with Picnic Accessories
Picnic Time has the ultimate portable BBQ setup for the grillmaster in your life.
Thinking of everything you might need for a picnic BBQ, the BBQ Kit Cooler is a 46-can capacity cooler. In the attached zippered pocket is an 8-piece grilling set including a stainless steel BBQ knife, BBQ spatula, tongs, salt and pepper shaker set, BBQ mitt, hardwood cutting board, and waiter-style corkscrew.
The perfect gift for those who like to grill on the go.
Berghoff Studio Portable Tabletop Barbecue with Heat Resistant Base
Grill up a feast anywhere with this stylish circular carbon steel barbeque that’s easy to carry and designed to use on any surface.
The innovative BBQ design by Berghoff comes with a fire basket, grill grate, charcoal grate, heat shield, grill lifting tool, carry strap, detachable handles, and a multifunctional cork lid that doubles as a heat-resistant base so you can barbeque anywhere safely.
Sling it over your shoulder to take it to the beach or on a woodsy picnic. It can be safely used on any surface or picnic table and is the perfect size for everyone to gather around and grill as they please. Available in white or black.
Picnic Tables & Chairs
Give the picnic gift you may never think to get yourself. A lightweight, foldable picnic table and comfortable picnic chairs are such gifts.
ONIVA-a Picnic Time Brand Portable Folding Table with Aluminum Frame
The Picnic Time portable folding table features a compact fold-out table with bench seats for four that collapses into an easy-to-transport suitcase size.
Each seat has a maximum weight capacity of 250 pounds. The table has a sturdy aluminum frame with PP seats and a laminate tabletop. It even has an integrated hole in the middle for an umbrella. It is so light, compact, and portable that you would hardly believe it could fold out so big.
ONIVA – a Picnic Time brand Outdoor Directors Folding Chair
Take a classic director’s chair and make it completely portable and practical.
This handy folding chair makes a fantastic gift for its portability, lovely design, and handy features.
Two insulated beverage pockets to hold your drinks, a zip storage pocket in the hanging armrest caddy, and a small fold-out side table. If that’s not enough, when folded, it has built-in backpack straps so you can sling it over your shoulders for easy carrying. Available in multiple color designs.
Foldable Boho Picnic Table
This gorgeous foldable wooden boho-style table is handmade from quality timber. It unfolds easily with legs that screw into the corners for a sturdy setup.
When it’s time to pack up, the removable legs fit securely inside the folded table, for convenient storage and portability.
This versatile table is perfect for beach picnics – you can stabilize it in the sand without sacrificing height. It also makes as a stylish indoor table for game nights.
Customize this picnic gift by choosing with or without stain, and explore the option of lazer engraving for a unique touch.
Beach Picnic Gift Ideas
A beach picnic takes a little planning, so I dedicated a guide to beach picnic essentials. These are thoughtful beach-themed gifts for fun and hassle-free days by the sea.
ONIVA Beachcomber Portable Beach Mat
The Beachcomber Beach Mat by ONIVA – a Picnic Time brand, is the perfect compromise between sitting on the ground and a chair. We have a few of these for picnics and the beach.
A simple, lightweight, and portable folding mat with a fully padded, adjustable backrest set on an inner steel frame. It folds completely flat and has a shoulder strap for easy carrying—the perfect gift for those who like a little comfort without carrying a lot of stuff.
ONIVA Brolly Sun Shelter
Pop it up with the pull of a string and anchor it in place with a few little stakes – instant picnic shade. Rated for up to UPF 50+, it also protects you from wind and rain.
It has four roomy pockets for your bits and pieces and a tote bag for easy storage.
Entertainment and Games
Logitech Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 3 Portable Speaker
Give the gift of ambiance with some very portable tunes.
The UE WONDERBOOM 3 is a mini party speaker that packs a punch with bigger 360° sound in a petite, outdoor-optimized design. Boasting 14 hours of playtime, this rechargeable Bluetooth speaker is waterproof, dustproof, and even floatable. It has a 131 ft wireless range and is incredibly durable. Made with over 30% recycled plastic, it’s a go-anywhere, eco-conscious sound companion.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a better portable Bluetooth speaker for outdoor use.
GoSports Standard Croquet Set
The all-time classic lawn game is now incredibly portable.
It is a fun and unique gift for people who love to combine games with outdoor gatherings.
The croquet set comes with everything you need in a sturdy carrying case that makes portability a breeze. We have more picnic game ideas here, many make lovely gifts.
3 in 1 Backgammon, Chess & Checkers
What’s more idyllic than an afternoon lounging on the picnic blanket over a game of chess checkers or backgammon?
The leather game board is versatile, featuring backgammon on one side and chess/checkers on the other. The pieces neatly fit in a zip pocket, and the board rolls into a compact package for easy storage in a backpack or picnic basket.
Giant Wooden Yard Dice with Laminated Yardzee and Farkle Scoresheets
Take your favorite dice games like Yardzee or Farkle outdoors with these giant yard dice.
The set includes six beautifully crafted 3.5″ wood dice made of sustainably sourced New Zealand Pinewood, hand-sanded for smooth playability, laminated Yardzee and Yard Farkle scoresheet, and a durable drawstring bag for easy storage and transport to take anywhere.