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What to Pack for a Picnic – 24 Cool products to entertain outdoors


Today we’ll look at what to pack for a picnic & adding the right accessories to make your outings memorable. But first…

Huzzah!!   Summers finally here & not a second too soon! After  months of shelter in place, the idea of socializing under the sun, on a patch of green or sand is intoxicating.

And from what we’ve learned, socializing outside (socially distant, small groups) might be the safest way to catch up with friends… & the most fun with the right picnic setup!

We’ve scoured the web to line up the 24 curated products listed below & on the shop page. Hopefully they’ll add creature comforts to your gatherings with friends & family.

Finally, if you click & purchase a product, it’s possible Jaunty could receive a commission. Would that be so terrible? I don’t think so 🙂


By Jaunty Staff


“Dinner and a movie? Forget that. I’d rather have a picnic and a waterfall.” — Amanda Grace


What to Pack for a Picnic


Picnic Blankets – A Solid Foundation is Key

Attractive & durable blankets set the stage for your picnic. Not only do they make a bold, creative statement… they also keep you & your tasty food and drink off the grass/sand.  Side benefit –  naturally forms a socially distant perimeter  guide 🙂



Fatboy Picnic Blanket

  • Stylish & durable
  • handy transport bag
  • secure ground stakes & easy to clean


What to pack for a picnic? Fatboy


Wekapo Outdoor Blanket

  • Vivid designs
  • durable
  • Oversized  @10’x 9′,
  • quick drying
  • convenient transport bag


Large oversized blanket that is big enough for 7 people on the beach or at the park.


Cgear Sand Free Blanket

  • Highly durable
  • “Sand free” design
  • 3 sizes + transport bag 

Large size blanket with patent technology to keep sand away.



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Beach Chairs – Light & Functional Picnic Thrones

Feature laden, sun blocking, ultra light, Retro; much to consider when picking the perfect chair…


Rattan Portable Beach Chair

  • Big Style points
  • sturdy rattan
  • 3 position adjustable recline
  • reinforced seat,
  • easy fold & carry strap

What to pack for a picnic - Fold and carry with strap to park or beach.


Retro Classic Folding Chair

  • Cool kitschy retro design
  • high or low back options
  • very light weight & many colors to pick from
  • Fold and go ease of use

What to bring to your picnic - Classic aluminum folding yard chair.

Folding Chair & Canopy

  • Shady comfort with included Sun Canopy
  • Side pouch & drink holders
  • 4 recline positions
  • Multiple colors, lightweight & easy fold


What to bring to a picnic 4 way adjustable chair with canopy for outdoor comfort.


Portable Speakers: Wireless, Waterproof & Way Cool

Here’s 2 Incredible bluetooth speakers that pack ear inspiring sound. Both rugged and handsome speakers have long, rechargeable, battery life. Also, as picnicking is a space management game, their compact design is important!


Ultimate Ears WonderBoom 2

  • Crystal clear sound & wireless, bluetooth
  • waterproof, dust proof & floats
  • hanging loop, 13 hour battery life
  • multiple colors
  • Will pair with another Wonderboom for 2 speaker soundPicnic Time! A wireless Bluetooth speaker with surprisingly bigger 360 degree sound and additional bass.




Bose Sound Link Speaker

  • Crisp sound & bluetooth
  • waterproof & dust proof
  • attach strap hooks safely to anything
  • multiple colors
  • Will pair with another sound link for stereo


Waterproof speaker with strap to hang on belt or anywhere.


Picnic Baskets & Coolers – The Main Event

When you’re pondering what to pack for a picnic, the goodies inside your basket is what its all about. The carefully crafted fusion of  food and libations needs equally impressive transport vessels.

From classic to modern design, these attractive, sturdy picnic baskets offer plenty of storage, convenient compartments to organize reusable serving pieces & options to keep your delicacies fresh & drinks cool. We’ve discovered some of the best picnic baskets for your consideration.


Picnic on Wheels

  • Fully equipped for 4 & telescoping handle
  • 17.5″x 16″
  • Leak proof thermal insulation
  • two way zip top, front and side zip compartments
  • removable wheels, shoulder straps

Best Picnic Baskets 2020 Picnic for 4 with everything you need to eat and drink.



Willow Picnic Basket for 2

  • Retro Cool sturdy design
  • place settings for 2
  • dual access lid & lined polyester interior,
  • Wine glasses & corkscrew included


Top opening basket includes all the serving pieces needed.



Ice Mule Cooler Backpack

  • Hands free
  • Keeps ice cold for 24 hours
  • waterproof & floats
  • Multiple sizes & colors
  • soft sided & collapsible


Soft sided, water proof and portable for carrying ice or beverages.



Picnic BackPack for 4

  • Spacious, insulated backpack with all the tools you need
  • Insulated side pouch wine bottle holder, leather accents
  • Waterproof, fleece blanket neatly strapped to backpack
  • Stainless steel cutlery, cutting board, cheese knife, cork screw
  • place setting for 4, Salt & Pepper shakers

Enough supplies for 4 people to enjoy a picnic.


Classic Wicker Picnic basket

  • Iconic country style picnic basket
  • dual entry lid, spacious interior
  • poly cotton removable liner
  • Lid doubles as level surface for food/drinks


Classic lined picnic basket add whatever you need for dining in the park.



The Little Extras  – Accents complete the Experience

It’s always the little extras that make the afternoon memorable. Jaunty suggests the addition of these fun products to your picnic gear.


Yeti Hopper Flip Cooler

  • Superior cold retention
  • Holds 6 cans + ice
  • Waterproof & mildew resistant
  • Easy access wide mouth opening & super rugged


What to take to a picnic Durable zip top cooler


Porter Ceramic Portable Bowl

  • Rigid plastic lid and ceramic bowl
  • BPA free,  microwave safe, silicone wrap to protect
  • microwave & dishwasher safe
  • handy silicone strap
  • multiple colors

Large ceramic bowl with cover .



Bamboo Cups 12 Oz

Bamboo Cup 8 oz Versions

Sustainable bamboo, food grade BPA free, dishwasher safe, 5 color


Larger version of sustainable bamboo cups for home or outdoor use.


Set of sustainable 8oz cups available in more colors and 12 oz version.


Portable Wine Picnic Table

Natural Bamboo, folding legs, holds 4 glasses & bottle

Wine glass caddy for your outdoor dining.



2 Corkcicle Stemless Wine glasses

Perfect for hold or cold drinks, dishwasher safe, double walled

2 BPA free stemless glasses for hot and cold.



Universal OutDoor Umbrella

50+ UPF sun protection, clamp on shade, rugged fabric and connector, adjusts to multiple angles to block sun, folds into compact carry case, multiple colors


Multi attachment for variety of uses at sporting events, the beach or yard.



Porter Seal Tight Bowl

Leak proof container, screwed tight lids, PBA free, dishwasher safe, hot or cold

3 cup food storage for work or play.



Let the Games Begin…

If the urge to get mildly active strikes…

Surfminton Wooden Paddle Tennis Game

2 paddles and balls for play outdoors.



Ring Toss

Portable game for adults and kids.


Hacky Sak

Classic hands-free game of coordination and fun.



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