A picnic checklist for the perfect picnic is a great help.

28. July 2017 - Anika Semmer

Picnic Checklist for the Perfect Summer Picnic


Sommerparty-Ideen und Outdoor-Spiele


Summer happiness, that’s a lavishly filled picnic basket and everything you need for a perfect picnic! Just check off our picnic checklist and make sure you don’t forget anything.

Organising a perfect picnic is not difficult at all. Anyone can do it easily with a little preparation and the right equipment. Because what it really comes down to is a good selection of different snacks, finger food and cold dishes. And they don’t have to be elaborate to cook! And to make the picnic comfortable, cosy and easy to enjoy, don’t skimp on the equipment!

For our picnic checklist for the perfect picnic, the following applies: as practical as possible, space-saving and yet stylish, and without spending a lot of money.

Picnic Checklist

Indispensable Basics for the Perfect Picnic

For Fun and Entertainment

You Can Do It, but You Don’t Have To

  • Disposable barbecue for warm treats
  • Parasol, depending on the weather
  • Thermos flask with coffee or tea
  • Warm blankets for cooler days
  • Camping table set with benches

Finger Food, Snacks and Drinks

  • Small snacks such as crispy baguette with olive oil, tomato mozzarella and balsamic cream, figs with feta cheese wrapped in bacon, stuffed olives, stuffed crepe rolls, cold quiche, colourful skewers, sticks of raw vegetables, homemade meatballs, cold chicken thighs, antipasti, Russian eggs or hard-boiled eggs
  • Homemade dips such as tzatziki, tomato salsa, yoghurt dip
  • Herb butter, garlic butter or truffle butter
  • Mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise
  • Tortilla chips, bread chips
  • Fresh fruit for dessert such as strawberries, melon, grapes
  • Biscuits, snacks, waffles, gummy bears
  • Everything with chocolate in the cooler
  • Various salads – take dressing separately in a jar and add it on the spot
  • Wine, sparkling wine and beer
  • Juice for juice spritzers
  • Iced tea
  • Mint leaves and lemon slices for the water
  • Crushed ice
  • Per person at least 1l water

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