Today is National Picnic Day and what better way to celebrate than to get yourself a great new one that would make Yogi Bear drool with envy. From classic woven wood to insulated, collapsible and waterproof, we’ve got ten great picnic baskets for people of all types with all types of budgets. For those who like to lounge on a blanket sipping wine and nibbling cheese a lá Manet’s Dejeuner sur l’Herbe to those who prefer a less languid lunch, check out the following options for an outdoor meal.
Great Picnic Baskets
Whether you prefer to wear it as a backpack, an over-the-shoulder tote bag or by the handle, we’ve got picnic baskets for two, four or more that are both functional and fabulous.
Rugged or chic, canvas, nylon or wood, no matter your style, we’ve got a basket to match.
The Longaberger Classic Small Picnic Basket
Although the Ohio-based iconic basket maker Longaberger Co. went out of business in May of 2018, their classic woven maple wood baskets are still fetching high prices, if you can find them.
$55, buy it here
Picnic Time Yellowstone Willow Picnic Basket with Deluxe Service for 2, Moka Collection
• Picnic Time Yellowstone Moka picnic basket with deluxe picnic service for two; Picnic set great for outdoor dining or wine tasting
• Features durable willow construction with premium leatherette accents; Adjustable canvas shoulder strap for easy transport
• Picnic basket set includes two each: 8-inch porcelain plates, stainless steel utensils, 7-ounce wine glasses, and cotton napkins
• Also includes coordinating tablecloth, 6-inch cutting board, cheese knife, wine opener, and food container
• Measures 15 by 10 by 13 inches
• BUILT TO LAST Lifetime Guarantee
$96.29, buy it here
ALLCAMP Picnic Baskets 22L (Black+Orange)
• High quality fully insulated market basket with heat sealed leak-proof lining for easy cleaning – zipped closure to help keep food hot or cold
• Constructed with rugged polyester canvas with a sewn in aluminum frame with padded handles – carries up to 65 lbs. – folds flat to save space for storage
• Innovative design enables basket to fold flat in seconds by incorporating sewn in side support strips that remove the problem of basket sag (a problem with this type of basket)
• Great for picnics – outdoor concerts – sporting events – trips to the market
• Open measures 18.5″ wide x 11.5″ deep x 10.5″ high –
• Designed by Picnic at Ascot and assembled in the USA, Lifetime Warranty
$22.99, buy it here
Picnic Basket Tote Set with Table by California Picnic
• Innovative design enables Tote to hold folded Picnic Table in back pocket. Take anywhere and set up your perfect picnic or lunch date in second.
• Measurements: Tote: 19L” x 6W” x 12.5H”. Table: 15″L x 11″W
• PORTABLE HEAVY DUTY PICNIC TABLE made from 100% ECO Friendly solid Bamboo, it will stand the test of time. Take is anywhere and enjoy with friends and loved ones. Convenient 4 Wine Glass positions.
• GREAT CORPORATE GIFTS the versatility of this tote set makes it a perfect present for any time of the year. • Great insulated bag for BBQ, car trip, camping, picnic, weekend trip, work, fishing, boating and hunting Perfect for long trips as the picnic cooler bag keeps food fresh.
• LIFETIME WARRANTY-MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: We are extremely confident in the durability and performance of this BEST IN CLASS Picnic Tote and Table Set: your complete satisfaction is guaranteed
$47.95, buy it here
Best Choice products 2 Person Wicker Picnic Basket w/Cutlery, Plates, 2 Wine Glasses, Tableware, Fleece Blanket – Brown:
• Spacious 2-person picnic basket is constructed of wicker and PU leather straps/handle while the interior is surrounded with white and blue cotton lining
• To avoid damages or stains from wet grass, the blue tartan fleece blanket has a waterproof, non-chlorinated PEVA support
• Picnic essentials included are: 1 plastic chopping board, 1 bottle opener, 2 plastic plates, 2 plastic wine glasses, 2 cotton napkins, and salt & pepper shakers
• Stainless steel utensils (with polypropylene handles) included in this set are: 2 knives, 2 forks, 2 spoons, 1 cheese knife
• Dimensions:18.5 ”(L) x 13.25”(W) x 8”(H); Blanket: 53”(L) x 44”(W)
$34.99, buy it here
Picnic at Ascot – Two Layer – Hot/Cold Thermal Food and Casserole Carrier (Trellis Blue)
• Attractive high quality two level insulated casserole dish carrier to keep food hot or cold – great for picnics- tailgating – potlucks – and when visiting friends
• Constructed with a rugged 600 denier polyester canvas with high density insulation to prevent heat transfer
• Great to carry casseroles cakes rolls etc.- will fit a 11″ x 15″ (5 Qt) size casserole dish in bottom section – top section can fit 3 bottles of wine or 9 cans of soda.
• Sturdy centered handle to avoids tipping- measures 18″ wide x 11″ deep x6.5″ high
• Designed by Picnic at Ascot in the USA – Lifetime Warranty
$36.95, buy it here
PICNIC TIME ‘Barrel’ Picnic Basket with Service for Two, Watermelon Collection
• Picnic Time Barrel design wicker picnic basket set with sturdy woven willow construction and deluxe picnic service for two
• Includes 2 each: porcelain plates, wine glasses, forks, knives and spoons, and 100% cotton napkins; Makes a great wedding present
• Also comes with coordinating tablecloth, stainless steel salt and pepper shakers, and waiter’s corkscrew
• Picnic hamper interior fully lined with durable polyester canvas in an attractive print; Basket measures 18.5 by 17 by 12 inches
• Backed by the Picnic Time Family of Brands BUILT TO LAST Lifetime Pledge to repair or replace if defective for any reason
$92.39, Buy it here
Kitchen Supreme Picnic Backpack Set for 4
• SUPERIOR Picnic Backpack SET: tableware of 4, including Stainless Steel Cutlery with 2 butter/cheese knives, 4 Non-Shatter Acrylic Glasses & EXTRA 4 Table Napkins, 4 Egg Holders, 1 Cheese Bamboo Board, Salt & Pepper Shakers, 1 Corkscrew Opener, Dirty Dish Bag, and the HARDCOVER Recipe Brochure.
• Your Wine Picnic Backpack has a SPACIOUS INSULATED COMPARTMENT that can easily fit food and drinks for 4 people and keep them cold, hot or fresh especially if you plan on a long walk to reach your ideal picnic destination. INSULATED DETACHABLE WINE / Bottle COOLER is featured to carry a bottle of wine securely.
• Elegant look combined with practicality. WATERPROOF Picnic Backpack, made from SUPER RESISTANT fabric and DISHWASHER SAFE Plates. Makes sure all family getaways are bound to be fantastic and memorable!
• LARGE Fleece BLANKET for 4 padded with Waterproof PEVA backing with a vintage look. HARDCOVER BROCHURE that includes delicious thus easy to make picnic recipes. SMALL POCKET at the front of the Picnic Backpack to keep your essentials such as phone and money. EASIER TO TRAVEL LONG DISTANCES, thanks to the adjustable padded shoulder straps.
• Your Wine Picnic Backpack Set comes with a LIFETIME SATISFACTION WARRANTY. Because we trust the quality of our products, if something ever happens with your Picnic Basket for 4, WE WILL CHANGE IT immediately without any costs or efforts from your side.
$48.84, buy it here
Gourmet BBQ Picnic Basket by Picnic and Beyond
Deluxe Willow picnic basket for four with three BBQ tools and wine bottle holder
Content: 4 sets of flatware with plastic handle, 1 set of three BBQ tool, 4 ceramic plates, 4 wine glasses, 1 opener, 1 cooler bag, 2 napkins
13.78 in. x 13.78 in. x 16.54 in.
Weight: 12.57 lbs.
$109.99, buy it here
Picnic Time Pioneer Original Design Picnic Basket with Deluxe Service for Two, Tan/Navy
• Picnic Time Pioneer original design picnic basket with deluxe service for two
• Feature sturdy wood frame covered in durable canvas with premium leatherette accents
• Includes two each: plates, wine glasses, forks, knives and spoons, and napkins, plus S&P shakers and corkscrew
• Also includes cutting board, cheese knife, food storage container and a 60 by 50 inch blanket
• Measures 20 by 12.5 by 11.5 inches;
• BUILT TO LAST Lifetime Guarantee
$119.95, buy it here
Although worth noting are these Picnic ‘trolleys’ – insulated baskets on wheels with lots of amenities!:
Happy National Picnic Day!
Yogi Bear image courtesy of Hanna Barbera