A tisket, a tasket, a pretty picnic basket—plus a hand-woven throw, some dainty dinnerware, luxe lawn games, and a few local nibbles—is all you need to enjoy a delightful meal al fresco now that the weather is revel-worthy. We’re helping you pack up, head out, and chow down in style this spring.
Best Places to Picnic
Nosh in nature at these picnic-worthy local parks.
- Reverchon Park 3505 Maple Ave.
- Flippen Park 4421 N. Versailles Ave.
- Pacific Plaza 401 N. Harwood St.
- Griggs Park 2200 Hugo St.
Don’t dine and dash when you can gather and graze with grab-and-go charcuterie boards from Fount Board and Table, the Uptown eatery that turns snacking into an artform. Choose from several sizes and varieties, each freshly made and packed to perfection. fountdallas.com
Crystal bee hive, $65/Grange Hall
Texas wildflower honey, $18-$20/Grange Hall
Microchip cookie jars
Wine and cheese picnic basket, $92/Favor the Kind
Birkin basket, $150/Ellis Hill
Olive Ash burl veneer cornhole set, $2,650/Scout Design Studio
“Rose Mary Rose” Wallpaper in Nadine
Sawyer collection lucite swing
Dallas artist and designer Heather Clark Lynn creates functional art pieces through Spirit of Salt, her line of housewares, clothing, accessories, and stationery goods. By combining esoterica, elements of nature, and mythology with her love of decorative arts, she brings “a little bit of magic” to everyday objects. byspiritofsalt.com
“Praise the moon” woven blanket
Ilala woven tray, $340/ Mecox