Valentine's Day Picnic Ideas

M Henderson

Express Your Love on Valentine's Day with a Romantic Picnic
February !4th - Valentine's DayPhoto byM Henderson

To celebrate the one you love, pack a romantic picnic for two. Here are six menu ideas to help you express your feelings this Valentine's Day.

Brunch Picnic

  • Thermos of Coffee
  • Boudin
  • Sweet Potato Pie

Trust me on this one. This is a delicious breakfast. When you show up with boudin and sweet potato pie on Valentine's Day, you can do no wrong from here on out.

Lunch Picnic

  • Ham & Cheese Sandwiches
  • Chips
  • Hot or Iced Tea
  • Brownies

A familiar lunch like ham and cheese is not only satisfying, it's delicious. Let your Valentine know that you can be counted on to uphold the standards of a good, solid lunch. Choose hot or iced tea depending on the temperature.

Afternoon Picnic

  • Caviar
  • Toast Points
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Cucumber Sandwiches
  • Chardonnay

Afternoon is the time to go all out with your picnic. These are just a few ideas on what you can do with this. Get as fancy or as laid back as you want to.

Dinner Picnic

  • Pinot Noir
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Roast Chicken (deli)
  • Pasta Salad (deli or homemade)
  • Pie

At dinner time, you want to enjoy a tasty, substantial meal with your love. Roast chicken paired with a good wine is the perfect start to a memorable evening.

Moonlight Picnic

  • Brie
  • Green Grapes
  • Sliced Fresh Strawberries
  • Champagne
  • Valentine's Day Box of Chocolates

For an unforgettable experience, celebrate Valentine's Day by the light of the moon. A box of chocolates is mandatory.

Fast Food Picnic

  • Fried Chicken/Hamburgers/Tacos/Pizza
  • Fries/Potato Salad/Nachos/Bread Sticks/Buffalo Wings
  • Soda
  • Ice Cream

Even if all you have time to do is pick up fast food, don't let that stop you. A Valentine's Day picnic is a perfect expression of love. While being easy to assemble, it is economical, and extremely romantic.

Happy Valentine's Day!!

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