Plan the perfect picnic with these Memorial Day Picnic Essentials! Your party will be a beautiful patriotic affair! 

Memorial Day Picnic Essentials - Plan the perfect party! Get the patriotic details on

With Memorial Day right around the corner, it’s about time to get ready for a great Memorial Day picnic.

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Here are a few Memorial Day Picnic Essentials that would make for a great party:

Daisy Lids for Mason Jars – I mean, how cute are these? Plus they help keep the bugs out of your drinks! (You might have seen these in my mango coconut water smoothie.)


Mason Jars, of course! These pint-sized ones would be perfect for beverages. (They’d also be great for a Zucchini Noodle Mason Jar Salad.)


And I know I’m completely predictable, but how ’bout some fun patriotic straws to go with the mason jars and lids?


I’ve been really into galvanized trays, drink dispensers, etc. lately. I think they are a great rustic balance to all the bright red, white and blue. Love this simple tray – it could be used for serving appetizers, drinks, or anything! There are some great fancier tiered trays too, but this one is super functional.


This bunting is such a classic look – if you have a deck or porch, this would look great on it. Can’t go wrong.


These paper fans are so cute too – I’m picturing them hung in trees to continue the patriotic theme throughout the yard.


Another bunting idea – this burlap version is very fun and continues the rustic look that you started when you broke out that galvanized tray.


What is a party without cupcakes? I love this liner and pick set from Wilton.


But you also can’t go wrong with these flag cupcake picks – they’d be great for appetizers too.


And what is a cupcake without sprinkles? (That makes me think of If You Give a Cat a Cupcake…)


These. Because, why not.


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