Build your menu around light dishes that transport well and that need little to no prep work once you unpack your picnic basket.
Pack both water and wine in your basket. Opting for a wine that pairs well with your food selection and at least one bottle of water per guest.
Consider the weight of your basket when packing, and avoid over packing your basket with unnecessary decorative elements.
Be prepared for outdoor pests by including mosquito and ant repellent in your basket.
Complete your picnic experience by packing games and or music to keep the experience fun and festive.