This outdoor courtyard area features a wooden picnic table with bench seating and sliding glass doors that lead to the interior spaces. A second floor balcony with a wire mesh and wooden railing provides an overhead view of the space.
On the weekend, this backyard has all that you need: Start with brunch around the picnic table. Move on to a dip in the pool or a game on the grassy lawn. A sectional makes for easy lounging in the evening or anytime.
The Weingart Center Garden in Los Angeles features a shaded sitting area with colorful sail awnings and red octagon-shaped picnic tables. Raised beds offer a home to trees with deep purple leaves, while a stone fountain offers a fun water feature.
Local parks, vineyards and barns are good options for a winter picnic. Find a place that will allow you to reserve the area exclusively for your party. Make sure to visit the venue well ahead of time, taking note of amenities like BBQ areas, regulations and restrictions. Since weather is an extremely important factor when hosting outdoors, be sure there is a covered area in case of rain or snow.
Hosting a winter party in a public venue like a park, vineyard or barn is a great option for those living in apartments or small spaces. This simple, rustic affair is the perfect way to ring in the holidays or just a new season.
Contemporary lucite chairs upholstered in fun fabrics surround a picnic-style dining table for an interesting juxtaposition of styles in this dining area. Natural light streams through large windows to keep the space bright.
Retractable doors open easily to provide wide-open access from this home's modern living room to the deck area, where the family can grill, eat and relax. A vibrant blue picnic table and outdoor sofa provide plenty of sitting room for casual entertaining.
With a picturesque backdrop, little is required to create a party setting. Many parks or outdoor venues provide picnic tables and long benches or chairs. To add glamorous touches to your picnic, cover the table with a colorful fabric like this suzani print and layer it with a solid white tablecloth. A Moroccan wedding blanket or cozy throw on each bench creates a warm, comfortable place for guests to dine.