Host a picnic in the park

May 29, 2019

Jodi Lastman

A picnic in the park is a great way to celebrate a special occasion or meet new friends and neighbours. Outdoor picnics are also a great add-on to events such as a park stewardship day or harvest festival. Whether you intend to celebrate with a private group or host an open community-wide picnic, food helps bring people together in public spaces.

Planning a private picnic with less than 25 people attending is generally a straightforward undertaking. You can jump right in and choose your food, activities and guest list. However planning an open community picnic involves some additional steps that you need to be mindful of to ensure the safety of your event.

Here are some steps to help you plan your community picnic:

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