Top Picnic Setups of 2017

As any Ravinia concert-goer knows, the lawn can be a fantastic showcase of stylish and fanciful picnic setups as diverse as the audience and artists that grace our stage. With the summer quickly winding down, we collected some of the best picnic setups that we ran across on social media. Take a look, you might find your own showcased below:

ravinia #eaaaaats

A post shared by Alexis Fischer (@lexfisch) on Aug 6, 2017 at 11:20am PDT

Sometimes a simple setup is the most elegant

Ready for Darius at Ravinia with the Bergens!#raviniamusicfestival #wineandnibbles #lovelynight

A post shared by La De Da - Northbrook (@ladedanorthbrook) on Aug 5, 2017 at 9:59pm PDT

The mix of blue fabrics here and color coordinated dinnerware creates a fabulous looking picnic setup

A post shared by Bill Cramer (@wcramr) on Aug 5, 2017 at 6:24pm PDT

Great lighting idea using recycled vodka bottles with lights inside


A post shared by pwilliamb (@pwberauer) on Jul 29, 2017 at 5:29pm PDT

Nice to see an appetizing picnic with food from Ravinia's marketplace in the dining pavilion

#TBT to Ravinia picnicking ๐Ÿ˜‹Miss you already, @mollemos ๐Ÿ˜ข #SummerInChicago #Ravinia

A post shared by Kaeli (@kaeli_0321) on Jul 27, 2017 at 9:05am PDT

Andrew Bird and a picnic ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

A post shared by simplicity & motherhood (@brooke.ann.f) on Jul 23, 2017 at 6:58pm PDT

#ravinia #spread #moscowmule #badger #cheesencrackers #picnic #norain #garbage #blondie

A post shared by Andrea Mickelson (@andreaaagram) on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:43pm PDT

#ravinia #andrewbird #stilllife

A post shared by Collin Evans (@collinevans6039) on Jul 23, 2017 at 4:38pm PDT

Nothing beats good cheese, wine, friends and One Republic together

A post shared by Ewa Tran (@ewatran88) on Jul 15, 2017 at 8:53pm PDT

Our gluten free Ravinia picnic feast! Spread includes: flank steak Caesar salad, caprese pasta salad, charcuterie plate, strawberries & flourless chocolate cake!!

A post shared by Gluten Free With Amanda โค๏ธ (@glutenfreeheart) on Jul 23, 2017 at 5:58pm PDT

Pre-show picnic! #blondieandgarbage #roseallday

A post shared by Heather Melzer (@hmelzer) on Jul 22, 2017 at 3:59pm PDT

A post shared by Daniel Breaker (@danielbreaker) on Jul 23, 2017 at 5:50pm PDT

Checking out @fitzandthetantrums with the fam. Couldn't be a better night!

A post shared by Jeff Waraksa (@jeffwaraksa) on Jul 15, 2017 at 5:41pm PDT

A beatiful mix of classy and fast food!

Cookbook Club is many things but minimalist is not one of them #cookingthebooks #raviniapicnic

A post shared by maggiemay12 (@maggiemay12) on Jul 11, 2017 at 6:01pm PDT

A bevy of baked goods

Ravinia time! Crate style

A post shared by Megan Hastings (@mthastings) on Jul 12, 2017 at 5:10pm PDT

Chicken Tacos ๐ŸŒฎ

A post shared by Peter Block (@feedyoursoultoo) on Jul 15, 2017 at 4:41pm PDT

Tacos from Ravinia's marketplace

Picnic at Ravinia with LoCascios!

A post shared by Rebecca K. (@isadoraink) on Jul 14, 2017 at 3:19pm PDT


A post shared by Susan Moss (@susiemartello) on Jul 14, 2017 at 5:23pm PDT

This needs to be a weekly thing! #Ravinia #sundayfunday #andrewbird #RaviniaFestival #wine #cheese

A post shared by Tessa (@tessgean) on Jul 23, 2017 at 5:44pm PDT

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