Luxury Picnics in NJ: These Setups Go From The Beach To Your Backyard


Those dreamy blanket and basket picnics in NJ filling your Insta-feed are giving us lots of wish-we-could do that envy. Ah, but you can live out your picnic fantasy (and post on Insta) without so much as finding a basket. From setups on the sand at the shore to a cozy table and pillow spread in your backyard, local luxury picnic companies provide the fixings and decor for creating magical moments all over NJ. Scroll down to find a spot near you. And if you are looking for more luxury moments, check out our guide to luxe hotels and resorts around NJ. (featured image: istock/ANDY_BOWLIN)

19 luxury picnics in NJ for a chic setup

Luxury picnic places in Northern NJ

Picnics in NJ

A picnic party is just the thing for your special celebration. Photo Credit: @latas_events

Basket of Caviar
Chef-prepared meals, elegant decor, and a beautiful setting—what more could you want? Based in Jersey City, Basket of Caviar offers two base packages that you can customize and add fun elements to their add-on list, including hammocks, roses, an Instax Camera, and more. The best part? Chef Charles has over 15 years of experience as a chef and is at the helm to work with you on the menu.
Jersey City, NJ

Styled Memorable Picnics
An experience you won’t soon forget, Styled Memorable Picnics has the perfect pop-up picnic in any setting (including your backyard). From putting your toes in the sand to sitting in the grass looking at the city skyline, the company is located in Northern NJ but will travel to your desired location. In the colder weather, they have a pop-up bubble tent for you to stay warm and still enjoy the view.
Serving New Jersey

La Tas Events & Luxury Picnics
La Tas Events wants every day to feel special and an occasion worthy of celebration. So with that in mind, their posh picnic setups feel like a luxe party, whether for two or twelve. Choose from one of three packages—classic, chic, and luxe—which include the basics and add-ons like a charcuterie board, tablescape, rugs, and games.
Located in Somerset, NJ, but will travel

Uniquely Made Event Planning
Whether you choose an outdoor picnic in a beautiful setting or an indoor picnic in your living room, each picnic is tailored to fit the needs of your special day. They can even provide teepees for a cute sleepover party picnic style. They will travel within 25 miles of New Brunswick and includes set up, clean up, and breakdown. 

Picnics and Pop-ups
Pick your date, decide on your location, relax, and enjoy a picnic from Picnics and Pop-ups. From a picnic for two people to a resort cabana, pick from one of their three packages. You can then choose add-ons, including fresh flowers, a bar cart, a peacock chair, and a soul snack box for a picnic worthy of your dreams.

Luxury picnic places in Central NJ

picnics in NJ

Create a magical moment for two with a cute teepee setup. Photo Credit: @thepicnicfairy

Mega Celebrations
From dreamy tents to farm table dining and a mega lounge, Mega Celebrations offers glamping, luxe picnics, and sleepovers that will make you feel luxurious. You can book a full-service package or do an a la carte one, which lets you pick and choose what you need.
Serving New Jersey 

Jersey Shore Picnic Co.
Started as a side hustle by two friends who met at Rutgers, Jersey Shore specializes in boho-inspired beach picnics in NJ with the works, including charcuterie boards and drinks, and will fit the decor and themes to any occasion. We’re crushing on their Muffins and Mimosas package, a brunch-style picnic with champagne flutes and a pastry basket.
Serving Jersey Shore

OS Picnics
OS Picnics can do a dreamy setup, whether you are looking for a children’s birthday picnic or a romantic proposal. You can make any celebration special with personal touches like a signboard and the color theme of your choosing.
Multiple locations

Yours Truly Decor
Choose where and how you want to experience your luxury picnic with Yours Truly Decor. They offer intimate gatherings, proposal planning, large picnics, and micro weddings with their picnic packages. Whatever you decide, each picnic includes rugs and blankets, candles, table decor, and more.
Serving Central NJ 

The Picnic Fairy
When you’re celebrating an anniversary, birthday, date night, or brunch, The Picnic Fairy has luxury picnics in NJ with all the personal details to make them memorable. Ask for an 8-ft teepee decorated in your theme and even include a photographic flower arch. The best part? They can make any vision you have come to life.
Various New Jersey locations 

Pop Up Picnics by She Shed
Each picnic you book with Pop Up Picnics by She Shed is personalized. Pick the location, choose a date, decide on a theme, and leave the rest up to them. And they offer a full menu of boards, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads, and desserts.
606 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Picnics At The Palace
Picnics At The Palace offers a mix of privacy and rustic decor at their location, so you get a distraction-free spot in style. Along with two different services, including “Plush Picnics” and “Posh Picnics,” you can also choose to have a “Palatial Event,” a small party on the premises.
Lambertville, NJ

Black Basket Picnics
Looking for a picnic that is both upscale and insta-worthy? Then you have to check out Black Basket Picnics. These seasonal picnic experiences are available from May through November and feature decor, luxurious add-ons, fun themes, and more. Packages include the Ebony Picnic, the Onyx Picnic, and the Jet Picnic. 
347 Plainfield Ave, Suite 103, Edison, NJ 08817 

Luxury picnic places in Southern NJ

Picnics in NJ

Dip your toes in the sand and sit back for a beautiful sunset picnic on LBI. Photo Credit: @picnicperfectlbi & @alyssamanciniphoto_

Simply Picnic
There’s nothing simple about the beautiful picnics Simply Picnic creates for every occasion or moment you want to cherish. With a basic package that includes low picnic tables, place settings, theme decor, a Bluetooth speaker, and more, they will create the ambiance and feel you are looking for.
Serving South Jersey areas 

The Sweetest Time
With packages titled “The Sweetest Pop-up Picnic” and “The Sweetest Luxe Package,” you can’t go wrong with planning a luxury picnic experience with The Sweetest Time. You can picnic in your living room, in a park, or on the beach, depending on the time of year and what you like.
Burlington County, NJ 

Picnic Perfect LBI
As Long Beach Island’s original pop-up picnic company, you can have the perfect picnic experience in your backyard, on the beach, or by the bay on the island. Each picnic is tailored to your specifications and your special moment. The company also partners with local eateries, so you don’t have to worry about the food.
Beach Haven, NJ

Kelab Events & Design
This South Jersey company will provide a beautiful, tailored experience for any milestone or special day. From beachfront bachelorette parties to a date night, opt for a picnic outdoors while the weather is gorgeous or indoors when it gets chilly. There’s also a heated bubble tent to host your intimate picnic outdoors and stay warm while you enjoy your evening.
1 Summit Court, Marlton, NJ 08053

Posh Picnics NJ
From an intimate date night with your loved one to an afternoon with the ladies, Posh Picnics will select a spot or come to you with their setup and then return for the breakdown. Each package can be upgraded with add-ons such as picnic table grazes, dessert boxes, a drink station, a photographer, and unique party ideas, like a yoga instructor, a floral-making class, and even a pop-up boutique for shopping.
Serving South Jersey

South Jersey Picnic Co.
Specializing in a curated, custom experience, South Jersey strives to create a luxe experience with handmade furnishings, luxury linens, stylish pillows, and fringed beach umbrellas. The add-ons are just as memorable, including macarons, personal mini Polaroid cameras, or custom balloon decor.
Margate City, NJ – Serving South NJ and surrounding areas 

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