11 Themes For Your Next Corporate Picnic

Sometimes, all you need is a theme to set the ball rolling on your corporate picnic planning. Here’s a list of theme ideas that are sure to get your employees excited about the next company picnic.

1. BBQ tailgate

You can host a BBQ tailgate any time of the year — it doesn’t have to be Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day. San Diego is known for sunny skies and warm temperatures, perfect for a BBQ. A few fun games you could play during a BBQ tailgate include Giant Jenga, cornhole, ladder ball, or even a tournament.

2. Mexican Fiesta

Get out the sombreros, street tacos, ranchero beans, and guacamole for your next Mexican Fiesta. Encourage employees to dress the part and don’t forget the cervezas!

3. NFL

It’s football season and an NFL-themed picnic is a great way to get your employees excited and engaged. Serve hot dogs, burgers, and other classic American favorites in team colors.

4. Carnival

The carnival theme opens the door to tons of delicious and tempting foods, like Carnival King Cake, rice fritters, funnel cake, angel wings, BBQ turkey legs, donuts, and corndogs.

5. Southern

San Diego is as Southern California as you can get, which means foods like chicken, brisket, and ribs are a must at your Southern-themed corporate picnic.

6. Western

A close relative is the Western-style picnic. Werve baked beans, corn, watermelon, and fried chicken for an authentic experience.

7. Casino

Test your employees’ pokerface skills with Blackjack, Texas Hold ‘Em, Roulette, and Craps. A casino-themed picnic is a great choice for an adults-only event.

8. Safari

Escape to the African desert with a safari-themed picnic featuring an animal-print photo booth, leopard print cake, tiger cupcakes, and palm tree table settings.

9. Nautical

If you’re having a picnic at the beach, a nautical theme is a great choice. Set up wooden tables, decorations, and bring out the seashells.

10. Pirate

If employees’ families are invited, a pirate theme will get both adults and kids excited. Hand out pirate hats, eye patches, and bandanas to get everyone looking the part.

11. Hawaiian Luau

Picnic People has a Hawaiian-themed menu featuring  Kalua pork, Hawaiian glazed chicken, and a variety of salads, fruit, and desert. Give us a call and we’ll bring the food and the decorations!

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