A cooler, basket, or other sturdy container to hold all the supplies
Easy-to-eat foods, such as sandwiches, chips, cookies, pre-sliced fruits and vegetables, or pasta salad
Plates, cups, and utensils. Many people choose to bring paper plates and plastic cups/utensils. Those that opt to do this should be sure to dispose of all waste properly.
A bag of ice to keep food fresh until arrival at the picnic site, and to put in drinks while picnicking
Napkins and/or moist towelettes