FAQ

We offer 2 styles of picnics – we have picnic parties which are fully catered events and can provide equipment, unique picnic entertainment and activities and also assist with location selection. Additionally, we create brilliant hampers that are delivered direct to your picnic spot or collected from our HQ in Annandale; they come packed for individuals, two people or for groups.

PICNIC PARTIES

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Choose from our range of Picnic Party Menus to suit your occasion and budget. All of our Picnic parties include disposable cutlery, plates, serviettes and all related condiments. We will bring all of this directly to you at your chosen spot and set it up. Delivery fees may apply for locations outside of the inner city (5km radius).

DO YOU HAVE MINIMUM NUMBERS?

Yes, our picnic parties are based on a minimum spend of 25 people.

WHAT SERVICES DO YOU PROVIDE FOR PICNIC PARTIES?

Our team take care of food, equipment and entertainment requirements to help you plan the perfect picnic. With staffing on site we are also able to supply drinks packages at your request.

CAN YOU HELP US CHOOSE A LOCATION?

We’ve done all the hard work and have a clever locations guide and will help you find the perfect spot for your picnic.

HOW IS THE PICNIC PRESENTED?

Our picnic parties are presented buffet style and require the following equipment packages.

  • Cold – Picnic table with gingham cloth + umbrella = $150
  • BBQ – Picnic table with gingham cloth + BBQ +umbrella = $250 for 3 hours of service time.

WHAT IF WE HAVE DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?

Pop Up Picnics can make special arrangements for vegetarians and gluten intolerance within our party menus. Please advise us of any other dietary requirements and we will do our very best to provide you with alternative menu options.

Please note that we are not a specialised allergen caterer. We endeavour to cater to all dietary requirements however we produce our food in a centralised kitchen therefore we cannot guarantee the absence of trace elements. Please notify our sales team of any severe food allergies. 

CAN YOU PROVIDE ALCOHOL?

Yes, we offer a 2, 3 or 4 hour drinks package which includes sparkling, red wine, white wine, beer, soft drink, juice and water. Plastic tumblers, ice and eskies are all provided with this package.

PICNIC HAMPERS

WHAT HAMPER OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE?

We offer 3 styles of picnic hampers, packed for groups to sharepacked for pairs or packed as individual picnic boxes. Our hampers packed for pairs can be purchased individually. Group hampers are for a minimum of 5 people, whilst the individual hampers are a minimum of 20 people.

HOW DO THE HAMPERS FOR PAIRS WORK?

Our Australian made, 100% recyclable cardboard hampers unfold into what feels like a table for two at a fine dining restaurant, A la Picnic. All of the hamper components are either 100% recyclable, reusable or fully compostable.

DO YOU HAVE MINIMUM NUMBERS?

Our hampers ‘packed for groups’ require a minimum spend/booking of 5 people. Our hampers ‘packed for pairs’ don’t have any minimum number requirements. Our individual hampers require a minimum spend/booking of 20 people.

IS DELIVERY INCLUDED?

Delivery is charged at $20 within a 7km radius of Sydney. Deliveries outside this radius or a return trip for collection of equipment are subject to additional fees.

Included suburbs (within 7km) are: Annandale 2038, Alexandria 2015, Artarmon 2064, Balmain 2041, Beaconsfield 2018, Bellevue Hill 2023, Birchgrove 2041, Bondi 2026, Bondi Beach 2026, Bondi Junction 2022, Bronte 2024, Camperdown 2050, Centennial Park 2021, Chippendale 2008,  Chiswick 2046, Clovelly 2031, Coogee 2034, Cremorne 2090, Crows Nest 2065, Darlinghurst 2010, Darling Point 2027, Darlington 2008, Dawes Point 2000, Double Bay 2028, Dover Heights 2030, Drummoyne 2047, Dulwich Hill 2203, Edgecliff 2027, Elizabeth Bay 2011, Enmore 2042,  Erskineville 2043, Eveleigh 2015, Five Dock 2046, Forest Lodge 2037, Glebe 2037,Greenwich 2065, Haberfield 2045, Haymarket 2000, Kensington 2033, Kirribilli 2061, Lane Cove 2066, Lavender Bay 2060, Leichhardt 2040, Lewisham 2049, Lilyfield 2040, Longueville 2066, Marrickville 2204, McMahons Point 2060, Millers Point 2000, Moore Park 2021, Milsons Point 2061, Mosman 2088, Neutral Bay 2089, Newtown 2042, North Sydney 2060, Paddington 2021, Petersham 2049, Point Piper 2027, Potts Point 2011, Pyrmont 2009, Queens Park 2022, Randwick 2031, Redfern 2016, Rose Bay 2029, Rosebery 2018, Rozelle 2039, Rushcutters Bay 2011, St Leonards 2065, St Peters 2044, Stanmore 2048, Summer Hill 2130, Surry Hills 2010, Sydenham 2044, Tamarama 2026, The Rocks 2000, Sydney Uni 2006, Ultimo 2007, Vaucluse 2030, Waterloo 2017, Waverley 2024, Waverton 2060, Woollahra 2025, Wooloomooloo 2011, Woolwich 2110, Zetland 2017.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE HAMPERS?

All hampers include napkins, cutlery and plates. ‘Packed for pairs’ picnics also include a picnic rug, 2 tumblers, still and sparkling mineral water – with the option for gift hampers to include Australian red, white or sparkling wine. Wine can not be delivered to the purchasing party.

CAN I CHANGE THE MENU?

We offer a number of set menu styles for each of our hampers. Bespoke picnic menus can be concepted for your occasion with a POA and a minimum order of 40 hampers.

WHAT IF WE HAVE DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?

Pop Up Picnics can make special arrangements for vegetarians and gluten intolerance within our picnic hampers. Please advise us of any other dietary requirements and we will do our very best to provide you with alternative menu options.

Please note that we are not a specialised allergen caterer. We endeavour to cater to all dietary requirements however we produce our food in a centralised kitchen therefore we cannot guarantee the absence of trace elements. Please notify our sales team of any severe food allergies. 

WHERE CAN I HOLD MY POP UP PICNIC?

Pop Up Picnics can be delivered to your home, office or venue of choice, indoors or outdoors. Please see our locations guide for some recommended spots.

DO YOU OFFER EQUIPMENT HIRE WITH HAMPER DELIVERIES?

Yes, we have all the bits and pieces required for brilliant picnics. There is a minimum spend of $300 required on equipment hire with hampers.

BOOKING FAQ’S

WHAT IF IT RAINS?

Don’t despair, you can change your location with 24 hours notice in writing. Cancellation of equipment hire due to weather will be charged at 50% of the hire fee. Entertainment and catering cancellation due to weather will be charged at 100% of the booking fee. The beauty of Pop up Picnics is that they can be held indoors too.

CAN I CANCEL MY PICNIC?

Why would you do that? Once your picnic is confirmed all booking deposits will be forfeited in the event of cancellation. Within 3 weeks of your event date, up to 100% of the booking fee will be charged.

HOW DO I BOOK A PICNIC?

Please contact Pop Up Picnic at [email protected] or on 02 9319 3019 or by using our contact form 

We require a 40% deposit to confirm your picnic party and group hamper bookings. The numbers are based on your early attendance estimates. We then confirm final numbers 10 days prior your occasion at which time your full balance payment is due. Final numbers can vary within 20% of the initial booking confirmation.

Picnic hampers can be booked via email or over the telephone and require full upfront payment at the time of booking – no booking forms are required.