Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM
July 14 at 4 p.m.
Elena Gallegos Picnic Space

Asheville, NC
July 28 at noon
Carrier Park

Atlanta, GA
July 21 at 4:30 p.m.
Manuel's Tavern

Austin, TX
July 14
Hideaway Kitchen & Bar

Boston, MA
June 22 at 4 p.m.
Ethan Drutchas ’12 Residence

Boulder, CO
July 28 at 4 p.m.
Foothills Community Park

Chicago, IL
June 9 at 11 a.m.
Build Coffee Shop 

Cleveland, OH
July 28 at 4 p.m.
Euclid Beach Park Shelter

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
June 23 at 1 p.m.
Tinker Goggans ’75 & Russ Sikes Residence

Des Moines, IA
June 22 at 5 p.m.
Urbandale – Lions Park

Durham, NC
June 29 at 4 p.m.
Forest Hills Park

Easthampton, MA
July 20 at noon
Nonotuck Park

Evanston, IL
July 21 at 4 p.m.
Light House Landing Park

Grinnell, IA
July 20 at 11 a.m.
HSSC Atrium

Honolulu, HI
August 4 at 11 a.m.
Makiki District Park

Houston, TX
August 11 at 4 p.m.
Unitarian Fellowship of Houston

Iowa City, IA
July 20 at 4 p.m.
City Park

Kansas City, MO
August 4 at 5 p.m.
Chris Anderson '72 Residence

Los Angeles, CA
July 14 at noon
Griffith Park

Madison, WI
July 6 at 5 p.m.
Vilas Henry Park

Mountain View, CA
August 4 at 1 p.m.
Cuesta Park

Naperville, IL
August 4 at 11 a.m.
DuPage River Park

Nashville, TN
July 20 at noon
Cameo Carlson ’93 Office

New York City, NY
July 27 at 3 p.m.
Ellington-in-the-Park 

Omaha, NE
July 14 at 5 p.m.
Benson Park Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA
June 23 at 1 p.m.
Philadelphia Canoe Club

Portland, OR
June 9 at 11 a.m.
Hoyt Arboretum

San Diego, CA
July 20 at 4 p.m.
San Dieguito County Park

Seattle, WA
July 28 at 11 a.m.
Marymoor Park

St. Louis, MO
June 15 at 5 p.m.
Villa Park

St. Paul, MN
August 11 at 4 p.m.
Hidden Falls Picnic Shelter  

Tulsa, OK
July 14 at noon
ONEOK Field

Washington, D.C.
June 29 at 11 a.m.
Arlington, Virginia Highlands Park

Summer Picnics FAQ

Who can attend a summer picnic?

Summer picnics are open to any Grinnell College alum, current student, incoming student, parent, or friend of the College along with their families or guests.

What do I need to bring?

Yourself! Some summer picnics are potlucks, some have a catered menu provided, some are a blend of the two. The registration page for each city will provide more information. Even if you can’t bring anything, you are always welcome!

What does the event cost?

All summer picnics are free to all attendees.