Picnics by Emelle’s

Need a little nosh?

Let Bard’s Official Caterer take care of your group with delicious picnics. There are options suited to every budget and taste with vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives! When you purchase your play tickets, add a picnic (or two!) to your order, or purchase below up to 48 hours* before a performance to have them delivered to the Bard site, ready for when you arrive.

*Please select your performance date below to purchase picnics. Must be ordered 48 hours in advance of the performance. Orders for weekend performances must be received by 2pm on Thursday afternoon.

If you have dietary restrictions, allergies, require a vegan alternative or require a gluten-free and vegan/vegetarian alternative, please contact the Box Office at 604-739-0559 or [email protected] at least 3 business days before your performance.

Please note: Alcohol not purchased at Bard is prohibited on site. The Bar offers a selection of red and white wine plus draft beer and ciders for purchase.

To purchase a picnic, select a performance and your seats and you will be prompted to confirm any picnic purchases during check out. Have tickets and want to add a picnic? Call our Box Office at 604-739-0559.


Picnic Options

Please note: “Will’s Lite Bite” is not available for Bard Fireworks Nights. “Picnic for Four” is only available for Bard Fireworks Nights.

Will’s Lite Bite

$25 each

  • A Two-Bite Italian style muffuletta brioche bun prepared with cold cuts, a tapenade spread, lettuce, and tomato
      • Vegetarian sandwich alternative – sub grilled vegetables
  • Crudités with Emelle’s famous miso dip
  • Salted caramel crunch jumbo cookie

gluten free alternative +$2

Et Tu Turkey

$35 each

  • Fresh roasted turkey & brie on sour dough
    with lettuce, tomato, mayo & cranberry

      • Vegetarian sandwich alternative – ‘un-tuna’ salad & shredded carrot with creamy herbed spread
  • Roasted cauliflower, grapes & pickled onions with Marrakesh spices of cinnamon, cumin & mint with creamy dressing
  • Blackberry apple lavender hand pie

gluten free alternative +$2

A Royal Banquet (Gluten Free)

$45 each

  • Wild pacific salmon with sweet curry glaze baked on a bed of fennel, garlic, and shallots
      • Vegan alternative – curry glazed tofu
  • Rice Pilaf Salad with sultanas, green peas, and sweet basil dressing
  • Jupiter Salad spinach & heritage lettuce
    with matchstick golden & red beets and house made vinaigrette on the side
  • Apricot Oat Milk Panna Cotta (vegan/GF)
Left: Charcuterie Box for One
Right: Charcuterie Box for Two

Charcuterie Box

For One $42
For Two $80

Charcuterie with select local cured meats & salamis, artisan cheeses, pickled vegetables, spreads & dips, crusty breads, crisps, and fresh fruits & nuts

No refunds or exchanges within 36 hours of scheduled event.