Top Places to Have a Picnic in Estrella

The Estrella community is home to many picturesque spots that residents have discovered are perfect for a great picnic. Being a resident gives you access to so many parks that is easy to pack a blanket and picnic basket and head to one of the locations below for a fun outing.   Want to experience one of these great parks yourself, why not come be a Resident for a Day?  We’ve included suggestions on how to fill your baskets based on our favorite tasty treats, but use your own imagination when planning your alfresco dining adventure.

South Lake – Hit the sand for a beach blanket picnic and take in the beautiful water views. This is a great spot to watch the sunset and a basket filled with fancy cheese and chocolate covered strawberries adds a little romance to this great date destination.


Parks – Estrella has several great community parks perfect for fun family picnics or birthday parties. Go old school on your picnic basket with Goldfish® crackers and sandwiches. Try these banana split bites for a sweet treat the whole family will love.


Star Tower – The area surrounding Star Tower features flowing water, beautiful views and nearby hiking trails. A light pasta salad and hummus veggie wraps make for perfect basket fare to fuel up before a hike.


Estrella Events – A wide variety of events are hosted each year at Estrella such as the Goodyear Lakeside Music Fest, The Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market, Winterfest and Ballet Under the Stars. Elegant antipasto kabobs and stuffed olives are perfect snacks to enjoy while taking in one of our many community events.

Be sure to remember sunscreen, even in the cooler months, and bring plenty of water to ensure your picnic is a success. With an abundance of amazing views throughout the community, Estrella is bursting with perfect picnic spots. Explore the neighborhood to find your own special place.