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Our Guide to Hosting the Perfect Picnic at Meridian Hill Park

At The Silva, we’re fortunate to be located near some of DC’s most lush green spaces — and Meridian Hill Park is certainly no exception! Featuring twelve acres of picturesque greenery, fountains, and views, Meridian Hill Park offers Adams Morgan residents the perfect backdrop for an evening spent outdoors. Now that summer is officially upon us, there’s never been a better time to pull together some buds, bottles, and blankets for a picturesque picnic that’s just moments from home. 

Need to stock up on the perfect picnic essentials? Check out some of our hometown favorites below!

A throw blanket and picnic basket from Salt & Sundry. 

This woman-owned DC mainstay has the city’s cutest supply of home decor items — including plenty of finds for your picnic list! Visit their location on 14th Street or in the heart of Union Market.

A bottle of wine from Reveler’s Hour. 

Founded by the team behind Tail Up Goat, this Adams Morgan wine shop is only a few blocks from The Silva, meaning you can stock up on some of the area’s best vino without a hectic commute. We’ll cheers to that! 

A bottle stopper from Steadfast Supply. 

Avoid any spills and pay homage to our hometown with a DC-inspired bottle stopper from Steadfast Supply, a woman-owned boutique with locations in Navy Yard and Arington. 

A charcuterie board from Foxtrot Market.

Foxtrot Market’s delivery app makes it easier than ever to turn your afternoon picnic into a sophisticated mid-day soirée. 

The Carolina On My Mind sandwich from Federalist Pig. 

Ready to really dig in? Check out neighborhood favorite Federalist Pig, where some of DC’s most flavor-filled sandwiches are available to-go! 

Adventure can be found on every corner of Adams Morgan, and The Silva is at the center of it all. From the tranquility of our neighborhood’s sprawling green spaces to the vibrant, urban energy of 18th Street, residents of The Silva can truly embrace the best of both worlds in the heart of the city. 
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