19 Easy Summer Charcuterie Board Ideas

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Looking for some fun summer charcuterie board ideas? You have come to the right place! From fruits boards to desserts I’ve got you covered! 

An assortment of summer charcuterie boards featuring an array of fruits, cheeses, and deli meats to offer easy charcuterie ideas for any occasion.

Summer is a time for relaxed gatherings, sunny days, and enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. A charcuterie board is a simple yet elegant way to cater to everyone’s tastes, especially during these warm months.

This post will guide you through 19 creative charcuterie board ideas that are perfect for summer. We’re going beyond the usual cheese and meats to include fresh fruit, delicious cheeses, tempting desserts, and more.

Whether you’re hosting a backyard BBQ or a quiet evening on the patio, these ideas will help you create a memorable spread that celebrates the best of summer’s bounty.

1. Supersized Grazing Board by This Worthey Life

A colorful array of snacks featuring meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and dips neatly arranged for a party platter.

Summer brings warmer weather and your charcuterie board may need to feed a crowd. Add in simple and easy finger foods like grapes and crackers to fill in the open spaces. Make your grocery list full of these snacks to add to your boards.

2. Vegan Charcuterie Board by Planted in the Kitchen

Skip the meat and make your whole board vegan-friendly. It’s cheaper on the wallet for sure. Vegan doesn’t mean only veggies though, add in your favorite crackers, fruits, nuts, and more!

Whether you’re lounging by the pool or hanging with friends this charcuterie board is perfect. Combine cheese, crackers, and even add in your favorite chocolate candy to complete the snack!

3. Kid-Friendly Charcuterie Board by Tasty Oven

An assorted charcuterie board with a variety of meats, cheeses, fruits, and crackers.

Charcuterie Boards for kids might be the easiest type to make. The hardest part is washing and cutting up all the fruits and veggies! Create a fun color pattern or shape with your snacks to take your board to the next level.

4. The Charduderie Board by Cuss Kitchen

A wooden platter with an assortment of appetizers including grilled chicken skewers, veggie sticks, dips, and pastry-wrapped cocktail sausages.

A new spin on the charcuterie made for the “dude” in your life. These boards are a bit more meat-focused with a variety of different cooked meats with a side of veggies in the mix.

5. Breakfast Charcuterie Boards by Blackberry Babe

A colorful array of breakfast foods including waffles, fresh fruit, and assorted spreads displayed on a wooden board.

If you have a crowd to feed, a breakfast charcuterie board might just be the perfect answer. Set it up and let them come and eat!

6. Charcuterie Board for Two by Chocolate Moosey

An assortment of cheeses, cured meats, nuts, and fruits neatly arranged on a serving platter.

Don’t need a huge charcuterie board? Plan an easy and romantic date night with this charcuterie board for two. Add both of your favorite snacks and take it outside for an outdoor picnic style charcuterie board!

7. Mickey Mouse Charcuterie Board by Ruffles and Rain Boots

A colorful charcuterie board with a variety of sweets, fruits, and cured meats arranged in a whimsical, disney-inspired theme.

Bring on the Mouse! Have fun with your Disney fan by creating an adorable display in the shape of Mickey Mouse with your charcuterie board! A fun way to celebrate and surprise!

8. Fruit Charcuterie Board by Cake n Knife

A colorful array of fresh fruits, nuts, and dips arranged on a dark surface for snacking.

Everyone usually focuses on the meat and cheese on charcuterie boards, but don’t forget the fruit! Create a fruit-centered board with fruits that are in season to help save money!

9. Dessert Charcuterie Board by Sweet Fix Baker

Assorted sweets and fruits platter featuring chocolate, cookies, strawberries, and dipping sauces.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with all your favorite desserts in one place. You can plan a theme or wing it and put whatever you like on your board.

10. Patriotic Charcuterie Board by Coach Chef Kim

Assorted fruit and cheese platter with crackers and snacks, arranged in a colorful display.

Put this red, white, and blue themed charcuterie board out for your Fourth of July party! There are so many different options to include in this one but you can be sure there won’t be leftovers.

11. Whole30 Diet Charcuterie Board by Organically Addison

A charcuterie board with an assortment of meats, cheeses, fruits, and nuts on an outdoor patio table.

If you’re on the Whole30 diet you may need to switch things out from the traditional charcuterie boards. Add in items like your favorite nuts and fruits in place of cheese.

12. Keto Charcuterie Board by Joy Filled Eats

An assortment of cheeses, cured meats, fruits, and nuts arranged on a wooden board for a charcuterie spread.

The keto diet is focused on being low carb, with charcuterie boards that means reducing the crackers or bread that may be included. Replace crackers with fruits or spreads and if you can find keto crackers (or make your own) that’s a plus!

13. 4th of July Charcuterie Board by Plant Based on a Budget

A variety of snacks arranged on a board, including vegetables, chips, hummus, and fruits, adorned with small american flags.

Create a festive and colorful but also healthy charcuterie board on a budget. Use seasonal items like blue corn chips for your board to make it fun!

14. Summer Charcuterie Board by Britney Breaks Bread

A colorful and diverse charcuterie board filled with an assortment of fruits, cheeses, meats, and pastries.

If you love summer then make your charcuterie board full of the seasonal flavors. Add watermelon, blueberries, and even seasonal veggies like cucumbers! Complete your board with fun dips or even peanut butter to keep it filling too!

15. Burger Charcuterie Board by Joyful Healthy Eats

A platter of assorted foods including burgers, steaks, fries, and condiments on a marble surface.

Take your grilling up a level and make those burgers into a charcuterie board! Add all the normal toppings including lettuce and tomato to your boards and watch those burger disappear!

16. Summer Cheese Board by Life as a Strawberry

A colorful charcuterie board with an assortment of cheeses, cured meats, fruits, and nuts.

If you love cheese then you are going to love snacking on this charcuterie board! Combine at minimum three different cheeses onto your board with other things that pair well with cheese like tomatoes, crackers, and more

17. S’mores Charcuterie Board by A Dash of Megnut

A variety of sweets and snacks including fruits, chocolates, marshmallows, and cookies arranged on a wooden platter for a dessert spread.

Gather around the campfire and enjoy a custom s’mores snack with this fun charcuterie board idea! Perfect for camping!

18. Tailgate Charcuterie Board by Foxes Love Lemons

Assorted snacks on a wooden board including cheese, sausages, pretzels, pickles, and dips, arranged for a sports-themed party.

19. Gluten-Free Charcuterie Board by Go Gluten Freely

Assorted fruit and cookies platter with chocolate and cream dips.

Making a healthy gluten-free charcuterie board doesn’t have to be hard. See all the healthy easy snacks you can add to your own charcuterie board for summer!

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