Picnic Planners

Thank you for visiting the Picnic Planners web-site. The Picnic Planners is a production of Bay City Events a premier event and entertainment company in the Silicon Valley. The Picnic Planners have quickly developed in to the Bay Area's #1 picnic provider by offering each demographic group its own specific entertainment and catering options. Along with providing full picnic services they are also known for fantastic interactive games and outdoor picnic packages to be offered anywhere in the Bay Area. In addition to picnics they also specialize in team-building, reunions, and on-site corporate events.

Allow the Picnic Planners to share with you and your group the expertise and well known knowledge of a professionally planned picnic or team-building event. If you would like more information about The Picnic Planners click the "Contact Us" button or call them at (408) 213-0900. The Picnic Planners will go beyond your expectations by being available 24/7 for your every event needs.

Manny Ramirez, CEO |

Manny was born and raised in the Bay Area and started his career in 1985 as a DJ playing for many types of events including Weddings, Proms, Corporate Events, Night Clubs and many Celebrity hospitality parties. Soon after in 1995 he took his talents in event design and started "Bay City Events". Producing large events is his specialty with much of his experience comes from producing corporate events, weddings, trade shows, private celebrations, and casino events. He is well versed in the management and operations of events both domestically and internationally.

Manny has extensive experience in site selection, contract negotiations, registration, brand marketing, trade show, hi-end corporate galas, communications, staff supervision, and on-site event logistics. His success is based on attention to detail and expertly guiding his clients through the process of planning a successful event.


Pia Ramirez, CFO/President |

Pia has been in the event industry since summer of 2003. She started as a part-time team supervisor learning the many facets of event planning, organization, production, and management.

Now with over 10 years of full-time event coordination experience, she has moved up the latter where she is now President of Bay City Events.

Pia is very detailed oriented and strives in customer service. Her goals are clear cut, "The Customer Is Number One", it is our job to make it all worth it.

When asked, What is the best part of your job? ... "Seeing the many smiles my client extends to me the day of their event, This is what makes it all worth it"

She has been a great addition to our team with many more successful years ahead of her


Howard Henderson, Field Operations

Howard's professionalism and event planning experience come from years of being in the entertainment industry starting as a musician in 1972 where he had the pleasure of performing beside legendary guitarist "Bruce Conte" of "Tower of Power". His involvement and expertise in the event industry since the early 80's including Picnic Planning brings his party designs to another level.

Howard's many talents includes singing as "Sammy Davis Jr" in a "Rat Pack Show" performing all around the Bay locally and internationally for private parties, casino events, and corporate events. Along with performing with others in a Rat Pack show he also does solo acts with a DJ or Karaoke show.

He leads our picnic program with his talents in field manager, design layouts and team building host. Howard's clients are always amazed with his hi-energy persona and his outgoing character

  • Event Consultant and Design
  • Photography, MC Host and Entertainment
  • Picnic Management, Event Design
  • DJ and MC
  • Sammy The DJ performing as "Sammy Davis Jr"
Picnic Options
  • Team Building Events
  • Casino Picnics
  • Theme Picnics
  • Steel Drum Band
  • Petting Zoo
  • Puppet Shows
  • Caricatures
  • Concession Booths
  • Balloon Artists
  • Face Painters
  • Inflatable Games
  • Midway Games
  • Tables and Chairs with umbrellas
  • Strolling Magicians
  • Kids Crafts Cart {Staffed}
  • Spin Art
  • Airbrush Tattoos
  • Story Telling
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Carnival Rides
  • Margarita Machines
  • Ice Cream Carts

Inflatable Game

Carnival Package

2013 Picnic Season brings you are most requested picnic theme "Carnival" this package is filled with entertainment for all ages including teenagers and adults. Just like you saw back in the days with colorful rend and white canopies and all the great midway games with prizes (the ones you can only get at a carnival) this package also includes popcorn, cotton candy and so much more.

Midway Games

2013 Carnival Theme

Steel Drum Band
Steel Drum or DJ for your picnic

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Serving the entire Bay Area including: San Jose, San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Oakland, Sacramento, Modesto, Merced, Santa Rosa, Mountain View, Los Gatos, Cupertino, Pleasanton, Burlingame, Hayward, Fremont, San Mateo, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Berkeley, Richmond, San Ramon, Castro Valley, Livermore, Tracy, San Rafael, Marin County, Santa Clara County, Milpitas, and events for the entire North and South Bay.