Summer is just around the corner, and what better way to kick off the season than with a delicious charcuterie board? Summer charcuterie board recipes are all the rage, and I can’t wait to try some of them! These boards are anything but average and include fresh fruits, a variety of cheeses, and so much more. Get ready to be inspired!

Are you in need of some small bowls, cutting boards, or smaller items like cheese knives? I’ve rounded up my favorites and linked them all below.

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Delicious Summer Charcuterie Boards

The summer months are here, and with that being said, the summer charcuterie board recipes are taking over! These charcuterie board ideas will pair nicely next to the pool or on your next picnic.


This charcuterie board for Lemons for Lulu is a stunning spread of savory and sweet delights, perfect for summer entertaining. It features a variety of cured meats, artisan cheeses, fresh fruit, nuts, crackers, and spreads arranged artfully and invitingly.

summer charcuterie board ideas from lemons for lulu. A traditional charcuterie board with fruits, cheese, veggies, and more.
The perfect summer charcuterie board.

2. Summer Charcuterie Board

This summer charcuterie board from Britney Breaks Bread is a beautiful combination of sweet and savory flavors that’s perfect for any occasion. It features an array of fresh fruits, assorted cheeses, cured meats, nuts, and crackers that are arranged in a visually pleasing way. The addition of jams and spreads creates a burst of flavor and texture that’s sure to delight your taste buds.

A brunch summer charcuterie board with eggs, cheese, and fruit from Britney breaks bread.
Summer brunch centerpiece


A colorful and appetizing spread of various meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, and crackers. It includes a mix of sweet and savory flavors and is arranged on a wooden board. The board from Pink Owl Kitchen features sliced roast beef and turkey, along with different kinds of cheese such as brie, gouda, and cheddar. Fresh grapes and peaches are also included. The board is finished with crackers and jams for easy pairing and snacking.

a charcuterie board from pink owl kitchen with cheese, fruit, and meat on a round board.
Simple and delicious.


A delicious assortment of meats, cheeses, fruits, and other snacks from Sweet Tea & Thyme. The summer board features sliced salami and prosciutto and, cheeses like cheddar, goat cheese, and soft cheeses like brie. This summer cheese board also has your favorite summer fruits like fresh strawberries, grapes, and blackberries.

A rectangle tray with cheese, fruit, meat, crackers, and dips from sweet tea and thyme.
Full of delicious options.


A simple rainbow charcuterie board from Shared Appetite includes a colorful array of seasonal fruits and vegetables, such as cherry tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, and grapes. It also includes some crostinis, dip, cheese, and meat options.

a rainbow array of veggies, meat, and crackers from shared appetite.
A rainbow of choices.

6. Epic Summer Hamburger Board

The “epic summer hamburger board” from Reluctant Entertainer is a creative and fun take on a typical charcuterie board that is perfect charcuterie board for a summer BBQ or gathering. Instead of the traditional meats and cheeses, this board features all the classic fixings for a delicious hamburger. The board includes various burger toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and cheese, as well as condiments like ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise.

a round board with the fixings for hamburgers including the condiments, buns, and veggies from reluctant entertainer.
Does anyone want a hamburger?


Miss in the Kitchen has created a hot dog charcuterie board that includes classic options like beef and pork hot dogs. The hot dogs are then accompanied by a variety of toppings such as diced onions, shredded cheese, pickles, and jalapeños. With this summer twist on charcuterie boards, you’ll find some different toppings like pineapple and coleslaw.

hot dogs in a line with different condiment choices like mustard, ketchup, etc from miss in the kitchen
Hotdog anyone?

8. How to Build a Grilled Steak Charcuterie Board

The grilled steak charcuterie board from Beautiful Eats & Things features juicy slices of grilled steak, cooked to perfection, as the centerpiece. It is then decorated with a variety of sides, such as garden-fresh veggies, and fruit, all roasted to perfection.

grilled steak, pineapple, corn, and watermelon on a bed of herbs from beautiful eats and things
A grill is an awful thing to waste.

9. Summer Grazing Charcuterie Board

Pizzazzerie has the perfect summer charcuterie board. It is full of different textures from meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies, and snacks. A mix of sweet and savory flavors, perfect for a summer gathering. Perfect for summer days or an adult pool party.

charcuterie tray from pizzazzerie with bread, dips, cheese, fruit, and more.
I want to eat it all!

10. SUMMER SNACK BOARD {Crowd Pleaser!}

Take Two Tapas has created a summer snack board that is full of sweet fruits, including strawberries, blackberries, watermelon, and grapes. She also includes some veggies and fills in the empty spaces of slices of bread, wheel of brie, and dips.

a charcuterie board with fruit, fruit dip, veggies, meat, and other options from take two tapas
An instant crowd-pleaser!

11. Simple Summer Cheese Board

If you are looking for a simple and delicious cheese platter, then Ain’t Too Proud To Meg has the platter for you, with a few cheese options, fresh berries, and even figs. This is a great way to serve an appetizer on date night or to a small group of people.

bread, olives, fruit, and cheese board from aint too proud to meg
Date night.


Stone fruit is very ripe during the summer, and Fork in the Road has created a stone fruit cheese plate that is full of color and choices. Blue cheese, peaches, and a small bowl of honey make this board the perfect appetizer for a warm summer night or even some dinner parties.

a summer charcuterie board with a variety of peaches, cheese, and dips from fork in the road.

13. Easy Charcuterie Board for Summer

Many of us don’t want to spend a bunch of time preparing food during the summer. We would rather be relaxing and enjoying our favorite things of summer. Around My Family Table has an easy summer charcuterie board that is traditional and includes everything you’ll want. 

A summer charcuterie board from around my family table with cheese, crackers, and meat.
Simple cheese and cracker platter.


Seasonal cheese boards can be challenging, especially during the summer when room temperature normally is pretty hot. This charcuterie board from The Powdered Apron is full of seasonal ingredients and is a great main course or appetizer.

a charcuterie board with hummus, crackers, veggies, and a variety of cheeses from the powdered apron.
A mature board for summer.


Looking to create a charcuterie board that is easy and can be done on a budget? Play Party Plan has a fun and delicious board that will please all. Full of fruits, nuts, and even some ham and cheese sandwiches, everyone will be excited to dig in.

watermelon, fruit filled pineapple, and other options from play party plan.
Bright, Colorful, and Fantastic

16. How To Build A Summer Cheese Board

Lena’s Kitchen Blog features a beautiful summer charcuterie board that would be a great addition to anyone’s meal, with different types of cheese, fruit, crackers, and even some fig jam.

a summer charcuterie board with cheese, dips, and stone fruit like peaches from lenas kitchen
Where would you start?

17. Late-Summer Charcuterie Board

For a unique and creative charcuterie board, check out This Jess’s summer charcuterie board recipe with traditional elements like meat products, fruit, and crackers. This charcuterie board is delicious.

a summer charcuterie board recipe that includes figs, bread, cheese and meat from this jess.
Figs make this charcuterie board unique.

18. Create the Perfect Summer Charcuterie Board in 5 Easy Steps

Looking for step-by-step directions for a charcuterie board that is full of flavor and great options for guests? Nashville edit helps you through each step, giving you suggestions on which flavors, foods, and decorative items you should include with your summer charcuterie board recipe.

The perfect summer charcuterie board with cheese, fruit, and more from nashville edit.
An array of choices.

19. Summer Charcuterie Board

DeLallo is the place to go if you are looking for a traditional Italian-style charcuterie board. It includes bruschetta, caperberries, and even eggplant caponata. Just add your favorite fruits, cheeses, and meats.

A summer charcuterie board with Delallo foods from delallo.
Summer charcuterie board that is delicious.

20. How to Build a Summer Charcuterie Board

The Nutritious Kitchen has a healthy and delicious charcuterie board. It’s simple and full of flavor with fig jam, hummus, and different types of cheeses.

A charcuterie board with hummus, fig jam, cheese, and more from the nutritious kitchen
Learn how to make the perfect board!


An organized charcuterie board from Smack of Flavor with baguette slices in a straight line, charcuterie meats, and some berries. There are even some drink selections and leftover suggestions, making this a great place to start if you are looking to make a summer charcuterie board.

a charcuterie board with meat, cheese, baguette slices, and cherries from smack of flavor
Which side to eat first?

22. Ultimate Summer Fruit & Cheese Board

Eating Well gives you directions on how to create a beautiful charcuterie board that is full of summertime ingredients, including colored carrots, stone fruit, and berries. This post offers a way to include fresh herbs and other delicious options to make your charcuterie board perfect.

colorful carrots, cheese, olives, and fruit make up this charcuterie board from eating well.
The most colorful charcuterie board!


Looking to take your charcuterie boards to go? Then grab an airtight container and hit the park for a picnic with these to-go boards from Fueling a Southern Soul.

a summer charcuterie board to go for a picnic in containers from fueling a southern soul
A to-go charcuterie board.

24. how to make a perfect summer cheeseboard

The perfect way to create a cheese grazing board is to follow Barley and Sage’s suggestions. Not only does it include the best cheese. But you can add your favorite crackers and summer produce.

A board full of choices like peaches, cheese, breads, and more fruit from barley and sage
A grazing tray that is perfect for summer.


Simple and organized is exactly how I would describe this gorgeous summer charcuterie board. The Diary of a Debutante offers a variety of hard cheese but also includes a whipped feta cheese that is perfect for dipping pita chips or crackers!

a simple board with watermelon, cheese, and crackers from the diary of a debutante
A simply beautiful board.

26. Summer Meat and Cheese Board Step-by-Step

Cup of Zest doesn’t even bother cutting the summer fruits; this presentation makes the board beautiful. With a cheese wheel in the middle and endless choices of fruit and veggies, your guest won’t know where to start.

cup of zest made a board with cheese, fruits, and james.
A board that everyone will love.


Celebrating the 4th of July with family this year? Grab this simple charcuterie board from Southern Made Simple.

A board with grapes, strawberries, cheese stars, and more.
Happy 4th of July.

28. Easy Summer Charcuterie Board

The Suburban Soapbox includes fresh produce, a variety of meats, and most you’ll be able to find in your local grocery store!

A board with crackers, raspberries, cheese, and more from the suburban soap box.
Full of delicious options

29. Simple and Easy Summer Charcuterie Board

Blogghetti’s charcuterie board make be the perfect selection for your next summer picnic. Full of fruits, veggies, and even some pesto. 

toast, watermelon, pesto, peaches, tomatoes, and more on a tray from blogghetti
A simple charcuterie board for summer.


Looking for a summer charcuterie board recipe that is full of red? Windy City Dinner Fairy has one that pops with strawberries, cherries, meats, and cheese.

a red board with raspberries, cherries, and some brie cheese from windy city dinner fairy
Red is totally a summer color.

31. Summer Charcuterie Board with Primo Taglio

Life’s Ambrosia has a classic and delicious charcuterie board filled with cured meats, cheeses, and crackers.

a round board with bread, crackers, tomatoes, and meat from life ambrosia.
A round board of deliciousness.

32. easy summer charcuterie board

Strawberry Blondie Kitchen features a beautiful summer charcuterie board with fresh berries, cheeses, and crackers that are so super organized I wouldn’t want to mess it up!

a round board from strawberry blodie kitchen with cheese, dips, meat, and fruit.
A charcuterie board that will make anyone happy.

33. Summer Charcuterie Board

Looking for a simple summer charcuterie board recipe for a date night? SBK Living has a summer picnic board you may love.

a simple and small board from sbkliving with cheese, dried fruit, and dips.
We’re going on a picnic.


The perfect charcuterie board for the summer and a BBQ, Bits and Bites has a board full of all the good stuff you’d want to devour at your next gathering.

bits and bites has a board with peppers, meats, cheese, fruit, and nuts.
Who’s ready for the BBQ?

35. Summer Charcuterie Board

Sparkles to Sprinkles has a fun and festive charcuterie board that is perfect for a summer party with watermelon, pineapple, and other treats.

Sparkles to sprinkles has a simple charcuterie board with dips, pineapple, peppers, and crackers with cheese.
Simple, delicious, perfect for summer.

36. Summer Snack Charcuterie Board

Eating on a Dime has a budget-friendly charcuterie board with affordable snacks and dips. Shes even added a owl of trail mix and some fruit to make it the perfect meal for the summer.

kid friendly charcuterie board with meats, veggies, fruit, trail mix, and even some candies from eating on a dime.
Kid-friendly and affordable

There you have it, a roundup of some of the best summer charcuterie board ideas from around the web! Whether you’re looking for something classic and simple or unique and creative, these bloggers have you covered. Be sure to check out their websites for even more delicious recipes and inspiration.

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  1. These ideas are wonderful. I’m hosting a lunch for my cousin’s bridal party this month and I thought a summer charcuterie board would be the perfect way to serve a variety of food (something for everyone.) Since I’d never made one before, I had no idea where to begin. I’m so glad that I found this page! You have so many great ideas on here (like the fresh fruit & fruit dips.)

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