Almost anytime is a good time for a bonfire night. Winter, spring, summer, or fall, the warmth of the fire and the fun socialization can be appreciated throughout the year. Of course, the only thing REALLY needed for a bonfire is a couple of logs, a spark, and some people who you enjoy sitting around and spending time with. However, there are certainly quite a few products that can really take the general bonfire experience up to the next level.
Products You Need for a Cozy, Outdoor Bonfire Night
If s’mores are associated with anything, it’s a bonfire night. Whether with scouts, camping, or just the neighbor kids, make sure there are some great roasting sticks on hand. MallowMe makes a great set of non-sharp, toxic-free prongs that retract for storage.
A s’more is just a s’more right? Not when you’re using Smash Mallow’s gourmet marshmallows sandwiched between two grahams. With flavors like Cinnamon Churro, Mint Chocolate Chip, and even Toasted Vanilla, guests are sure to be delighted.
Keep everyone’s drinks cold with a Yeti cooler. Ice stays icy with its patented design, and the Tundra 35 is the perfect size for any individual person to carry.
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Gone are the days of warm beer and drinks. Brumate keeps all of your favorite beverages perfectly chilled until the last drop, and looks pretty awesome too. They’re glass-free friendly and have no metallic taste. The Rainbow Titanium is our fav design.
Experience a bonfire night anywhere with the Solo Stove. Its premium design is portable, durable, and convenient. Perfect for those without a large yard.
When everyone gets hungry, make sure there’s ample food ready to be cooked across the hot coals. A Stake Grill is the best way to conveniently roast hotdogs, burgers, steaks – name it! Secure food over your campfire and satisfy your hunger with this portable grill.
All bonfires need a poker to move and adjust logs. Keep hands safe and cool with this 32″ long poker stick with beautiful wooden handle. This also makes a great gift for those hard-core bonfire lovers.
Especially when temperatures drop this autumn, having a warm blanket is a must-have for a true bonfire night. Oceas has created an outdoor blanket that has all the features one would need – an extra-large, waterproof, durable, fleece throw. It even comes with a portable bag and a handle to bring it with you.
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For those who don’t enjoy sitting in the dirt, a camping chair is a must have for any bonfire night. Get one with a side table for maximum drink and food holding capabilities.
Keep the bugs away naturally with Murphy’s Naturals Repellant Balm. Best part? Not having to worry about a large bottle of leaky, chemically filled liquid. It’s so compact you can put it in a pocket.
Bonfire nights are a great time for socializing outdoors. It’s like a mini-party. And what party doesn’t have music? Get a waterproof, outdoor durable Bluetooth radio and keep rocking, regardless of weather.
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Looking for a little ambiance? Or maybe just a way to see the cooler when grabbing another drink? Pick up a few of these solar powered lights. They’re battery free and last all night on a full day’s charge.
We’re not all wilderness experts so why waste time trying to get the logs burning when you can just grab a box of these fire starters? Kick back, relax, and grab a beer with all the time saved collecting kindling.
Even adults love games for passing time. From corn hole, to horseshoes or a large yard-version of Jenga, everyone will be having a great bonfire night with a few activities to play.
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Know someone who can’t sit still during a bonfire? Place a chopping axe in their hand and tell them to get to work making themselves useful. After all, bonfires don’t just fuel themselves…
Matches are so old school. Look like a true bonfire professional with this survival grade fire striker. Even when wet, this striker and plate will create a spark to kick off your bonfire night.
It’s nighttime, there’s plenty of drinks, but can’t figure out where the opener is? Not anymore. Pop open a cold one with this easy to find Glow-In-the-Dark bottle opener.
Not all bonfires start at night. For those kicking off the burning in the morning or afternoon, make sure everyone’s skin stays healthy with a reliable UVA/UVB, but also waterproof, sunscreen.
There’s just something about a bonfire night that needs a good cozy sweatshirt. Carhartt’s Sherpa Lined Full Zip Hoodie is a nice step up from a regular hoodie with its full sherpa lining. It has hand-warmer pockets with a hidden media pocket too.
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This traditional Shake and Pop Popcorn Popper is the perfect way to get 3 quarts of your favorite bonfire night snack over an open fire. It’s lightweight, durable, and a must-have for your next outdoor adventure.
There are no regrets for having a great flashlight on hand when hosting a bonfire night. From looking for the cooler to walks to the bathroom, having portable light is a must-have. This dual LED light has a wide-angled flood light and spotlight that can be used at the same time, or separately.
S’mores are nothing without chocolate. Take the party up a notch with Moonstruck Chocolate bars from the Portland based chocolatier. The natural chocolate comes in a variety of flavors that’ll take anyone back to feeling like a kid again.
Is there really anything better than hot cocoa by the fire? Well, there isn’t if it’s a warm cup of gourmet hot chocolate by Treehouse Originals. The chocolatier has created a line of this yummy goodness to take any bonfire night up a notch.
There is nothing better for feeding a large group than with a large pot of chili. Combine beef, beans, tomato sauce, and this chili seasoning for an easy-made, one-pot meal to satisfy everyone. Serve up with an array of toppings and it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Add some fun and beauty to an already great bonfire night with Magical Flames. The old and young will both enjoy the colorful vibrant neon addition in shades of blues, purple, reds, greens, and yellow.
Although, they’ve been around forever, with all the social distancing still taking place, a bonfire night is going to be the trendy new-old way to enjoy friends and family outside this fall. Have a blast by stocking up on some awesome products to make sure everyone enjoys themselves. From snacks to clothes, fire accessories, and great gear, a bonfire night is a surefire way to enjoy the autumn weather and some camaraderie too.
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