Post Summary: The Best Backyard Gifts
From game-day barbecues to outdoor dinners on the patio, these are the perfect backyard gifts for people who love to host!
The Best Backyard Gifts For The Whole Family
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1. Woodward Canyon Winery’s Non-Vintage Red Wine ($25)
Playfully referred to as their “pizza wine,” Woodward Canyon’s Non-Vintage Red Wine goes perfectly with everyday dinners! Give this gift to the person who loves to host outdoor dinners, picnics, or barbecues in the backyard.
The twist-top makes this bottle fuss-free, and it’s great to know this purchase supports local Washington growers!
2. Day Tote / Picnic Basket
Picnic baskets are cute and all, but what if you need a piece that’s a little more versatile? This REI Co-op tote can change into anything from a weekend bag to a grocery carrier! It’s one of the perfect backyard gifts that can be used all year long.
The padded laptop sleeve, water bottle side pockets, and small inside zip pockets keep all your things organized on the go.
3. Outdoor Movie Projector ($169.99)
Small and portable, this easy-to-use movie project is perfect for backyard movie nights!
For less than $200, The Viewsonic M1 Mini Projector is a simple setup that easily integrates with wifi to stream videos from your phone. It makes for fuss-free backyard gifts and is an inexpensive way to gather everyone together under the stars!
4. Barebones Fire Pit ($160)
Durable, light, and easy to transport, this Barebones fire pit will bring warmth to any evening. We personally have one in our backyard, but bring it often to our favorite camping spots to enhance our time around the fire.
The wide and shallow bowl can support big logs for lovely fires, or even just slow-burning coals for a relaxing night of roasting s’mores. Grab this backyard gift for your favorite outdoor chef who loves to cook over an open fire!
5. Solo Stove Bonfire Fire Pit ($300)
We’re sharing two fire pits one after the other? Yes, because the Solo Stove Bonfire Fire Pit is also an excellent choice, but for very different reasons!
This portable pit can be taken anywhere from the beach to your backyard deck (just make sure to use the stand for heat protection), burning a clean, hot fire for your next gathering.
This smokeless pit burns wood efficiently and is perfect for hosting intimate conversations, warmth, and a relaxing ambiance.
It’s one of the perfect backyard gifts for people who love chilling outside on a summer evening!
6. Filson Tin Cloth Apron ($125)
Grill in style with this oil-finished tin cloth apron from Filson. From cooking BBQ over the fire or carving in the woodshop, this apron can do it all. Five pockets can hold all your tools, and keep your hands free to create. It’s the perfect home apron for your loved one that can do it all!
Looking for a cheaper option? Carhartt’s Firm Duck Apron is much cheaper and has straight shoulder straps for a comfortable fit. ($39.99)
7. Outdoor Patio String Lights
Turn your backyard into an oasis with these corded LED string lights! These bistro-style patio lights come in 48ft lengths and have weatherproof bulbs for stress-free outdoor use.
Connect more than one set together to improve the ambiance in any backyard!
8. YETI Wine Tumbler 10 oz ($25)
Take the festivities outside with these wine tumblers by Yeti. Shatterproof, dishwasher safe, and double-wall insulated, you’ll keep drinks at just the right temperature.
These tumblers come with clear mag-safe lids to see what you’re drinking and give you a little more protection against spills. Level up any outdoor gathering with these backyard gifts and get each person their own color too!
9. Firewood Log Carrier ($35)
Keep the fire going all season! This rugged and durable waxed canvas log carrier by Readywares is one of the best inexpensive gifts for hosts, and only gets better with age!
It’s the kind of item that will get passed down through generations, with its high-quality construction and usefulness in everyday life.
10. Radiate Portable Campfire ($27.99)
Elevate your next cold-weather gathering by bringing a s’mores kit on the go! Radiate makes small portable fire tins that make it easy for people to gather together while making less of an impact on the environment.
Don’t forget the other s’more making goodies too! Here’s what you should also include in this backyard gift idea:
11. Table Topics Original Deck ($25)
Start conversations around the campfire, at the dinner table, or really, anywhere! Table Topics is a popular game that prompts conversations about all sorts of topics. It’s a great way to meet new friends or learn things about your long-term buddies. No more awkward dinner silences!
13. Stanley Adventure Fast Flow Water Jug ($50)
Easy to carry and easy to clean, the Stanley Fast Flow Water Jug holds up to 2 gallons of your favorite refreshment. The double-walled insulation keeps drinks cold for hours, meaning you can keep the party going all night long!
14. SpikeBall ($69.95)
From the beach to the backyard, Spikeball is one of the best backyard games for an active group! It’s easy to learn and fun to play – you’ll start your own Spikeball tournament in no time!
15. Caddis Rapid Sun Shade ($99.95)
If you’ve got little ones that need a little refuge from the sun, setting up this Caddis Rapid Sun Shade is the perfect backyard gift for parents!
It’s easy to set up and easy to carry, quickly making itself a staple in your beach days, backyard hangs, or camping trips!
16. Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Speaker ($129.99)
These JBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Speakers are the best backyard gifts for people who love to outdoor entertain! You can connect up to two speakers at a time to create an incredible musical atmosphere, and take charge of the playlist via Bluetooth.
Easy to use, and easy to tote around, so you can bring the party anywhere!
17. Fiskars 34 in 4 Claw Weeder ($44.69)
Keep your garden and yard looking fresh! This weed puller by Fiskars allows you to pull weeds from an upright position, saving your back and knees from all that bending over and pulling.
This tool is so much fun to use, you’ll want to use it on all the neighbor’s lawns!
18. Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket ($99)
For comfort both inside AND outside, grab a Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket. They come with their own stuff sack for easy portability and come in a huge selection of colors to fit their style. In addition to snuggling up in the backyard, we take this blanket on all of our camping trips and road trips!
19. BBQ Grilling Tools ($58.49)
Level up your grill game with this Grilling Tool Kit from Cuisinart! The 20-piece set includes all the essentials, like a grate scraper flipper, tons, and even a temperature fork. Packed in an aluminum case, it’s a simple way to store all your tools when not in use too.
20. Outdoor Picnic Blanket ($49.95)
For the last-minute picnic or outdoor movie night, the REI Co-Op Outdoor Blanket is a great choice! Place it on any surface because the top side is made of soft fleece, and the bottom is water-repellent to keep you and your stuff dry.
21. Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repeller ($22.98)
What can you do to keep those pesky mosquitoes away from your outdoor party? The Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repeller is scent-free and DEET-free, keeping mosquitoes away within a 15 feet radius!
Put this in your outdoor space, table or wherever you want to hang out all night long.
22. Patio Furniture -Bistro Set ($300)
A quick way to dress up a patio is to create a little conversation corner!
This outdoor patio furniture set by Noble House is made of long-lasting teak, which includes two chairs and a small table. It’s the perfect solution for small patios, balconies, or hidden spots in your backyard!
23. Adirondack Chairs
Versatile and comfortable, these Adirondack Chairs by Noble House are the ideal backyard gifts to give people who love spending time outside!
You can set them up around an outdoor fire pit (this is what Berty and I will be doing) or move them around to anywhere you want a conversation area – they are foldable!
24. Ooni Pizza Oven ($399)
Level up your backyard dinner parties with the Ooni Pizza Oven! This powerful stainless steel oven can heat up to over 900 degrees in just 15-minutes and can cook pizzas in just 60 seconds.
You can host the best pizza party and cook them back to back all night long!
25. Wind Chimes ($15.99)
Wind chimes are excellent backyard gifts to bring a little bit of sparkle to a patio, garden, or kitchen window! This is an easy and inexpensive patio gift to give, and you can find lots of options at Home Depot!
26. Solar Powered Landscape Path Lights
Light the way with these Solar Powered Landscape Path Lights by Hampton Bay! They are easy to install with no wires necessary, and they turn on as soon as dusk arrives. These backyard gifts are great to give to the person who loves to host parties in their yard!
27. World Market Adirondack Chairs
We have a set of four of these Adirondack chairs from World Market. They come in tons of colors but we chose the natural color, which is acacia wood. We think these are SUPER high-quality chairs and are really easy to assemble!