Gathering around a fire pit, after a long week, with family and friends is a great way to bond, chat, relax and just be.
A fire pit is only as good as the useful fire pit accessories you have, so read on and I’ll share my favorite useful fire pit accessories so you can have a fabulous outdoor gathering.
There are so many possible fire pit styles and we all have one unique to our home.
NO matter what fire pit, fire bowl, fireplace, an outdoor pit for burning you have, you’ll still need some useful fire pit accessories to keep things flaming on and I’ll share some tips and ideas for this!
The Truth About My Favorite Useful Fire Pit Accessories
Fire pit accessories are out there by the mountain full, but being honest, you want to buy what you need and not anymore!
Why? Useful fire pit accessories are only as ‘useful’ as they are practical from use to storage.
Less will be more, but you will definitely want to stock up on a few of my favorite useful fire pit accessories.
While I refer to useful fire pit accessories as my favorite fire pit accessories it is because they are helpful.
You could skip on them, but, when something is easy to store, helps with the task (fire tending or gathering set up) consider them.
My Favorite Fire Pit Accessories Are Useful
In fact, it’s not arduous to set up a backyard burn, and what you will find is that you’ll want to do it more often than not.
A backyard burn-in fire pit is not an expensive night out, but it is fun.
However, to have a backyard burn in your fire pit or fireplace consider grabbing some of these fire pit accessories.
What we have found is that while we could do (and did do ) without some of my favorite fire pit accessories, it is easier to have them because they are useful.
So, plan ahead, and grab what you need, then, you will become the hotspot for hanging out at night!
Let’s Start With The Actual Outdoor Fire Pit
Fire pit burning is fun and it is a great weekend relaxing date night.
You might consider this fire pit Chris & Peyton By Design 29.5″ Fire Pit.
Now what makes this outdoor fire pit score big on my guide is that it has useful fire pit accessories: both a cover and a poker which are nice to have!
Also, if you want to cook hot dogs without skewers and S’mores you can with the charcoal grid.
You’ll find the fire pit accessories very useful, such as the cover. If you can’t sit and tend the fire and have guests over maybe on a removed patio, or even kids running around rather than sitting.
So, the poker can be used to remove the mesh lid or place it atop, as well moving the burning wood around.
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Useful Accessories: Ambiance and Fire Pit Fun
Hanging around the fire pit is relaxing and there’s nothing nice than just watching the blaze of the fire.
There are things you can do to enhance the ambiance and fire pit fun, and I’ll cover that right now!
Here are the ambiance and fire pit items that we find useful each time we light up our fire!
- Covered wine tumblers set
- Folding Table (great for condiments, paper goods, food spread)
- Basic Cooler
- Quick Fold Side Table
- Durable Bright Flash Light (real flashlight not phone)
- Portable Charger
- Portable Speaker (Bluetooth)
- Folding chair with side table for your beverage!
- Folding Chairs (rocking ones are awesome !)
Now that we have the ambiance items, let’s take a look at the fire pit accessories you will want to have in your outdoor inventory!
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Useful Accessories for Your Fire Pit
Alright, so to burn wood, toast marshmallows, make popcorn, and enjoy the warmth, beauty, and ambiance of the fire you need a little help.
Since you do need wood, that is a given and kindling, but you already know that.
Do make sure to have a nice stockpile of dried wood and use my shortlist of fire pit accessories to keep your fire roaring, and your bellies filled!
Fire Pit Accessories to Keep Your Fire Roaring and Bellies Filled
- These are OUR favorite Extra Long + Durable Retractable Hot Dog/Marshmallow Sticks
- My go-to quick-lighting firelog is a must-have amongst the other logs!
- Flexible neck, long lighter to get that fire started
- Firestarter with an easy wick and at least 15 minute burn start
- Fire Pit spark cover while burning
- Fire Pit Grill Grate for cooking food above the flames without skewers.
Let’s Round out this fire pit accessories list with a few Tools As well
Don’t forget about long-handled, durable, fire pit poker to move that burning wood so you can burn the whole log and not just one side.
Also, you will need to feed the fire so you will definitely need a Firewood rack for the outdoors to store your wood on.
Consider a log grabber as well in case the poker can move the burning log the way you want it to be moved so you can organize the fire pit for more wood placement.
Beyond the firewood rack, we fill up a wheelbarrow and keep it close to the fire so we can just toss in new logs as needed. We keep it simple!
Ambiance and Fire Pit Fun ~ Burn Baby Burn
It’s easy to have a great time when you light up a fire pit and when have everything you need with you.
All of these items store easily and add to the fun, making it easy to keep the fire burning and the food cooking, while sitting and relaxing too!
Did I miss any items you use when you light up your fire pit? Submit your ideas right here, I might feature them and credit you! ~ Dana XO