We take a look at 18 of the most popular fire pit accessories to help keep the fire, and the party, going well into the evening and beyond.
As temperatures drop and the world seemingly moves outdoors for social gatherings, having a fire pit in your backyard is becoming an increasingly popular trend more than ever.
Whether you are a seasoned fire pit user or planning to buy your first, this post is for you.
We also love Solo Stoves for a smokeless fire!
Once you've chosen your firepit, pairing it up with the right accessories can help you create a comfortable, functional, and fun-filled space.
We compiled a list below of great fire pit accessories to make your outdoor space more interesting and inviting.
18 Top Fire Pit Accessories for Your Backyard
Let’s begin with some décor accessories to create the perfect ambiance.
These chairs are comfortable, stylish, and just right for sitting around your outdoor fire pit. The Adirondack chair is available in many colors.
You can choose one that matches best your outdoor décor.
If you are looking for an easy and awesome lighting option, consider globe string lights. All you need to do is hang a string of clear globe lights.
You can add multiple strings depending on the kind of mood you want to set in your backyard.
Do you have a garden around your fire pit? How about adding these solar pathway lights?
They are sure to enhance your outdoor décor and are perfect if you want to light up your backyard. However, these pathway lights are on stakes in the ground so, they won’t work on a patio.
If you have a wall or fence around your outdoor fire pit area, you can also consider adding these wonderful garden wall mount lights.
They will brighten up your backyard without cluttering up the walking space.
When entertaining outdoors, you are probably going to have a fair selection of food and drinks. Make sure you have enough space to set everything up. These outdoor side tables will prove to be handy at such times.
If you have an outdoor fire pit, you likely need storage space for all the extra things that come with it. Having a folding table and organizer for your backyard helps you organize everything. It has plenty of space yet can fold up and be moved easily.
Moving forward, the next part of our list are the tools you will want to have to clean your outdoor fire pit.
Imagine tripping over stacks of wood that have been left unorganized. This firewood holder helps solve this problem by ensuring that your wood is stacked nicely at all times.
You can prevent burns by getting these fireplace tongs.
Use the tongs anytime you want to add logs to the fire or when you need to move them around in the pit.
The Helko Werk heavy log splitter is designed specifically for splitting firewood.
The shape of the ax’s head is such that it will easily force the wood apart. Cut the wood to any size you want and enjoy the warmth as you burn the wood in your fire pit.
You have to maintain the outdoor fire pit, which means keeping it clean. Sometimes, you need to be extra careful, especially when the ash is hot. Having an ash bucket will definitely prove to be useful.
If your outdoor fire pit does not have a push-button start, consider getting a butane lighter torch. It’s a must-have tool to light up your fire pit.
Available in different sizes, the fire pit spark screen protects you from the flames while restricting those flames to the pit. This allows you to sit around the fire and enjoy the warmth without having any safety concerns.
Keep your fire pit safe from the elements by covering it with this protective cover.
It is UV resistant as well as mildew resistant. A drawstring fastener secures the cover in place even during the strong winds.
This is an optional accessory that should be considered if you have younger kids interested in learning how to tend the fire. A poker stick will prove to be more convenient than a long stick.
If you have a fire pit in your backyard, you are likely to try your hand at smoky roasted food. Right?
Fire cooked food is delicious, and with these cooking accessories, you are sure to have a fun food party in your backyard.
15. Roasting Sticks
Roasting sticks are perfect for roasting anything over a flame. These sticks are super handy and make it easier for you to roast food items from marshmallows to hot dogs.
If you have a Solo Stove, we recommend this roasting stick set.
16. BBQ Grill Gloves
We've looked previous at the best BBQ gloves available today on the market, and many of these can also be used for handling a hot fire pit spark screen. Keep your hands safe from burns while you are moving or managing your fire pit.
While some fire pits are designed for grilling, this fun gadget can turn almost any firepit into an outdoor cooking station! This is a great accessory to have for your fire pit area. The grill comes with an adjustable feature to adjust the height according to your fire pit’s size. This helps to control the heat you use.
Why stick to just s'mores over your fire pit? These cast iron pie irons will bring back memories of camping. Make sandwiches like grilled cheese or even bread based desserts.
Fire Pit Accessories: The Verdict
There are many other accessories like a beverage cooler and a fire pit popcorn popper that you might want to consider for your fire pit area. It all depends on the space you have, the décor ideas you’d like to use, and your budget.
Overall, the above list of fire pit accessories is sure to cover your basic needs to enjoy family time in your backyard.