Outdoor, Backyard and Grilling Essentials for NFL Fans

What better place is there to relax and unwind than in the backyard? NFL fans can fill their backyards with garden accessories and entertainment must-haves, turning any outdoor space into a sports haven retreat. Get ready for summer parties and entertaining with these backyard NFL essentials.

Dallas Cowboys Checkerboard Tent

Pop-Up Tent

Enjoy the backyard festivities even when the sun is shining or it starts raining with an NFL pop-up tent. A team checkerboard tent features the logo on all four sides, so there’s no question where your loyalty lies. Pop-up tents can also be used to cover food before guests arrive. The Miami Dolphins canopy tent is perfect for south Florida fans, especially during the long rainy season.

Las Vegas Raiders FOCO Ball Garden Stone

Garden Accessories

Turn a dull backyard garden into an oasis with NFL garden accessories. A FOCO football-shaped garden stone displays fans’ choice of NFL logo. Choose from garden stones that represent teams like the Buffalo Bills, Las Vegas Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, or Dallas Cowboys.

A Dallas Cowboys mushroom house can be a fun addition to any garden. An NFL team flag is also a simple way to show team pride. Fans can let their neighbors know what team their household supports, like the Seattle Seahawks or the Washington Commanders. Personalized team flags even allow fanatics to add their names to the team logo and make a perfect summer gift for the ultimate NFL fans.

Los Angeles Rams Pro Standard Core Shorts - Royal

Summer Wear

Stock up on officially licensed sports gear that makes the perfect attire for a summer get-together. The Aidan Hutchinson Detroit Lions draft game jersey is comfortable summer wear. Fans who’ve pledged their loyalty to the Pittsburgh Steelers will enjoy being the most fashionable host in a Kenny Pickett jersey. Other exceptional jerseys for summer wear include a Travon Walker Jacksonville Jaguars jersey or a Derek Stingley Jr. Houston Texans jersey.

Don’t forget to stock up on other wearable gear, including comfortable summer shorts for afternoons spent playing a game of flag football with the neighbors. Branded NFL shorts in your favorite team’s logo encourage just the right amount of friendly competition. Fans can pledge their pride to the Los Angeles Rams with a pair of pro-standard core shorts with the team’s logo on the front or the Dallas Cowboys’ primary team logo shorts with a simple Dallas star.

New Orleans Saints Fanatics Pack Tailgate Game Day Essentials T-Shirt Gift Box - $107+ Value

Tailgate Items

It’s never too early to start tailgating. Spend summer celebrating a favorite NFL team with a Fanatics pack tailgate game day essentials kit. Choose from top teams like the Green Bay Packers or the New England Patriots. The kits come with everything a fan needs to get the party started, including a team T-shirt, a two-sided garden flag, decals, and a garden flag pole. The kit also includes a stainless steel bottle opener and a slim, two-can cooler.

NFL fans who prefer to unwind after a long day with a glass of wine will love the themed stemmed wine glasses. The frosted wine glass with the Buffalo Bills logo will ease away the day’s stresses. Get energized for the day ahead with some coffee in a Washington Commanders stealth draft tumbler.

San Francisco 49ers Solar Garden Lantern

Outdoor Lighting

Let the party go all night long with NFL outdoor lighting. The San Francisco 49ers solar garden lantern is both practical and stylish. An LED solar torch also creates an inviting backyard entertaining space.

An NFL portable smokeless fire pit can also help light up the backyard while showing team loyalty. It comes with a carrying case for on-the-go use. Choose from patio fire pits with logos like the Cincinnati Bengals, the Indianapolis Colts, or the Baltimore Ravens. Of course, a Los Angeles Rams patio fire pit is a must for all Rams fans to celebrate the team’s most recent Super Bowl championship.

Buffalo Bills 2' x 4' Herringbone Design Cornhole Set

Outdoor Games

Entertainment can make or break the Summertime barbecue. Sure, guests expect good food and cold beverages, but they also expect to be entertained. With an NFL tic-tac-toe game, guests will never be bored. A yard dominoes set is also sure to be a hit at any backyard party. The Buffalo Bills battle hook and ring game can also be a fun way to burn some time.

No cookout is complete without a cornhole set. The New Orleans Saints stripe design cornhole game is fun and stylish. Get some preseason jitters out of the way by throwing a few darts with a Las Vegas Raiders dartboard gift set. Avid dartboard fans can improve their skill with a fan’s choice dartboard cabinet. The game cabinet conveniently tucks away the darts and board when not in use. The Carolina Panthers or Miami Dolphins dartboard cabinets come with everything fans need to enjoy a full game of darts, including team-branded darts, dartboard, and healing bristle.

Outdoor TV

An outdoor TV is a must and a starting point for all backyard parties, whether it’s in the middle of the NFL season or not. A large-screen TV allows all guests to get close to the game or feel like they’re in the middle of the sports talk show. All leagues don’t follow the same schedule as professional football, meaning fans can still get their sports fulfillment with the NBA postseason or MLB all summer long.

Cincinnati Bengals IGLOO Little Playmate Cooler


What’s a backyard retreat without cold beverages? NFL team coolers are the best way to show team pride while also enjoying cold drinks during the hottest months of the year. The Jacksonville Jaguars cooler comes in the team’s blue and black colors with the jaguar logo on the front. The Seattle Seahawks nine-can cooler can keep your beverages ice-cold.

A collapsible three-in-one cooler can be pulled out before a barbecue. Just add a few bags of ice and keep the drinks coming all night long. Kansas City Chiefs fans will love the one with vibrant red and yellow colors, which are also sure to make the cooler a centerpiece at any party. For fans who prefer ice-cold drinks, an IGLOO Playmate cooler is a must.

Carolina Panthers 2-Piece Barbecue Set

Barbecue Accessories

What’s a backyard retreat without good barbecuing and serving accessories? NFL three-piece barbecue sets come with a team-branded apron, potholder, and heat glove. Choose an Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, or Cleveland Browns barbecue set, each of which comes with an apron with an image of the team’s home field. Fans can also stock up on cookout essentials like a Carolina Panthers two-piece barbecue set or a Buffalo Bills red-handled barbecue spatula.

Guests will enjoy jersey-shaped chip and dip serving trays that come in a variety of colors and team jersey designs. The bright orange Denver Broncos chip tray is a great choice for Broncos fans. Add a little decor to the patio table with a matching Denver Broncos team table runner. A barbecue caddy with an NFL team name also makes prep and cleanup easier. Don’t forget a brightly colored barbecue glove to protect your hands when cooking, like the Cincinnati Bengals Woodrow glove.

Chicago Bears Inflatable Mascot

Backyard Decor

An inflatable mascot makes for the perfect photo opportunity for all NFL fans. A Chicago Bears blow-up mascot is sure to be a hit at any backyard event. Other mascots to bring to the party include the Baltimore Ravens, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the New England Patriots. A Carolina Panthers inflatable helmet can be a fun way to show Panther pride.

NFL backyard decor can also be practical. Outdoor furniture, like bar stools and park benches in a team’s colors, is the perfect final touch to a backyard retreat. A Dallas Cowboys park bench is sure to become any Dallas fan’s favorite seat in the yard. The more seats you have, the bigger the NFL game day party.

Miami Dolphins Mitchell & Ness Team Tank Top - Aqua

Pool Fun

Fanatics can take their favorite NFL teams with them to the pool this summer with a Denver Broncos or Detroit Lions pool towel. Oakley sunglasses are lightweight and durable, sure to block the sun out all day long. Don’t forget a comfortable, stylish NFL swimsuit. With both men’s and women’s swimsuits available, as well as pool slides, NFL fans will be the most stylish people at the pool.

Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals Fanatics Authentic Autographed Wilson Duke Pro Football with

Game Day Football

The NFL may be on a break over the summer months, but fans can continue enjoying their love of the game with a backyard football game. Sports fans will feel like they’re a part of the team, throwing and hiking their own authentic “The Duke” football. An NFL Draft Fanatics authentic white panel football is also sure to strike up a conversation when neighbors join in on the game.

Game day footballs also make for a one-of-a-kind housewarming or graduation gift. A Jonathan Taylor Indianapolis Colts white panel football or Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals authentic autographed Wilson Duke pro football with a “1981 NFL MVP” inscription will be a treasured collectible for years to come. Don’t forget a football collector’s case to protect this once-in-a-lifetime item.

Every NFL fan needs a backyard where they can retreat in the off-season. Unwind and prepare for watching the game from home this season with these game day essentials, including outdoor games or officially licensed sports apparel with NFL team logos. Sports collectibles and memorabilia also make great gifts for the biggest NFL fans.



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