Top 10 Finds For The Outdoor Entertainer

December 14, 2023 - 3 min read

Getting out in the sunshine for a barbecue, picnic or dinner in your outdoor entertaining space is something to look forward to – and we all know that special someone who is renowned for their alfresco soirees! For the keen outdoor entertainer in your life, gifts should focus on kitting out a designated zone, practical small kitchen appliances to make hosting a breeze, as well as setting the right atmosphere. Read on for our top 10 outdoor entertaining gift ideas.

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Gifts To Make Entertaining A Breeze

A Blender

Treat your loved ones to the effortless joys of outdoor entertaining with the Ninja Blast Portable Blender. This cordless gem, featuring a 470 ml capacity, is the perfect solution for whipping up healthy and delicious smoothies in seconds. With a rechargeable base capable of powering through up to 15 blends on a single charge, your guests will experience instant refreshment. Its robust BlastBlade™ Assembly guarantees flawlessly smooth drinks every time. Equipped with a handy hinged carry handle and an easy-open sip lid, you can effortlessly carry the party with you, ensuring your outdoor gatherings are a hit!

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An Airfryer

Surprise your loved one with the Ninja XXXL Flexi-Drawer Air Fryer, perfect for crafting picnic-perfect snacks and garden-ready canapés. This all-in-one fryer effortlessly roasts, bakes, dehydrates, and crisps family-sized portions. Whether you use two 5.2 L drawers or combine them for a 10.4 L capacity, it's your go-to for hosting gatherings and preparing delightful dishes. Plus, it uses significantly less oil than traditional frying methods, ensuring a crispy, golden finish your whole family will love.

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A Pie Maker

Retro sweet desserts for picnics and kids parties are easy as, well, pie, with the Sunbeam Pie Maker 4 Cup. The outdoor entertainer in your life will be able to create party pies with four non-stick, easy-clean plates, and an edge crimper to seal and finish off the pies with a decorative trim. This pie maker even comes with pastry cutters for the keen entertainer’s gourmet touch.

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Ninja Air Fryer

Gifts To Set The Right Atmosphere

A Portable Speaker

Get the tunes pumping from the Sonos Move - White portable speaker. With seamless connectivity via Wi-Fi, your outdoor entertainer friend can stream music directly from their phone, tablet or computer via Bluetooth. With up to 10 hours of battery life set to keep the party going, this waterproof and drop resistant speaker is made for outdoor gatherings.

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A Video Camera

Help your gift recipient treasure memories with video. The GoPro Hero12 lets you capture entire experiences with a 1080p HD video resolution. Its 27 MP camera sensor resolution lets you capture every detail so your friend can hone in on what they are recording. 

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A Wine Fridge

To kick-start and keep the festivities going, your outdoor entertainer will want to have the drinks flowing. A splurge gift in every sense, a wine fridge is a party essential and the Hisense 30 Bottle Wine Cellar will have everyone’s tipple of choice covered. With enough space to fit 30 bottles, this compact cellar will keep white wines at an optimum temperature, ready to pour at a moment’s notice.

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“For the keen outdoor entertainer in your life, gifts should focus on kitting out a designated zone, including practical small kitchen appliances, as well as setting the right atmosphere.”

A Portable Barbecue

What’s an outdoor gathering without a barbecue? The Weber Q Black LPG is a versatile one at that – its compact size is great for grilled meals at the beach, a camping ground or even a small party in the backyard. Using natural, economical convection for an efficient cook, your keen outdoor entertaining friend can dish up everything from grilled steaks and fish, to roast chicken or lamb and pizza. Add accessories into the mix to really take the Weber Q’s capabilities to the next level.

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A Pizza Oven

Speaking of pizza, this is an investment gift for any outdoor entertainment guru who harbours a desire to be a pizzaiolo. The Breville the Smart Oven Pizzaiolo emulates a traditional woodfired pizza oven with an impressive heat range from 175 to 400 degrees Celsius. Smart technology and efficient design ensure intense direct heat and ideal cooking conditions, whether a pre-set cooking function or manual mode is chosen.

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A Smart Projector

Take outdoor entertaining into overdrive and have a cinema under the stars with a projector such as the Samsung The Freestyle Portable Smart FHD Projector. You will be playing movies, shows, sports, games and more straight out the box with the easy Instant Setup mode. Arrange the projector to suit your viewing; present your favourite content on an intimate 30" screen size, or blow up the image to a 100" screen size for a true home cinema experience.

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If this article has inspired you to take a closer look at your own outdoor entertaining zone, check out our range of barbecues and outdoor cooking options, handy small kitchen appliances and bar fridges and wine fridges. Visit us in-store or online to see all of these products and more, and get valuable advice from our expert team.

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