The Super Bowl is right around the corner and the Winter Olympics are upon us. If you’re anything like us, or the millions of other folks watching these events, you’re bound to have some friends over to watch these once-in-a-blue-moon games at least once. Hosting people for a sporting event is almost always a fantastic time, but it can also be immensely stressful if you’re not properly prepared. With that in mind, we’ve scoured the best gear on Amazon to outfit you with the tools you need to be the host with the most this month.
Never underestimate the utility of a good lighter. As far as lighters go, you don’t get more iconic than Zippo. From its recognizable click to its windproof flame, this lighter will help you light candles, grills, or a victory cigar after your team wins.
Total Olympics Book
With the Winter Olympics in full swing, Jeremy Fuchs’ Total Olympics is the perfect conversation starter or decorative accent piece. It’s full of jaw-dropping and side-splitting stories that reinforce why these games are so wonderful.
Espolòn Blanco Tequila
Let’s face it, tequila makes everything better. Whether you’re celebrating a Super Bowl win or speed skating gold medal with a celebratory shot or drowning your team’s demise in a consolation margarita, Espolòn’s delectable Blanco tequila will make it all the more enjoyable (or bearable).
The North Face Thermoball Insulated Traction Mule
Hosting a party means that you’re going to be spending a lot of time on your feet. Embrace the comfort while keeping your feet warm in The North Face’s Thermoball Insulated Traction Mule, which features a water-resistant, 100% recycled PET ripstop construction and recycled insulation that will make your feet feel phenomenal.
Elevated Craft Hybrid Cocktail Shaker
We don’t want to sound hyperbolic, but Elevated Craft’s cocktail shaker is a mixological masterpiece. Easily one of the best cocktail shakers on the market, this vacuum-sealed, insulated, condensation-proof shaker will turn you into a maestro of mixing drinks.
Carhartt Gilliam Jacket
If you’re hosting an event, you’re bound to go on a last-minute beer, grocery, or snack run. Carhartt’s Gilliam Jacket is the waterproof and wind-resistant piece of outerwear you need to keep you warm, dry, and cozy as you venture out for eleventh-hour essentials.
Coleman Reunion Cooler
A great cooler is a godsend at parties because it allows for easy storage and clean-up. If you’re looking for a killer ice chest, then Coleman’s ultra-durable Reunion Cooler is the rustproof, leak-resistant, bottle-opening cooler for you.
Blink Video Doorbell
Smart doorbells aren’t just the way of the future, they’re a great way to see when guests or the pizza guy arrive while also bolstering the overall security of your home. Blink’s Video Doorbell is a top-of-the-line product with two-way audio, HD video, and motion and chime alerts to keep you in the know.
Anova Precision Smart Oven
If you’re looking to keep things warm, cook up some frozen snacks, or bake some beer bread, Anova’s Precision Smart Oven is perfect for you. It can bake, steam, roast, dehydrate, and broil, and it even has a smart app to time, update, and assist you with all your culinary needs.
Bose Smart Soundbar 900
If you’re going to be entertaining people, you’re going to need a good sound system. Bose offers one of the best soundbars on the market that features a sleek design, Dolby Atmos quality, and Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, meaning you’ll hear every touchdown call as clear as day.
Scoured: The Best Gear on Amazon of January 2022
If either the Winter Olympics or the Super Bowl has inspired you to focus on your fitness, then check out last month’s Amazon gear guide for some primo gym rat gear.