DIY BBQ Gift Basket Ideas

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love to Barbeque!

BBQ and gift baskets just seem to go hand in hand. If you’re searching for a great gift idea for a friend or family member who loves to barbeque, putting together a fun DIY BBQ gift basket is definitely the way to go. A gift basket gives you the option to include multiple smaller BBQ-themed gift items, which will not only make your gift more fun, but more useful as well. In fact, your gift recipient may love the basket so much, they’ll want to immediately begin preparing you a BBQ feast!

BBQ Gift Basket Ideas

DIY BBQ gift baskets can be relatively easy to put together. The only real challenge you may have is deciding what items you want to put into the basket. There are literally thousands of different products you can choose from, including sauces, rubs, tools, and other fun BBQ-themed items. If you’re having trouble deciding what to include, don’t worry…that’s where we come in!

We’ve created a fantastic a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to enhance your barbeque-themed gift basket. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a BBQ gift basket that your friend or family member will go nuts for! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are merely presenting you with some items typically included with this gift basket theme! Many items can be found at your local retailers and grocery stores as well. Just keep in mind, that you will need to keep any perishable items that you buy refrigerated until you present the gift.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your homemade DIY BBQ gift basket. Just select one or more items from each category, add some of your own unique touches, and just like that, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing gift. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme.

Let's Start Creating Your DIY BBQ Gift Basket!

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Begin by Selecting Some BBQ Books!

Check out these popular book ideas...

Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling Hardcover – Illustrated

Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto [A Cookbook] Hardcover

Project Smoke: Seven Steps to Smoked Food Nirvana, Plus 100 Irresistible Recipes from Classic (Slam-Dunk Brisket) to Adventurous (Smoked Bacon-Bourbon … (Steven Raichlen Barbecue Bible Cookbooks)

Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades–Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too (Steven Raichlen Barbecue Bible Cookbooks) Paperback – Illustrated

Now Let's Add Some BBQ Rubs and Sauces!

Check out these super tasty ideas...

Smokehouse by Thoughtfully BBQ Rubs Gift Set, Vegan and Vegetarian, Barbecue Rub Flavors Include Cajun BBQ, Caribbean BBQ, Memphis BBQ and Southwest BBQ Rubs, Set of 4

Rufus Teague – Big Box O’ Rub Variety Pack – Premium BBQ Rub – 5 Bottles

The Spice Lab BBQ Barbecue Spices and Seasonings Set – Ultimate Grilling Accessories Set

Rub Your Butt Championship BBQ Seasoning Gift Pack

Jim Beam All Natural BBQ Sauce Variety FOUR Pack Includes: Bold N Spicy/Smoky Barrel/Maple Bourbon/Southern Tang 18oz Each

FreshJax Smoked Spices Gift Set, (Set of 5)

Traeger Grills SPC172 Coffee Rub with Coffee and Black Pepper

Jack Stack Barbecue Original and Spicy Sauce – Kansas City BBQ Sauce 2 Pack – Spicy & Original Smoked KC BBQ Sauce (2, 18oz Bottles)

Give Your Griller Something Fun to Wear!

Here are a few popular ideas to consider for your BBQ-themed gift basket...

BBQ Timer Barbecue Shirt Funny Grill Grilling Gift

Dad The Man The Myth The Grill Master – Adjustable Large 1 Size Fits All – Poly/Cotton Apron with 2 Pockets

Grill Aprons Kitchen Chef Bib- Kitchen BBQ Cooking for Men 100% Cotton

The Grillfather BBQ Grill & Smoker | Barbecue Chef T-Shirt

Funny BBQ Aprons for Men, Mens Aprons with Pocket, Let’s Grill Apron, Gifts for Men, Adjustable and Waterproof

BBQ Kitchen Chef Apron

Evolution of Grill Master – Grilling Gifts – I Do BBQ T-Shirt

Stand Back Dad is Grilling BBQ for Guys T-Shirt

And Finally, Let's Top Off Your BBQ Gift Basket!

Adding a couple of these fun barbeque-related items will really show that you put some thought into this gift. Here are a few ideas...

Artisan DIY BBQ Sauce Making Kit – Learn how to make a variety of grilling sauces at home

Cuisinart CBP-116 Sauce Pot and Basting Brush Set

KOSIN Barbecue Grill Light Magnetic Base Super-Bright LED BBQ Lights – 360 Degree Flexible Gooseneck, Weather Resistant, Batteries Included – Pack of 2

AMZ BBQ CLUB Grilling Accessories – Silicone BBQ Gloves, Food Grade Meat Claws, Digital Grilling Thermometer | BBQ Set for Cooking Grilling Barbecue Roasting Baking Open Flame

ThermoPro TP20 Wireless Meat Thermometer with Dual Meat Probe, Digital Cooking Food Meat Thermometer Wireless for Smoker BBQ Grill Thermometer

Grillaholics Grill Mat – Set of 2 Heavy Duty BBQ Grill Mats for Outdoor Grill – Non Stick, Reusable, and Easy to Clean

Lynchburg, Tennessee, BBQ Pig Vintage Sign (15oz White Ceramic Coffee and Tea Mug, Dishwasher and Microwave Safe)

Meat Claws Meat Shredder for BBQ – Perfectly Shredded Meat, These Are The Meat Claws You Need – Best Pulled Pork Shredder Claw x 2 For Barbecue, Smoker, Grill (Black)

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.