City Bonfires® by Coleman® Portable Fire Pits Now Available at Academy Sports and Outdoors Stores


ROCKVILLE, MD, APRIL 10, 2024 – City Bonfires®, in partnership with Coleman®, is thrilled to announce that its highly acclaimed Mini Portable Fire Pits are now available at all Academy Sports and Outdoors store locations nationwide, as well as on their website. This expansion marks a significant milestone in the journey of "City Bonfires by Coleman," making them more accessible to outdoor enthusiasts seeking convenient, lightweight, eco-friendly portable fire pit solutions for traveling adventures and outdoor home entertainment areas.

"We are absolutely thrilled to be placing our 'City Bonfires by Coleman' Portable Smokeless Fire Pits in all the Academy Sports and Outdoors locations," said Chris McCasland, Co-Founder of City Bonfires. "Their reputation for providing the very best outdoor living products for everything – from camping, backyard and recreation, tailgating, outdoor cooking and heating, the beach and more – perfectly matches all the activities and places you'd want to bring and light a City Bonfire."

"This relationship is something that was always meant to be," said Michael Opalski, Co-founder of City Bonfires. "If you look at our mottos, Academy's is #HaveFunOutThere and City Bonfires is #BYOBonfire, you can clearly see that both companies are all about offering the best and easiest way to enjoy a fire while having a good time with family and friends." 

City Bonfires has consistently performed among the top sellers in their category since their launch in August 2020. The company, founded by two Maryland dads, Chris McCasland and Michael Opalski after they both lost their jobs due to the pandemic, prides itself in providing a product that is not only made in the USA, but is nontoxic and food safe. People Magazine called City Bonfires a “Game-changing product! For small outdoor spaces, camping or hitting the beach we love this portable, pocket-size, 4-inch unit that lets you take flames on the go.”

About Academy Sports and Outdoors: Academy Sports + Outdoors is one of America's largest sporting goods and outdoor stores, with 284 stores and counting throughout the South, Southeast and Midwest. They offer a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing, and camping equipment and gear, along with fire pits, grills, sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel, and much more.

About Coleman: As an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, The Coleman Company, Inc. helps people have fun and make memories by providing the gear integral to their favorite outdoor experiences. The company's products include its legendary lanterns and stoves, as well as coolers, tents, sleeping bags, airbeds, backpacks, furniture, fire pits, and grills under the Coleman brand.

About City Bonfires: City Bonfires is a leading outdoor brand known for its innovative and portable smokeless fire pits that are made in the USA with American-made materials, including recyclable steel tins, non-toxic soy wax, and eco-friendly, all-natural biodegradable briquettes. Started by two Dads during the pandemic, City Bonfires is known world-wide for their invention, The Original Portable Fire Pit. They have been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, USA Today, Forbes, Fox News, The Food Network, and People Magazine. Follow them on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest @citybonfires. 

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