Updated August 03, 2019 by Joseph Perry

The 8 Best Stadium Seats With Arms

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This wiki has been updated 17 times since it was first published in April of 2017. If you want to keep your butt off the hard bleachers at your next sporting event, check out these stadium seats. They are equipped with padding and arms for optimal comfort, and feature all kinds of handy extras, such as beverage holders, pockets for all your gear, and even reclining capabilities. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Picnic Time Portable Ventura

2. Rio Gear 10115

3. Sportneer Padded Cushion

Editor's Notes

July 31, 2019:

The right stadium seats can make all the difference between enjoying a game and suffering through it. Bleachers at the stadium, high-school gym, or little-league park are notoriously uncomfortable, and for those with back problems, they can be a deal breaker.

Things you want to look for in a good stadium seat include easy portability, arm rests (which all of our selections have), generous padding, and water resistance so you can use it outside without worrying about damage. Some of our selections even include pockets for storing small items and cup or can holders so you can jump up to cheer without spilling.

In this update, we evaluated the options based on comfort, support, and value. Added the Sportneer Padded Cushion in one of the top slots because you get two in the shipment and because of their thick padding where it counts most.

4. Stansport Folding G-8-60

5. World Outdoor Bleacher Bum

6. Home-Complete Extra Wide

7. Picnic Plus Red

8. Driftsun Expanded Width Deluxe


Joseph Perry
Last updated on August 03, 2019 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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