When it comes to outdoor season, fire pits are our most valuable player. In addition to a little extra warmth on chilly nights, fire pits also provide a place for friends and family to gather. So whether you prefer a chic fire pit that’s as stylish as it is functional or a classic wood-burning model for making s’mores, read on for our favorite fire pit ideas for your outdoor living space.
Fire pit tables serve three purposes simultaneously – a win-win for your backyard or patio. They provide warmth, lighting, and a place to set your favorite refreshments.
Modern fire pits feature the classic characteristics of contemporary design. Clean lines, smooth finishes, and sleek silhouettes complement posh poolsides and urban oases alike.
Complete your pergola with a fire pit for warmth and lighting. For safety, however, choose a gas-burning model so you can easily adjust the height of the flame and turn off quickly if necessary.
If you enjoy tending a fire, there’s nothing better than the simplicity of a wood-burning fire pit. These styles are simple, built to last, and easy to move from place to place.
Tabletop fire pits come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so you can find one to fit the configuration of your table. Most models burn gel or liquid fuel, so there’s no cords or hoses to clutter your space.
Stone fire pits are a quaint addition to your patio or outdoor seating area. They come in multiple shapes and styles and create a homey feeling for all who gather.
Farmhouse style is here to stay, so take it outdoors to your porch or patio. Distressed, natural, and white-washed styles of farmhouse fire pits look equally at home among rustic and coastal décor.
Linear fire pits are ideal for large conversation sets – more surface area means more room for family and friends to gather round. Plus their sleek, elongated shape is modern and chic.
If there’s anything better than eating under an open sky, it’s enjoying a meal around a fire pit dining table. These functional sets come in multiple styles and seat four to eight comfortably.
Don’t let a small porch or patio discourage you from enjoying a fire pit. Small fire pits, such as column styles, add ambiance without taking up valuable seating space. Plus they second as a decorative statue when not in use.
Copper fire pits are bold, stylish, and totally on-trend. Pair with a set of Adirondack chairs in a natural finish, boho wicker seating, or black and white conversation set – the options are endless.
Fire pit conversation sets are the whole package. Add a fire pit to plush seating, end tables, and ottomans, and you’re all set for summer soirees and late night conversations under the stars.
Simple, affordable, and portable, fire pit rings are a classic option for your backyard or campsite. Most fire pit rings do not include a bottom, so steer clear of using these on your porch, patio, or deck.
Square fire pits are a welcomed alternative to round styles, especially if you prefer clean lines and a sleek, modern look. They also come in wood-burning or gas options – whichever you prefer.
Keep your fire (and smoke) contained with a chimney fire pit. Also called outdoor fireplaces, these fire pits keep hot flames in check and funnel smoke up and away for a clean and cozy outdoor space.
Gas fire pits, both propane and natural gas, are the best way to keep your deck or patio tidy. No wood means less cleanup, and most gas models are designed to stowaway unsightly propane tanks and gas lines.
A rustic outdoor fire pit recalls memories of the great outdoors but looks equally at home in your backyard. Rustic styles also come in gas-burning options, so they’re safe for your deck or patio as well.
Choose from a variety of lava rocks to customize your gas fire pit. Lava rocks look more natural than colorful fire glass.
Fire pit bowls are stylish and simple, but keep wood and ashes contained unlike fire pit rings. Prefer natural gas or propane? Fire pit bowls come in gas-burning models as well.
Don’t limit your fire pit experience to the backyard. Up your curb appeal with a cozy and inviting courtyard out front – fire pit and all.
Circular fire pits come in nearly every style from rustic to contemporary. Pair with a set of cozy outdoor chairs and prepare for some late nights around the fire.
Choose a fire pit that equals as your favorite piece of décor. Unique shapes and materials add character to your outdoor space and create an interesting focal point.
Customize your fire pit with a cut-out of your favorite college team’s logo. It also makes a great gift for the sports fan in your family or friend group.
Take your pool party well into the evening with a poolside fire pit. Sleek, gas-burning styles look particularly chic in these urban oases.
If you prefer a more refined look than lava rocks, consider fire glass for your gas-burning fire pit. Fire glass comes in a variety of colors so you can pick a shade that best suits your space.
Once you’ve found the perfect fire pit design for your home, it’s time to finish the look with outdoor seating and décor. Then sit back and enjoy!