14 Fire Pits To Transform Your Backyard Into the Ultimate Hangout Spot

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Dazey Den

Whether we're warming up by a cozy fire in the winter or enjoying the relaxing glow on a summer night, we love lighting up our fire pits year-round. Aside from comfortable seating and plenty of lush plants, fire pits can add the finishing touch to your backyard as a conversational place for friends and guests to gather. Even when the temperatures start dropping in the fall, you can continue enjoying the outdoors and spend your evenings in the fresh air with the right fire pit to transform your space.

Beyond the function of staying warm, fire pits create instant ambiance and double as a s’mores cooking station—giving you the perfect excuse to get your favorite group of people together after work or on the weekends. So whether you're a fan of wood-burning fires (and all those delicious earthy scents) or prefer the ease of quick-lighting propane, it's time to upgrade your outdoor space with a piece to make it enjoyable in every season.

Keep scrolling to shop 14 of our favorite backyard fire pit options from budget-friendly finds to luxe, modern styles.

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Fire Sense Steel Fire Pit and Hardwood Table Top

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Fire Sense Solid Base Revolver Steel Fire Pit and Hardwood Table Top $151
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Perfectly petite, this sleek 23-inch diameter steel wood-burning fire pit is an ideal outdoor accessory for homes with small outdoor living spaces. It comes with a removable grilling grate for when you want to host a cookout with friends, plus a polished hardwood top that allows it to double as a convenient tabletop when not in use.

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Latitude Run Iron Wood Burning Fire Pit

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Latitude Run Iron Wood Burning Outdoor Fire Pit $260
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With intricate cut-out designs that add to its aesthetic, this wood-burning fire pit is totally on-trend. We love the weathered steel look that adds a touch of rustic style to its modern design. Plus, it weighs in at just over 23 pounds, so you can easily relocate it to different areas in your backyard before adding firewood.

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Terrain Angled Obelisk Chimenea

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Terrain Angled Obelisk Chimenea $328–$528
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This modern take on a traditional Chimenea can make a stunning statement in any outdoor space. Made from heat-resistant weathering steel, its beautiful rust finish will only become more eye-catching when left outdoors over time. Opt for a sleek black tone, or embrace the earthy terracotta color for an authentic look.

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Latitude Run Lefkowski Propane Fire Pit Table

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Latitude Run Lefkowski Aluminum Propane Outdoor Fire Pit Table $490
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If angular lines are more your style, this low-profile rectangular fire pit is for you. With its wide, spacious edges, you can carefully prop your toes next to the flames for added warmth—and thanks to its aluminum construction, this fire pit combines a luxe, modern look with lightweight materials. This is a great option for an updated design in your outdoor space with the ease of quick-lighting propane.

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Anthropologie Footed Copper Fire Pit

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Anthropologie Footed Copper Fire Pit $498
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This splurge-worthy outdoor find is sure to steal the show even when it's not lit. Its shimmering exterior is made from pure copper, so it will develop a gorgeous patina with use. Depending on your preferred aesthetic, you can also give it a good scrub with copper cleaner to maintain its original shine.

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Orren Ellis Faisal Stainless Steel Fire Pit

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Orren Ellis Faisal Stainless Steel Wood Burning Outdoor Fire Pit $499 $470
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Contrast is king with this exquisite piece. The rusting metal bowl—which is delivered to you shining, but develops its patina with use—is beautifully juxtaposed against geometric stainless steel legs. It's the perfect addition to industrial-styled patio décor or a mix of modern and eclectic design.

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17 Stories Lisdale Concrete Fire Pit Table

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17 Stories Lisdale Concrete Fire Pit Table $799
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This modern fire table features a beautiful glass enclosure, which makes it easy to view the dancing flames from any area of your backyard. It even comes with its own lid and waterproof cover to make maintenance during off-seasons a breeze—but with concrete construction, you'll never have to worry about this piece withstanding the weather with ease.

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Joss and Main Burman Concrete Fire Pit Table

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Joss and Main Burman Concrete Propane Fire Pit Table $980
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This concrete fire pit proves that sometimes, simple is best. Its sleek aesthetic and heavy-duty construction make it the perfect accent piece in your backyard for years to come. The modern design also comes with a cover to keep the surface dry when it's not in use, but with easy-lighting adjustable propane flames, you'll want to curl up next to this fire pit every night.

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Wrought Studio Seabridge Wood-Burning Fire Pit

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Wrought Studio Seabridge Steel Wood-Burning Fire Pit $380 $168
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Add a modern flair to your patio while staying comfortably warm all year long with this stylish design. This large metal fire bowl sits atop a sleek and sturdy cement base to weather the seasons (and we love its affordable price that can accommodate any outdoor décor budget).

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Pavestone Concrete Fire Pit in Greystone

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Pavestone RumbleStone Concrete Fire Pit in Greystone $649
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For a more organic look made of natural stone, this wood-burning fire pit is an ideal option to serve as a conversation piece between your outdoor furniture. A round steel insert makes for easy cleaning and a sleek finish, while sturdy stones add a textured pattern to its outer walls. Thanks to its hardy materials, this fire pit can withstand the weather in any season.

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Lakeside Collection Wood Burning Clay Chimenea

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Lakeside Collection Wood Burning Clay Chimenea with Metal Stand $128
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This clay chimenea is filled with personality, from its unique texture to its carved sun design. Whether you gather your friends and family around it for warmth, cooking, or a night of outdoor relaxation, its unique clay construction—which is compatible with both wood and charcoal and resistant to cracking—is ready for anything.

Charcoal burns slow and steady in a clay chimenea, while wood offers a fuller, warmer flame—just be sure not to use fire-starting fluid in your chimenea to protect its surface.

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Landmann USA Ball of Fire Outdoor Fireplace

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Landmann USA Ball of Fire Outdoor Fireplace $240
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With a unique globe-shaped design that offers 360-degree views of the fire, this spherical steel outdoor centerpiece is the ultimate conversation-starter. Plus, the fire plate is removable for easy cleaning between uses. We love its unique pivoting door that opens up to add wood while keeping flames and sparks contained when closed.

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UniFlame Outdoor Fireplace With Chimney

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UniFlame Wood Burning Outdoor Fireplace With Chimney $195
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If you’re in the market for something a little different than your typical outdoor fire pit, try this design to bring the look and feel of a traditional fireplace outdoors. The addition of a chimney helps direct the ash upward, which keeps your patio comfortable to enjoy the fire without dodging smoke.

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World Market Square Steel Fire Pit

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World Market Square Steel Fire Pit $300
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The squared-off lip on this chic fire pit oozes modern flair while giving this design a table-like feel when not in use. Its steel finish offers 360-degree fire views and a material that will develop a unique patina over time, and its lightweight design makes it simple to store away in the coldest winter months. Complete with a grate, spark screen, and fire poker, it offers plenty of value for an affordable price.

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