Best Outdoor Patio Furniture for Your Family's Backyard

When it comes to decorating your family's outdoor space, weather-friendly finds are just as important as kid-friendly finds. Create the patio of your dreams with these weatherproof tables, chairs, hammocks, lights, and more.

An image of outdoor furniture on a colorful background.
Photo: Courtesy of manufacturers. Art: Jillian Sellers.
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Family Hammock

Signature Hammock yellowleaf mohave pattern
Courtesy of Yellow Leaf Hammocks

Welcome lazy summer afternoons with this bright, handwoven Signature Hammock made from durable waterproof yarn. Spring for the family size, which supports up to 550 pounds and a whole lot of group cuddles.

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All-Weather Bar Cart

Alfresco II Grey Cart With Casters
Courtesy of Crate and Barrel

An all-weather bar cart with removable trays is genius for entertaining or schlepping almost anything. The Alfresco II Grey Cart With Casters is made from a UV-treated faux wood and has locking wheels.

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Pedestal Planters

Bishop Pedestal Planters with plants in them
Courtesy of West Elm

Spruce up the patio by popping a new plant baby into a sculptural earthenware Bishop Pedestal Planter.

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Solar String Lights

Glow Solar String Lights
Solar lights FTW!. Courtesy of Bright Tech

No need to plug in: Glow Solar String Lights soak up rays during the day. Weave them through your trees or along a doorframe for a no-fuss twinkly atmosphere when the sun sets.

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Metal Outdoor Side Table

Noble House Lassen 21-in. Matte Teal Round Metal Outdoor Side Table
Courtesy of Noble House

Every yard needs a multipurpose item like the Noble House Lassen 21-in. Matte Teal Round Metal Outdoor Side Table. Use it as a seat, for propping up your feet, or for resting your book on (that is, if you ever get the chance to sit down).

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Outdoor Dining Set

Äpplarö outdoor dining set
Courtesy of IKEA

With expandable drop leaves on the table, a roomy bench, and two matching chairs, the Äpplarö set caters to all your summer dining needs—and it'll withstand everything that's eventually spilled on it.

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Stacking Wicker Chairs

Bee & Willow Home Nantucket Wicker Stacking Chairs
Courtesy of Bee & Willow

Bring bistro vibes to the backyard with the Bee & Willow Home Nantucket Wicker Stacking Chairs, which can sidle up to any style of table or act as theater seats for your kids' impromptu talent show.

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Outdoor Floor Cushions

Eden Outdoor Floor Cushion
Courtesy of Society6

Once you've got your seating down, throw a large floor pillow or two into the mix. Kids will love sprawling out on the Eden Outdoor Floor Cushion.

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