Backyard Summer Fun Can Last into Fall with the Perfect Outdoor Additions

Make your backyard the place to be every season.

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August 17, 2020
By: Amanda Mushro

Photo By: Klaus Vedfelt

Transform Your Space

If your backyard has quickly become the place you and your family are spending most of your summer, there’s no need to fret about autumn’s upcoming return. Turn those hot summer nights into cool fall evenings with the help of a few items that will make both seasons full of outdoor fun.

Fire Pit

Roast marshmallows, make delicious s'mores and then use this fire pit to keep the party going into fall by warming up in your backyard.

BUY IT: Home Depot, $99


Forget running back inside for a drink! This cooler fits perfectly on a deck and can hold drinks for the kids and adults. Plus, with its chic design, it will look great with your outdoor furniture during every season.

BUY IT: Bed, Bath & Beyond, $199-$250

Patio Heater

Late summer nights can start to feel chilly. So, grab a patio heater now and warm up your space well into the fall.

BUY IT: Lowes, $149

Outdoor Game

Take family game night outdoors with this giant connect row game. This one will be fun for kids and adults.

BUY IT: Amazon, $160

Speakers and Lights

Outdoor Bluetooth speakers that double as lights? Yes, please! Keep the fun going late into the night with this speaker and patio light combo. The tech is waterproof, so there’s no need to worry if your kids are splashing in their baby pool.

BUY IT: Amazon, $170

Outdoor Lights

Set the perfect backyard mood with these lights. They’re perfect for summer and fall family fun, and for letting the fun go from day to night.

BUY IT: Amazon, $66

Citronella Candle

It’s all fun and games until the bugs start to bite. Stock up on candles that will keep insects away while matching the outdoor décor.

BUY IT: Amazon, $10

Outdoor Dinnerware

Have more meals outside with your family and make it easier with these dishes and accessories. They are bright, colorful and can withstand messy meals with your kids.

BUY IT: Macy’s, $90

Hanging Rope Chair

Sure, you and your kids could just sit in a regular outdoor chair, but wouldn’t it be more fun if everyone had a hanging rope chair? Of course, it would. Swing into fall and watch the leaves change.

BUY IT: Overstock, $41

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