Skip to content


Outdoor Heating Ideas: Fire Pit, Patio Heater & Cozy Gazebo

06 Aug 2023 0 Comments
Outdoor Heating Ideas: Fire Pit, Patio Heater & Cozy Gazebo

When the weather turns chilly, there's no reason to retreat indoors. With the right outdoor heating solutions, you can transform your outdoor living space into a warm and inviting oasis all year round.

Whether you love hosting gatherings with friends and family, relaxing in your backyard, or enjoying a quiet evening under the stars, investing in outdoor patio heaters and fireplaces will extend your outdoor season and enhance your overall outdoor experience. 

Wood-Burning Fireplaces: Timeless Charm and Intimate Gatherings

Experience the magic of a starlit evening, enveloped in the comforting embrace of a crackling fire. Turning your chilly outdoor space into a warm and inviting retreat is easier than you might think.

Begin by choosing the ideal location for your outdoor fireplace and gathering all the necessary materials. Building a robust foundation and constructing the fireplace with fire-resistant bricks are important steps to ensure safety and durability.

However, if you prefer a hassle-free option, consider the convenience of a Sunjoy outdoor fireplace. You can easily assemble it within an hour, making it the perfect solution for swift and effortless warmth.


Add the finishing touches to your outdoor fireplace with a stylish mantle and comfortable seating, and you're all set to create cherished moments with friends and family on those crisp, chilly evenings. 

Fire Pit Table: Combination of Warmth and Functionality 

Looking for a versatile heating solution that also doubles as a stylish centerpiece? Look no further than a fire pit table. These innovative tables seamlessly combine the warmth of a fire pit with the practicality of a table, creating an inviting and functional addition to your outdoor living space.

Imagine gathering around a cozy fire with friends and family, sharing stories and laughter, all while having a meal or playing games. Fire pit tables offer the perfect setting for creating lasting memories and fostering a sense of togetherness.

With a wide range of shapes, designs, materials, and fuel options available, you can find the ideal fire pit table that perfectly complements your outdoor decor.

Shape and Design:

Fire pit tables come in a variety of shapes and designs to suit different outdoor spaces and personal preferences. Round fire pit tables provide a classic and communal feel, encouraging conversation and connection.

On the other hand, rectangular or square fire pit tables offer a more contemporary and sophisticated look, perfect for complementing modern outdoor decor.

The versatility in design ensures that you can find a fire pit table that seamlessly integrates with your existing outdoor furniture and enhances the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living area.


Fire tables are crafted from a range of durable materials, ensuring both functionality and longevity. Common materials include sturdy metals like aluminum, which provide excellent weather resistance and is easy to maintain.

You can also find fire pit tables made from steel or cast iron, which add a touch of traditional charm and ruggedness to your outdoor space. For a more natural and organic look, there are fire pit tables constructed from stone or tile, lending a rustic appeal to your outdoor setting. 

The variety of materials available allows you to select a fire pit table that aligns with your style preferences and will withstand the elements for years to come.

Fuel Options:

Fire pit tables offer various fuel options to cater to different needs and preferences. One popular choice is propane, which provides the convenience of easy ignition and adjustable flame control. Propane fire pit tables typically come with a hidden compartment to conceal the propane tank, maintaining a sleek and uncluttered appearance.

Alternatively, you can opt for natural gas fire pit tables, which offer a continuous and uninterrupted fuel supply when connected to a gas line.

If you prefer the traditional and authentic experience, wood-burning fire pit tables allow you to enjoy the crackling flames and smoky aroma, creating an enchanting ambiance in your outdoor space.

Matching with Seating:

Pairing your fire pit table with the right seating is essential for creating a comfortable and inviting outdoor living area.

The seating options can vary based on the shape and size of your fire pit table. For round fire pit tables, consider circular seating arrangements that encourage face-to-face interactions and foster a sense of intimacy. Outdoor sofas, sectional sets, or rounded benches are excellent choices to complement the circular design of the fire pit table.

For rectangular or square fire pit tables, linear seating arrangements work best. You can opt for outdoor dining chairs or benches that align with the length of the table, providing ample seating for your guests. Mixing and matching different seating options can also add a touch of creativity and personality to your outdoor space.

Wood-Burning Fire Pits: Embrace the Rustic Charm

There is something undoubtedly magical about gathering around a crackling fire on a cool evening. The warmth, the mesmerizing flames, and the comforting scent of burning wood create an ambiance that no other type of fire pit can replicate.

Wood-burning fire pits have become increasingly popular in recent years, as people yearn for a connection to nature and a break from the fast-paced modern world.

One of the greatest joys of owning a wood-burning fire pit is the opportunity to roast marshmallows and make delicious s'mores. The soft, gooey marshmallow melting over the open flame, sandwiched between two chocolate-covered graham crackers, is a treat that brings out childlike joy in everyone.

As you sit around the fire, you can feel the warmth of the flames on your skin, smell the earthy scent of burning wood, and listen to the sounds of crackling firewood and chirping crickets. It's a chance to slow down, be present in the moment, and appreciate the simple pleasures of life.

Propane Patio Heaters: Warmth and Convenience

One of the most popular outdoor heating options is propane patio heaters. These versatile heaters come in various styles, including table-top and free-standing models. With their easy-to-use propane tanks, they provide instant heat and are incredibly convenient for outdoor gatherings. The heat output of propane patio heaters can vary, so consider the size of your outdoor seating area to choose the appropriate outdoor heater that will keep everyone comfortably warm.

If you're looking for outdoor heaters that withstand the elements while adding a modern touch to your outdoor living areas, stainless steel heaters are an excellent choice. They are not only durable but also visually appealing. Stainless steel propane heaters blend seamlessly with contemporary outdoor furniture and decor, creating an outdoor dining area or seating space that exudes elegance and comfort.

Enhance Your Outdoor Heating Experience with a Gazebo Addition

An outdoor seating area is all about comfort and style. When choosing the right outdoor heater, consider how it complements your outdoor furniture and decor.

Adding a gazebo to your outdoor heating area is a brilliant way to elevate both the aesthetics and functionality of your outdoor space. A gazebo provides a stylish and sheltered focal point where you can relax, entertain, and enjoy the warmth of your outdoor heating solution.

Whether you opt for a wood gazebo that exudes natural charm or a modern metal gazebo that complements contemporary decor, the addition of a gazebo creates an intimate and inviting atmosphere.

By incorporating your chosen heating element, such as a fire pit table or patio heater, you can transform the gazebo into a cozy retreat, making it the perfect spot to unwind and entertain guests year-round. Shielded from the elements, your gazebo will become a cherished outdoor oasis, where you can savor precious moments in comfort and style.


Investing in the right outdoor heating solution is a game-changer for your outdoor living experience. Whether you opt for propane patio heaters, wood-burning fireplaces, or outdoor fire pit tables, each option brings its own unique benefits to elevate your outdoor space.

Create an outdoor living area that resonates with your style, provides the warmth you need, and fosters cherished memories with your loved ones. Embrace the changing seasons and make the most out of your outdoor patio, living space, or dining area with the perfect outdoor heater for your needs.


To explore the latest Sunjoy styles, we invite you to visit our New Arrivals collection, where you can discover the best prices on sale for these stunning wood gazebos, hardtop gazebos, carports, pergola kits and more. For more inspirits about backyard decoration and transformation, please check the Backyard Ideas collection. Visit the Sale collection to check more gazebos for sale. 💡💡💡

Recommendations for previous articles: Hard Top Gazebo Pick Up Guide, Top 15 Pool Party Must-Haves, Small Backyard Landscaping Ideas.

Do you have any ideas about how you would use a gazebo? Use the hashtag #Sunjoylife to share your idea or opinion with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest, and Tiktok.

Prev Post
Next Post

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.

Someone recently bought a
[time] ago, from [location]

Thanks for subscribing!

This email has been registered!

Shop the look

Choose Options

Recently Viewed

Edit Option
Have Questions?
Back In Stock Notification
is added to your shopping cart.
Terms & Conditions

Free delivery to US on all orders except replacement parts.

  • Shipping to US takes 7-10 business days.
  • Free Curbside Delivery for LTL items.
Track Your Order Here

        Return Policy:

    • Please email to inquire about returning your merchandise within 30 days of the original delivery date. Please note that some returns may incur a 15% restocking fee. Shipping and handling for returned items is non-refundable.
    • All returned items must be undamaged, unused and in good condition. If the canopy has signs of use the return will not be accepted.
    • Discounted items, including items purchased with coupons are final and cannot be returned or exchange

    More details refer to Refund policy

    When returning your product:

    • Please remove all existing shipping labels from the box and make sure to include the item list that was included with your purchase. Please return merchandise within 7 days upon receipt of your approved return shipping instructions.
    • Outbound and return shipping costs on returned merchandise are non-refundable.
     File For A Return Here

        Promotions and Offers:

      We reserve the right to modify, cancel, and limit any promotion or offer. We reserve the right to refuse to provide offers and/or promotions to particular individuals or organizations at our discretion.
    this is just a warning
    Shopping Cart
    0 items

    Before you leave...

    Take 10% off your first order

    10% off


    Continue Shopping

    Replacement parts and sale items excluded