17 Affordable Outdoor Furniture Pieces to Add to Your Backyard Space
What does the perfect summer day consist of, you ask? It's simple — basking in the sun, sipping on a refreshing cocktail, and finding comfort in a piece of furniture that complements not only your backyard but also your wallet. With the sunshine-filled season now well underway, it's the ideal time to upgrade your outdoor furniture setup with more essential pieces like lounge chairs, coffee tables, love seats, and more. Whether you're kicking back by the pool or reading in the shade, having a dreamy piece of furniture to relax on will make your next backyard hangout so much better.
Complete with items from Target, Wayfair, Amazon, and other retailer favorites, these inexpensive furniture finds will turn your outdoor area into a blissful escape. Shop the best dining tables, sofas, accent tables, and more right here. The best part is that each piece is under $500, so you can save your money for other seasonal essentials like summer dresses, cocktail shakers, and cheeky pool floats. Cheers to uncovering modern, beautiful outdoor furniture at surprisingly cheap prices. Shop our top picks for the best outdoor furniture under $500 ahead.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes
A Rattan Cooler Table
Keter Cool Bar Rattan Style Outdoor Pool Cooler Table ($81, originally $90)
Where has this cooler/table hybrid been all our lives? The table has an ice bin for Champagne and wine, and its top half acts as a table. It's perfect for outdoor parties and gatherings.
A Hammock Chair
Songmics Hanging Chair ($90)
Equipped with a large, fluffy cushion, this chair is a dream to sit on. The swing chair can hold up to 264 pounds and will turn any corner of your home into an idyllic escape. Its comfy cushion will suck you in for hours, surrounding you in softness.
A Wicker Sofa
Christopher Knight Home Marcia Outdoor Wood Sofa ($296, originally $313)
For an organic look that doesn't need cushions to feel comfortable, try this woven sofa. It's built to seat three people and can withstand most weather conditions, which is ideal for those who don't have a covered patio.
A Porch Swing
For something classic and beachy, try this white porch swing. It can seat two people and comes in five colors. If you're looking for something larger, there is also a three seater option. Its high back and deep seat make it a cozy place to relax.
A Fringed Outdoor Umbrella
Ammsun Patio Umbrella ($97)
The cute tassels on this outdoor umbrella have a fun vintage vibe. You can choose from six color options, including patterned versions. It has a 7' diameter and even comes with a tilt mechanism, so you can still get plenty of sun coverage.
A Modern Rocking Chairs Set
Who said rocking chairs have to be traditional? This sleek rocking chairs set has modern, clean lines with a slim frame and crisp cushions. It's an affordable bestseller that's also comfortable and compact, and it even comes with a table. Place the set on your porch, and enjoy the chairs' smooth rocking capabilities as you chat with friends and family.
A Wicker Sectional
This five-piece set is available in two other fabric options and has a solid, long-lasting frame that can't be beaten for its price. Combine its pieces in different configurations to suit your deck or poolside oasis.
A Standard Outdoor Umbrella
Sunnyglade Patio Umbrella ($41, originally $55)
With over 24,000 reviews and an average rating just shy of five stars, this patio umbrella comes in 15 different colors. It can tilt to effectively block the sun from a variety of angles and has a 7.5' diameter, so it can easily shade two people.
A Wicker Coffee Table
If you have a boho, casual vibe, this is a lovely coffee table that blends with the greenery of the outdoors. The wicker table adds texture to your space, and it's both rust and weather resistant.
A Sleek Loveseat
This loveseat is an excellent option if you're dealing with a small space. It's easy to put in any place, like a patio or balcony. We personally enjoy its clean lines and angular seat, which will give your outdoor space a modern feel.
A Rattan Chairs Set
Latigo Rattan Patio Chat Set ($475)
This trio has over 500 reviews and an almost perfect five-star rating. The three-piece set includes two chairs and one rounded coffee table to match. The included seat and back cushions make it extra plush and the table has just enough room to hold drinks.
A Metal Chairs Set
Metal Mesh Small Space Set ($325)
The cushions on this chair set look so inviting. The three-piece set includes two metal mesh chairs and a small table that's sized to fit balconies and patios tight on space. The set's neutral design blends in anywhere, making it a great option for almost any outdoor space.
An Oversized Patio Umbrella
Bluu Sycamore Patio Umbrella ($100, originally $130)
For something larger, this patio umbrella has a 10' diameter and has a 360-degree rotation and tilting capabilities, so you can easily chase the sun to create shade. If you're in need of lighting, you can even choose one of the options that come with LED lights inside of the umbrella.
A Pendant Light
Lulu and Georgia Beehive Woven Pendant Light ($148, originally $295)
Perhaps the easiest way to upgrade your backyard space is with a staple light fixture — just like this one from Lulu and Georgia. The woven light is perfect for hanging on your porch, patio, or over an outdoor dining table where your guests can gather.
A Wooden Bistro Set
This classic wooden bistro set will never go out of style, but will make your outdoor space look new. The natural wood set comes with two chairs and a table that is perfect for enjoying coffee or cocktails.
A Wicker Bistro Set
How cute is this bistro set? Its efficient design is ideal for small outdoor spaces. Just tuck in its chairs, and it becomes a plain and simple table. We love its tempered glass top for holding drinks like coffee or tea.
A Farmhouse Dining Table
This dining table features gorgeous crisscross legs and a V-frame trestle. Crafted from mahogany wood, this table is hard not to fall in love with. Its design can seat four guests comfortably for a spacious (and stylish) outdoor dinner.