11 Best Outdoor Fire Pit Seating Ideas for a Welcoming, Cozy Space
Create a relaxing outdoor oasis with these creative fire pit seating ideas that are sure to bring the heat.
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A portion of this piece was created in partnership with Ledge Lounger, an in-pool and outdoor furniture and accessories company.
Sitting around a backyard fire pit on a nippy evening is one of life’s little pleasures. To make the most of the warmth and glow, you’ll want to have plenty of seats for friends and family to all be together. That’s where the best fire pit seating ideas comes in for toasty days and nights.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the crackling logs from a pair of rocking chairs or a snuggly wicker patio sofa. Need a little inspiration? Start with these fire pit seating ideas for every occasion and backyard.
Four-Piece Outdoor Set
Sometimes the simplest solution is the best. This Ozark outdoor set is all you need to make your fire pit seating area an inviting gathering spot. Consisting of a love seat, two chairs and a table, it’s ideal when patio space is tight. The durable grouping comes with seat cushions, but for extra coziness, why not add a few soft throw pillows?
Eucalyptus Outdoor Bench
The curved shape of this eucalyptus bench fits perfectly around a fire pit to facilitate intimate conversations. You can purchase multiples of this backless pew to form a half-moon or full-circle arrangement. We were also impressed by the fully wooden construction and 500-pound weight capacity. In a word, this bench is solid.
You can’t beat a classic Adirondack chair, unless, that is, it gets a contemporary twist. Ledge Lounger’s modern Adirondack chair isn’t your ordinary outdoor chair. It’s crafted with high-density polyethylene resin, and remains color stabilized for up to 20,000 hours in direct sunlight. Available in 13 neutral or fun colors, this chair is resistant to moisture and mildew, and stands up to outdoor elements that cause splintering, warping and fading. Plus, it has a built-in bottle opener and swivel cup holder for fireside sipping. You might spend the whole summer in this chair! Speaking of, this patio egg chair is another excellent pick you’ve got to check out.
Teak Lounge Chair
This modern teak lounge chair sits low to the ground, so you can fully feel the warmth radiating from your fire pit. And thanks to its reclining angle and thick cushions, you’ll want to spend all your free time outdoors. This chair is built with durable teak wood and weather-resistant fabric, which speaks to its quality construction.
Patio Chair Set
A combination of different fire pit seating ideas and styles adds visual interest and serves multiple needs. By placing this pair of swivel patio chairs next to the fire pit, you’ll not only have better back support, but you’ll be free to turn back and forth for optimum chatting and small-group socializing.
Five-Piece Wicker Dining Sectional Set
Want something a little different? Surround your fire pit with this affordable boho-style outdoor wicker furniture. Instead of chairs for fire pit entertaining, this rattan sectional can fit more people in a space, providing loads of outdoor relaxation hours. It even comes with a table for dining al fresco in front of the backyard bonfire.
Concrete Accent Stool
If you’re looking for durable fire pit seating ideas, you can’t get much tougher than concrete. This modern garden stool will last through extreme weather conditions and looks cool sitting next to the fire. The faux terrazzo finish comes in white, pink and gray, or choose black or blue in a solid hue. If you prefer the DIY approach, here are step-by-step instructions on how to make your own concrete bench.
Wicker Sofa Set with Fire Table
This rounded wicker sofa set has enough room for eight people to sit comfortably around the fire pit. Try arranging the quarter seats in different ways (two half-circle seats are shown here)—you decide what works best for you. The best part? A gas fire pit is included, as well as a stylish table to hide a propane tank.
Wicker Swivel Chair
This charming papasan chair with a plush seat and two back cushions envelop you in comfort. Sitting in one is like getting a big hug. The chair’s rounded shape pairs well with a round fire pit—just place a few around the flames and snuggle in.
Three-Piece Rocking Bistro Set
This affordable three-piece bistro rocking chair set updates beloved, traditional rocking chairs into a seriously contemporary style. The thick seat cushions are layered polyester wrapped in a thick foam core, and the tempered glass side table holds snacks and drinks.
Folding Wooden Chair
When fire pit season is over (is it really ever over?), it’s nice to have an option that easily stores away. This ultra-modern folding wooden chair is more attractive than plastic or metal, yet just as convenient. Fold a blanket over the back or attach seat cushions for added comfort.
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