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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.

Sponsored By: Ledge Lounger
A portion of this piece was created in partnership with Ledge Lounger, an in-pool and outdoor furniture and accessories company.

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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.

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Ozark 4 Pc Set In Naturalvia merchant

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?

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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.

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Modern Adirondack

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.

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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.

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Casainc Outdoor Patio Chair Set Of 2 Brown Metal Frame Swivel Bar Stool Chairs With Off White Sling Seatvia merchant

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.

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Better Homes & Gardens Brookbury 5 Piece Outdoor Patio Wicker Dining Sectional Setvia merchant

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.

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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.

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Navagio Outdoor 10 Piece Wicker Full Round Sofa Set With Fire Table By Christopher Knight Homevia merchant

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.

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Torrey All Weather Wicker Papasan Swivel Chairvia merchant

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.

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Suncrown 3 Piece Outdoor Rocking Bistro Set Black Wicker Furniture Porch Chairs Conversation Sets With Glass Coffee Tablevia merchant

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.

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Clevermade Tamarack Folding Wooden Outdoor Chair Stylish Low Profile Acacia Wood Lounge Chair For The Patio, Porch, Lawn, Garden Or Home Furniturevia merchant

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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Toni DeBella
Toni DeBella is a culture and lifestyle writer, reviews expert and DIYer covering everything from pests to pool cabanas to painting. For over a decade, Toni was the owner of a successful faux finishing, mural and children’s furniture business before moving to a career in writing. Her work has appeared in The Telegraph, Fodor’s, Italy Magazine, DK Eyewitness travel guides and others. She lives in a medieval hill town in Italy where her bicycle “Raoul” serves as her primary mode of transportation.