Set the scene with fantastic furnishings and dazzling décor
Whatever the occasion, an outdoor entertaining space is always a hot commodity. Make it look the absolute best it can with flourishes and innovative luxury products from Frontgate –– the ultimate destination for elevated home décor and furnishings.
Planning your next backyard get-together? Looking to add a few pops of color before your guests arrive? Dress to impress with the latest must-haves. We’ve taken the stress out of shopping and gathered some of our absolute Frontgate favorites. Check out our list of the 18 hottest must-have products from Frontgate for your next outdoor party.
$84 – $360
Be sure to have a BALL at your next outdoor gathering with these entertaining elements. Add some fun flourishes to your lawn, patio, or even your pool with these floatable orbs made out of durable, waterproof polyethylene. Available in a host of gentle, calming colors (static and repeat) that can be changed with a handy remote, and ranging from small to large sizes, these accent pieces are a unique and attention-grabbing addition to your outdoor space.
$125 – $150
Float on…in style. Pool floats are a must for any backyard get-together –– but don’t trust your weekend to just any old material. These Resort Pool Floats deliver 2 inches of thick, durable closed-cell foam which means superior buoyancy and support (up to 350 lbs. to be exact). Coated in PVC final, these luxurious and flexible mats are protected from the sun’s rays, chlorine, and saltwater while doubly resistant to tears and punctures. Give your poolside party an elevated resort look and feel. Available in a host of vibrant, summertime shades and colors, like lemon, hibiscus, and tropical green.
Available as a set or single
For those who like to remain in one place while soaking up the sun, try the Soleil Water Lounger –– perfect for poolside, Baja shelf, or shallow-end reclining, whatever you're into. This exclusive contoured seat is made of durable polyethylene that keeps you cool and comfortable at all times. They're even safe for vinyl pools! Available in stark white or crystal blue, the color will not fade or yellow over time.
The name really says it all. On hot, summer backyard occasions, how cool would it be to take a few friends out on the water on this thing? The Aqua Beach Wave Floating Party Mat is truly a must-have of this and any other season –– and perfect for pool, beach, and lake-worthy selfies. Consisting of a unique cross-linked foam, the tear-resistant mat comes complete with cup holders and Velcro straps for the ultimate party hangout for up to 1,000 lb.
Available in various colors
Why not incorporate some fun and games into your outdoor celebration? It's easy as “game, set, match” with the Cornilleau 600X Crossover Table Tennis. With a playing surface made of sun- and water-resistant laminate resin, as well as a solid frame crafted of steel coated with aluminum-zinc alloy for the utmost in stability, this piece is the ultimate party-starter (seriously, who doesn’t love ping pong?) The entire table folds seamlessly for easy storage and includes a patented DSI® safety crank system that ensures no fingers get caught. Be the talk of the neighborhood –– then, bring it inside during those winter months and be the talk of the family.
The ultimate conversation started, the Amalea Outdoor Fire Table brings everybody…to the table, with its inviting fire fixture and a functional surface made of weather-resistant glass and fiber-reinforced concrete. The stainless-steel burner provides warmth and light during evening chats, while the easily dimmed offset burner also allows it to function simply as a contemporary-style coffee table. Pull up some chairs around this statement furnishing and keep the party going until all hours.
Not all get-togethers take place in the summer. Don’t ever let the weather dictate your weekend plans –– pick up a must for any backyard: the Canyon Patio Heater. Made of durable, all-weather stainless steel and featuring simple electronic ignition, this propane-fueled heater provides radiating warmth in all climates. With a 55,000 BTU output, all you need is a standard 20 lb. propane tank (sold separately) and you’re ready to go. Give your outdoor space the look and feel of a high-class restaurant patio or terrace with a versatile heat source that will keep everyone happy.
Available in multiple sizes
$1169 – $1349
Sometimes the sun can get a little…extra. So best to have a contingency plan in place when hosting a backyard full of guests. Bring the party underneath the expansive European Round Slide Mount Umbrella, a marvel of engineering that opens with the seamless pull of a crank and rotates a cool 360° by a knob. A durable, solution-dyed, awning-grade fabric canopy completely obscures sun and rain to provide the perfect shelter for alfresco eats. Best of all, this eye-catching appliance, made entirely in Europe, comes with a 5-year manufacturer's warranty.
Pull up a seat and make the most of your outdoor space with the modular Palermo 3-piece sofa set –– a must for outdoor gatherings. Combining serious comfort and style with structural integrity, the Palermo model features metallic bronze fibers woven around a powder-coated aluminum frame. Featuring a structured sofa, loveseat, and standalone accent chair, this outdoor set is contemporary and clean; minimal and muted. Of course, if you want to put your stamp on things, incorporate some pillows in pops of color. Better yet, make a bold statement and select seat cushions in one of 5 different colors (from air blue to indigo to sand). Or mix and match to truly express yourself.
Surfaces are important at parties. So why not pick up a versatile table that can do it all? The Westport Console is hand-built from sustainable teak wood in a fabulous chevron pattern and features brushed stainless-steel accents. The slatted wood shelf at the bottom is perfect for stowing pool towels and accessories or make it truly functional and incorporate plants or home décor (it also works smashingly indoors as well as outdoors). It is, however, made for the backyard as the kiln-dried materials remove moisture and guard against warping or cracking. Over time, if you choose not to treat the exterior, a natural silvery patina will form to create an even more outstanding, one-of-a-kind statement piece.
The bar is open, and responsible hosts will know how to keep everybody's glasses topped with a fully stocked Westport Bar Cart within reach. Made of natural, high-quality stainless steel and hand-crafted from sustainably harvested teak wood, featuring a trendy chevron pattern, this must-have for outdoor entertaining. Its durable body glides seamlessly across the patio on 360° rotation casters while the solid wood frame, resistant to mildew and moisture, lasts in the rain and high humidity. This party starter arrives assembled and is ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. Best of all, due to the natural variations in the materials, each Westport Bar Cart is truly unique.
Available in various styles and sizes
$39 – $55
Raise a glass or two to the weekend –– and be sure to show off your deliciously durable and sophisticated stemware while you’re at it. Made with 100% high-quality acrylic in a crystal-clear setting, these drink vessels (highball glasses, old-fashioned rock glasses, and stemmed wine glasses) give the feel of elevated tradition, but with backyard, break-resistant safety in mind.
With weighted bases and clarity at the forefront, these 6 goblets are a Frontgate exclusive and ideal for serving indoor and outdoor functions. BPA-free and dishwasher safe, they are also built to last and resistant to breaking, chipping, and scratching –– and the neutral shades and colors pair with just about any existing plate settings.
Available in various styles and sizes
$27 – $63
Take the plunge with plates that leave an impression. Frontgate’s Pescado Melamine Plate Collection is truly where durability meets personality. Made of hard-wearing, BPA-free 100% melamine and featuring fun fish decals, these aquatic additions are sure to brighten your outdoor serving area. High-quality materials mean that these dishwasher-safe salad plates and platter are resistant to scratching and chipping, while the minimal construction and graphic layout are on-trend for this and future outdoor gatherings.
For those who don't have much outdoor space to spare, or if you are interested in taking the next get-together on the road, the Nantucket Picnic Basket is an ideal item. With its woven wicker design and canvas-lined interior, eating out under the stars or by the beach will never look the same. The pinnacle of sophistication, this carrier also comes equipped with a zippered cooler compartment and solid porcelain plates, flatware, wine glasses, and even a corkscrew (it's truly thought of it all). Finished with elevated leatherette strappings and silver buckles, it packs up lunch, dinner, snacks, and everything in between. Be the talk of the next parkette hangout.
Available in various finishes and colors
Any good backyard party requires some serious lounging. And there really is no better way to sit comfortably and conversationally than with the intimate Pasadena 5-piece Rounded Sofa Set. Made from UV-resistant wicker and a powder-coated aluminum frame, this statement piece is the ultimate in luxury and longevity. The curved design allows for seamless assembly and rearranging, while the neutral base stays on-trend for seasons to come. Best of all, the soft Sunbrella® sofa cushions are comfortably stuffed, and feature mesh bottoms designed for quick drying should you forget to cover up.
Available in various sizes
Practice makes perfect, so why not spend a few hours before guests arrive chipping over the ultimate water hazard with this fun, interactive floating golf green. Made from high-grade synthetic grass on a recycled foam base, this unique pool fixture offers a challenge to golf aces and an even bigger challenge for those interested in honing their swing. Fun for the whole family, it comes with a 12-pack of regulation-size dimpled golf balls, built with a foam core that creates ample weight for limited distance and buoyancy that’s also soft enough for backyard play.
Available in various sizes
$137 – $183
With its advanced cooling technology and sleek, stainless-steel design (BPA-free), the Optima Chill Cell Beverage Dispenser is an absolute must-have for your next outdoor get-together. Offering clean lines and a sophisticated spigot for seamless on-off functionality, these coolers –– available in multiple gallon sizes –– are remarkably solid and feature a suspended ice chamber reservoir that allows beverages to remain chilled for hours without dilution or condensation. Best of all, clean-up is a breeze. Wash by hand, leave to drip and the entire vessel will likely be dried and ready to store by the time the party’s over.
Available in various colors, trims, and sizes
$54 – $91
Sometimes, all you need to liven up a drab space are a few throw pillows. Not only are these Sunbrella® custom outdoor options fun and expressive –– not to mention available in a host of different colors and trims –– but they are also made from the highest quality fabrics: durable and built to last. Each square pillow allows you to curate your existing patio or terrace space with royal flair, made all the more chic with the on-trend resort-style stripe and minimal tone. These pillows feature woven solution-dyed, all-weather fabric that will take your outdoor furniture over and above.