As we’ve pivoted our hobbies away from post-work happy hours to apartment-window birdwatching, and altered our expectations from big trips abroad to virtual learning experiences, we’ve found ourselves reconnecting with a simpler side of life. And now — topping our ongoing gleeful list of puzzles, home workouts, birdhouses, and countertop grills — we’re leaning into fire pits for setting our harmonious and chilly stay-at-home winters aflame.
No longer relegated to suburbanites who dream of campground oases, fire pits have quietly gone mainstream: from those cumbersome clay contraptions at your neighborhood hardware store to sleeker devices that are hip (and safe) enough for even the coolest kids on the city block to buy. Just one quick Google search populates a plethora of these joy-sparking beauties — including small tabletop options and larger steel styles — and we’ve already hunted through the lot to pull out the best worth carting.
Our come-one-come-all winter gatherings may be canceled, but we can still host an extra-safe and socially-distant bonfire in our own backyards (or rooftops, or patios) with the top pit options ahead.
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Danya B Portable Indoor/Outdoor Tabletop Fire Pit, $, available at Bed Bath & Beyond
Terra Flame Stone Gel Outdoor Tabletop Fireplace, $, available at Wayfair
BioLite FirePit+ Wood & Charcoal Burning Fire Pit, $, available at BioLite
ConcreteHomebyEmMae Tabletop Fire Bowl, $, available at Etsy
Solo Stove Solo Stove Ranger + Stand, $, available at Solo Stove
Project 62 Pipestone Tabletop LP Firepit, $, available at Target
Better Homes & Gardens 30” Fire Pit & Table, $, available at Walmart
Heat Carrier Shop Portable Bio Fireplace, $, available at Etsy
Hampton Bay Briarglen Fire Ball with Tree Branches, $, available at Home Depot
Greyleigh Tuscola Firebowl Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit, $, available at Wayfair
FLÎKR Fire Personal Concrete Fireplace, $, available at The Grommet
Terrain Weathering Steel Obelisk Chiminea, $, available at Terrain
SolidProcessing Concrete Fire Bowl – Blue Rim, $, available at Etsy
Ebern Designs Parson Portable Pellet Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit, $, available at Wayfair
Primus Kamoto Folding Fire Pit & Open Fire Pan, $, available at Food52
The Grommet Rubbing Alcohol Tabletop Fire Pit, $, available at The Grommet
TrendMartbyAnnie Flikr Personal Concrete fireplace., $, available at Etsy
Blomus Fuoco Tabletop Gel Fire Pit, $, available at 2Modern
RadiateCampfireCo Radiate Portable Bonfire, $, available at Etsy
World Market Silver Hammered Metal Chiminea, $, available at World Market
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