Best Outdoor Gazebos for 2023

Adding a gazebo to your backyard, garden or patio offers a lovely way to add some creativity and style to your outdoor area
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Even before the legendary Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Egyptians built gazebos to take advantage of the rich views of the fertile crescent. The word gazebo combines the word ‘gaze’ with the suffix ‘ebo,’ Latin for “I shall view.” Indeed, outdoor gazebos are ideal structures for appreciating your garden, poolside or orchard landscape. From adding shelter and privacy to your outdoor hot tub or dining area, these attractive outdoor gazebos invite you to enjoy the fresh air. Gazebos offer an inviting space that draws you out all year round.

Upgrade your garden and give yourself a sumptuous outdoor space with one of our favorite outdoor gazebos.

PURPLE LEAF 12' X 16' Permanent Hardtop Gazebo Aluminum Gazebo with Galvanized Steel Double Roof for Patio Lawn and Garden, Curtains and Netting Included, Grey

All-season comfort

Whether hosting a wedding or reception, your yoga group or book club, you can pull back the draperies and mosquito netting and let the sunshine in. PURPLE LEAF

The strong construction combined with the robust curtains keep rain, wind, and harmful UV light at bay. With a double topped steel roof, this outdoor gazebo keeps the air flowing on warm afternoons and allows for wind to pass through during gusty conditions. The powder-coated aluminum structure adds not only a stunning focal point to your landscape, but at 12 feet by 16 feet, this gazebo provides nearly 200 square feet of living space. The sloped roof guides water to the edging gutters, keeping your gazebo free from water damage and dripping on you. We love the U-shaped hooks installed on the ceiling for mounting lights or fans.

Kozyard Alexander Hardtop Aluminum Permanent Gazebo with a Mosquito Net and Privacy Sidewalls (Alexander 10'x12')

Snowy season safety

The frame won’t rust, and the double roof funnels water to the drain spouts cleverly disguised as the corner poles. Kozyard

Don’t worry that this aluminum gazebo can’t stand up to the weather. Not only can it take the heat, but it can stand up to 2000 pounds of snow. Did you know that adding a gazebo to your yard could increase the value of your home? In 2020, a survey found that 79% of home buyers said outdoor space was their number one priority when purchasing their first home. A gazebo is a home improvement you’ll appreciate for years to come. Place this dark brown gazebo poolside for a stunning way to shun the sun. At 10-feet by 12-feet, you can ensure plenty of private space with the strong, thick polyester sidewalls and mosquito netting, too.

Sunjoy Chapman 13 x 15 ft. Outdoor Patio Cedar Framed Gazebo with Brown Double Steel Hardtop Roof for Garden, Backyard Shade

Eye-catching design

When you cover it with the well-designed brown powder-coated steel roof, you’ve got a new favorite room for entertaining. Sunjoy

This well-made gazebo compliments your garden, and garners compliments, too. Wow your friends by serving an elegant dinner al fresco in your new wood gazebo outdoor dining room. Add some sisal rugs, a couple long tables, and some freshly cut garden blooms and create an evening everyone will remember. The 13-foot by 15-foot gazebo gives you 195 square feet to adorn with your favorite potted plants or fragrant vines, luxe draperies, and strands of round white lights. Made from rot and termite resistant cedar, the pieces are predrilled for easy assembly.

Outdoor Hardtop Gazebo (2021 New) - Galvanized Steel Double Roof, Patio Gazebo Canopy with Privacy Curtains and Premium Net, Permanent Gazebos Aluminum Frame (Calaro 12' X20') by domi outdoor living

Meditation station

Fill it with comfy lounges and sofas, perfect for reading, relaxing, and rejuvenating. Or give it a Polynesian flair and transform it into that tiki bar you’ve been longing for. Domi Outdoor

Relax in your own sanctuary any time of the year with this generous gazebo. So often we enjoy our backyard view seen through our windows. With 240 square feet of space, this gazebo creates a large outdoor room for all seasons. Always inviting, the strong galvanized steel roof keeps you safe from the sun and snow while giving you a quiet oasis to meditate and unwind. The double-top roof helps with ventilation while the thick polyester fabric can transform the area into a soft-sided room. It also comes with a zippered mosquito net so whatever you’re enjoying, you’ll have no uninvited guests.


Cyndi Mathews is a contributing writer to Florida Travel & Life, an online brand that inspires active, affluent travelers, providing them with insider information on discovering the best of Florida. Informative and engaging, the website showcases travel destinations, arts and cultural venues, vibrant dining scenes, recreational activities, the great outdoors and the revitalized real-estate market. Cyndi recently published her first book and enjoys traveling to Florida in her sailboat.


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