10 Budget-Friendly Fire Pits Under $300

Warm up your outdoor space without emptying your wallet.

Related To:

A fire feature is a fabulous addition to any patio, serving as a stunning focal point and a cozy gathering spot. Many fire pits can cost upwards of $1,000, particularly when they’re made of heavy natural stone or concrete, but there are also plenty of budget-friendly options out there that are just as beautiful. (Plus, they're typically smaller and lighter weight — perfect for tiny patios.) Heat up your outdoor space with one of these $300-or-less fire pits.

Hammered Copper

$249.98; hayneedle.com

Traditional Stone Look

$289.99; target.com

Sleek Iron Disc

$269; cb2.com

Craftsman Charm

$210.99; allmodern.com

Ball of Fire

$183.99; allmodern.com

Modern Fire Bowl

$299.98; allmodern.com

Diamond Detail

Rustic Metal

$99.95; gardeners.com

Mini Fire Column

$129.98; hayneedle.com

Tabletop Fireplace

$53.99; target.com

30 More Fire Pit Ideas

See All Photos

Small Rustic Fire Pit

A small fire pit embedded into a stone patio and circled with wooden chairs creates a rustic feel.

Cozy Circle

This fire pit creates a warm focal point for an area with benches arranged in a cozy circle. The outdoor fabric used in the pillows repeat the garden's colors.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Jane Ellison

Restoration Hardware Firepit

Lava Rock Natural Gas Fire Bowl, $1295.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Restoration Hardware.

California Fire Pit Design

An outdoor wooden banquette offers a cozy gathering place around the fire pit in this backyard design created by Chris Lambton for HGTV's Yard Takeover.

Photo By: Matt Harbicht/ Getty Images ©2013, HGTV/ Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Image courtesy of HGTV Yard Takeover.

Fire Pit Under Arched Veranda

A rectangular fire pit under an arched veranda highlights this rooftop design, which also includes a built-in bar with a kegerator, lounge seating and low-voltage lighting.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Adam Miller, Chicago Roof Deck & Garden

Fire Trough

A 6-foot long fire trough will keep guests cozy while they enjoy the stunning views from this patio.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Scott Cohen

Custom Fire Pit and Table

This custom combo table and fire pit, crafted from natural stone slab with wood and steel accents, make cool-weather dining and entertaining more comfortable. 

Photo By: Image courtesy of Iain Rizzo, Allen Land Design

Verona Custom Gas Fire Pit

From its porcelain tile top to the fire glass bowl, this 55-inch hexagonal gas fire pit is a showstopper. Two heat settings available: 30,000 or 40,000 BTUs. $1699, FrontGate.com. 

Fire Pits Enhance Patio Entertainment

Fire pits are classic porch heaters that allow homeowners and guests to safely enjoy the heat of wood fires outdoors. They are designed to keep small fires burning for hours while safely containing flame and embers.

Modern Look

This dramatic fire pit keeps it clean and simple. 

An Artful Glow

This TIKI Glow Torch adds atmosphere and light effects to your deck or backyard.

Photo By: Image courtesy of TIKI Brand

Seating Around a Fire Pit

A fire pit provides the focal point for this seating group that includes built-in benches. 

Photo By: Image courtesy of Adam Miller, Chicago Roof Deck & Garden

Creating a Look Around the Fire Pit

Finding furniture to suit the look of your fire pit and backyard is important. These classic Adirondack chairs work well and give graphic punch to this pit. 


Described as fire sculptures, the Alumina line from TIKI allows you to bring fire to a patio or deck. The basket weave pattern of the Antigua is actually weather-durable resin. www.tikibrand.com

Photo By: Image courtesy of TIKI Brand

Fire Pit in an Adobe-Style Hacienda

A fire pit adds atmosphere to an outdoor area of this historic 1920 John Byers U-shaped hacienda set in the Santa Monica Mountains in the Pacific Palisades Riviera. 

Photo By: Image courtesy of Douglas Hill/Designer: Lewin Wertheimer, Lewin Wertheimer Architecture

Blue Rhino Uniflame LP Gas Outdoor Fire Pit

This attractive unit is sure to be your backyard’s centerpiece. Featuring a decorative tile mantle, this propane-powered gas fire pit offers 30,000 BTU’s of heat and easy care. About $748, thefirepitstore.com. 

Fire Pit With Pool

In this design, a fire pit combines with a crescent-shaped pool to provide relaxing lounge space. 

Photo By: Image courtesy of Mary Vail, OSG Publicist/Designer: Joseph Vassallo, Paragon Pools

TIKI Metro

This cool portable fire pit boasts some very "Jetsons" lines. www.tikibrand.com

Photo By: Image courtesy of TIKI Brand

Public Square Fire Sculpture

From the Alumina line, this Public Square TIKI fire sculpture features a bronze finish. www.tikibrand.com

Photo By: Image courtesy of TIKI Brand

Brick Fire Pit

This fire pit is lined with a fire brick interior, veneered in house brick and finished with a four-piece thermal bluestone coping. A gas starter and custom log grate make this fire pit easy to enjoy. 

Photo By: Image courtesy of Bob Hursthouse, Hursthouse Landscape Architects and Contractors

Patio Fire Pit

This cozy condo patio features a custom fire pit and lounge chairs.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Adam Miller, Chicago Roof Deck & Garden

Fossill Stone Outdoor Fire Pit

This stylish, 30-inch wide pit would complement a classic garden design. Made of concrete blocks, it’s sturdy and offers five feet of heat radius. About $254 at HomeDepot.com.

Bristol Torches

Bristol Torches from TIKI feature a metal finish and burn for up to five hours. www.tikibrand.com

Photo By: Image courtesy of TIKI Brand

Fire Pit and Lagoon-Shaped Pool

This raised fire pit next to a lagoon-shaped pool sets a welcome scene for evening entertaining.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Mary Vail, OSG Publicist/Designer: Joseph Vassallo, Paragon Pools

Two, Count 'Em, Two Torches in One

The 2-in-1 Flame and Solar Torch from TIKI has a solar-powered light that turns on at night as well as a natural-flame torch and features a slate finish.

Photo By: Image courtesy of TIKI Brand

Fire Pit and Spa

This relaxing backyard features the warmth of a spa and fire pit.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Mary Vail, OSG Publicist/Designer: Joseph Vassallo, Paragon Pools

Repurposed Pit

Done with your rusty fire pit? Turn it into a lovely container garden.

A Beautiful Vessel

An old fire pit becomes a stylish planter.

Tabletop Fire Pit

This sexy little fire pit proves that even city dwellers with a tiny fire escape can enjoy the cozy, communal pleasures of a fire pit. This nifty Fuoco Tabletop Fire Pit features a gel-powered fuel source for easy extinguishing.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Box Hill

Astrofire Fire Pit

Add chic to your modern backyard or deck with this hip fire pit in juicy colors that keeps the outdoor fun going no matter the season.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Boxhill

Keep Reading

Next Up

10 Amazing Backyard Fire Pits for Every Budget

Built-in, in-ground, portable — there's a fire pit for every backyard.

5 Fire Pit Ideas to Steal for Cozy Fall Nights

Check out a few of our favorite ideas to steal for your own fire pit design dreams, as well as some tips for creating the coziest outdoor spots this fall.

10 Beautiful Bedroom Dressers Under $500

Store your stuff and save your money, too.

10 Fun Parties to Host Around Your Fire Pit This Fall

Celebrate the season with backyard parties that are perfect for ANY occasion.

10 Beautiful Outdoor Rugs Under $300

Add some underfoot to your outdoor space without breaking the bank.

12 Gorgeous Vintage-Inspired Sofas Under $1500

Get the vintage look you love with an affordable pricetag.

10 Boho-Chic Beach Finds Under $50

Trade in the anchors for a laid-back bohemian look.

10 Vintage-Inspired Pieces That Aren't Totally Old Fashioned

All the nostalgia you crave, with the perfect dose of modernity.

Meet the Team

Get to know the talented writers and editors of HGTV's show and design blog. 

Go Behind the Blog

From the Archives

Take a look back at our past posts, from entertaining and design trends to up-and-coming HGTV shows.  

Read All Our Past Posts