Patio Umbrellas

Your garden beds are weeded, your deck has been power washed, and the patio furniture is out of storage. You’ve got a calendar full of backyard parties to come and can’t wait to spend some quality time with family and friends.

But as you’re daydreaming about all the fun events to come, you start to remember just how hot that patio of yours gets in the middle of the day. Instead of having your guests retreat to the AC of indoors, consider adding some cool, shaded areas to your backyard space. Check out some of our favorite patio umbrellas to add some much-needed shade (and decoration) to your backyard.

9-Foot Printed Patio Umbrella

9' printed patio umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: not available
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push button tilt

Available in coral, blue, and beige this 9-foot umbrella adds a punch of color to your patio. The spotted pattern offers a decorative flair to your space, and these matching cushions will tie your whole patio set together.

Bamboo Market-Style Umbrella

Bamboo Market Style Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 7.8′
  • Adjusting options: pulley lift

Featuring a sustainably harvested bamboo frame, this 9-foot market-style umbrella is available in green, taupe, and red. The umbrella opens and closes with a pulley system, and the umbrella itself is made out of 100% polyester.

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Reviewers like that this umbrella can be angled a variety of different directions and say that the 9-foot canopy offers a large amount of coverage from the sun.

Vintage Market-Style Umbrella

Vintage Inspired Market Style Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8.2′
  • Adjusting options: Lift crank, push-button tilt

For a bit of a vintage beach flair, check out this striped market-style umbrella from Hayneedle. Available in black/white, blue/white, and coral/white, this umbrella has an aluminum pole that opens and closes with a push button and crank, and the striped pattern is a classic look.

Tiki-Style Bamboo Patio Umbrella

Tiki Style Bamboo Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′
  • Adjusting options: Cable crank lift, auto tilt

With a straw linen shade and a bamboo pole, this patio umbrella will add some tiki vibes to your space. Kick off your shoes, make yourself a mai tai, and relax in your very own backyard paradise.

Market Umbrella With Fringe Details

Market Umbrella with Fringe Details
  • Shade diameter: 8′ 4″
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 2″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Available in gray, blue, white, red, and yellow, this market-style umbrella from Wayfair has a crank lift and can tilt to adjust to your patio needs. The canopy is made out of polyester and features fringe details for a vintage 1930s beach feel.

Black and White Striped Patio Sunbrella

Black and White Striped Sunbrella Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 7″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, 360-degree tilt rotation

This standalone, cantilever-style umbrella from Wayfair features a French-inspired striped pattern to add a touch of class to your patio. The umbrella itself can be rotated 360 degrees, and the canopy is made out of durable Sunbrella material. This umbrella is also available in a blue and white striped pattern.

11-Foot Cantilever Umbrella

cantilever umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 11′
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 6″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, 360-degree tilt rotation

Available in a wide variety of colors, this cantilever-style umbrella from Wayfair comes with a stand and operates with the use of a hand crank. The canopy is made out of 100% polyester and tilts to adjust to your patio’s needs.

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This is a large umbrella that will cover your entire patio set; perfect for those outdoor lunches with the whole family!

Red Striped Patio Umbrella

Red Striped Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Add a pop of color to your patio with this striped patio umbrella that’s made out of 100% post-consumer recycled polyester. The aluminum pole is powder-coated to protect it from the elements, and the umbrella is opened and closed with a hand crank.

Market-Style Striped Draped Umbrella

Market-Style Striped Draped Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 8′ 4″
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 2″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Featuring scalloped edges and a simple striped pattern, this French-inspired umbrella adds a touch of class to your patio table. The umbrella opens with the use of a hand crank and tilts to adjust to the location of the sun. Pair it with a teak wood patio set for a relaxed beach feel.

Wind Resistant Patio Umbrella

Wind Resistant Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 7.5′
  • Umbrella height: 7.5′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

This simple yet elegant patio umbrella is 7.5 feet wide and available in 10 different colors. The umbrella opens and closes with a hand crank system and the canopy is made out of UV-blocking material. This umbrella is a good pick for windier locales as the material is designed to resist wind.

Coral Fringe Patio Umbrella

Coral Fringe Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Add some charming French flair to your patio with this soft coral patio umbrella with fringe details. Pair it with a traditional wrought iron table to complete the vintage look.

9-Foot Lit Umbrella

lit umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 3″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Keep the party going all night long with this 9-foot illuminated market-style umbrella. Available in burgundy, brown, black, and beige, this umbrella comes with a stand and includes 40 solar-powered lights.

Pagoda-Style Striped Patio Umbrella

Pagoda Style Stiped Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 8.5′
  • Umbrella height: 7.8′
  • Adjusting options: push up lift

Available in red, blue, or black, this pagoda-style umbrella is made out of durable Pacifica fabric that’s fade, rot, and mildew resistant. The umbrella is 8.5 feet wide and is opened and closed using a pushing mechanism.

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Reviewers mention that though this is a relatively compact umbrella, it still offers a lot of coverage and dries quickly after a rainy day.

Market-Style Draped Umbrella

Market-Style Draped Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 8.5′
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 2″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Available in yellow, gray, navy, red, and white, this draped umbrella features a durable aluminum construction and is adjusted using a hand crank. The umbrella pole is made out of teak wood and is covered with a powder-coated finish to protect it against the elements. Reviewers say that this is a large, sturdy umbrella that was built to last.

White and Yellow Paisley Patio Umbrella

white and yellow paisley umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 7.5′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

Add a bright and sunny feel to your patio with this yellow paisley patio umbrella from Wayfair. Featuring a crank lift and the ability to tilt, this umbrella is UV resistant and features a wind vent to stabilize it.

3-Tier Patio Umbrella

3-Tier Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 8′ 10″
  • Umbrella height: 9′ 4″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, manual lift

Available in lime green, red, and beige, this three-tier umbrella adds some vertical visual interest to your backyard area. Reviewers like that this umbrella is heavy-duty and sturdy and find that the hand crank makes adjusting the position easy.

Patio Umbrella With Cut-Out Shapes

Patio Umbrella With Cut Out Shapes
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 3″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, manual tilt

Featuring unique cut-out shapes, this patio umbrella is available in a variety of different colors to match your patio furniture. The pole is made out of aluminum and uses a hand crank to open and close the umbrella. Reviewers mention that this umbrella is easy to adjust and adds an elegant touch to their backyard space.

Large 15-Foot Patio Umbrella

Large 15-foot Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 15′
  • Umbrella height: 7′ 10″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift

At 15 feet wide, this patio umbrella can accommodate a variety of patio furniture while keeping all your guests cool. The canopy is water resistant and the height can be adjusted with a hand crank.

Beige Striped Patio Umbrella

Beige Striped Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: not available
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

With scalloped edges and a simple beige and white striped design, this market-style umbrella is 9 feet wide and is made out of polyester and aluminum. Pair it with a wrought iron table for a more traditional look, or go with a teak wood table for a more modern feel.

Deluxe 10-Foot Double Top Patio Umbrella

double top patio umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 10′
  • Umbrella height: 8.7′
  • Adjusting options: handle crank lift, 360-degree rotation

For a highly durable patio umbrella that will stand up to all sorts of weather conditions, consider this option from Amazon. The canopy material has four different layers and the frame is made out of a heavy-duty aluminum material. The umbrella can be adjusted to five different angles and offers a 10-foot spread.

Traditional Teak Wood Patio Umbrella

Traditional Teak Wood Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 11′
  • Umbrella height: 8.75′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift

Made out of solid teak wood and durable Sunbrella material, this traditional market-style umbrella adds a Mediterranean feel to your patio. The canopy is available in six different colors and offers 11 feet of coverage from the sun.

10-Foot Square Patio Umbrella With Solar Lights

square patio umbrella with solar lights
  • Shade diameter: 11′
  • Umbrella height: 7′ 2″
  • Adjusting options: 360-degree rotating tilt

Available with a beige or stone-colored shade, this 10-foot square patio umbrella includes 48 pre-installed solar lights and open and closes with the use of a hand crank. The umbrella can be tilted to a variety of different angles and is supported by an eight-rib steel system.

9-Foot Sunbrella

market style sunbrella umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift, push-button tilt

For a neutral addition to your patio, consider this 9-foot umbrella from Amazon. The canopy is made out of durable Sunbrella material and is available in a variety of different colors.

Off-the-Wall Patio Umbrella

Off-The-Wall Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′ 3″
  • Adjusting options: crank lift

If your deck or patio is too small for a full-sized umbrella, check out this off-the-wall patio umbrella from Wayfair. This umbrella would also be a good option for your side yard or entryway.

Market-Style Half Patio Umbrella

Market-Style Half Patio Umbrella
  • Shade diameter: 9′
  • Umbrella height: 8′
  • Adjusting options: crank lift

If you like the style of the previous option but are looking for a pop of color, consider this option from Wayfair. Available in a variety of colors including neon green, pink, and orange, this umbrella has an aluminum pole and is reinforced with steel ribs.

Written by Leigha Staffenhagen

Leigha Staffenhagen is our managing editor. When she isn’t writing and editing for Insteading, she’s reading, going to Mariners games, practicing yoga, tap dancing, weeding in her grandma's garden beds, and attempting to grow her own apartment garden.

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