There's a definite chill in the air, seasonal beers have already hit the stands, and there's no escaping the holiday music. To us the confluence of these factors means one thing: it's time to throw a party in the backyard, complete with a fire. And probably some s'more making. Here are four of our favorite fire pits to do just that.
For folks with the outdoor space, these would make a perfect outdoor entertaining space, even on a chilly evening.
• Design Within Reach Cast Iron Fire Bowl, $375
• Blomus Terra Fire Basket, stainless steel, $473
• Big Bowl O'Zen Modern Recycled Steel Fire Pit, $999
• Square Patio Firepit, $1,320-$2,100, made of recycled steel and aluminum
Not in the mood to burn that much moolah? Build your own fire pit for much, much less ($28, to be exact).