String lights are a great way to spruce up outdoor space throughout the year for multiple occasions and purposes, from weddings to restaurant patios to private dinner parties. The type of appropriate lights go beyond the string mini lights, too, and include anything from elegant globe lights to LEDs.
Our best patio and outdoor lighting ideas include:
Here are some lighting suggestions to make your outdoor abode more inviting:
Turn small patio space into a cozy, exciting outdoor pad with just a few lights.
Eateries are great for patio and outdoor lighting if you want to add just the right amount of ambiance.
String lights are an easy addition to give a magical touch to your outdoor wedding.
Patio and Party Lights
From white lights to multicolor party lights, find the string lights that best fit your outdoor space.
Shop for Patio and Party Lights
Give your backyard patio or outdoor wedding a relaxed, sophisticated look with globe lights.
Shop for Globe Lights
Don't forget to cool down with strings of icicle lights when the weather gets warmer.
Shop for Icicle Lights
DIY String Lights
Customize your outdoor string lights by choosing your own combination of lightbulbs and strings.
Shop for Bulbs and Strings
Learn how to shop for and plan your patio lighting ideas. What size bulb do you need, how long should your light string be, and how much power can you run?
Learn more about wattage and amperage on Christmas lights, including how many lights you can run on a single outlet and how many strings can be connected together.
Learn to wrap everything from trunks and branches to bushes and evergreen trees for the ultimate light in your yard.