5 Glasses for Drinking Outdoors

From tumblers to wine glasses, these outdoor vessels aren’t actually made of glass—so you can relax poolside without a care in the world.


Unbreakable Tumbler Glasses – Set of 6


These glasses are made from a material called co-polyester that’s BPA free and has the look and feel of real glass. Resistant to cracks and chips, these virtually indestructible cups are ideal for barbecues, picnics, and energetic family gatherings.

To buy: $50; uncommongoods.com.

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World Market Metallic Gold Rim Acrylic DOF Glasses Set of 4


“DOF” stands for double old fashioned: just the sort of classy cocktail you can sip from these acrylic lowball glasses. We love the festive metallic gold rims and unbeatable price for a set of four.

To buy: $16; worldmarket.com.

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Oriental Trading Pineapple Cups With Lids


Well suited for serving apple juice, rum punch, and everything in between, these lightweight sunny yellow cups were made for summer. They come in a set of twelve but heads up—straws are not included.

To buy: $22; orientaltrading.com.

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DuraClear Multicolor Red Wine Glasses, Set of 6


Yes, it’s pricy, but this set is the gold standard for outdoor entertaining. They’re dishwasher safe and will never crack, shatter, break, cloud, or discolor. In other words, they’ll last you a lifetime. Six jewel-toned colors help your guests remember which is theirs.

To buy: $78; williams-sonoma.com.

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Hydro Flask 22 oz Tumbler


Meet your new favorite summer accessory. The tall insulated glass, available in a rainbow of colors, keeps beverages icy cold for an entire day. Pour your personal iced tea, beer, or favorite white wine inside when you head to the beach or take on grill master duty.

To buy: $30; hydroflask.com.

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