Folding Chairs for Barbecues, Baseball Games, and Beaches
Mariposa Butterfly Chair
If the bright tangerine hue doesn’t win you over, then the comfy just-sink-into-me-seat is sure to do the trick. Built of water-resistant polyester, this easy-to-pack seat is easy to store during off-season.
To buy: $60, cb2.com.
Backpack Beach Chair
The go-to pick for a lazy summer Saturday. This low-to-the-ground seat is fully loaded with cool features like four reclining positions, a pocket for holding a towel, a cup holder for holding your drink of choice.
To buy: $45, landsend.com.
Honeymoon Bistro Chairs
Similar to the traditional bistro seat, yet with a more modern curved design. The slim shape and fold-away feature makes this the perfect solution for having on hand for those last-minute summer parties.
To buy: $135 for two, homedecorators.com.
All-Weather Folding Chair
Casual, durable, and totally comfortable: This Adirondack-style chair is made from recycled plastic and is prepared to withstand whatever forecast Mother Nature has planned.
To buy: $299, llbean.com.
Folding Metal Chairs
Inspired by Marcel Thonet’s iconic 19th-century design, these lacquered-steel café chairs add summery cheer to a patio or terrace. Available in multiple colors.
To buy: $198 for two, americancountryhomestore.com.
Sol Lite Folding Beach Chair by Target
This lightweight (just five pounds!) little lounger is great for those who will search far and wide for that perfect spot on the sand. Its nylon-mesh seat and powder-coated steel frame dry off quickly after you hose them down. Available in pink, red, and yellow (shown).
To buy: $34, target.com.
Bamboo Folding Chairs by Ballard Designs
- Finished in high-gloss lacquer, these handcrafted bamboo-and-rattan chairs are ideal for year-round indoor use and add extra flair to a covered porch or sunroom. Available in black, antique white, and tortoise (shown).
- To buy: $90 for two, ballarddesigns.com.