The 10 Best Outdoor Umbrella Stands

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This wiki has been updated 17 times since it was first published in December of 2017. Whether it's on your deck or patio or in your backyard, an umbrella is an easy way to add shade to an outdoor space. While you might not give as much thought to the accompanying stand, it's important to choose one that matches your style and can handle the elements. Our selection includes durable models available in an array of stylish designs and finishes, in a price range to suit any budget. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best outdoor umbrella stand on Amazon.

10. TropiShade Bronze

9. EasyGoProducts Universal Offset

8. Best Choice Rattan

7. US Weight

6. Giantex Cast Iron

5. FiberBuilt Base

4. Abba Steel Patio Planter

3. Abba Patio Round

2. Shademobile Rolling Base

1. TropiShade Steel Plate

Special Honors

Lökö Umbrella Base Unlike many others, this sturdy stand features four handles that make it easy to pick up and carry, when necessary. Its base is made of concrete with a clear, acrylic lacquer, with a tube constructed of polyethylene and stainless steel. Thanks to the included adapters, it can accommodate poles of various diameters, without them wobbling. ikea.com

Editor's Notes

September 30, 2019:

Every patio umbrella needs a sturdy stand to keep it in place. Our selection features bases in a variety of materials – some that come weighted and others to which you’ll add sand, bricks, or any other material of your choice to provide stability.

Coming on board is the FiberBuilt Base, a 55-pound model that’s made of sturdy concrete. It can accommodate poles of up to 1.75 inches in diameter and boasts a stylish, sleek build that’s free of embellishment and will match virtually any backyard décor. You can choose from finishes in black, bronze, beige, or white. And it can be bought with confidence, thanks to its one-year warranty.

Moving into the top spot on our list is the TropiShade Steel Plate, which is great for those who don’t want a model that competes for precious space with everyone’s feet. Unlike concrete or cast iron models, this one leaves you free to add weighted material of your choice, such as bricks or sandbags.

Since it’s currently unavailable, the Sunjoy Patton Square leaves the list at this time.


Karen Bennett
Last updated on October 03, 2019 by Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett lives in Chicago with her family, and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found practicing yoga or cheering on her kids at soccer games. She holds a master’s.degree in journalism and a bachelor’s in English, and her writing has been published in various local newspapers, as well as “The Cheat Sheet,” “Illinois Legal Times,” and “USA Today.” She has also written search engine news page headlines and worked as a product manager for a digital marketing company. Her expertise is in literature, nonfiction, textbooks, home products, kids' games and toys, hardware, teaching accessories, and art materials.


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