Backyard Dining Area Ideas

As everyone has continued to spend the majority of their time at home this year, take the time to spruce up your home's outdoor space with a one of the exciting new outdoor dining designs taking over in 2020!

Different Outdoor Dining Designs

From DIY pergolas and patios to the cozy, convenience of a screened-in porch and three-season room; create the style you desire to entertain your family and neighbors safely with help from DecksDirect!

Outdoor Dining Area Ideas

Create a classy outdoor dining space with the addition of stunning column wraps and post sleeves decorating the space

Class It Up with Columns

Create a beautiful covered porch, patio, or balcony area to enjoy dinners al fresco with the quick addition of column wraps and post sleeves! Extend your dining room outwards and create a grand outdoor dining spot with a gorgeous column wrap crafted seating space.

Build a DIY pavilion to entertain guests and enjoy the perks of outdoor living right in your own backyard

Party Under a Pavilion

A gorgeous way to increase your family's outdoor living and dining space, building a DIY pavilion with structural hardware and LINX Pergola elements offers endless fun in entertaining and eating outdoors!

Attaching a drink rail table to the top rail of an outdoor space delivers a sturdy outdoor dining table in minutes

Add Deck Rail Tables to Existing Rails

Deck rail tables allow homeowners and DIY deck builders the chance to create a solid, secure outdoor dining area without construction or a high spending budget! Simply connected to existing deck railing systems via a through-bolt, deck railing tables deliver a flat table area without stealing floor space!

DIY pergola builds are one of the most popular methods of dining outside and expanding your space outwards

Pergola Party Time

Easily the customer-favorite outdoor structure choice of 2020, building a DIY pergola creates a beautiful gathering spot for family and friends to lounge their days away outside. The easy-to-install LINX Simplified Pergola System or the mix-and-match qualities of pergola hardware from brands like Simpson Strong-Tie offer perfect ways to create a customized outdoor dining design that's all your own.

Create a level patio floor to support outdoor dining and seating easily with patio furniture for an outdoor living experience

Prime Time for the Patio

Deck Tiles and Pavers are an easy-to-install flooring solution for rooftops, terraces, patios, and anywhere you want outdoor flooring. With an array of materials, designs, and color options; creating a one-of-a-kind outdoor seating and entertaining area has never been easier!

Learn more about the basics of deck framing and building in the Deck Framing Guide and put that building knowledge to good use with Pergola and Porch backyard shade structures for your DIY build!

Browse more ideas to upgrade and enhance your home's usable outdoor living space such as a dry lower-level patio by installing an under deck drainage system, creating a late-night relaxation spot with a deck screen system making a screened-in porch or a DIY shade structure such as a pergola or pavilion.

The more you know, the better your deck and backyard projects will be! Whether you're looking at a brand new start or a fresh end-of-season deck renovation, give our deck designers a call at 1-888-824-5316 or send us an email at Our deck experts will help you get the information, products, and tools you need for a gorgeous deck that you created and designed!