Remodelaholic | 25 Outdoor String Lights


Outdoor string lights are an easy way to add a little ambience to your outdoor spaces. They work great with pergolas, around fire pits, and patios.

Update more outdoor areas with these ideas: Hide outdoor eyesores, build a pergola with swings, and build a pallet deck.

Add an extra dose of ambience and light to outdoor spaces with these unique strings of lights. Some are plugin, battery operated, or even solar powered. There are so many cute options in a variety of styles. Let’s take a look.

25 Outdoor String Lights

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  1. Better Homes And Garden Globe Lights – Walmart
  2. Vintage Garden Lights – Walmart
  3. Colorful Drop Solar Lights – Walmart
  4. Curtain String Lights – Walmart
  5. Twinkle Star Lights – Walmart
  6. Lantern String Lights – Walmart
  7. Patterned Globe Lights – Wayfair
  8. Mason Jar Lights – Wayfair
  9. Warrington Bulb Lights – Wayfair
  10. Shaded Bulb Lights – Wayfair
  11. Summer Globe Lights – Wayfair
  12. Gold Globe Solar Lights – Wayfair
  13. Brown Edison String Lights – Wayfair
  14. Light Bulb Lights – Wayfair
  15. Decorative Lights – Wayfair
  16. Copper Bulb Shaded Lights – Wayfair
  17. Solar Droplet Lanterns – Anthropologie
  18. Solar Cylinder Lantern Lights – Anthropologie
  19. Metal Frame Fairy Lights – Target
  20. White Lanterns – Target
  21. Tube Lights – Target
  22. Silver Round Hood Lights – Target
  23. Cage Lantern Lights – Home Depot
  24. Globe and Cage Lights – Home Depot
  25. Black Vintage Candelabra Lights – Home Depot
  26. Black Hood and Cage Lights – Home Depot

Click the arrows on either side of the image below to see more string lights.

Design Inspiration

Found some lights you love, but not sure how to hang them in your outdoor living spaces? We have a few ideas of real life spaces to give you ideas.

Pergola With Hanging String Lights Curtains And Dinner Table Shown At Night

With a large patio, string them around a pergola and around all deck or patio areas. The great thing about using lots of lights, it ensures that you can have lighting in all areas.

Modern Deck Pergola @Remodelaholic with beautiful outdoor lighting

A different pergola, but it still looks great. Add hooks to the bottom of a pergola to hang lights. This can also work under a patio covering.

Modern Deck Pergola by with string lights for added light

Here is another look at how to add those the hooks and lights to a modern pergola.

drop cloth sail pergola update with outdoor string lights

Pergolas can also add lights through the slats at the tops. Again using hooks or weaving within the slats.

Add string lights to a fire pit for extra light and ambience

No pergola? Use posts in the ground or even in pots to add lighting wherever you need it. Then string up the lights on the poles.

Which is your favorite set of lights? We love that there is so much variety to fit all of the styles.

Related Reading
Creative String Light Ideas
Ways to Increase Patio Ambience
Outdoor Fire Pit Lights

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