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Ready for patio season? Upgrade your outdoor space on a budget with just 8 Target finds

We found everything you need for your own outdoor oasis — including deals up to 60% off.
Three friends in a mini pool and an outdoor bar

As we welcome spring with open arms, we can't help but get excited about everything that comes with the new season, from spring getaways to wardrobe refreshes to outdoor entertaining. In preparation for that last one, now is the perfect time to spruce up your backyard or patio — and doing so doesn't have to mean spending a lot of time and money. You can transform your space into a brand-new oasis with just a few key, affordable items.

As part of our series Shop This List TODAY, we curated a list of eight budget-friendly outdoor deals and finds that will help you get ready for sunny days and backyard barbecues, all available at Target. Whether you're looking to do a full patio overhaul or simply upgrade your current space with new accents or a fun blow-up pool, we've got you covered.

Now is a great time to score deals on outdoor furniture and decor. Target is currently running a spring home sale that includes deals on many of the items below. We found a 9-foot patio umbrella at 60% off to shade your dining or pool area, and a three-piece bar set for all of your hosting needs at 50% off. Not to mention, Target offers free shipping on orders of $35 or more.

To get started on creating the ultimate backyard space, scroll down to see all eight hand-picked items, starting at just $8. Or you can add them to your cart in just one click using our new on-site shopping feature.

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Terracotta Outdoor Planter



Threshold LED Globe String Lights (10 Count)

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LED Globe String Lights (10 Count)



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Indoor-Outdoor Rug


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Striped Outdoor Throw Pillow



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Outdoor Bug Zapper



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Minnidip Pool


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Patio Umbrella



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Three-Piece Wicker Bar Set



Threshold Terracotta Outdoor Planter

If you're looking to upgrade your patio or balcony with fresh plants and flowers, this free-standing terracotta planter will fit in perfectly with your other plants and outdoor decor. And for only $8 you might want to buy multiple! Your plants will stay happy and healthy too since the brand says it features a drainage hole for excess water.

Threshold LED Globe String Lights (10 Count)

String lights are a great way to add a little ambiance to your backyard setting. According to the brand, these bulbs are energy-efficient and are almost 9 feet long. You can hang them along the wall, across an outdoor bar or along the fence for extra mood lighting.

Room Essentials Indoor-Outdoor Rug

If you're looking for a quick way to elevate your space, an area rug is a great way to complement your existing decor. According to the brand, this striped rug can be used indoors and outdoors, and if you choose to use it outside, it's made with weather- and fade-resistant fabric. It also comes in a variety of sizes to choose from to suit most spaces.

Threshold Striped Outdoor Throw Pillow

Throw pillows are an affordable and simple way to spruce up your outdoor chairs and couches. This 18-inch striped pillow comes in neutral or black to suit most decors. During Target's spring sale, you can grab it for 20% off.

Dartwood Outdoor Bug Zapper

While we're heading into warmer weather, we are also heading into pesky bug season. This hanging bug zapper is USB chargeable and can help keep insects from ruining your backyard sanctuary, and the brand says it can even be used indoors. The ultra-violet light will protect the area by attracting and zapping intruding bugs, and the brand mentions it can withstand rain and windy conditions.

Minnidip Pool

When the sun really starts to shine, this tropical-themed "adult kiddie pool" will be a hit for all ages. According to the brand, it's suitable for kids ages six and up, or it can fit up to three adults for a fun way to cool off with friends. Setting it up is easy, too: It can be blown up manually with a standard air pump or hair dryer set on cool, says the brand.

Costway Patio Umbrella (9 Feet)

Perfect for providing shade over an outdoor dining area or pool-side lounge chairs, this 9-foot umbrella has a pole that the brand says fits most tables or umbrella stands and a tilt mechanism so you can adjust it throughout the day. Because the fabric is water-resistant and UV protective, it'll shade you from harsh sun rays and can even hold up in the rain, according to the brand. And that's not all: You can grab it at an impressive 60%-off discount during the spring sale.

Room Essentials Three-Piece Wicker Bar Set

Anyone who loves to entertain will get a lot of use out of this wicker bar set, which includes two matching stools. The bar unit features two open shelves to store tableware, beverages, towels and other storage. And according to the brand, it's made to be rust-resistant so you don't have to worry about covering it during the rainy season. During this spring sale, you can score this three-piece bar set for under $140 — a savings of 50%!