The Cabot home trend forecasts have predicted that outdoor gathering spaces will be the most in-demand trend of the year. With the increasing popularity of home gatherings, 2023 will be a big year for outdoor living spaces.

Customization is what makes these spaces so unique. You can outfit patios with anything from a hot tub to a pool, campfire ring, fire pit, and more. Patio furniture sets are also available to enhance the outdoor gathering space. Below are some of the most popular trends of 2023 in outdoor gathering spaces:

1) Outdoor Kitchen

With the rise of grills and outdoor kitchens, it's not surprising that 47% of homeowners say they spend more time entertaining in their outdoor areas. However, a survey shows that nearly 80% of those surveyed still need an outdoor kitchen or grill. The fact is that the durability of outdoor kitchens has increased significantly over the last decade. Today, the materials used to make an outdoor kitchen are durable enough to withstand outside weather conditions.

2) Porch serving area

A porch serving area is also a new addition to outdoor gathering spaces. It's a great way to combine the appeal of an outdoor gathering space and a porch. You can create this area by building a large front porch with built-in serving areas. Offer your guests prime views in the summer and warmth in the winter.

Everything from barbecues to breadboards, cheese boards, and plates is included in this space. It will make entertaining outside more convenient with all the serving equipment at arms' reach. In addition, having outdoor dining cabana furniture can add an attractive touch to your outdoor gathering space. These pieces are often built using stone or steel.

3) Patio wall trellis

Trellis is always popular in modern homes. You can make a simple trellis for your outdoor space with a few simple tools and a little elbow grease. The trellis will look like an elegant wall liner that you would find at an upscale resort. Adding greenery to your trellis gives it more visual appeal and creates the perfect place for plants. These trellises are available in various materials like wood, metal, and more.

4) Backyard Fire pit

By having an outdoor fire pit, you can now have a fire always on in your backyard. A backyard fire pit is a great way to entertain your guests while passing the time. Unlike traditional fire pits that you would place in front of your home, You put a backyard fire pit out in the open and surround it with patio furniture so that you can get a better view of the flames.

5) Base-line

Outdoor gathering spaces are a popular trend that will be hot in the coming years. They combine the appeal of an outdoor atmosphere with ease and convenience. Undoubtedly, most people will have an outdoor gathering area this year, whether it's for family or friends.