Best Pop Up Gazebo (2017)

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  • Fully Waterproof
  • Really Strong & Sturdy
  • Range Of Colours
  • Wide Range of uses

If you’re looking to buy the best pop up gazebo it can be very confusing.puzzled woman enquiring about bbq gazebos

As you’ll be well aware there’s many good pop up gazebos to choose from.

I must admit though, the majority of gazebos all look alike, however, they all have varying features and strengths.



question and answers

We’ve all seen on forums where people have been asking questions such as;

  1. Where can I buy a decent popup gazebo?
  2. What’s the best popup gazebo?
  3. What’s the best waterproof gazebo?
  4. What firm make the strongest pop up gazebo?
  5. Is there a storm proof gazebo out there?


Well, we’ve hopefully answered your questions and helped you decide to take the plunge.

Oh, we’ve also tried to find you the best deals on all the pop up gazebos that we’ve reviewed.

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Best Pop Up Gazebo of 2017

Quite often you’ll find that gazebos are let down by their inability to keep you dry and also the slightest bit of wind and they end up on next doors garden or the next campsite.

We’ve sifted through literally dozens of brands of gazebos to find our top 5 pop up gazebos of 2017 and below is how we put these gazebos to the test.



Check out our reviews below

All Seasons 3x3m  Pop Up Gazebo | Best 2017 Gazebo

best pop up gazebo - rated no.1

Rohen Ltd, the company behind this fantastic pop up gazebo really do have a winner on their hands.(They also make top quality knives by the way)

What you get when you order

  • 1 x 260g/sqm , Fully Waterproof Roof / Canopy
  • 4 side walls ( 2window sides & 2 full length zip doors)
  • 1 x Rust resistant , matt black, powder coated frame
  • 1 x Heavy duty carry bag
  • 4 x leg weight bags
  • 13 Tent Pegs
  • 4 pieces of  rope
  • 2 Carry Bags

Let’s go into more details below about the product details below

Fully Waterproof Canopy / Roof

This gazebo from All seasons has the highest quality of waterproofing out of all the gazebos we have reviewed.  All Seasons Waterproof Canopy with sides removed

In fact it actually has the highest level of waterproofing of all the pop up gazebos available on Amazon, FACT!

The canopy fabric is 260g PVC coated quality whereas many other pop up gazebos on the market only reach (190g / sqm) and even those at 190g / sqm are more than adequate to keep you dry.

So this gazebo is definitely Fully Waterproof

Heavy Duty Steel Frame

Many pop up gazebos on the market are concertina style and this gazebo is no different.

However, the difference with this gazebo is that the frame is extremely strong.concertina style pop up gazebo - easy to build

The frame is matt black, rust resistant, and powder coated steel which makes it waterproof, very resilient and extremely strong.




  • Fully Waterproof Canopy & Sides
  • Removable Sides (Add them as you wish)
  • Heavy Duty Gazebo
  • Zip sides to connect together
  • Sides attach to roof via velcro
  • Pop up design, no poles to attach
  • Use on variety surfaces



  •  Good Quality & Strong Steel Concertina Frame
  • Value for money
  • Easy to build
  • Good customer service
  • Robust

  • Very heavy

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This pop up gazebo is designed to last, resist all weathers and actually do the job you need it to do!

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Range Of Colours
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8.7User's score
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  • Fully Waterproof
  • Really Strong & Sturdy
  • Range Of Colours
  • Wide Range of uses
  • Heavy but that's expected due to strength
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check out my detailed review of the All seasons 3x3m gazebo

Ideal Uses

  • BBQ’s
  • Camping & Festivals
  • Motor Racing / Athletic & Sporting Events
  • Hot tub, Paddling Pools & Spa cover
  • Picnic & outdoor eating
  • Party with friends
  • Ideal as changing room
  • Ideal for school use
  • Ideal for plumbers, builders, etc
  • Car boot / Flea market stall
  • Dry work area
  • plus many other uses….
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Coleman Event Shelter 12×12

The 12×12  Event shelter from Colemans is classed as the ‘little brother’ of the popular event shelter.

Coleman Event Shelter

Coleman Event Shelter 12 x 12

The 12×12 version  has all the features of the larger version.

However, due to it being smaller it provides more versatility to those who may have smaller gardens or maybe your just using it to shelter less people.

Check out it’s great features and dimensions below


Features & Dimensions 

Flysheet:  Polyester, 450 mm, PU transparent coated, 150 Denier

Poles Material:  Made of Steel

UV Protection:  UV Guard™: UV protection factor of 50+

Sheltered Area:  13.32 m2

Headroom:  218 cm (centre), 169 (sides)

Carry Bag:  Good Quality, Rectangular Carry Bag with zip opening

Size Of Packed Product:   99.3 x 31.1 x 28.6 cm

Weight: 16 kg

Windproofing: Comes with Guy Ropes & Pegs


Pro’s and Con’s

  • Easy To Build
  • UV Guard For Sun Protection
  • Provides Large Sheltered Area
  • Fire Retardant
  • Weighs Just 16kg
  • Wind & Rain Resistant

  • Do not build or take down in windy weather
  • Spares not currently available

Easy To Build

This Shelter is easy to build.

It takes generally 2 people approximately 15 minutes to erect, maybe slightly longer on the first occasion but after that it should take no longer than the 15 minutes first mentioned.

The ease of build is also affected by the weather.

As we mentioned above do not attempt to build the shelter in windy conditions as although the shelter is strong it  very easy to damage when building it in wind.

UV Guard – Sun Protection

This feature has a Sun protection factor of 50+ and combined with the proper use of Sun Tan lotion offers great protection against the Sun’s harmful ultra violet rays.

It’s generally not really a feature that you would Google but when looking at this Event Shelter’s features it’s actually one that afterwards you are quite grateful for.

Definitely a good thing….

It Really Is Size That Matters

This 12×12 shelter is actually what you’re going to get, however, the point is that for 12×12 it really does seem massive.

This may be accentuated by the open sides of the gazebo giving it a much more sizable feel.

Fire Retardant

We’ve highlighted this safety measure as often safety is slightly overlooked.

This feature is peace of mind when it comes to safe guarding your guests in the shelter.

Fire retardant means that it can still catch fire but it will burn very slowly for a short time and then self extinguish itself in a matter of seconds

All Seasons Gazebos, 3x3m, Heavy Duty, Fully Waterproof, PVC Coated, Premium Pop Up Gazebo With 4 x 100% waterproof Side Panels (Same quality as the roof) + Carry Bag With Wheels and 4 x leg weight bags. Choice of Colours

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  • Comes with Heavy Duty, waterproof Carry / storage bag ( 260g / sqm PVC coated ) with wheels & 4 x leg weight bags (Sand Not Included) Adds up to 40kgs weight in total when bags are filled making it perfect for when used on Patios and Concrete
  • Heavy duty 260g / sqm PVC coated fully waterproof roof with 4 x matching 260g / sqm Side panels which makes the sides the same high quality as the roof. Can use All the sides, none of the sides or just a couple of the sides if needed
  • Care Guide & Frame Parts Warranty Included for total peace of mind. Can be used on Grass, Concrete, patios, Decking, Sand & more (always secure the gazebo appropriately)
  • Instant pop up design, Takes minutes to Erect, Roof can be left on the frame even when gazebo is down and in the bag, No poles to slot in making it perfect for instant shelter anywhere
  • 24 x Metal support struts within the frame for increased stability on the heavy duty, matt black, rust resistant steel frame with 100% metal feet and 30mm x 30mm legs - No Wind bars needed due to this

Coleman Event Shelter - Large

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  • Dimensions: 3.65 x 3.65 m
  • Headroom: 218 x 169 cm (centre x sides)
  • UV GUARD: UV protection factor of 50+
  • Poles: Steel
  • Flysheet: Polyester, 450 mm PU coated
1 Comment
  1. Reply
    Nicky Clemidu April 22, 2017 at 9:11 pm
    Range Of Colours
    Value For Money

    Pretty much agree with the editors ratings and reasons.
    Would have loved to have more choice with the colour range and as an idea would be great if they did a playhouse for kids to the same kind of quality as this gazebo… Just a thought.
    Thanks for the advice given


    + PROS: Kept us dry Yes, nice and sturdy Biggish investment but pretty sure will save money in long run
    - CONS: Choice of colours

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