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Best popup canopy tents

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Outdoor activities are fun until it becomes too hot, rainy, or snowy to keep enjoying them. In any of these situations, a popup canopy tent has you covered, literally. They're portable and easy to assemble, which means they can be set up in a matter of minutes to block out the elements. We've gathered a collection of the best popup canopy tents so you can enjoy your time outdoors, no matter the weather. 

Best for rainy days

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Eurmax ez popup canopy tent

Staff pick

Want a more enclosed space that is quick to set up? This 10'x10' canopy tent has zippered walls, making sure you can avoid as much rain as possible, and even includes a small window and doorway. Pick this tent if you're eating outside, or selling items you need to keep out of the rain. The supports are rust-resistant, so your canopy tent won't be ruined after getting wet. 

Most colors

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ABCCANOPY popup canopy tent

Weigh it down

With 19 vibrant colors to choose from, this canopy is easy to spot in crowded spaces. It's perfect for vendor areas or letting friends and family know your location when tailgating. It also has the classic pyramid design for maximum headroom, which is great for barbecues because there's room for smoke to disperse. This model also comes with sandbags, so it's easy to weigh down and keep stable!

Best for the beach

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ABCCanopy popup beach canopy

Quick setup

No more blowing away on the beach -- this popup canopy has two vents near the top to improve stability, as well as four stakes and sandbags to anchor it into the sand. Setup takes just a minute thanks to the thumb-press buttons that lock the frame into position. The included bag has wheels and straps, making it simple to take with you.

Escape mosquitos

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Quick Set venture screen shelter

Screened so you never miss a moment

Need to escape the mosquitos, or protect your lunch from flies? This popup has screened windows to keep pests out of your space. If it starts to rain, the roof flaps lining the entire canopy will keep most water from pouring in. When you experience heavier weather, like hail or snow, the sides will slightly bend inward to release tension, protecting your grommets and tension ropes.

Bottom line

As you can see, there are popup canopy tents for all outdoor occasions. However, we think that the Eurmax Ez Popup Canopy Tent is the best option for most people. It has a tall canopy with lots of head space and lets you add your desired amount of sidewalls. The window is also a nice touch if you fully enclose the canopy, letting you keep on eye on things outside your little sanctuary.