A pop up canopy can be a great way to let yourself enjoy a little more comfort when you're enjoying the great outdoors. They can shelter you from both harmful UV rays and annoying rain.
Some of them have sidewalls, either mesh or fabric, which can be ysed to keep insects and bugs at bay if you want a bug free picnic or meal.
Use them in your backyard, when you're camping, at sporting meets or at the beach. they are very versatile and most are easy to put up, simple to take down and easily transportable.