A canopy is a structure that is made up of a sturdy metal frame and a heavy duty covering, usually made from a material such as canvas or a poly fabric. The tent varieties also come with sides that you can pull down for added security, privacy, and protection from bugs or the elements. If you live in an area that experiences regular wind, you may be better off to consider this variety as you can use the sides to keep blowing rain off of you when you are seeking shelter from the storm.
These are great multipurpose canopies, not only great for personal use and luxury at outdoor parties and celebrations, but they are also good for business use. Perhaps your business is setting up a booth at a local fair of some sort. This provides a shelter where you can set up camp, store your wares and sell your services, all from one place. And it gives you the privacy and security you need to do this in a public setting.
Others who enjoy outdoor activities will invests in the canopy tent and take it with them on all their outdoor excursions. Whether you are going for an overnight camping trip, a day at the park, or a fun excursion to the lake or beach, it is nice to have a portable shelter that you can have handy in case inclement weather pops up suddenly.
The canopies are very affordable and durable, making them very cost efficient. They can be found nearly anywhere, though many are choosing to shop online because there is a wider variety of canopies available there, and there are often better prices as well.