If you’ve ever been to an outdoor event or function and needed some shade and couldn’t find any, you understand how valuable a good canopy tent can be. They are easy to put up, take down, and transport, and can be a handy companion for any number of outdoor activities. But choosing one isn’t that simple. There are a lot of choices out there from many different manufacturers. When shopping for a popup canopy tent, consider three important factors—size, how you plan to use the tent, and how sturdy your popup tent needs to be.