Whether you’re a diehard sports fan who rocks a jersey every weekend or someone who may or may not know what team Tom Brady plays for, nearly everyone can agree that tailgating is a fun time. Basically, it’s the fall version of a summer BBQ: You gather your friends together, grill out, have some drinks, and possibly watch some football. Tailgating also has come a long way from your college days where you huddled around drinking a case of Natty Light. Now, there are all sorts of cute accessories to class up a parking lot party. Below, you'll find 11 essential tailgate items that you need next Game Day.
A statement-making balloon is any easy way to make your tailgate stand out — and it provides endless selfie opportunities for those who are more about the `gram than the game.
Whether you use this fun inflatable cooler to display food or drinks or store ice, it’s a winning purchase.
Every good party needs a quality cheese board, so set out up your favorite nibbles on this football-shaped platter that has one side for cutting and the other for serving.
Upgrade a basic foam koozie to this glittery insulating sleeve. Not only will it keep your drink twenty times cooler than your average holder, but it also is designed for skinnier cans (aka it’s a dream for spiked seltzer lovers).
While there’s nothing wrong with whipping out a beer pong table, a corn hole set is a slightly more sophisticated outdoor game that still lets you sip and socialize.
Since tailgates require packing everything into your car, you need to be as efficient as possible in terms of space, which is one of the many reasons this rolling cooler so great. Besides for keeping drinks cold, it has a built-in blue tooth speaker and lots of storage space, too.
Draper James and Coterie have collaborated on a Tailgates and Touchdowns collection that includes these adorable cups that ooze Southern Charm.
Show off your cooking chops by whipping up recipes from this tailgate-centric cookbook. From cheesy olive pull-apart bread to five-layer dip, who needs prepackaged grocery store platters anyway?
Not knocking over this colorful tumbling tower is a sport in itself. And it's best played with booze.
Due to new regulations, most stadiums have banned regular purses. Instead, carry your belongings in an approved clear clutch like MB Greene’s that doesn’t compromise on style.
No team, no problem. Simply slip on this Tailgates & Touchdowns tee that’s just festive enough, so no one will criticize you for not wearing the right colors.
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