Top 20 Tailgating Foods For Football And Other Sports
Fire up the grill, fill up the cooler, and break out your team gear: it’s Tailgating time of year. We’ve done our research to gather the Top 20 Tailgating Foods to help you prepare your game day party.
#1: Hot Dogs – Mustard and Relish? Ketchup and onions? Covered in chili and cheese? However you like your hot dog, this game day grub makes it onto just about every tailgate menu. Keep your grill in top shape with a grill cover.
#2: Chips and Salsa – This tailgate staple never goes out of style. Spicy or mild, chunky or saucy, serve it with chips and it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.
#3: Pizza – Who doesn’t love a freshly baked pizza with all its cheesey goodness? Apply these edible team image decorations to your pizza for the ultimate tailgating surprise that’ll have every fan talking.
#4: Fruit - Is there anything better than a juicy piece of watermelon to cool off during your pre-game? Or to help cool your mouth off after a bowl of fiery chili? Cut up some fresh fruit and store it in your favorite team’s water cooler.
#5: Hot Chocolate - As the season progresses, so does the need to stay warm. This delectable drink will keep you warm and cozy until kickoff. And one of our travel mugs will help you keep it hot.
#6: Brownies – Pop some of these in the oven game day morning and enjoy for the entire afternoon. Our cookie jars are perfect to transport them to the big game.
#7: Subs – Sometimes you just want to let someone else do the work. Pick up a sub platter on your way to the game and you’ll be sure to make everyone happy. Just make sure to get a variety of meat and cheese, and the condiments on the side. Try serving it on our serving platters.
#8: Steak - For those veteran tailgaters, grilling up steaks for your tailgate guests will surely keep the party going. Check out our logo steak branding to impress your pals with team dedication.
#9: Boiled Peanuts - Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks… for football! Fill up our team logo cups with boiled peanuts for a fun and festive way to serve your guests.
#10: Chili – Nothing goes better with football than chili. Period. Grab a bowl and dig in. Just don’t forget a spoon!
#11: Wings – Sure, they are a little messy, but deliciously worth it if you’re stocked up on your team’s napkins, plates, and cups. Check out our Tailgate Party Packs for an all-in-one purchase.
#12: Ribs – What’s the secret to your ribs? Hours of smoking? A secret family sauce recipe? Before you baste, throw on an apron to keep yourself clean while simmering this tailgate classic.
#13: Veggies and Dip – If you’re in the mood for a healthy snack, nosh on some fresh veggies and dip. Our veggie platters are great for serving up carrots, celery, and tomatoes galore.
#14: Beer – It may not be food, but for those over 21, it’s a refreshing way to wash down tailgating treats. Check out our huge assortment of coozies to hold your favorite cold one.
#15: Mac ‘n’ Cheese - This sensational side item is perfect as a snack, a side, or a full meal. Scoop some into our large serving bowl for all of your guests.
#16: Burgers - A thick juicy burger is almost as synonymous with football as a first down. Score some major points with your fellow tailgaters by throwing some on the grill. For help with your grilling, grab our four-piece BBQ set.
#17: Potato Salad- This makes for the perfect side item, no matter what you’re serving. Try using our team storage containers for both serving and stowing away.
#18: Nachos – Why wait to be inside the stadium to enjoy this football game classic? We’d recommend sitting down to enjoy this one, so grab some chips drizzled with cheese and chow down in one of our folding chairs.
#19: Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Take it straight from the oven to your tailgating teammates. With tortilla or pita chips for dipping, be ready to refill frequently and don’t forget the salt and pepper.
#20: Pigs in a Blanket - Who knew that only two ingredients could make such an amazing game time snack? This one is perfect for pint-sized fans. Looking for a real blanket? Search no further!