2. Tip 1
Arrive at the game early! Finding a place to set up your tailgate is an absolute priority.
3. Tip 2
Location, Location, Location.
You want your tailgate to take
place in a prime spot not too far
from the stadium. One trick is
to study a map beforehand and
pinpoint where you’d ideally like
to set up.
4. Tip 3
Stick to the essentials. Don’t overdo it and
overpack, but also ensure you have the key
tools you need for the ideal tailgating
5. Tip 4
Label your supplies. This is especially
important if you are expecting a large
number of guests to show up to the tailgate.
You’ll want to be organized and purposeful in
how you lay out your supplies and food
6. Tip 5
Mark your location. The last
thing you want is your guests
wandering aimlessly through
the rows of tailgating tents. Find
a landmark near you to explain
to guests where you are located.
Also tie a colorful balloon to
your tent to make it standout.
7. Tip 6
Provide a variety of cuisine options. Depending on which types of foods your guests
like, offer basic appetizers and desserts. Of course, bring your grill and cook the
essential hamburgers and hotdogs!
8. Tip 7
Decorate. A tailgate isn’t complete until you decorate the tables and tent with team colors.
Decorating is also a way pump guests up and get them excited for the game.
9. Tip 8
Remember to relax and most
importantly- to have fun! You’ve
prepared and put the work in to
plan the tailgate. Now it’s time
to enjoy your party and cheer on
your favorite team!