When football season rolls around, you will want to make sure you are prepared to throw the best tailgate at home for your friends and family! College football is huge in Gainesville, FL and other surrounding southern states. Follow these steps below to have the best College Football Tailgate!
- Have the game on TV, or multiple TV’s
The single most important thing about having a tailgate at your home is to have the football game on at all times! Your friends and family came over to eat yummy food, have a great time and obviously root for their football team!
2. Make amazing food
You will want to make sure that your counter is full of tailgate food and snacks and especially desserts. Everyone likes to snack on something while watching college football!
3. Have drinks!
Having drinks to wash down the yummy snacks is essential. You will want to make sure that you have drinks for all ages in full supply.
4. Game Day Décor
To make your home feel like you are at the home stadium of your team, you will want to make sure you have team colors displayed throughout your home. “A great way to add your team colors to your table is to think outside of the plastic tablecloth. Make a simple pennant banner to hang on the table by cutting out paper and fabric triangles, then gluing them to a ribbon”.
5. Yard Games
The last thing you will want to have during your at home tailgate, is yard games! Yard games keep the little ones occupied during the game, and give the adults something to do during half time. Some fun games include corn hole, ladder toss, horseshoes, or jenga!
By following these five tips your at home tailgate will be fun, memorable, and something people look forward to on Saturday’s!