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    27 Awesome Things Anyone Who Loves To Tailgate Needs This Season

    Because football season is among us and who doesn't love a good tailgate?

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    1. A portable charcoal grill that'll make grilling at your tailgate easy.

    Promising review: "The Smokey Joe grill is easy to assemble and I was grilling in a few minutes. A great size for portable grilling or tailgating when cooking for around 1–3 people. It is so much easier to bbq in this smaller sized grill and easier clean up then using a regular sized one. No fears of it falling over as the legs are stable. The small catch plate keeps ashes from getting all over the place. I've had this grill just under a year and is holding up well. It's been sitting under the back porch and is not rusting and is in good condition." —Bryan M Chue

    Get it from Amazon $29.99.

    2. A collapsible folding table with cup holders, a cooler, and a food basket for you and your friends.

    Promising review: "This was a gift for someone who tailgates a LOT (college football, baseball, and NFL). He loved it and said it was easy to use and took up no room in the car when folded up." —Jacque B

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    3. An insulated beer belt holder to keep a whole six pack cool wherever you go.

    Promising review: "The Beer Belt is a lot more heavy duty than I was expecting. It has a nice little zipper pouch on the inside to hold your ID, money, and credit cards. It is also nicely padded so it is actually comfortable to wear. This is a fun item that I will use tailgating this fall!" —TechMan32

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six colors).

    4. 100% leather football earrings — rock 'em while you're cheering on your favorite team.

    Promising reviewing: "LOVE these! I wear these to my son's games and have gotten so many compliments!." —Emilia Galbraith

    Get it from TheLeatherNest1 on Etsy for $10.

    5. Football-themed cups that'll spice up the iconic game of Flip Cup.

    Promising review: "These cups are great for your football themed party. The design looks like a football. The cup is sturdy plastic and will hold up well." —Bruce B.

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95.

    6. And a football field tablecloth — the perfect game day decoration!

    Promising review: "These were the most popular decorations at our Super Bowl party, and they are very reasonable."

    Get three from Amazon for $9.99 (available in a three-pack)

    7. The Beer Mitt that'll come in ~handy~ for those night and winter football games.

    Promising review: "Great mitten, it's thick and nicely made. It was a great gift for my friend who drinks her beer outside while having a smoke." —

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    And for the smaller hands, check out The Suzy Mitts.

    8. A cute custom college football tube top to fashionably show some school spirit.

    Promising review: "Great top and it's just as pictured. The measurements were right on! I am very happy I found this store. I will be ordering from here again soon!" —Tina Wright

    Get it from TailgateTailor on Etsy for $55+ (available in women's sizes XS–XL).

    9. A NFL snack helmet that'll hold your favorite snacks while repping your favorite team.

    Promising review: "My uncle loves the Eagles, and as I was browsing Amazon wondering what to possibly give him, I stumbled across this helmet. The price wasn't too bad, so I ordered it because it was unique. He loves it, and it was funny watching him try to wear it because he thought it was a helmet at first, but he was still pleased to see it was for snacks. It's something cool to whip out in front of his friends who oppose his team. They have to take snacks from his Eagles helmet in order to eat them. This helmet fits a surprising amount of snacks too. Especially the chips section. The two smaller sections are great for dip." —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95 (available in Cowboys, Steelers, Broncos, and Seahawks teams).

    Check out WinCraft on Amazon for more ways to rep your favorite team.

    10. A football koozie to show your love for the game and keep your hands from getting too cold while holding your beer.

    Promising review: "Sports rule and so does this koozie." —steven

    Get it from Amazon for $4.75.

    11. A tailgate T-shirt if you don’t have a favorite team and you're just here for the party!

    Promising review: "Perfect fit, color, and style! I love with this shirt! Super speedy shipping too! Will definitely be ordering again!" —ArieJane148

    Get it from The Pink Lily Boutique on Etsy for $24 (available in men's sizes XS–3X).

    12. A NFL no-spill mug perfect for whatever you want to drink!

    Promising review: "What is there to say?! You can't go wrong with a Tervis product. I love my Falcons, and it's a great tumbler. It doesn't keep your beverages hot or cold for too long of a length of time, but it's a cool cup." —Miss CeeCee

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in 10+ team styles).

    13. A custom lace-up skirt to support your favorite team in style (Go Tigers)!

    Get it from TailgateTailor on Etsy for $65+ (available in sizes XS–XL and custom lengths).

    14. An electric cooler with dual AC that'll keep your drinks cold no matter how long you're tailgating!


    Promising review: "I kept ice in Tupperware in this cooler for three days and it worked for me." —Gary

    Get it from Walmart for $134.99.

    15. A foldable leak-proof wine bag to save leftover wine to bring from the tailgate to the game itself.

    Promising review: "Helped me smuggle in four extra bottles of wine onto my cruise. Can't beat that!" —Lauren E.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    16. A Game Day Kissasserole Dish perfect for when you cook for your friends on the opposing team.

    Get it from Crystal Creek Boutique on Etsy for $28.95+ (available in five patterns).

    17. A custom-made apron you can wear for tailgate grilling — it will even hold your brewskis.

    Promising review: "Love the apron I ordered! He even did a custom design I sent and I received it early!!" —Melissa Rodriguez

    Get it from custombeerlabels on Etsy for $49.99.

    18. Giant Jenga for when you're tired of playing cornhole.


    Promising review: "This is a seriously fun game to play with a large group. A friend brought it for New Year's, and we had 10 people playing, and then 5 more showed up and joined right in. No difficult rules. Players can join or drop out with no problem. Had so much fun I had to get one. Might look into the larger one too. This size was very fun." —Sheri

    Get it from Amazon for $119.95.

    19. A portable fan fan to keep you cool while you're having fun!


    Promising review: "The fan works great! It makes a soothing noise and puts out a good amount of air for its size. It has adjstable speeds and is easy to toggle between. Takes eight D batteries, but will be great for camping or using if the power goes out. Highly recommend." —Stargazer123

    Get it from Walmart for $14.88.

    20. A digital electric smoker that'll make a tailgate BBQ easy without a ton of preparation.

    Promising review: "I never had an electric smoker before, but this thing makes smoking a breeze. Whether smoking by time or temp the wireless remote allows me to set it and forget it. Not bad to clean and if you fill the chip box completely you can get a nice long smoke at the beginning when it is needed, Brisket came out spot on even when I forgot about it and it went into warm mode." —goverland

    Get it from Amazon for $211.26 (available in two styles).

    21. A doggy football jersey so your pup can represent their favorite team, too!

    Promising review: "I loved the jersey. Made very well. I have washed it several times and still looks new. I have a Corki and put it on him. He wasn't too sure about it at first, but later I tried to take it off he wouldn't let me." —Vickey

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    Check out Sporty K9 on Amazon for more team jerseys.

    22. A personalized baby onesie so your little is ready for game day just like you!

    Get it from Creative Prints of Joy on Etsy for 16.99+ (available in sizes 3M–18M and 10+ colors).

    23. BBQ tools that'll have you ~flipping~ over your favorite team.

    Promising review: "My Texas A&M loving son-in-law 'flipped' when opening his Christmas present and seeing this set. The set is extremely well-made and appropriately priced for the sturdy quality. When I ordered them I didn't notice the bottle openers on the ends — just the icing on the cake." —Carol Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (available in five colors and 20+ teams).

    24. NFL slide sandals — they'll allow you to comfortably support your team no matter where you are (Go Falcons)!

    Promising review: "Love my RAIDERS sandals! Have a nice arch support, which was surprising for the price! I got a small and I'm a women's size eight and they fit perfectly! I even got them two days sooner than expected!" —Danielle M

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95+ (available in S–XL and 28 teams).

    25. Football flowers — the perfect centerpiece for your tailgate picnic table.

    Promising review: "This was purchased for the Senior football players moms'. They were a huge hit. Very well-made and beautiful!" —Julie Arnold

    Get it from SportBuds on Etsy for $10.

    26. A sunscreen flask to disguise your beer if you want to sneak it into the football stadium.

    Promising review: "Looks real enough to fool anyone checking your bag for drinks. I got it to sneak into an amusement park that doesn't even allow water bottles. They didn't leak at all, and look like they will hold up for several uses before they get too beat up. Happy to spend the money on this again if it means I will not have to buy $12 amusement park drinks." —C. L. Erickson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.94.

    27. A personalized football bamboo cutting board for cutting and serving your favorite game snacks.

    Get it from Lasers Edge Plus on Etsy for $30.

    28. A s'mores maker that'll allow you to enjoy some tailgate dessert on the grill.


    Get it from Walmart for $18.89.

    29. And American Eagle college football T-shirt to make a huge tailgate statement (Go Canes)!

    Get it from American Eagle for $32 (available in women's sizes XS–XL).

    Check American Eagle for your favorite college team.

    Alright, now who's ready for kickoff?!

    United Feature Syndicate (UFS) / Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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