Michelle

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Tailgating Party Supplies Checklist

Tailgating Party Supplies ChecklistPicture this: you’re setting up a tailgate and laying out your carefully catered spread of meats. You’ve set up the chairs, fired up the grill, and are about to open a beer when you realize—you’ve forgotten a bottle opener. The ultimate rookie move.

To make sure you never find yourself looking like an amateur, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive tailgating party supplies checklist for you to use, memorize, or stick on top of your cooler. You’re welcome.

ESSENTIALS

A grill

Extra lighter fluid for the grill

Matches

Grill tools (tongs, spatulas, basting brush)

Serving dishes and tools

Utensils (plastic, for simplicity’s sake)

Food & drink

Cups & plates

A cooler filled with ice

Trash bags

Paper Towels

Folding chairs

A tent/canopy for bad weather days

Sunscreen

Bottle opener

Masking tape

Sharpies

Game day jersey

 

NICE TO HAVES

Portable trash bin

Music

TVs

Lights for early morning or evening games

Portable games like bean bag toss

Deep fryer

Binoculars

Jumper cables

 

OH YOU FANCY, HUH

Meat thermometer

Bacon Grilling Rack

Tablecloths

Tiki bar

Hand sanitizer

Portable Jello shows (in your team colors!)