Your Go-To Tailgating Checklist (With Free Printable!)

Use this handy tailgate checklist to make sure your next pre-game party scores big!

I’d say most of the game-day fun happens during the tailgate, not the actual game. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve got a team of 5 or 53—our tailgate checklist will make sure you have everything you need! Pro Tip: Cook as much food as you can beforehand (like these winning make-and-take recipes) to get the work done early and give you a chance to cheer with friends.

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Pack the Essential Gear

  • Folding Table
  • Portable Chairs
  • Pop-Up Tent
  • Coolers — For both food and drinks
  • Flag — To help guests spot your location

Prep Your Outdoor Kitchen

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Put Cold Drinks on Ice

  • Water
  • Soda and Beer

Create a Game Plan for Cleanup

Keep the Crowd Entertained

Don’t Forget

  • Tickets
  • Parking Pass
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