12 Tailgate Decorations For a Winning Display
Here's the game plan: Stock up on these tailgate decorations, including table cloths, serving trays and centerpieces, for the best-ever game day.
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Most sports fans know to bring a whole lotta munchies (like these adorable football-shaped foods) and some serious team spirit to their tailgate, but so many forget the tailgate decorations. So throw a trophy-worthy game-day gathering with these Amazon products that will impress guests regardless of their home team.
You’ve got your top-notch TV to make you feel like you’re inside the stadium, your serving ware should do the same. These cheap white and red paper trays ($9) have the authenticity to make every party-goers feel like they’re just yards away from their favorite players. Pile them up with these favorite nachos recipes.
Gone are the days of gingham tablecloths. Guests will be tackling each other to get to the buffet table of tailgate-ready apps with this themed tablecloth ($9). The large dimensions and easily wiped plastic material will keep your table covered and clean all day long.
Your friends and family will cheer as you bring out this game day-ready cupcake holder ($9). We doubt the desserts will make it very long on the bleachers before being gobbled up. Decorate the cupcakes according to your team’s colors for a more personalized prop. (If you’re a chocolate lover, we say use one of these recipes.)
Take the cake with these oh, so athletic plastic cake toppers ($10). Perfect for iced sheet cakes (especially the White Texas Sheet Cake sans walnuts), bars and cheesecakes, this set of figurines will make sure all your guests stay in the spirit until the very last buzzer.
We’d never neglect drinks at a tailgate! (These are our fave football cocktails.) Keep your beer, soda and other bottled drinks cold and cute-as-can-be with this cooler ($16). Just inflate, fill with ice and enjoy refreshing beverages all game long, even during those early-season scorchers.
Football players are showered with confetti after winning a big game, so why shouldn’t you be? Confetti-fy your tailgate by placing these oversized and hassle-free confetti dots ($10) on tables and around the buffet. All the cute without the cleanup! Bonus: Add confetti to your food with these colorful treats!
Score these on-point photo props ($14) for your next tailgate. With funny phrases like “Sorry for what I said during the football game” or “Just here for the nachos,” there’s a sign for the everyone, from the most dedicated fans to the dip fiends. Speaking of delicious dip recipes…
These DIY paper wrappers ($10) are a real touchdown in versatility. Adorn water bottles, cups, vases, and plasticware place settings with these colorful on-theme decorations. The only assembly required is wrapping the paper around the desired item and fastening it with a clear sticker!