Tailgating is one of those quintessential football-related activities that separates the girls from the women. What do we mean? The girls show up 1 hour before the game with a cute koozie and a six pack. The women show up with the tailgating essentials necessary to enjoy the event of tailgating and the football game.
We're women and we do football parties right, whether they're in our homes or a parking lot so here's your ultimate Tailgating Essentials packing list (minus the food and bevs), compliments of Football Bettys!
#1 thing you cannot leave home without: Your tickets!
Tailgating essentials found in your garage or back yard Grill (and whatever items you need for it- propane, lighter fluid, etc.) Zip Ties Coolers - at least one for drinks and at least one for food Portable Tent or pop up shade structure Camping Chairs
Tailgating essentials found in your house Recycling Container Trash can Folding Tables Utensils Sunscreen Hand Sanitizer Paper Towels Plates
Cups Stereo/Bluetooth Speaker Baby Wipes Packing Tape Sharpie
Tailgating essentials that should be in your car already Jumper Cables Phone Charger First Aid Kit
Tailgating essentials from the store Flag/Balloons LONG String Portable misting system (try this portable misting system or this portable misting system) Solar Phone Charger Corn Hole, ladder ball, cards, etc.
Football or frisbee Trivia game (bonus points if it's about your team or football!)
Tailgating essential for the professional tailgater Generator
So now it's time to rummage through your stuff and grab all those tailgating essentials so you canearn the tailgater MVP award this weekend. Go Bettys!