The Most Awesome Tailgate Gear So You Can Tailgate Like a Boss

Football season is here and we’re ready with this list of the most awesome tailgate gear every fan needs in order to tailgate like a boss!

Summer might have come to an end, but for many of us, the activities have just begun. There are tailgates and soccer games and practices all school year long. While you are carting kids around all weekend or grilling up food for the big game, get some of these essentials to make game days more convenient.   

Awesome Tailgate Gear

Portable Football Cooler

Awesome Tailgate Gear

Pack up refreshments in this easy portable cooler that comes with its own carrying case. It holds up to 40 cans.

Team Bar

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Serve up drinks on the patio with your own collegiate bar! Made with durable steel, with three levels of shelving and an in-shelf, food grade, waterproof cooler, this bar will be the perfect place to host your football gatherings.

Tailgate Plate

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These durable plates have a built in drink holder making them ideal for a afternoon tailgate. They are made with BPA-free plastic and are reusable so you can use them for seasons to come.

Tailgate Hammock

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These hammocks can be setup on your trailer hitch! Made from polyester, they have hanging footrests and attach to any 2” trailer hitch in just minutes. It is a great must have for the avid tailgater.

Parasheet Beach Blanket 

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Referred to as the “best beach blanket ever” this lightweight parasheet beach blanket is great for any outing. Lightweight and durable, the blanket folds up into its own attached carrying case, and each of the corners have stake loops and sand pockets in order to weigh it down. Just fill the pockets with sand when at the beach to keep the blanket in place or stake it down if you are lounging in the grass. It cleans up easily and folds up quickly. No need to haul around a bulky blanket for your outings, Grand Trunk has you covered. 

Indoor/Outdoor Movie Screen

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If you are going to be screening games at your house, do it in an epic way! This indoor/outdoor movie screen will allow you to project the big game on 144 inches of screen. Watching the game doesn’t get any better than this.  

Silicone Rubber Wine Glasses 

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These are by far my favorite tailgating necessity. Made with silicone rubber, this set of four wine glasses can actually be flattened! Squash them in your tailgating gear and pop them back into shape when you need some wine. They are dishwasher safe and come with a 10 year guarantee. 


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You have to have entertainment when you tailgate. Get one of these Wood Football Field Cornhole Sets to keep guests busy during down times in the game.

Portable Grill

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This Margaritaville Portable Tailgating Grill is a full size propane grill that is connected to a steel arm that will attach to any 2 inch hitch. It has a porcelain cooking grates, electronic ignition, 20,000 BTU burner, side tables as well as a condiment tray. The sturdy design makes it convenient and easy to take on the go. 

Portable Speaker 

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No tailgate is complete without some music. Bring along a portable, indoor/outdoor, water resistant, wireless speaker  with 100 watt high power sound that will get your whole crew amped up for the game.


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Take a load off with one of these portable chairs that has an adjustable canopy to keep you in the shade. Take it tailgating or to the soccer field for optimal seating. 


Awesome Tailgate Gear

The Outdoor Portable Tailgating Table is the perfect companion for your next tailgate. With a zippered, insulted cooler, food holder and 4 cup holders, you can easily bring and enjoy food and cold drinks. Its light, collapsible design means it’s easy to store, and the included travel bag makes it easy to carry. 4 tension straps on each table corner ensure a stable table surface, so you don’t have to worry about it tipping over. 


Awesome Tailgate Gear

Make sure to bring your pop up canopy that shows your support. Set up you food table or let guests lounge in the shade of this easy to set up canopy. 

Seat Cushion 

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If you have to subject yourself to hours of bleacher sitting, make sure to bring a cushion like this seat. It doubles as a tote and offers storage for drinks or anything else you might need to bring into a game. 

Awesome Tailgate Gear

It’s Game Time! 

Thank you to Grand Trunk for providing me with a Parasheet Beach Blanket! All opinions remain my own. 

Football season is here and we're ready with this list of the most awesome tailgate gear every fan needs in order to tailgate like a boss! via @Jeanabeena


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  1. September 26, 2017 at 1:18 am — Reply

    We haven’t tailgated in a long time and it’s so nice to join in the fun again! I think these are really awesome to have!

  2. Our Family World
    September 25, 2017 at 11:23 pm — Reply

    I like everything I see in this post. The best for me are those swings. Awesome! The grill looks great too. Just the right size to ensure portability.

  3. September 25, 2017 at 9:13 pm — Reply

    These are great picks! My family loves tailgating! These are awesome!

  4. Crystal
    September 25, 2017 at 9:12 pm — Reply

    Is it okay to admit that I like football mainly for the tailgating? It’s so fun to get together with friends and family each week and cheer. Cheer who? Not really sure, but there are snacks so I’m good.

  5. September 25, 2017 at 8:41 pm — Reply

    I need all of it and I need it now. Those are such awesome items. You’re right, the coolest tailgating ever!

  6. September 25, 2017 at 8:12 pm — Reply

    I definitely need one of those chairs for my kids’ sports games. My kids would love the outdoor screen!

  7. September 25, 2017 at 7:54 pm — Reply

    The portable grill would be incredibly useful at some of the parking lot tailgates at college games. You’re always going to need tables and chairs too.

  8. September 25, 2017 at 7:13 pm — Reply

    Wow! Some amazing tailgating gear! I love the football coolers

  9. September 25, 2017 at 2:19 pm — Reply

    We are huge football fans and happen to tailgate! We’re actually pretty good at it and have a lot of this but this post reminds me of other things I need/WANT!

  10. September 25, 2017 at 12:03 pm — Reply

    I never knew there were so many great tailgating accessories. Love the wine glasses and little bar. I don’t tailgate but these are fun products for those who do

  11. September 25, 2017 at 12:02 pm — Reply

    Those suspended chairs look amazing! Talk about tailgating in style. Great picks.

  12. September 25, 2017 at 11:55 am — Reply

    We are huge sports fan and tailgating is something we do on a regular basis. These essentials are indeed awesome, with that special plate being my personal favorite.

  13. Pam Wattenbarger
    September 25, 2017 at 11:41 am — Reply

    That parasheet blanket looks like a must have for picnicking. It would also be great for picnics or the beach.

  14. Meagan
    September 25, 2017 at 11:08 am — Reply

    These are some really great options. I really like that portable speaker.

  15. robin rue
    September 25, 2017 at 11:02 am — Reply

    We always bring lots of chairs, a tent, small folding table, small portable grill and a big old cooler when we tailgate :)

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