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For sports fans, tailgating is a valuable pastime. Spending time with other like-minded fans outside the sports stadium is a fun and memorable experience. Cookouts, music and of course watching the game bring everyone to the parking lot together. With the NFL season officially kicking off this month, tailgating is sure to be back in a big way.
If you go to a stadium on game day, you’re sure to have a great time celebrating with lots of people who love your favorite team. With these queue essentials, you’ll be the most popular person in the parking lot.
Put your head in the game
$119.99 on Amazon
Weather forecasts aren’t the most reliable thing in the world, so it never hurts to be prepared for a downpour or an extremely hot day. This pop-up canopy can offer you, your gear, and a few other people protection from the elements while queuing.
Even if you don’t think you’ll need to take this canopy with you or don’t want to set it up, it doesn’t hurt to bring it with you because of its low storage needs. The bag can easily fit into a trunk and is light enough to carry or roll easily. Don’t forget to add the 5% off coupon available on the store page for extra savings.
$154.80 on Amazon
If grilling is an essential part of your backyard experience, this charcoal grill is just what you need. This highly durable grill is constructed with a porcelain enamel lid and bowl that retains heat for that smoky barbecue flavor every time. The one-touch cleaning system provides hassle-free ash cleaning, which is perfect for game day.
Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or new to grilling, the Weber 22-Inch Original Charcoal Grill is a must-have. Pick one up on Amazon and make sure your next tailgate is a success
$59.99 on Amazon
You can’t grill without a proper set of grill tools, and this best-selling Cuisinart grill set gives you everything you could possibly need in one convenient case. The assortment of tools in this set includes a chef’s spatula, baking tongs, a digital temperature fork, a silicone brush, four corn holders, five skewers, a cleaning brush with an extra brush head and an aluminum carrying case
Instead of keeping your baking tools in a bag, with this set, you can keep everything in the stylish carrying case – portable and right where you need it. Never lose any baking equipment again with this best-selling set.
$199.99 on Amazon
It’s never a bad idea to have a portable speaker with you. This is especially true when you are in the back. With this high-powered portable Bluetooth speaker from Amazon’s Choice JBL, you can take your music wherever you go.
Whether you’re listening to the game on the radio or jamming to some ‘We Will Rock You’ before it starts – this waterproof speaker has you covered. With up to 15 hours of playback and great sound quality, you’ll never need to run out of quality sound while tailgating (even if it’s raining.)
$36.77 on Amazon
Yeti is the leading name in top shelf beverage containers and this Yeti tumbler insulates your drinks in style. This tumbler is now available for over 30% off on Amazon and comes in a wide variety of colors to keep your beverage of choice cool or hot (think hot toddies for those November games) for hours.
Significantly more durable than a standard wine glass, this stainless steel tumbler keeps your drink insulated and safe from drops and spills, as well as being dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
$7.99 on Amazon
When we have a team we love, it’s hard to take things lightly. A bad play or referee call can create a stressful situation when the game goes down to the wire.
Stress balls are a great way to keep your team spirit excesses at bay when things get serious. This set of three can help you and a few friends keep calm when things aren’t going your team’s way (or even gently taunt your opponents when they are).
$59.99 on Amazon
Whether you need a little extra space to store all your BBQ accessories or a place to sit and eat, the Coleman folding outdoor table can help. This ultra-compact aluminum folding table is lightweight and comes with a space-saving carry bag.
When you’re ready to use it, simply unfold it and snap it into place to create a sturdy table. Use this table to access food and drinks while you cook or provide a place to eat for up to four people. This folding outdoor table is on sale now on Amazon just in time for the NFL season.
$20.98 on Amazon
The sky dam can produce a lot of waste and there isn’t always a litter box or recycling bin in the car park. So why not take a litter box with you? With this pop-up trash and recycling bin, you can easily keep your waste out of sight and out of mind.
While you could carry around a plastic bin or garbage bag, these have their own problems. With this collapsible bin, you’ll have a low-profile and safe way to handle tail trash.
$15.99 on Amazon
Tailgating is essentially one big communal party, and if there’s one game that’s best suited for a party, it’s got to be beer pong. With this simple beer pong kit, you can set up the classic party game for anyone (of any age) to play.
The set comes with all the blue and red plastic cups you need and four ping pong balls for the perfect table experience. Enjoy your own game before or after the big game itself with this party game for you and your colleagues.
$39.99 on Amazon
There is no toy that fits the outdoor grilling experience better than the cornhole. While many corn sets are heavy and unwieldy, this Amazon Choice Corn Set is perfect for taking with you on a day of queuing. In fact, the entire set weighs less than 4 pounds and can be set up in minutes. It also comes in a convenient carrying case less than a foot wide.
This Amazon best-selling portable corn set comes with everything you need to play the game and is less than $35 with the added coupon.
Get ready for the new NFL season with these essentials
Tailgating is one of the most fun things you can do as a sports fan, and it’s even better when you have the right gear. If you’re planning on hitting the field this year, you can’t miss these tailgate essentials. Cheer on your favorite NFL team at home or enjoy an away game in luxury with these awesome accessories.
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