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The 10 Essentials this Fall for the Best Luxury Tailgating Party

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We’re deep into the fall season, and one of the best times of all right now is the tailgating party. Whether it’s for college football, an NFL game, a playoff game in MLB or even a gathering at your local soccer field, there’s nothing like a good tailgating party to make it feel like Peak Autumn. If you’re hosting one in the coming weeks, here’s our list of 10 luxury essentials, including the chairs, blankets, cooler, speaker and chic outfits best for a fall tailgating party. Game on.

what makes for the best tailgating party?

Football season is back! The countdown to Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show is officially on, and everyone’s fall favorite activity has returned. That’s right: leisurely weekend afternoons spent tailgating in the crisp fall weather. But before you can properly cheer on your team, you’ll need a few supplies if you’re gonna do it right. Luxury tailgating party? Yes, please!

our list of 10 luxury essentials, including the chairs, blankets, and even chic outfits best for your next tailgating party.
Our list of 10 luxury essentials, including the chairs, blankets, and even chic outfits best for your next tailgating party.

You’ve already secured the right food and drinks, but what about shelter, entertainment and possibly even someplace to grill, chill and serve?

Whether you’re hosting your first tailgate party, throwing your 10th annual Game Day gathering or chilling at your kid’s soccer match, we’ve rounded up 10 must-have accessories for leveling up your next tailgate. From tables and chairs to grills, coolers and tunes, we’ve got you covered. Now all you need to do is get up early and grab a good spot on the parking lot.

10 essentials this fall for the best luxury tailgating party

1. bring protection

Rain or shine you’ll want to pull out Thule’s lightweight OverCast awning. It attaches securely to your vehicle, giving you plenty of protection from the elements without needing to take up multiple parking spots (or wresting with a popup tent before the fun can start).

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2. get grilling

BBQing and tailgating go hand and hand. Take this Cuisinart Venture Portable Gas Grill with you on the road. It weighs only 20 pounds, and features a convenient stacked design that makes it easy to pack away and store in your car when not in use.

 

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3. set the table

What’s the point of making or bringing all that food if you have nowhere to put it? This REI Co-op Camp Roll Table works well as a serving table. And also as a place for your group to sit down for a proper meal during the big game.

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4. grab a seat

Pull up a seat (or two) with Picnic Time’s Portable Folding Backpack Director’s Chair. Because having enough chairs is make-or-break for a luxury tailgating party. In addition to a place to rest after all that work setting up, this model features two insulated beverage pockets to hold your drinks; a storage pocket in the hanging armrest caddy; and a small fold-out side table. Oh, and when you’re ready to pack up? Simply fold and go.

 

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5. keep cool

Keep your drinks and perishables cold in a coveted Yeti Tundra Haul Hard Cooler. Built like a tank, this cooler moves like one, too, thanks to its built-in wheels. It’s even sturdy enough to function as a chair if you run out of seating space.

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6. say cheers in style

Whether you’re drinking hot coffee or something a little stronger, your drink will stay hot (or cold) for hours in this vacuum-insulated stainless steel Collegiate Tumbler from Corkcicle. It’s available with the team logos for several SEC and Big 10 teams – and you can add a custom monogram of your choice to keep track of which one’s yours.

 

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7. play games

Don’t forget the pre-game games! For example, no tailgate is complete without a cornhole set. The Muddy Dog’s completely customizable, bespoke Be True To Your School Cornhole Board Set will ensure your game stands out in the crowd.

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8. don’t forget the tunes

Bring along Kreafunk’s portable aMajor Bluetooth Speaker and be the life of the party before, during and after the game.

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9. get warm and cozy

It’s fall, so chances are someone’s going to get cold at some point. Keep warm with one of the best luxury blankets for a tailgating party: Pendleton’s 100% National Park Blankets.

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10. dress up

Now it’s time to dress the part. Is any better time than a football game to wear a retro cool Varsity Jacket ($248) from Faherty? We think not.

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Essentials for the Best Luxury Tailgating Party this Fall

That’s our take on the luxury essentials for a top tailgate day, including the best chairs, blankets, accessories and even outfits. 10 buys to make this football season one to remember. Go team!

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