With one of the most sacred of human grazing rituals upon us — otherwise known as tailgating season — it's time to get your supplies in order for the big game. From portable canopies for inclement weather to the ultimate tools for expert grilling, we've rounded up these essential supplies to knight you into tailgating royalty.
10-Pack of Grabber Hand Warmers
It's gonna get chilly out there in no time, so having a way to keep warm is crucial. Keep these guys handy and dodge that pesky frostbite.
NFL Royal Plush Raschel Throw
$25 BUY NOW
Hand warmers aren't enough? Why not rock one of these throws in your favorite team colors? It'll make a great addition to your growing pile of NFL gear and apparel.
NFL 3 Gallon Tailgate Jug
$65 BUY NOW
Got beverage in bulk? Keep it cool in one of these monster refillable kegs — once again showing your team colors. With a 3-gallon capacity you'll be sure to not run out before the day is done.
International Caravan Pop Up Canopy
$170 BUY NOW
Finding an easy-to-set-up canopy that isn't fraught with angry reviews about broken bits and poor quality can be tough, but this option from International Caravan is consistently well-received. It also comes in eight different colors, allowing you to at least get somewhat close to your team colors on game day.
wing 'N Smoke MVP Hitch-Mounted Tailgate Grill
$769 BUY NOW
Using a compact tabletop grill can work in a pinch, but when you're up for some serious tailgating, you need a serious grill. This three-burner bad boy mounts right to your trailer hitch, so all you need to do is swing it over and fire it up.
Yeti Tundra 65
$400 BUY NOW
Just because you bought a lot of ice doesn't mean you'll be bulletproof when it comes to keeping your tailgate party beverage supply cold. If you've got the money to spend, Yeti Coolers are pretty much the best in the biz. If cash is a little tight, our next option will be much easier to stomach.
GoPong Portable Beer Pong Table
$88 BUY NOW
Having some sort of activity to bolster your tailgate party is never a bad thing, and when we saw this portable beer pong table, well, it just made sense. After all, if you're going to add an activity to your tailgating shenanigans, it'd better involve more beer!
GCI Outdoor Pico Armchair
from $100 BUY NOW
Everybody needs a good tailgating chair, no question about that. Where this chair wins out is the fact that it packs down to about 1/16 of its size when folded down, and yet it can comfortably support adults up to 250 pounds! If you're going to be packing a lot of gear out to the game, these space-saving will quickly save you some packing headaches.