Football season is here and we’re looking forward to the tackles, touchdowns, and especially the tailgate parties! Kick off the season with all the practical gear you need to celebrate your team this fall. Below we share some tailgate essentials and go-to gear guaranteed to keep you and your crew happy and comfortable throughout the game. By the end of this article, we hope we’ve been able to prepare you enough for our vegan tailgate party with The Miami Dolphins on 10/24, click the link below for more details!
Can’t forget to represent your favorite team!
Having a canopy will help you stay cool and out of the sun or rain. Having weights, bungee cords, rope and duct tape can help keep your canopy on the ground, especially if it’s windy out!
Table and Chairs
You’ll need a table to serve and eat your food, along with chairs to lounge on!
Coolers with Ice
We recommend you have two coolers filled with ice or ice packs. One cooler will be used for food, and the other for drinks. Don’t forget to pack water!
Mini First Aid Kit
You never know when you’ll get a boo boo, better safe than sorry!
You’ll need a grill to cook up your favorite vegan burgers, vegan hot dogs, and veggies! Depending on what type of grill you have, you’ll need to to fire it up, so bring your lighter fluid, lighters, charcoal, propane, etc. Grilling tools are are important, so bring your spatulas and tongs. Pot holders and mittens are a must, too!
Plates and Eating Utensils
Bring along some plates and utensils, along with napkins! You’ll need serving utensils, too. To be earth-friendly, you can switch disposables for reusable plates and utensils, OR paper plates!
Clean Up and Leftovers
You’ll need plastic containers and/or aluminum foil to store your leftovers. Paper towels, wet wipes hand sanitizer and garbage bags will help for clean up time.
Games and Entertainment
Bring along some tailgating games to enjoy with your family and friends. Playing cards, a football, and a frisbee might be a good idea. Music will make your time even more enjoyable, so bring along a speaker to play your favorite tunes!
For The Weather
Just in case, bring some rain gear or a poncho, you never know if it’ll start raining. Sunscreen and sunglasses are great to protect yourself from those hot Floria rays. There’s nothing worse than having a sun burn or an uneven tan! So having some aloe vera gel will help if you’ve got some burns.
To get even more comfortable, bring along some floor blankets and seat cushions.
Bugs are lurking around everywhere, especially out here in SoFlo! Bring along some bug spray, mosquito candles, bug clips, or mosquito bracelets to protect your skin from those annoying blood suckers!
SoFlo Vegans Tailgate with The Miami Dolphins
SoFlo Vegans is teaming with the Miami Dolphins to host the first vegan tailgate in South Florida on October 24th, 2021. Bring your favorite vegan meal or snack to have before the game. SoFlo Vegans will be set up with some fun games and giveaways. Then enjoy watching the Dolphins play against the Atlanta Falcons at Hard Rock Stadium. Click here for event details!