Game Day Essentials
Game Day Staples
Game Day Dips
Game Day Recipes
Game Day Appetizers & Snacks
Game Day FAQs
How to host a game day party?
Once you know how many people will be attending your game day party, it's time to plan your menu and shop for groceries. To limit your amount of prep, you can always ask guests to bring their favorite appetizers, snacks, drinks or dessert to share! For quick and easy cleanup, paper plates, napkins and plastic utensils are a must!
How to decorate for a game day party?
One of the best ways to get into the game day spirit is to decorate for the occasion. Add a tablecloth or napkins in your favorite teams colors, arrange a charcuterie board in the shape of a football or make a DIY banner to cheer on your favorite players.
What are the best foods to serve at a game day party?
Popular game day staples to serve up are chicken wings, pizza, chips and dip, brats and veggie trays. ALDI offers a selection of delicious and convenient frozen appetizers, premade dips and take and bake pizzas. Or browse Our Recipes to find the perfect appetizers, cocktails, dips and desserts to whip up for your guests.
How to make a game day party fun?
There are plenty of ways to make game day even more fun and enhance your game day party. Test your knowledge and see who the biggest sports fan is with some trivia. The person who gets the most stats and facts right wins! If you’re looking for a more interactive activity before the game starts, we suggest a game of charades, acting out all the best sports moments. In addition to watching your favorite team play, another highlight of game day is the food. Keep the competition going on and off the field with a chili making contest. No matter if your team wins or loses, you’re guaranteed to have some game day party fun with friends and family.
What is a game day tailgate?
A game day tailgate is a party that takes place in the parking lot outside of the stadium before the game starts. It’s common to grill up some game day classics like hot dogs and hamburgers, drink a beer or play a game of cornhole. Nothing beats hanging out with fellow fans, supporting your team and getting excited for the big game ahead.
What should I bring to a tailgate party?
A tailgate party is one of the best ways to enjoy a sporting event. Some tailgate party essentials include a grill, chairs, tables, cleaning supplies and a cooler. Be sure to check the weather forecast and dress accordingly, packing some extra layers for cold weather. Bring games like cornhole or a football to toss around for a game of catch to bond with fellow sports fans. Don’t forget the food! Make sure there are no hangry fans on game day. Some of our favorite game day foods include burgers, hot dogs, pigs in a blanket, chips and dip, chili and nachos. And of course, dessert is a sure win. Shop Cookies & Sweets for delicious brownies, candy and more to make sure no matter the score, the game ends on a sweet note.
What is a game day grocery list?
There’s no better way to enjoy game day than surrounded by friends, family and of course, food. Keep things organized and stress-free by preparing a game day grocery list to make sure you don’t miss any game day essentials! We suggest breaking your list down into categories and grabbing a few favorites from each of the following categories:
- Snacks: Potato chips, tortilla chips and popcorn
- Appetizers: Soft pretzels, pizza rolls and pigs in a blanket
- Main Course: Hot dogs and hamburgers
- Dips & Condiments: Spinach and artichoke dip, salsa, queso, ketchup, mustard, etc.
- Beverages & Mixers: Soda and pop, water and beer
Desserts: Cookies and brownies
- Disposables: Napkins, plastic cups, plastic utensils and paper plates
What kind of drinks should I have for kids and adults for game day?
Stock up on game day drinks at ALDI. Shop Beverages for a selection of affordable juice for the kiddos, pop and soda, bottled water, sports drinks and mixers. We’ve got everything you need to host the ultimate game day party.
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