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College Game Day Tailgating Essentials

Whether you’re planning a pregame celebration with a couple friends on or planning to tailgate with family at home, it’s hard to match the excitement of gearing up to see your favorite team play. However you decide to celebrate this season, college football traditions call for the right tailgating essentials. From setting up you pop up tents and generators to choosing the best types of grills and coolers, The Home Depot can help you conquer game day tailgating like a pro.  

College Game Day Tailgate Ideas 

When it comes to football tailgating, we’ve got you covered. If you need a little guidance, our Tailgate Ideas guide can help; and if you’re making plans for private backyard tailgating this year, you can continue your college game day traditions at home with some of our favorite tailgating games.

Prep the yard with some backyard ideas on a budget, then kick off the fun with yard games with friends and family. You can even learn how to make a cornhole board or how to make a putting green with synthetic turf to keep backyard games going all season long.  

You’ll also want to make sure everyone stays cool and comfortable while doing their college football tailgating. Check out our wide selection of lawn chairs for the ultimate game day setup and get coolers for every occasion; and be sure to make post-game cleanup a breeze with the right cleaning solutions

At The Home Depot, you’ll be getting your game day on in no time. Kick off the season with all your college football tailgating essentials and make game day memories that will last forever.