If you’ve been waiting for tailgating season, it’s now upon us. Stock up for this season with the best accessories to make your day even more of a win. Tailgating is some fans’ favorite part about football season. All you need is a parking lot, a portable grill, and you’re in business. This year, add some new and fun accessories to create a memorable tailgate experience. To make your pre-gaming as successful as possible, we thought we’d round-up of some of the best tailgating items on the market.

Start your day by popping open the canopy. Finding an easy-to-set-up canopy can be one of the best stress-reducing items you can get. Target’s NCAA Instant Pop-Up Canopy Tent is a perfect option and it comes with a variety of teams to show off your spirit. It’s a great way to stay cool and dry during football season and it’s lightweight, so it’s easy to carry. It’s priced at $120 and will be used for years to come.

The Trailer Hitch Stand Chair is very unique and is the perfect seat to watch the game. It has a braided cotton rope and it also features foot chairs so you can easily stretch out your feet and place them on the footrest for added comfort. This hammock chair stand is easily mountable on to the back of your SUV or truck and it’s priced at $290. Even better, it can be used for not only tailgating but also fishing, picnics, and more.

Since the vast majority of tailgaters cook at the game, the grill is definitely one of the most important items you need to buy. One of our favorites is the CB500X Portable Charcoal Tabletop Grill that’s priced at $100. It’s compact in size and can be easily carried around making it perfect for tailgating. Even better, it features a non-stick coating that’s simple to clean after the game. Rated 4.7/5 stars on Wayfair.

Finally, before the game starts entertain your friends and family with games they can play. The 3-in-1 Tailgate Combo Set offers all you need to play corn hole and goofy golf. Plus, it’s priced at just $45. It comes in a nice carrying case that’s convenient and they’re both easy to assemble. Plus, not only are these games perfect for tailgating but you can also use them for backyard barbecues and more.

Ready to start tailgating? Let me know in the comments below which item was your favorite. Also, be sure to check out our guide to the best college football sports apparel under $40.

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