Hut, hut, hike! You’ve been invited to a tailgating party, and you need to find your host a gift, pronto. Not sure what to get? We have 10 gift ideas that will score a touchdown with any football fanatic. (Bonus points: Your pigskin-loving friends can use these functional presents right away—and reuse them every game day!)
Picnic Time Touch Down Football Cutting Board
This eco-friendly cutting board can be branded with the team logo your host worships. Plus, its football shape makes it the perfect platter for those finger-licking pregame appetizers. This is one game day gift that’s hard to fumble.
Picnic Time NFL Can Cooler
With this large can-shaped cooler, your friend can be ready to pass cold ones to his guests, quarterback-style. It holds up to 10 cans, and its removable lid allows it to double as a stool. Make it personal by picking from dozens of team colors and designs.
Fred & Friends Cold Snap Football Ice Mold
Getting drinks ready for kickoff is easy with this silicone football-shaped ice cube mold. All your host has to do is fill the ball with water and stick it in the freezer. When the 3-D ice is ready, guests can toss it into their favorite thirst-quenchers.
Brookstone NFL Team Coasters With Game Field Turf
Guests will also need something sporty to rest their ice-cold drinks on. If your pal is a diehard New York Giants fan, these coasters will bring a piece of the action to the party. Each coaster in this four-piece set contains real turf from Giants Stadium.
Rico Industries NFL Grill Cover
Your buddy will really feel like a gridiron all-star when you hand him this grill cover. Once the burgers and hot dogs are ready to eat, your friend can deck out his BBQ in his team’s official logo and colors.
The Memory Company NFL Salt & Pepper Shakers
These miniature jersey-shaped salt and pepper shakers will add a dash of team spirit to any tailgate feast. Choose your friend’s favorite team, and you’ll get two jersey colors: one for home games, one for away games.
ProToast Elite NFL Teams Toaster
The competition is toast! Your host can show off his tough side with this toaster, which brands any NFL logo onto sliced bread. It’s perfect for making sandwiches and rooting for the home team on game day … and every day!
Gold Star Games NFL Snack Helmet
When half time rolls around, tailgaters will be huddling around this one-of-a-kind snack bowl. The helmet can be customized with your compadre’s favorite team logo, and the removable dishes can hold anything from chips and dip to cookies and ice.
The Popcorn Factory NFL 3-Flavor Popcorn Tin
When you football fans are in need of a time out, tackle this three-gallon popcorn tin. It’s dressed for the game with any team logo of your choice, and it’s packed to the max with three different kinds of popcorn: all-natural butter, robust cheese and secret-recipe caramel.
Cheryl’s Football Gift Tin of Treats
This football-shaped tin bank is overflowing with all the sugary treats a fan needs to satisfy his sweet tooth: Cheryl’s famous buttercream frosted football cut-out cookies, chocolate chip cookies, pretzel clusters, and chocolate peanut butter buckeyes. Once dessert’s been devoured, the empty tin bank can also hold spare change—perfect for the coin toss to decide who will make the trip to the fridge for some milk!
Now that we’ve got your wheels turning, what kind of clever gifts do you plan on bringing to your next tailgating party?