Tailgating Southern StyleAugust 14, 2021
Football is taken very seriously here in the South. We take our tailgating almost as seriously as we take our football. In fact, tailgating southern style is almost a religion!
This tradition started back in the 1960s when fans would simply find a spot and put down the tailgate of the station wagon. Fried chicken and pimento cheese sandwiches were some of the popular food choices. Well, tailgating is much more of a production in modern times but the spirit remains the same. Gameday parties can take place outside the stadium or from the comfort of your own living room. So get your game face on and get ready to tailgate southern style with Southern Living Store and Belk.
All the Essentials and Extras
Shop Southern Living Store for the very best in tailgating and team spirited essentials. They offer the very best in cute home decor items that showcase your school love plus all the essentials and beyond to make your tailgate extra special.
Rollout the welcome with a burlap hanger on your front door. You can showcase your team pride to all your neighbors with this fun addition to your front door.
The Touchdown Runner from Hester & Cook brings your tablescape to life. Pair this with the football dessert plates and other spirited decorations and you will be the winner of the football party!
These adorable football die-cut placemats pair perfectly with the touchdown table runner. Festive and functional!
Enjoy your favorite beverage and show your school spirit in these fun stadium cups.
Keep messy faces and hands at bay while remaining spirited with these cute All Roads Lead To napkins.
These are the cutest paper plates ever and ideal for some of those delicious finger foods that you will be serving. Complete the look with matching beverage napkins.
We love these sectioned platters for gameday serving. Because they are made of melamine, they are perfect for tailgating at the stadium or the living room.
Keep your emotions in check when you use this standard drink hugger. Perfect for 12 ounces bottles and cans.
Game Day Gear
What you wear near and on game day is equally important as your tailgating spread. Belk has all the goods for you to express yourself and your show your love for your school.
Antigua NCAA Tailgate Woven Shirt
Wear your school colors in style when you wear this button down shirt from Antigua. Perfect for a casual Friday right before the big game!
A baseball hat showing your school pride is great on gameday as well as most other days. Bad hair day? Throw on the hat and voilà!
Make navigating stadium security with this stadium compliant Simple Tote. It is just the right size for all your necessities!
Soft and comfy is the best way to cheer your team on to victory. The vintage look of this flattering v-neck t-shirt may just become your good luck game shirt!
You will be hard to miss in this vibrant nautical patterned shirt from Columbia. The relaxed look features sun protection for our hot southern days.
Fire up the grill! Perfect for grilling in the the backyard or at a tailgate.
We love this time of year when the south comes alive and everyone shows their school pride. So, come and get everything you need to get ready for kickoff and tailgate southern style!