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How to Host the Best Football Party
It is widely known that the Big Game is the biggest sporting event of the year, but you don’t have to wait until the Big Game to throw a great party; you can make any week one of the biggest social events of year! With a little elbow grease and a lot of snacks, all of your guests can be football super fans. Read on to learn how to become the football party MVP.
The first thing to consider is your venue. Most football parties occur at a local bar or in the home. A local bar, like The Lone Wolf in Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City, is a great option if the guest list exceeds what your living room can handle as they offer plenty of seating, drinks, and often multiple TVs to view. Guests will have more options for beverages, and many bars offer food specials during games.
Hosting a football party at home can have its own benefits. Guests of all ages that may not enjoy the ambiance of a tavern may prefer to enjoy the big game elsewhere. A potluck will allow each attendee to bring a dish of their choosing, ensuring plenty of choices for different tastes. It is important to have a few options available for both food and drink as a solid foundation.
If you decide to have your football party at home, you may want to consider the following tips:
• Double check that your TV is working and the game is available in your market
• Beware of spills
• Ensure that all breakables are safely stored in case things get rowdy
• Make sure any pets are safe and secured
• Pick up extra chairs just in case
When choosing a menu for a football party, typical tailgating fare is best. Prepare sloppy joes in a crock pot for an easy meal sure to please. Veggies with dip, chips and salsa, and chicken wings are also popular. Choose foods that are popular with all ages, and be sure to take into account any dietary limitations. In addition, you will want to make sure there are beverages available that will suite your guests' preferences.
To ensure that all of your guests make it home safe and sound, be sure to monitor alcohol intake. If you know your party will get rowdy, it may make sense to stop serving liquor by the fourth quarter. If children are attending, make sure that everyone is acting appropriately.
Follow these simple tips and you'll have a recipe for a great football party!