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10 Tailgating Accessories That’ll Make Yours the Party to Beat

Easy transport and set-up is the name of the game with tailgating, so you can focus on having fun and rooting for the home team. From a light-weight, fold-up grill to a license-plate bottle opener (yes, you read that right!), these tailgating must-haves will make your spot the place to be. All items can be found on

1. Coleman Road Trip Propane Portable Grill, $187.16

Believe it or not, this thing folds out into a workable grill! Easy to load, roll, and get cookin’!


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2. Coleman RoadTrip Swaptop Cast Iron Griddle, $40.00

If you’re really making a day of it, you might want to grab one of these guys for your portable grill. To make pancakes in the morning, obviously!


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3. Marinade Sauce Pot with Silicone Basting Brush, $29.95

Keep the undesirables (i.e. bugs ‘n’ stuff) out of your awesome sauce with this marinade pot that has a handy lid/basting brush combo. The stainless steel also makes it easy to warm your sauce by sitting it at the edge of the grill.


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4. License Plate Mounted Beer Opener, $14.95

This one is pure genius. Oh, who has the bottle opener? No one, but check out the rear license plate of my Jeep Wrangler. (Jeep owners are about to get very, very popular at tailgating parties.)


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5. BBQ Grilling Multi Tool Set, $25.99

It’s like the Swiss Army knife of BBQ tools. It’s got it all: a spatula, bottle opener, fork, silicone brush, wine opener, and corkscrew. (Whew! Anyone else outta breath?)


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6. Sorbus Inflatable Serving Bar, $9.99

Just a few huffs and puffs and you’ve got yourself a tray that can be filled with ice to keep tailgating dips and veggies cold. It also has a bottom valve for easy draining.


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7. One-Handed Party Pal, $23.00 for set of three

You only have two hands, and you’re going to need one of them to feed yourself. So this Party Pal really saves the day. It’s a drink holder, napkin, cutlery, and food serving tray, all in one.


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8. Travel Folding Table, $41.40

This handy travel table is easy to carry and quick to set up. Four cup holders keep things dry, and there’s plenty of room for all your favorite snack trays.


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9. Silicone Wine Glasses, $39.99 for set of four

Like to keep it classy tailgating with some fine wine? These silicone "glasses" will travel well and endure as many tumbles as they take. (We can’t say the same about the wine, though, so watch yourself!)


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10. Tailgate Keg, $45.00

Last but not least, it wouldn’t be a tailgate party without the keg. This one lets you add your favorite team’s logo to let everyone know who you're representing!


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