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Here’s What Needs to Go Into Your Tailgating Kit


As the football season is quickly approaching, so is the tailgating season! Having a good tailgating kit can not only make it more fun but keep you prepared for anything you may need. Here is our tailgating-kit list:

  • Invest in a good cooler, not only does it make your food stay cooler for longer but they are more sturdy. They may cost quite a bit but instead of having to replace your cooler every few years having a great cooler should last for a long time.
  • Have a few extra containers and bags packed, having plastic bags and containers on hand will help make cleanup easier. If you have any leftover food or grilling utensils after the fun, having these around will make it faster to pack up.
  • Bring a pop-up tent, this is a great way to be ready for any weather problems whether it is raining and you want to stay dry or it’s super sunny and you want the shade.
  • A portable grill is an essential item. One of the most famous things about tailgating is the parking lot barbecue. Having a portable grill makes it easy to pop it in the truck to make hot dogs and burgers to vegetables.
  • Bluetooth speaker: playing some music while you are grilling and getting pumped up for the game is another essential. Having a small bluetooth speaker that you can pop in your purse makes it easy for you to bring the music with you.
  • Folding chairs: When you are ready to eat your burgers having some chairs is important. You don’t want to be sitting in your car, chairs are a game day necessity.
  • Folding table: now you can’t have chairs and not have a table. Not only to make it easier to eat but it’ll make grilling easier too. Being able to put your condiments, food and snacks on a table will make your life easier.
  • Blankets: you never know how long the game may last. Especially if it’s an evening game it can get cold and having some extra blankets will be nice. You’ll definitely thank yourself later!

Make an appointment to make sure everything is running smoothly with your vehicle before the big game! We want you to be able to have your fun without any worries. Stop by Brown Motor Works to get your car ready for tailgating. Schedule an appointment today to get your vehicle ready.


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