As much as we love friendly rivalries and good-natured banter, it’s no secret that we’re not exactly dyed-in-the-wool Alabama fans. Nevertheless, we’ve got plenty of friends who bleed crimson and white, and we’re always ready to extend the hand of tailgating camaraderie. So, whether you’re a Tide fanatic or just here to make your Bama-loving friends happy, I’ve rounded up the essential gear to ensure your Alabama tailgate is a touchdown-worthy experience.
To start, you can’t go wrong with a generous display of Alabama-themed decorations. From banners to lawn chairs and tents sporting the iconic crimson and white, show your support for the Tide with style. Keep the beverages ice-cold in a cooler adorned with Alabama pride. Even if you’re not wearing the jersey, donning some Alabama gear will endear you to the fans.
When it comes to an Alabama tailgate, it’s all about celebrating with Southern flair. Bring the taste of the South with classics like BBQ ribs and pulled pork sandwiches. Don’t forget to include some homemade sweet tea and grits, alongside fan-favorite dishes like fried chicken and pecan pie. These Southern delights are sure to score a touchdown with your fellow fans.
Engage in friendly competition with a custom Alabama-themed Kan Jam game set. It’s a surefire way to keep the energy high and the spirits higher. Last but not least, bring your A-game in the banter department. Good-natured witty remarks will show your Alabama friends that you’re all in for a fun-filled tailgate, regardless of where your allegiances lie. So there you have it, folks. With these tailgating essentials in tow, you’re well on your way to hosting a memorable Alabama tailgate that pleases even the most die-hard Tide fans. Roll Tide (at least for the day)! You can find the Auburn Tailgate Essentials here.
Treats by my sweet friend Kat, owner of Postbox Sweets.