Football season’s here. Avoid the crowded parking lots and freezing stadiums this fall by throwing a “homegating” party. It’s just like tailgating, but in your living room. From dips, drinks, nachos and chili to comfy cushions and extra seats, we’ve rounded up the perfect team of accessories to help you throw a winning party now, while everyone’s favorite team still has a fighting chance.
Marble and wood trio dip tray
Why double dip when you can triple dip? This Marble & Wood Dip Trio Tray has a polished serving tray and three marble bowls, and is made of marble and mango wood. $128 at shopterrain.com.
Riedel Ouverture beer glasses
Just because you have a beer drinking crowd doesn't mean you can't class up the joint. These tulip-shaped Riedel Ouverture beer glasses are designed to be the perfect vessel for beer, but of course they make even ice water look pretty. $29.90 for a set of two at riedel.com.
Gladom tray table
Make space where you need it and avoid spilling snacks on the floor with this Gladom tray table. The tables features a removable tray top and comes in five colors. $19.99 at ikea.com and IKEA stores.
Dash compact air fryer
Serve up fries and wings without the guilt by using this Dash Compact Air Fryer. The rapidly circulating air inside crisps food without a lot of oil, and the 1.2-liter capacity makes sure you don't make too much. Available in four colors with dishwasher safe parts. $99.99 at bydash.com.
Game on throw pillow
Settle in for a couple of hours with this Game On Throw Pillow by Popcultureshop. Available in indoor or outdoor polyester fabrics, and in sizes ranging from 16-inch square to 24-inch square, with faux down insert included. From $29.99 at society6.com.
Macy’s Martha Stewart Dutch oven
Cook up enough chili to serve the whole gang wit this Martha Stewart for Macy’s Martha Stewart Collection 2-quart enameled cast iron Dutch oven with pig finial. Inside there's a non-reactive enamel coating, and a condenser rings in the lid helps keep in steam. Oven-safe to 500 degrees. $99.99 at macys.com and select Macy's stores.
Traditional folding buffet table
When the party's hopping, use this Traditional Folding Buffet Table to hold all the snacks. After the party's over, fold up the legs and store until the next party. Weighs 38 pounds, and is 48.75 inches wide, 18 inches deep, and 36 inches tall. $199 at frontgate.com.
Cooks 1.5-quart slow cooker
Keep queso dip warm even into overtime with this football-themed Cooks 1.5 Quart Slow Cooker. The gameday cooker has a removable stoneware inner pot and cool-touch handles. $20 at jcpenney.com and select JCPenney stores.
XL structured beanbag chair
When you have a roomful of people, pull out an XL Structured Bean Bag Chair with a removable cover from Pillowfort. Each has a structured back and will support up to 250 pounds. The cover is machine washable. $44.99 at target.com and select Target stores.
Picnic time kickoff cutting board
Serve up favorite cheeses with this Picnic Time Kickoff Cutting Board featuring the logo of your favorite team. The inlaid white bamboo has a football laces design, and a perimeter groove catches brines. About 20 by 12 inches. Available with the logo of all 32 NFL teams. $44.95 at nflshop.com.