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Host The Ultimate Football Party

It’s that time of year!  

If you can’t attend the big game then bring the fun home!  

Here are a few tips to

Host the Ultimate Football Party | East Valley Moms BlogSend Out Invites!

  • Send out an email or a fun invite via or 
  • Ask everyone to wear jerseys or their team’s colors to get in the spirit!
  • Going potluck style?  Ask everyone through your invite to bring a fun dish and to ‘reply all’ so there’s no duplicate recipes.

Serve Fun Food & Drinks!

  • Baltimore Ravens fan?  Serve some fun regional food like crab cakes!
  • Arizona Cardinals fan?  Grab a rockin’ Cardinals cake at your local bakery or whip up some red velvet cookies.  
  • Have a signature fun festive cocktail to help celebrate your team as well!  Check out Guy Fieri’s Sweet Tea Cocktail Recipe (Serving drinks in mason jars always makes the party a little more festive!)  
  • Don’t forget to have a big cooler or two filled with water, soda, and some cold brewski’s for the men in our lives! 

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Party Decorations

  • Get festive and go purchase some fun football decorations.  
  • Check out Party City or your local Dollar Store for some fun football themed banners, cups/plates/napkins.  Don’t forget a fun tablecloth and some fun football shaped bowls and platters!

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  • Create an open space with ample seating.  
  • Have enough chairs available.  Throw down some bean bags, oversized pillows, make it cozy and create an open environment.


  • Put together a football pool and make the party more fun!
  • Print out or draw a box pool.  Here’s a quick grid from to get you started.

Trash Cans & Bathrooms

  • Don’t forget to have a few trash cans and trash bags readily available.  You’ll be going through at least triple the trash you’re used to.
  • Have the bathroom(s) stocked with toilet paper, hand towels available, and soap filled.


  • Have a designated space for children with movies, games, toys, coloring books.  
  • Keep a sharpie on hand to label child drinks & adult drinks (don’t want a mix up here!)
  • Hire a sitter or pay a few older children to keep track of the little children if you want a little peace and quiet during the game!

Now sit back, relax, and have fun!  

That’s the most important part for a successful party!

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