Hosting a Football Party in Your McKee Builders Home
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Tips for Hosting a Football Party in Your McKee Builders Home

September 23, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… football season! Can you hear your favorite team’s fight song getting louder in the distance? Now that professional and college teams have begun to play for all the glory, it’s time for you to kick off the season with a football party in your McKee Builders home!

 

From apps and drinks to football flair that even the most fair-weather fans can enjoy, we have a playbook full of tips and tricks to score a touchdown with your guests. If you love the sight of a perfect party spread as much as an interception, then take a look at our winning strategy for an all-star game night… hut, hut, hike!

 

Two-Point Conversion Eats

 

Our love for football is almost as big as our appetites on game day (and that’s a lot). Of course, no party would be complete without savory apps that make watching the game even more enjoyable. If you’re looking to try fun, new recipes, these delicious eats are always a win when it comes to friends and family.

 

Game Day Classics:

Pull-Apart Garlic Bread Pizza Dip
Chicken Parm Sliders
Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs
Mini Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas
Sin Dip Hot Dogs
Slow-Cooker Tex Mex Dip

 

Healthy Twist:

Buffalo Cauliflower Wings
Sweet Potato Tater Tots
Garlic-Butter Shrimp
Spinach Dip Stuffed Mushrooms

 

Team-Themed Eats:

Philadelphia Eagles: Philly Cheesesteak Sliders
Baltimore Ravens/Maryland Terrapins: Hot Crab Dip
UDel Fightin’ Blue Hens: The Bobbie

 

Hail Mary Drinks

 

Once the O-line starts working its magic, it’s time for you and your guests to raise a glass to another great week of football (but only if your opponent loses, right?) Whether you opt for drinks with a little kick or delicious treats without alcohol, these easy recipes ensure that your guests have something refreshing to wash down the apps.

 

Boozy Beverages:

Gina’s Super Bowl Punch (made with vodka and beer)
Jalapeno Jelly Tequila Shots
Cajun Lemonade (made with rum)
Porter Float
Cucumber Margarita

 

Non-Alcoholic Sips:

Classic Sweet Tea
Tomato-Lime Sipper
Ginger-Orange Mocktails
Watermelon-Strawberry Cooler
Homemade Cherry Limeade

 

Endzone Decor

 

Okay, let’s face it… there’s nothing more fun than decorating your McKee Builders home for a party, especially when it involves football. From team-themed flair to dishware, there are so many ways to elevate your home’s atmosphere to match the intensity of your favorite team’s stadium!

 

General Gear:

Inflatable Football Field Buffet Cooler
DIY Game Day Drinks Tub
Football Stadium Chip-and-Dip Dish
Football Field Party Table
Print + Cut Football Paper Chain

 

Team-Themed Decor:

Maryland Terrapins: balloons, pennant wreath, can coolers
UDel Fightin’ Blue Hens: stemless wine glasses, temporary tattoos, deluxe flag

 

From all of us at McKee Builders, happy football season and go (*insert your team here*)!

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