Super Bowl Sunday is an extraordinary day, with millions of football fans gathering to watch NFL’s championship game. Families and friends flock their television sets to watch and support their teams, making this day a great opportunity to host a party. Here are ideas to make Game Day even more fun and exciting:
Décorating your Home
Craft up some decorations to liven up the party. Think of the teams playing and the people supporting it, and incorporate them into your décor.
Football Paper Lanterns
Give regular paper lanterns a Super Bowl touch by making a football-inspired version. You can choose to have the entire string of lanterns made of brown cardstock, or make them in different colors for a more cheerful décor. Find out more about football-inspired DIY projects from these step-by-step guides.
Adding football pompoms to the venue, whether as props or as décor, is a fancy way to cheer on your favorite team. Pretty yet very easy-to-make, football pompoms only require brown tissue paper, white card stock, twine, scissors, and tape. Use them as accents on the snack station, stick them up onto your living room walls, or leave them lying on the table or chairs for guests to pick up and use to cheer during the game.
Team flags are a great way to spread fun and sport some team spirit during the big game. Make sure to have flags for both teams and let guests choose as they arrive.
Selfie or Photo Booth Props
Create flashy, colorful props that people can use for selfies. You can also decorate a corner of he house and use it as a photo booth. Make sure to provide props that represent both teams so people can choose.
Snacks to Whip Up for Game Day
Keep your friends and family full and satisfied while watching the game with these easy-to-prepare snacks:
Chili-Garlic Chicken Wings
The special chili-garlic sauce and green onion garnish makes these chicken wings a real crowd pleaser. Before deep frying, the wings are generously seasoned with salt and black pepper, and dredged in flour. Get detailed instructions here.
Oregon Tuna Melts
Guests would be raving about the balance of tuna and cheese in these sandwiches. Onions, olive oil, vinegar, basil and crushed red pepper make the tuna salad extra rich. Mustard, mayonnaise and cheese complement all these great flavors.
Enjoy munching crunchy vegetables, potato chips or tortilla, while watching the game with delicious dips. Both these Walnut Pesto and Goat Cheese Dip and Caramelized Onion Dip are easy-to-prepare and can be made ahead.
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Footballs
Indulge your guests’ sweet cravings with these cute chocolate-covered strawberry footballs. Dip strawberries in chocolate, refrigerate and add the white chocolate details. Click here for more detailed steps.
Take advantage of America’s biggest football game of the year to organize a fun gathering with friends and family. Try these party ideas for a fun-filled Super Bowl tradition.