From top left: Tory Burch Blanket, Ralph Lauren Serving Tray, Williams-Sonoma Popcorn, Madison Linen Napkins

This weekend marks the kick-off of football season, and although we are sad to say our goodbyes to summer, we can’t help but look forward to the events fall brings. Chunky sweaters, ankle boots, and colorful leaves are just a few things that have us antsy for cooler temperatures, but tailgating is hands down our favorite part about the coming season.

Whether we’re eating chips and dip or mingling with others on the Boulevard, tailgating in the name of team spirit is a tradition that’s hard to top. Here are a few tailgating essentials that we plan to add to our routine.