Football Party Menu Ideas

Last Updated on October 27, 2021 by Ellen Christian

Football season is in full swing in our house and part of my job is to take care of the Football Party Menu.   I’m not really a great big football fan but the guys are. Of course, they want lots of great snacks to munch on while they’re watching football on the weekends. So, I let them hang out in the living room watching football, and I spend some time with a good book.

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Game Day Party Menu for Your Football or Superbowl Party

Football Party Menu

I like to keep it simple when it comes to my game day party menu. The guys are really mostly into finger foods and snacks. They don’t want the hassle of sitting down to a meal with a knife and fork. This is one day we haul out the paper plates since they have a tendency to knock things over when they get excited.

Here are a few ideas you can try when planning your party.

Game Day party menu for drinks

What do you serve at a football party?

There are so many options when it comes to your game day menu. It really depends on how casual you are and what types of foods your guests enjoy. Of course, it also depends on whether they are dealing with any food allergies or preferences.

Wild Gochujang Wings & Fiery Mayo Corn

Game Day food on a budget

It can be tough to put together a football party if you’re worried about your budget. But, thankfully, you can easily plan your game day menu without spending a lot of money. Here are a few recipes that everyone will enjoy.

Shrimp cocktail sauce recipe #PEPCIDTastemakers

Healthy game day food

When you plan your game day menu, try to include a few healthy game day food options. Some of your guests may be watching their weight, sugar, salt or gluten. You don’t have to only serve vegetable platters. But, try to include a few options that are on the healthier side.

Benedictine dip and chips

Game Day main dishes

Because you’ll likely plan your game day menu to include main dishes, here are a few options you can choose from. Your guests will probably want some “stick to the ribs” type of food in addition to appetizers.

Sweet Corn Salsa Recipe with Black Beans #CansGetUCooking

Vegan game day party menu choices

If you have friends that are vegan or vegetarian, here are a few recipes that you can offer them. Of course, they can always enjoy salsa and chips or a fruit or vegetable platter as well. Just make sure that they have options.

Game Day Party Menu for Your Football Party

chocolate cake on a white plate

Game Day party menu desserts

Of course, any game day menu should have at least one or two sweets for people to enjoy for dessert. A sheet cake works well and is something your local bakery can make for you if you’re short on time. Or, try a few of these recipes.

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