A Super Bowl party has become quite a tradition over the past few decades as it presents a unique opportunity to have friends and family (as the case may be) in one space, with drinks, food, and an intriguing game of football.
While Super Bowl parties are mostly fun, like most regular parties, you could very easily flunk the idea of a Super Bowl party for your folks and end up spoiling the game for everyone if you fail to adequately prepare for your guests.
Here are a few guidelines which we have painstakingly prepared to ensure that you never have to experience the woes of hosting a failing Super Bowl party.
Clean Venue for the Super Bowl Party
Cliché right? Well, not so. A clean venue is the first step towards hosting the most festive Super Bowl party. This is especially the case if you intend to use your home for the party.
Your venue should in addition, be well ventilated, and devoid of foul smells. A sure-fire way to mess up your Super Bowl party would be to have your venue smelling like poultry.
Food, Snacks, and More Food
If there’s one thing that humans cannot do without at a Super Bowl party, it’s food and snacks. Parties may tend towards a drinking event rather than an eating one, however, these days, there’s no hard and fast rule about feeding your guests. As a matter of fact, many people these days actually come for the food alone.
Ensure to prepare popular favorites and put into consideration the preferences of your invited guests. Think about preparing vegetarian and gluten-free options so that none of your guests feel left out.
Drinks are a must-have for the Super Bowl. Beer is a necessity, so make sure you are well stocked with a variety of brews. Consider making a signature drink for your guests, whether it's a cocktail of your own concoction, or a bowl of punch, your guests will surely enjoy the thoughtful beverage included with the food.
Keep in mind that not everyone drinks alcohol, so it's a nice gesture to include a virgin version of your signature drink. It's also a good idea to be well-stocked with soda.
Play a Game of ‘Rate Commercials’
One of the most distinctive aspects of a Super Bowl is the insanely expensive, well thought out commercials, thus, the commercial breaks represent a part of the show by itself. By playing a game of rate the commercials, you are sure to engage all guests actively.
Get a High Definition Screen
While this seems like common sense, you’d marvel at just how many times we make preparations concerning other parts of the game with little to no thought about the actual game itself. Get a magnificent screen for the party, and make sure your reception is pristine. The worst-case scenario is a Super Bowl party where guests can't watch the game!
There you have it, the key attributes of a festive Super Bowl party. Do not forget to make guests feel welcome before the Super Bowl party and arrange for cleaners afterward. Good luck!