Football season is officially here and we couldn’t be more excited! Bring on the tailgating, football games, and all the burnt orange. Below we’ve put together a curated list of our favorite gear, where to watch those away games, and ways to tailgate from home.
Abel’s on the Lake | Prime spot to come enjoy a drink and watch the game with your friends.
3825 Lake Austin Blvd | 512.904.0570
Cover 3 | It’s all sports, all the time at the three Austin-area Cover 3 locations around town.
1717 W 6th St | 512.982.1550
Dirty Martin’s Place | An Austin mainstay since 1926 with burgers, beer, and American chow served in an old-school space.
2808 Guadalupe St | 512.477.3173
Doc’s | With several TVs and a dog-friendly patio, this joint is the perfect place to enjoy the game and have a bite.
5207 Brodie Ln #100 | 512.892.5200
Driskill Bar | With its rustic leather couches, cowhide barstools, cattle branded custom carpet, you’ll have the best seat in the house to watch the game.
604 Brazos St | 512.439.1234
Little Woodrow’s | Your sports watching HQ. Enjoy dozens of beers on tap, a full bar, and dozens of TVs for watching live events and games.
5425 Burnet Rd | 512.276.2390
The Park | More than just your average sports bar with 40 strategically placed TVs, delicious cusine, handcrafted cocktails, and artisan beers.
11601 Domain Dr #200 | 512.478.7275
Star Bar | This original West 6th Street Bar is a relaxed, modern watering hole with Jenga, craft beer, and 2 patios for people and game watching.
600 W 6th St | 512.477.8550
The Tavern | This German-influenced sports bar boasts 50 high-def TVs, a rotating beer menu, and an upstairs patio.
922 W 12th St | 512.320.8377
Texas Longhorn Stemless Glasses | Your die-hard fandom will be on full display when you cheers with this Texas Longhorn stemless glass set.
Elizabeth Volk: Texas Bandana | Show your Texas pride with this local hand-dyed and custom-stitched burnt orange bandana.
Texas Cooler | Hook ’em Horns! Be sure to have your officially licensed University of Texas YETI® cooler fully stocked for the next big game.
Party and Co: Hook Em’ Horns Cups | From cups to napkins to plates, these game day goodies are the perfect addition to your at-home tailgate.
Texas Longhorn Cornhole | Represent your favorite team while also having fun. This Texas Longhorns tailgate game is a portable cornhole game set, that everyone can enjoy.
Kelly Wynne: Clear Bag | Are you in the clear? Pulled out the style playbook, these stadium/event-approved clear handbags won’t cramp your game-day style!
Texas Longhorns Connect Four Board Game | This classic, travel-size wooden board game brings all the fun to your tailgate.
Criquet: Burnt Orange Polo | These polos from local store, Criquet, are known for being soft, wrinkle-resistant, and offering the perfect fit.
The Menagerie: Melamine Longhorn Plate | Add some Texas flair to your tailgate with this set of melamine plates featuring a Longhorn on each plate.
Cover3 | Offering the perfect family meals for your at-home tailgate, Cover 3 has a wing platter, crispy chicken meal, and more.
Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon | Get it all in one stop! Fresa’s offers everything from a classic taco bar to a build-a-bol bar to all the necessary sides.
Hat Creek Burger Company | Though burgers are standard tailgate fare, sometimes it’s best left to the experts. Hat Creek Burger Co. will deliver trays of burgers, chicken nuggets, and salad.
Hayley Cakes & Cookies | Be sure to grab an assortment of mini football cookies from this darling Austin bakery. You can customize or keep as-is!
Lucy’s Fried Chicken | Fried chicken is hard to turn down for any occasion, and tailgates are no exception. Lucy’s can create a custom menu, including sides, and pies.
Pluckers | Go the classic tailgate route with wings and choice of sauces. Pluckers offers other options like chicken sandwiches or Buffalo bites as well.
Scholz Garten | Known as one of the top tailgating destinations in Austin, Scholz Garten is now also offering perfect tailgating platers such as BBQ platters, veggie trays, and much more.
Spread & Co. | The perfect addition to any gathering, Spread & Co. offers handcrafted gift boxes and one-of-a-kind charcuterie boards and cheese plates.
Tiny Pies | Small pies, BIG taste. The best pies are not only made by hand but also handheld. They offer both sweet and savory flavors so order a pie pack and try them all!