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GOT GAME: Countdown to Kickoff

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.

Bouldin Acres  |  Prime spot to come to enjoy a drink and watch the game with your friends in an environment that’s both family and pet friendly.

2027 S Lamar Blvd |  512.536.0132

Cover 3  |  It’s all sports, all the time at this local sports-centric hangout spot in North Austin.

700 W Anderson Ln #202 |  512.374.1121

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

Tecovas Boots  |  Your die-hard fandom will be on full display once you pull on your new favorite game-day boots.

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.

Elizabeth + Mae: Longhorns 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.

Kendra Scott: Clear Belt Bag  |  Are you in the clear? Pulled out the style playbook, these stadium/event-approved clear bags 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.

Sue Patrick: 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.

P. Terry’s Burger Stand  |  Though burgers are standard tailgate fare, sometimes it’s best left to the experts. P. Terry’s offers trays of burgers, fries, and shakes via pickup or their catering truck.

Hayley Cakes & Cookies  |  Be sure to grab a tray of football brownies that are double stacked with a filling of chocolate fudge from this darling Austin bakery.

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.

Spread & Co.  |  The perfect addition to any gathering, Spread & Co. offers handcrafted gift boxes and one-of-a-kind charcuterie boards and cheese plates.

Terry Black’s Barbecue  |  When it comes to catering legendary Texas barbeque, nobody brings it home quite like Terry Black’s Barbeque and their famous 4th-generation pitmasters.

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!