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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.

2022 UT Football Schedule
Stadium seats with text overlay,
Lakeside restaurant
Dirty Martin's exterior

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 Bar & Grill
Hide covered chairs
West 6th in Austin

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
Star Bar
The Tavern exterior

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

Wine glasses with etched UT longhorn
Bandada purse
yeti cooler

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!

Burnt orange polo

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.

Chicken wings
Hat Creek burger and fries

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.

Football-decorated cookies
Bucket of fried chicken

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.

Barbeque tray
cheese board

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!