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Game Day Food Ideas – Recipes, Ingredients & More - Kroger

Game Day isn’t just a chance to watch your favorite team dominate the court, it’s also a great excuse to get everyone together, share in the celebration and chow down on some delicious fare. Before your team hits the field, get ready with game day food ideas, must-have ingredients and fan-favorite party essentials. Shop in-store, drive-by for pickup or have your goodies delivered or shipped (we even offer free shipping!*).

Game Day Menu Essentials

Don’t let rumbling bellies distract from the action in the game. Send hunger to the sidelines with chips, dips, party trays, hot dogs, pizzas and more. Check out our trending essentials to quickly find popular game day snacks and must-have tailgate foods you can serve to the whole squad.

Winning Recipes

From smooth and simple to layered and loaded, we have easy-to-follow recipes that’ll have guests coming back for seconds and thirds and, well, you get the picture. Kick off the celebration with a game day grazing table that’ll make the whole team cheer. You can fill it with grilled bites, like these smokey Chicken Nachos, try out an Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip or score big with warm and melty Hot Italian Sliders.

You can also use your home advantage to take things to the next level with game day foods that are as decorative as they are delicious. Turn your table into an epic football snack stadium, kick off your soccer party with Rice Cereal Soccer Balls or serve a slam dunk dessert at your next basketball party, like these Into-the-Net Basketball Cupcakes. Head to our full recipe collection for more tasty tailgating treats and game day menu inspiration.

Party Essentials

Gearing up for a game day celebration with the whole group? Planning a sports party has never been easier! Tackle setup with cooking essentials, cups and serveware to feed any size crowd. Then, in the cleanup position, make sure you have hard-hitting players like paper towels, trash bags and any other any other sanitation items you need.

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