Everything You Need to Host the Best Super Bowl Party
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The Ultimate Super Bowl Party Idea List

Host the best Super Bowl party this year with this ultimate list of ideas. We cover everything from what to wear, to what to serve, and how to decorate. Plus, so much more! And, as usual we like to keep things as simple and practical as we can to make life easier for you. So get set, hut, and throw a hail Mary of a football party!

Everything You Need to Host the Best Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl Party Planning

Thinking about hosting a Super Bowl party? Or maybe you’ve already sent out the invites and now you are ready to put it all together. Below you will find ideas for everything you need to throw a winner of a football party. Here’s what we have covered:

  • What to wear
  • Serving accessories
  • Decorations
  • DIY Decorations
  • Photo features
  • Food
  • Games

We love football Sundays and we know you do too. So get your party planner out and start taking notes.

Better yet, download the FREE Super Bowl Party Checklist to stay organized! Just click this image:

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The Ultimate Super Bowl Party Ideas List

What to Wear

Get in the spirit with these game day apparel items. Because its always more fun to cheer in style.

Serving Ideas

Stay with the theme even when you serve your food. Plus, it makes it easy for you to prepare ahead of time and for your guests to serve themselves.


Make things festive with these decoration that are low maintenance and easy to order in a hurry.

DIY Decorations

You know we can’t resist a DIY project. And these are so fun to add a personal touch to your party. Plus, they are really inexpensive too!

Touchdown Balloon Uprights
DIY Balloon Upright

A big statement yet so simple. Just use yellow streamers (instead of the poster board in the tutorial) and balloons.

Super Bowl Party:  DIY Football Mason Jars
Football Party Mason Jars

The perfect way to set out the eating utensils for your guests and a fun DIY craft to do.

Football Balloons
Football Balloons

Balloons are such an easy way to decorate and always make things so festive. For this all you have to do is get a set of helium balloons and use a white paint pen to draw on them.

Super Bowl Party:  Paper Football Chain
Paper Football Chain

This is a great craft for kids to do. You can download the free printable from the Centsible Life and let your kids put it together.

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Party Photo Features

Give your guest a great spot to capture memories by adding a photo backdrop area. These options are cheap and easy to create. Everyone will be snapping selfies in no time.

Super Bowl Party: Stadium Backdrop
Stadium Photo Backdrop

Have the coolest photo opp ever with this stadium backdrop. Attach it to a stand or simply hang it on a wall.

Create your own backdrop with a tinsel streamer background. Choose your color, then add in a fun photo prop set.

Fujifilm instax mini 9
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9

Your guests can not only snap pictures with this fun little camera, but they will also have a party favor to take home with them when their mini Polaroid pops out!

Football Party Food

Aside from the commercials, a Super Bowl Party is all about the food. Oh yeah, and the game too. But really the food. Here are some fun and easy options to serve up while your guests are watching the commercials, I mean the game šŸ˜‰

Main Dish Party Style

Super Bowl Party: Walking Tacos
Walking Tacos:
Brilliant + easy to serve with minimal clean up.
Super Bowl Party: Cuban Sliders
Cuban Sliders:
Easy + satisfying finger food.
Super Bowl Party: Chicken Waffle Sliders
Chicken Waffle Sliders:
Impressive + crowd pleasing.


Hot Sausage Beer Cheese Dip
Hot Sausage Beer Cheese Dip:
A party staple that keeps guests coming back.
Feta Dip
Feta Dip:
Bruschetta style and easy to serve.
Seven layer dip
Individual 7-Layer Dip:
Genius way to serve a party favorite.

Finger Food Appetizers

Super Bowl Party: Cheese and Spinach Bites
Spinach Dip Bites:
Easiest way to serve a dip.
Super Bowl Party: Wonton Mozzarella Sticks
Wonton Mozzarella Sticks:
Healthier but still so yummy.
Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks
Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks:
Irresistible spicy goodness.


Football Brownie Bites
Football Brownie Bites:
Party hack for store-bought brownie bites.
Football Cookie bars
Football Cookie Bars:
Best loved cookies in a convenient bar.
Oreo Cream Cheese Ball
Oreo Cream Cheese Ball:
The most addicting cheese ball on the planet.

Party Games

Add a little more entertainment to your party with a game or two. These are some simple choices that take very little effort and your guest will have a ball with.

Super Bowl Party: Football Squ
Football Pool

Football squares or football pool. It doesn’t matter what you call it but it does matter if you have it at your party or not. Its a fun little betting game that kicks up some major excitement. You can make the stakes as low or as high as you like, but it is always exciting to see who comes out with the win.

Get the printable above or simply grab a poster board and create one yourself.

super Bowl Party: Commercial Bingo
Commercial Bingo

Super Bowl Bingo. Everyone loves the Super Bowl commercials so why not play a game that involves them! Get the free printable game cards by following the link above.

Football Candy Dice Game
Football Candy Dice Game

Football Candy Dice. It’s simple and includes candy. What more could you ask for? This is a great game to keep kids busy too. Plus, make it even more festive with these cute football candies.

Keep it All Together

Every idea we chose for this list was picked based on practicality and ease. Because throwing a party can be a lot of work, we wanted to help make it simple and low stress so you can enjoy your time too!

You can keep track of all of your party ideas, menu, games, and more on our FREE Super Bowl Party Checklist. Download it now to keep all the details in one place.

Happy party planning! šŸ™‚

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13 thoughts on “The Ultimate Super Bowl Party Idea List”

  1. I really hope my team makes it to the Super Bowl!!!! If they do I’m having a HUGE party and this is where I’m coming to plan it. So many great ideas, recipes and decorations!

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