tailgate party


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tailgate party

A party or picnic that takes place in the parking lot of an arena or venue where an event is being held, especially a sporting event or concert. So named because participants typically accessing food and drinks from the trunks of cars or the beds of pickup trucks (whose tailgates are down). The best part of a tailgate party is grilling and talking and drinking with all the other fans.
See also: party, tailgate

tailgate party

n. a small party held on the folded-down tailgate of a station wagon in a parking lot. (Something that is done before a ball game, concert, etc.) They had a tailgate party before the Bears game.
See also: party, tailgate
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The club hosted a tailgate party outside the ground, with fans paying $20 to eat and drink as much as the wanted.
Mary Landrieu at an LSU pregame tailgate party, which went viral on social media, won't hurt the senator in this land of ''laissez les bons temps rouler.''
Charlotte is north, not south, albeit close to the border -but they helped to organise the events ahead of the game with Milan, which included a tailgate party just five minutes from the stadium.
Initiatives held last semester at the college to help raise funds for the campaign included a Tailgate Party and a Cider and Donut Rally and Costume Contest, both held last October.
At one point he partakes of a vat of corn and turkey necks at a tailgate party. "This is how we survived, this is what they gave us," the cook says.
Guy Fieri - the United States restaurateur, author and television personality - manned the grill during a tailgate party. ( ANI )
This year it's a corporate retailer blitz with Costco throwing a $22.7 million tailgate party for votes."
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MAMA ROSA, a manufacturer of branded, refrigerated pizzas, has gotten in on the football action after securing exclusive rights from Myrna Rae, LLC, to produce and distribute the football helmet-shaped Tailgate Party Pizza.
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