According to the Tailgating Industry Association, U.S. tailgaters spend an estimated $20 billion on food and supplies each year. During the Super Bowl, Americans on average consume more food than on any other day (except for Thanksgiving). As amateur and professional sports have continued to increase in popularity over time in our country, so has the tradition of tailgating. To get the most out of your next tailgating party, there are a number of factors you must consider. Food, location, technology, grilling equipment, and cost of supplies can all affect whether or not you have a successful tailgating experience.
The following infographic from FoodyDirect presents helpful information that can help you plan for your next unforgettable tailgating party. It outlines common tailgating trends in relation to food, location, and game preferences, associated costs, supplies used, and additional methods for success.