Consider Publix part of your team on game day.

Around here, tailgating is a sport. It takes strategy, planning, and practice—the more you do it, the better you get.

As the official supermarket of the Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers—and two college teams, the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State—we know a thing or two about hosting the ultimate tailgate. Here are some tips to help you have a winning game day.


The Game Plan

Let’s get you warmed up with a few game-day tips. Print them out. Hang them on the fridge. You’ll be guaranteed to rock your tailgate. Check out some of our favorites.

Roughly 96% of tailgate problems can be solved with duct tape, hand sanitizer, and a permanent marker.Roughly 96% of tailgate problems can be solved with duct tape, hand sanitizer, and a permanent marker.

Bring more trash bags to your tailgate than you think you’ll need. Because sometimes, trash bags become ponchos.Bring more trash bags to your tailgate than you think you’ll need. Because sometimes, trash bags become ponchos.

T-bone, flank steak, ribeye—not sure which you need for game day? Come talk to the folks in our Meat department. They love this stuff.T-bone, flank steak, ribeye—not sure which you need for game day? Come talk to the folks in our Meat department. They love this stuff.

The Pre-Game.

You’re going to need some serious fuel to feed your tailgate crowd, and whether you want to grill it up yourself or pick up platters that please everyone, you’re in the right place.

Some of our favorite grill-topper recipes are these Buffalo Grilled Chicken Breasts, our Sideline Sausage Skewers, and the classic Game Time Sliders.

If you want to order, grab, and go, head here to order all your favorites from starters to desserts.

Some of our favorite grill-topper recipes are these Buffalo Grilled Chicken Breasts, our Sideline Sausage Skewers, and the classic Game Time Sliders.
While you’re at the game, don’t forget to show your colors

Show Your Spirit. Get Famous.

While you’re at the game, don’t forget to show your colors, make some noise, and keep a lookout for the Publix team. They’re always on the hunt to crown the most epic fans Tailgater of the Game. Not only will you take home some swag, but you’ll get to see yourself on the jumbotron. Score!

Stock up at your Publix, and we’ll see you out there.