If you’re a sports fan, or just a fan of gathering with family and food, this weekend is for you! The big game takes place this Sunday which means you’ve probably got some prep work on your to-do list if you’re hosting an event in your home.

From having the right decor to show off your team pride, to having the perfect game day recipes available for your guests to enjoy, we’ve got some great ideas and inspiration for the most epic game day party you could imagine.

Essential Fan Gear

Broncos vs. Panthers

We’re not going to weigh in on which team we think will lead as this year’s Champion, but we do know that when it comes to being the Best Dressed, both teams have some pretty awesome fan gear to choose from.


Don’t forget to add these fun items for your home so you can really show off your pride on Game Day, or any day!


So, which team will you be cheering for? The big game between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos is just around the corner.

Game Day Decor

Who knew you could decorate with such fun party supplies for a football themed event? Tablecloths, snack trays, and photo booth props will make your Game Day party one that is photo-worthy and memorable.


Game Day Recipe Round-Up

We all know Game Day is really about the food, or at least it is when your team doesn’t make it to the championship final. Here are some amazing recipes, from some of our favorite bloggers, which we think would make a pretty fabulous Game Day menu.

Game Day Appetizers

Photo by Becca Heflin of It’s Yummi

Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Bites by It’s Yummi

Avocado Salsa from Chef in Training

Low Fat Pizza Dip from Jebbica’s World


Hot Bacon Dip from Mom Spark


Half-Time Menu Items


Photo by Chrysa Durán of Thrifty Jinxy

Football Shaped Meatloaf from Thrifty Jinxy

Bacon Cheese Pull Apart Bread by Call me PMC

Spicy Cauliflower Bites by The Rebel Chick


Celebrate with Dessert

Ice Cream Football Sandwiches by The Celebration Shoppe


Photo by Erin Clarke of Well Plated

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies by Well Plated

Snacks, supplies, and sensational fan gear and accessories can make or break your Game Day celebration.

Be sure to check back in with us during the game where we’ll be live tweeting the game (and the commercials) from the Shopswell Twitter account. We plan to share more recipes over there between now and the day of the big game.