Tennessee Tailgate recipes and cocktails! These appetizers, sweet treats & drinks are perfect for a Tennessee Volunteers game day!
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There's nothing quite like a Tennessee Tailgate! I know this personally... my husband and I got to have the full Volunteers game day experience last year and boy did we have a good time!
From taking your tailgate to the water and joining the "Vol Navy" to your first time viewing those blazing orange and white checkerboard end zones on the field, a Tennessee game day is one you won't soon forget!
Today, I'm sharing a host of fun Tennessee game day recipes to round out your Saturday menu!
Tennesee Football Facts
Let’s get to know a little more about the Tennessee Volunteers:
- Location: The University of Tennessee is located in Knoxville, Tennessee
- Stadium: Neyland Stadium
- Mascot: Smokey the Bluetick Coonhound
- Team Colors: Orange and White
- Team Saying or Chant: "Go Vols!"
- Marching Band: The Pride of the Southland Band
- Fight Song: "Down the Field" (Nope, it's not "Rocky Top", although you'll hear that song a whole lot!)
Tennessee Tailgate Food
Whether you're cheering or jeering for Florida, you won't be able to help yourself when it comes to the tailgate eats!
On our tailgate menu for an Florida game day features:
- Cocktails: Smoky Mary Cocktail & Tennessee Volunteer Jell-O Shots
- Appetizers: Big Orange Smokeys with Checkerboard Relish & Hot Honey Peach Bruschetta
- Desserts: Orange Creamsicle Cake & Chocolate Whiskey Cupcakes
Game Day Essentials
When you're going all in on team spirit, you want to have the best team-themed items at your tailgate! I've curated some of my favorite Tennessee Volunteers tailgating supplies to make your spot stand out!
Looking to elevate your tailgate in a more neutral way? Check out my Game Day Shop where I share my tailgating must-haves!
More Themed Tailgate Recipes
Want to check out some recipes for other SEC teams? Search for your favorite team in the rest of my Tailgate Thursday posts:
- Alabama Crimson Tide
- Arkansas Razorbacks
- Auburn Tigers
- Florida Gators
- Georgia Bulldogs
- Kentucky Wildcats
- LSU Tigers
- Mississippi State Bulldogs
- Missouri Tigers
- Ole Miss Rebels
- South Carolina Gamecocks
- Texas A&M Aggies
- Vanderbilt Commodores
Don't forget to tag me and the recipe authors and show off your game day tailgate spread!