Lincoln Financial Field is a sight to behold whenever the Eagles are playing in town. The fans extend the festivity and celebration of each game day to the parking lot, bringing high hopes and delicious food with them! With everyone in the mood to celebrate, you’re sure to have a wonderful time – win or lose. Whether you’re a seasoned tailgater or a first-timer, you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared to bring your A game. To make things easier, here is a brief guide to planning the ultimate tailgating party:
Prepare in Advance
A lot of extra excitement builds in planning for your Eagles Tailgate Party. Take the extra time to get there early with all of your decorations, music, seats, tables, and of course food. Keep in mind that hundreds of fans descend on the sports complex several hours before the game starts. If possible, decide on your parking spot in advance. You can do this using the lettered signs that designate different sections of the parking lot, or you can camp near a landmark.
Learn the Song
Fly Eagles Fly! If you’re going to tailgate at an Eagles game, you probably know the lyrics to the Eagles Fight Song. Sing it loud and sing it proud; you’re likely to attract attention and connect with the crowd. Eagles fans love other Eagles fans.
Pack a Radio
Take a radio along with you so you can listen to the pregame show. True Eagle fans love to hear the Merrill Reese play-by-play. Tune into SportsRadio 94.1 WIP-FM for the pre-game party and during the game. The show broadcasts before every Eagles game and provides a lot speculation, injury reports, and information. Plus, it will get you in the mood to enjoy the game.
Don’t Forget Your Phone
Things can get chaotic when you are in the midst of thousands of people. Don’t forget to carry your phone on you the entire time. Make sure you charge it before you leave home so you can keep in touch with your party throughout the event. Hashtags such as #Eagles keep you live streaming with the fans’ comments and commentary. And Eagles fans aren’t shy; the Twitter feed is comical.
Food & Beverages
No tailgating party is complete without the right beverages and food. Plan ahead and stock your cooler with an ample supply of your own drinks. As far as food is concerned, you can either prepare your own food or enjoy some pre-made party trays for extra convenience. Simply browse the party tray menu at Illiano Cucina Mediterranea for delicious ideas.
The restaurant offers party trays for any type of event, and one Each party tray can feed up to 20 people. Menu items include cold items such as Caesar Salad and Roasted Peppers (as appetizers before the game) and hot items, such as Lasagna and Baked Ziti. You can also select from a variety of other pasta dishes. Check out our menu and make your next tailgate a fun and tasty experience! Call Illiano on Wednesday or Thursday for a Sunday game and make your life easy. Great food, great friends and tailgating! That and a win makes for a perfect game day with the Philadelphia Eagles.