Sports games are an incredible way of bringing people together and creating excitement amongst young and old generations. For those looking to get back into sports or want to start making it a tradition to watch sports with friends and families, organizing game days is a great way to bring everyone together.
As mentioned by Stephen Troese Jr, it’s exciting to have that love for a sport, whether it be football, baseball, or something more niche and obscure. Whatever it is, bringing together those who also love to celebrate it, can make it much more exciting. Here are some tips for throwing a fun game day with friends.
Dress up if desired
If you’re up for getting dressed up for the occasion in your team’s kit, then make it a theme for everyone who is joining to do so too. It’s always good to throw a game day with friends and have plenty of photo opportunities in your team’s colors.
It might not be necessary for some, but those who are avid purchasers of team shirts or kits, in general, may want to show their support even more by showing up for the game day in the latest gear.
Stock up on refreshments
To help keep people entertained during the game, make sure there are enough refreshments available for everyone to enjoy. From the kids to the adults, you may want to put on a certain amount of refreshments yourself and ask others to bring along their own drinks so that it doesn’t become too much of an expense for those hosting.
Put on a spread
A spread is a must-have for anyone that’s hosting a game day. It’s not surprising that the build-up to a game and during the game is both thirsty and hungry work. With that being said, you may want to set up a variety of snacks and nibbles that will keep guests well-fed before the main spread comes out.
Think finger foods and bowl food that’s easy enough to eat without having to do too much washing up by the end of it.
Use a projector to watch the game on a larger screen
To help bring the atmosphere of a live game to the living room or the outdoor space of your backyard, look at using a projector. This can help project the game on a larger screen that will make the event itself feel more of a spectacle to be enjoyed by all.
Projectors are fairly cheap nowadays and they’re a great investment to have and take advantage of for these types of at-home events.
Celebrate spending more time with friends – win or lose!
While everyone wants their teams to win all of the time, that sadly isn’t always the case. With that being said, celebrating with friends and spending time with family members over a love for a support is more important – so celebrate!
Throwing a fun game day with friends is a great way to find a renewed love for the sport or sports you follow.