Football season is quickly approaching, so put on your team colors and fire up the grill—it’s tailgate time! Are you going to have people over for a thought-out game day party or lay down the truck bed for a casual pre-game event? Let’s find out what type of tailgater you should be this season.

Q1. Which weekend activity would you choose?

  1. Relaxing weekend at an all-inclusive resort
  2. Hiking a local park
  3. It doesn’t matter as long as family surrounds me
  4. Skydiving

Q2. Which tailgate food could you not do without?

  1. Hamburgers
  2. Wings
  3. Chips and dip
  4. Hot dogs

Q3. What’s your favorite game day activity?

  1. Playing corn hole
  2. Manning the grill
  3. Being with friends and family
  4. Watching the game

Q4. What kind of person are you?

  1. Morning person
  2. Night owl
  3. Depends on what I’m doing
  4. I get my energy midday

Q5. What does your dinner routine look like?

  1. Reservation at your favorite restaurant
  2. Fire up the grill
  3. Frozen pizza sounds great
  4. I love to cook up new recipes

Q6. Which word is most like you?

  1. Adventurous
  2. Organized
  3. Life of the party
  4. Practical


Tally up the points and find out what type of tailgate you should host this season. We can’t wait for you to share your game-day pictures!

Q1. a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 2
Q2. a. 2 b. 1 c. 3 d. 0
Q3. a. 3 b. 0 c. 1 d. 2
Q4. a. 2 b. 3 c. 0 d. 1
Q5. a. 1 b. 0 c. 1 d. 2
Q6. a. 2 b. 0 c. 3 d. 1


1-7: We recommend hosting your upcoming tailgate at a local venue! Gather your friends and family and make a reservation at the local hot spot for a night to remember. Here are some tips on how to plan the perfect venue tailgate.

8-11: Looks like you’re up for the challenge of a stadium tailgate! Pack up the truck and bring the fun to the stadium grounds. Here are our tips on planning a memorable parking lot party!

12+: The perfect tailgate setting for you seems to be the comfort of your own home. Whether you decide to invite over a bunch of friends or host it just for family, here are ways to make this year’s game-day party a success!

Catalina H.

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Catalina H. became a Publix associate in 2012 and has thought of it as a home away from home ever since. When choosing what to write about, she thinks about her own life and what she wants to know more about – that way she can learn something new, too! Although her favorite Publix brand product is the Bakery Carrot Cake, you’ll probably find her snacking on peppers and drinking lots of water when writing her blogs. Outside of work, Catalina enjoys fitness, reading, crafting, and exploring new things (do you see a theme here?).

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