Tackle the football season with this game-day gathering from the September/October issue of Sandra Lee magazine. Use drinks and dessert for tailgating or celebrating the season in your own backyard.

game day gathering yard

Pour cold drinks into brown cups and hang football balloons to create a winning bash. Find more football-themed items at Celebrate Express’s “Game-Day Gathering” party supply collection.

football celebrate express

Kick off the party by serving espresso martinis — the perfect drink to get pumped in time for the game!

espresso martinis

Score a touchdown with your guests by making this chocolate-cappuccino football cake.

football cappuccino cake

Ready to throw your own champion party? Send the “Game-Day Gathering” invitation below from Sandra Lee’s invitation collection.

game day invitation

After the party, thank guests for coming with this coordinated Evite premium thank-you card, also from Sandra’s collection.

game day thank you

Evite has teamed up with Sandra on a series of party-planning content that appears regularly in Sandra Lee magazine — don’t miss it! Still can’t get enough Sandra? Visit SandraLee.com and her dedicated page on Evite Gatherings for more of Sandra’s expert advice and inspiration.