The best Super Bowl gadgets to host a fantastic party

It's that time again—Super Bowl Sunday. One of the biggest events of the year, and one of the best times to show off your mad hosting skills. You have about a week to get your shopping done and make sure all of your ducks are in a row. Because the last thing you want to do is throw a boring Super Bowl party that has everyone heading home at half time. To help you nail it, we're sharing our must-have Super Bowl gadgets.

The best Super Bowl gadgets to host a fantastic party
Friends cheering while watching a football game mid-day in living room.

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest nights of the year. Even if you don’t like football, there’s still a good chance that you’ll be watching the big game. Especially if you’re excited to see the first female Super Bowl coach. The halftime show is amazing, and the commercials are always worth it. We all know Jennifer Lopez is going to wow, and Budweiser is sure to have a commercial that yanks at our heartstrings. If you’re hosting, you’re going to need to make sure you have the best Super Bowl gadgets to get the job done. And done well.

Sure, there’s the TV. You have to have a good TV or projection system to make sure that everyone can see the screen. But if you’re streaming it, do you have a Wi-Fi router that can handle it? (Wi-Fi 6 is the lastest and greatest, and you can read more about why you should upgrade to Wi-Fi 6.) Do you have enough seats for everyone? There’s a lot of things that people don’t even think about until something goes wrong. But don’t worry. We’ve thought of it for you.

You need these home theater gadgets for Super Bowl Sunday

First and foremost, you need to make sure everyone can see and hear the game. Check out these examples. Or head over and peruse the rest of our home media options.

LG B8 4K HDR Smart OLED TV uses artificial intelligence

The LG B8 4K HDR Smart OLED TV is now also your smart home hub. This smart TV uses ThinQ AI technology, which has Google Assistant built in. Simply using voice control, you can manage your smart home gadgets. This 4K TV now uses an A7 intelligent processor, ensuring you see true-to-life color and detail. Along with the 4K OLED display, you’ll see every lifelike pixel. This LG smart TV also supports Dolby Atmos, meaning you’ll experience cinema-like surround sound. If you’d prefer an 8K TV, you can take a peek at our thoughts on 8K TVs.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System synchronizes with other speakers

When you combine more than one Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System, you get incredible speaker synchronization. For your game-watching experience, it’s important to hear it all the same time. No one wants to hear echoing refs. This speaker system will completely immerse you thanks to its performance tweeter and glass-fiber cone woofer. And don’t worry about it taking forever to get set up before the game since it only takes a few minutes.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System on a Table

AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router increases your coverage

With the AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router added to your home, you can stop dealing with dead zones. That’s because this router not only increases your network’s capacity but also gives you more coverage. Additionally, this home internet router comes with a 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radio and a 5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 radio. The last thing you want is for your internet to start acting up or speeds to be slow right at that pivotal moment. But if you don’t upgrade to Wi-Fi 6 and need to curl up and cry in a blanket because you missed out, this blanket will do nicely.

These kitchen gadgets will guarantee a great Super Bowl party

Watching the game is only one portion of throwing the best Super Bowl party. You need the right kitchen gadgets at your disposal to keep everyone fed and, shall we say, watered. (If people really just want water, check out this water bottle and these straws.)

MoMA Reversible Lid Ice Box both makes and stores

It’s so easy to forget an ice box. And if you don’t have one handy, you need the MoMA Reversible Lid Ice Box. Not only does this kitchen accessory look fantastic, but it also makes gorgeous geometric cubes to elevate your cocktails. The lid makes 33 ice cubes, and the box holds up to 130 pieces. This Super Bowl Sunday, don’t get stuck pulling out your dingy-looking trays or rooting around your cabinets to find something you won’t be embarrassed to set out.

Eclectic Wooden Dinner Plates are rustic

Yes, you can get paper plates. But you’re trying to throw the best party, right? Change up the traditional tablescape when you serve food on the Eclectic Wooden Dinner Plates. They come in four different sizes: small, medium, large, and long. These beautiful plates are made of real wood and are complete with stunning wood grain on all sides.

Touch Down Football Serving Tray holds bottles

Of course, we have to keep it themed. And what’s better than this Touch Down Football Serving Tray? It holds six standard-sized bottles, and you can even get your name engraved on the board. Because you’ll want everyone to know it’s yours, right? If you want to be more spread out, or need more than six spots and want to keep people from getting rings all over your tables, these fun coasters will do the trick.

Touch Down Football Serving Tray

Touch Down Football Serving Tray with Bottles

Hook and Ring Game Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener has a magnet

Never underestimate the power of a good bottle opener. And wall-mounted ones are fantastic. The Hook and Ring Game Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener combines utility and fun. Plus, this opener has a neodymium magnet in the wood, which catches up to 24 bottle caps, which means you won’t end up with a mess to clean up at the end of the night. Another great idea is to leave some other openers around the house, and these Star Wars bottle openers will do the trick just fine.

Electric Blue 1 Wine Opener & Preserver Set has two functions

Remember, not everyone drinks beer. And even if you’re not a wine drinker, people love it when you’ve thought about their needs. The Electric Blue 1 Wine Opener & Preserver Set takes up just six inches of counter space and can work as an all-in-one wine tool. It features a corkscrew on one end and a vacuum pump on the other.  You’ll receive a foil cutter, two stoppers, and an aerating pourer on a rechargeable stand. But if you’re looking for simple, this corkscrew is cute and will do the trick.

Electric Blue 1 Wine Opener & Preserver Set

Electric Blue 1 Wine Opener & Preserver Set on a Counter

We’ve given you a lot to think about. Heck, maybe you’re even thinking about hosting a party when you weren’t planning on it. Or maybe you’re wondering if Steve over there has thought about everything, like making sure people have someplace to sit. Whatever your plans are for Super Bowl Sunday, make sure you stay safe…and root for the 49ers. Tell us, are you throwing a party, going to a party, or skipping out on the whole thing this year?

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Meet Tera Cuskaden

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.
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