Be a Tailgating Pro with these Top Tailgating Apps for your iPad

Heading to a sporting event or a concert this summer and planning on a tailgating soiree? If so, you might want to check out this handy list of iPad apps, because it includes great choices to help you plan the perfect pre-event tailgate party.

From food and drinks to music and fun, this list of tailgating apps covers everything that you will need. Take a look after the break.

Weber’s On the Grill for iPad ($4.99) – Weber’s On the Grill is the ultimate iPad grilling app. It features 280 classic Weber grilling recipes plus 40 additional recipes for delicious rubs, marinades, and sauces that will turn your grilled burgers and hotdogs from ordinary to extraordinary. You can tag your favorite recipes, create and share a master grocery list, and share your favorite recipes with your fellow tailgaters. There are also plenty of how-to videos that will have you grilling like a pro in no time.


Grill-It! XL ($1.99) – If you’re looking for a slightly cheaper option, this highly rated grilling app is the perfect choice. Grill-It is a great app for both serious and amateur grillers, and we all know great grilled food is essential at any tailgating party. There are tons of grilling recipes, with more being added all the time. A new recipe is included each week, so there’s always something delicious to whip up. You’ll be the hit of the parking lot with this great grilling app.


iBartender ($0.99) – When you have hotdogs and hamburgers planned, you’ll also want to come up with some great drinks to serve. Get away from the boring beer and wine with this fun bartending app that will help you come up with plenty of drink ideas for your tailgate party. Use the shopping list feature to come up with drinks using ingredients you already have on hand, or search for drinks based on a specific base. If you’ve managed to whip up your own fantastic concoction, you can add the recipe into the app so it will be on hand the next time you need it.


TuneIn Radio Pro (Free) – No matter what kind of music you prefer, from hip hop to classic rock, you will find a radio station playing your preferred songs. You can listen to music, sports, and news from every corner of the earth, with more than 70,000 radio stations and over two million on-demand programs. With the pro version, you can record songs and playlists onto your iPad so you don’t need an Internet connection for playback, making it perfect for parking lot parties.


Tailgating (Free) – If you’re organizing and hosting a tailgating party, you will want to download Tailgating, which provides a complete checklist of what to bring, from gear to food. It includes all your typical tailgating supplies, with a master food list and a master gear list that you can choose from. This app is simple to use and beats a standard checklist because it’s already equipped with everything that you will need to bring. You can even share your lists with other people, so nothing gets left behind.

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