The Best Tailgate Chairs

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Nobody wants to stand for hours before walking up to the stadium, getting in a security line and then finding your seats.  Comfortable seating for your tailgate is a must, but it also needs to be light-weight but sturdy, fit nicely at a Folding Table to eat and be able to store easily in your car.  We have you covered for any budget. So here are the best tailgate chairs for the big event.

As always, we will recommend the best chairs for Alumni, Recent Graduates and Students.

Tailgate Chairs For Alumni

As an Alumni you have become used to a certain level of comfort. You no longer want or like to sit on the ground, so here are some quality alternatives to a blanket on the grass.

The first recommendation for Alumni tailgaters is the KingCamp Heavy Duty Steel Folding Chair. Its Rugged steel frame and extra-large size can support up to 330 lbs.  The padded arms and durable, wear-resistant fabric add to its comfort.  This chair comes with one side table and a padded cooler to keep your drinks cold and close.

Alumni will want to get their hand on the OmniCore Designs MoonPhase Home-Away LoveSeat. You can sit in a traditional side by side loveseat configuration or shift into a more relaxed half circle when needed.  Additionally, each seat can hold 300 lbs.  There is even a hidden built-in bottle opener.  Folds into its own carry bag.

The Tailgate Store's next recommendation is the GCI Outdoor Freestyle Rocker. This portable outdoor rocking chair quickly and easily folds flat for storage and transportation. Patented Spring-Action Rocking Technology delivers smooth rocking motion.   It can also support up to 250 lbs. and has padded arm rests with a built-in beverage holder.

The final recommendation for Alumni is the Timber Ridge Ergonomic High Back Chair.  The over-sized seating and high back (22 inches) provide added comfort at your next tailgate. A smooth foam padded seat and detachable padded arm rests with swivel cup holder on side provides a comfortable experience.  Carry bag included.

Tailgate Chairs For Recent Graduates

Recent graduates want portable chairs that can be used at a tailgate, in the park, or when extra guests come over. We have a few ideas for you here.

Recent Graduates will want to take a look at the PORTAL Mesh Back Folding Chair. This folding chair is built to last with a strong steel frame, durable polyester and a breathable honeycomb seat back for added comfort. The chair features a swing away cup holder and a built-in storage pocket for important items.  It can support up to 300 lbs.

Our next chair for your consideration is the Kijaro Dual Lock Portable Chair. This portable chair gives you a premium seating experience with no-sag seating, durable diamond ripstop polyester, and breathable mesh on seat back. The chair has two cup holders, organizer with zipper & mesh pockets, carry strap attached to chair, and carry bag.

The next choice for Recent Graduates from The Tailgate Store is the Caravan Canopy Sports X-Large Suspension Chair. The durable textaline fabric is suspended by a double bungee system that allows this extra-large chair to cradle your back for ultimate comfort.  It can support up to 300 lbs. and folds flat for transport.

Finally, one of the best tailgate chairs is the Nice C Ultralight High Back Folding Chair for Recent Graduates' tailgates. Both the mesh net seat and aluminum frame can be detached and folded into small pieces for easy transportation. In addition, this high back chair is designed with an attached pillow for full relaxation. This chair itself weighs only 2.8 lbs. and can support up to 250 lbs.

Tailgate Chairs For Students

Students are still young enough to basically sit on anything, even the ground. You also need something that is small and can be used just about anywhere. Try these suggestions for your next tailgate.

Many Students have no problem sitting on the ground at a tailgate.  We recommend the Scuddles Extra Large Outdoor Blanket. This blanket is constructed with a waterproof backing in order to keep out moisture, for comfortable seating and easy clean-up. It folds out to 60" x 60" and folds to a compact 10.5" x 15" for easy storage and transport.

Seating for Students needs to be small and easy to carry.  Try the Outrav Camping Stool at your next tailgate. The stool comes with a convenient carrying bag and a mesh side pouch attached to the stool for your valuables.  The durable canvas seat can support up to 220 lbs. and the anti-skid foot pads ensures the stool won't tip over or slide.

Another small chair we like is the AILLOVCOL Mini Portable Folding Stool. The steel frame is ultra-light and the four-legged design can provide support up to 220 lbs.  It is only 1.3 lbs. and it can open or fold into a compact size in a few seconds to save a lot of space.  It can even fit into a backpack.

Finally, The Tailgate Store recommends the ALPS Mountaineering Tri-Leg Stool for the Student tailgate.  This tri-leg stool is great when you need something light and portable but don’t want to give up comfort.  It can support up to 250 lbs. and conveniently folds into a compact design, perfect when space is limited.  Comes with a carry case.

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