For all you college football fans out there, the season has begun and for those NFL enthusiasts, Thursday is only a day away: time to lace up those cleats and head to the 50 yard line. If you already have tickets to see your favorite team play, you’re counting down the seconds until you enter the stadium; for those of you who may not have tickets, well we know you’re still stoked to spend the weekend living vicariously through the athletes you admire. So, whether you’re getting ready for a grand stadium entrance or planning a game day extravaganza at home, Uptown Park has all the tips you need to get through the next 21 weeks of football frenzy.
Cheer on the TCU Horned Frogs with this specialized game day gear! Deck yourself out with a Southern Tide polo ($79), Horned Frog tie ($45), belt ($55) and boxers ($25.50)
Game Day gear is essential during football season and every fan needs a new wardrobe to prepare for the events to come. Upgrade your game day attire at Bill Walker Clothier in Uptown Park. Whether your game day celebrations are formal, casual or anything in between, Bill Walker Clothier offers distinctive options in every team’s color. With the arrival of football comes the high heat. Even in the fall and winter, cheering for your favorite team can send your body temperature through the roof. We recommend a sports shirt or light-weight clothing to keep cool during the games. Bill Walker Clothier has an entire section dedicated to sportswear, where you’ll be sure to find all your clothing for the upcoming season. You’ll have heads turning faster than the first hike of the ball with a casual, but classy game day wardrobe from Bill Walker Clothier. Stop by today or call 713.871.9811 to order and get ready for this first weekend of football season.
All of Cafe Express’ catering menus serves 8 – 10 people.
Enjoy a variety of options from breakfast items, like the French Quarter French Toast ($49.99), to entrees, like Grilled Chicken Breast (49.99) with Fettuccine Alfredo ($43.99), or salads, like the Greek salad ($48.99).
If you can’t make it to the game, no biggie! Hosting a football party at your home is equally as fun as cheering from the stands. All you need is a television, beverages, a group of friends and most importantly: food, which always seems to be the ingredient party throwers stress over most. Well, let the stressing cease. Café Express in Uptown Park is the perfect stop to help you complete your football party extravaganza. Their catering services make the party throwing process easier for you with pick up, delivery and full service options. They also have a variety of food options for you to choose from, which means all of your attendees are sure to be satisfied. Choose from breakfast platters, sandwich trays or boxes, salad bowls, desserts and much more. Instead of fussing over snack trays and a dirty kitchen, call Café Express: 713.522.3100 or view the full catering menu online: http://www.cafe-express.com/pdf/catering_menu.pdf.
Champps Americana in Uptown Park has over 20 TV’s for you to watch the game!
Don’t feel like hosting a party? Get the thrill of being at a stadium at Champps Americana in Uptown Park. Champps Americana has the perfect atmosphere for a game day watch party. Did you know that Champps Americana in Uptown Park has over 20 giant, flat screen TV’s, making it possible to view the game from anywhere in the restaurant? You can also enjoy game day favorites like wings, burgers and BBQ. And, don’t forget to choose from one of their 40 draft beers or a specialty drink, like a “Piece of Cake” martini garnished with rainbow sprinkles. Though Champps Americana may be a favorite football fan hangout, don’t hesitate to bring the little ones along, Champps is kid friendly! Make a reservation at 713.627.2333 or walk on into Champps Americana in Uptown Park next game day to bring in the football season with a… TOUCHDOWN!
Enjoy a box of Kristoff Maduro’s (5 ofr $39.95)
A celebratory cigar is the perfect way to start this football season. You’ll be able to taste the victory of your favorite team with a cigar from Cigar Vault in Uptown Park. Cigars are also a great gift during football season: give a box to the host of your next football party; surprise your man with a preseason gift; or you can give one to your buddy as a sympathy gift when your team victoriously crushes his. Cigar Vault specializes in cigars, pipes, tobaccos and smoking accessories and has a walk-in humidor stocked with over 150 brands of premium cigars. You can even take a seat in their cigar lounge to test run your pick before making any purchases. If you’re looking for a great gift or feel the sacred football months to come deserve some celebration, then stop by Cigar Vault today or call 713.840.7612 for more information.