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Monday
Jan312011

Super Bowl "Just the Commercials" Party (with free printables)

So...who else zones out during the Super Bowl game itself, but then perks up for the commercials? Well, me too! For those of us who don't thrill to every touchdown, I've created a Super Bowl Commercials Party, inspired by ads from the 1950s and 60s. Enjoy!

 

Invitation

The extra space on the side is for your party info. Download, add your text, and save in any image editing program, or write the start time and party location by hand, if you're going to print and deliver. Print on cardstock. If you have the capability, these are sized so that two can print on one landscape oriented page.

 

 

 

 

Decorations

I don't think this party needs a ton of decor, but a few cheeky pieces on the TV (as in the photo above) gives you something to look at during the game... ;)

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Bingo game

Don't just watch the commercials...turn it into a game! The first person to get a full row (or four corners, or diagonal, or however you like to play) wins! 

Download filled out bingo sheet

Download blank bingo sheet

 

A full list of suggested bingo squares:
A-list celeb, Animals doing tricks, Animated, At-home scenario, B-list celeb, Bar scenario, BBQ grill, Beach scenario, Beer, Burger, Car, Car commercial aimed at women, Catchy song, Cleavage, Commercial that tried to be funny but failed, Computers, Confusing commercial, Country music, Credit card, Fast food restaurant, Former athlete, Mobile phone, Mobile phone provider, Office scenario, Party scenario, Pizza, Pop singer, Post superbowl TV show, Rap star, Reference to Facebook or Twitter, “See more online”, Slo-mo, Snack food, Soft drink, Sports drink, Things talking that shouldn’t be able to, TV show plug, Upcoming movie, Video game, Web site

 

Menu

This is really up to your crowd. You can do it one of two ways...

Traditional Bar Food: e.g. wings and quesadillas washed down with beer
Girly: e.g. sushi, cucumber cocktails, and fancy cupcakes

Which do you think your friends would prefer? You really can't go wrong either way, in my opinion!

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Reader Comments (8)

Absolutely, positively, 100% FANTASTIC idea.... commercials are the best part! ...well, that and all of the yummy food :)

January 31, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjackiefo

hilarious! I've only watched the game one year when "my" team was in it! other than that, I'm into the food and decor! ha!

February 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSandi

I love this! We will be playing this year for sure!

February 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFamily Foodie

What a great idea!

LOVE this idea!

February 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlison @ Ingredients, Inc.

Very creative! I can't wait to add this to the Super Bowl itinerary. You are the Hostess with the Mostess. :)

February 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTina

Thanks so much, everyone...have a fabulous Super Bowl Sunday!

February 3, 2011 | Registered CommenterJen @ SecondCitySoiree

Awesome!

January 12, 2013 | Unregistered Commentermarkw707

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