Editors' pick: Originally published Oct. 26.

The big game may be the main event of your weekend, but enjoying some tasty food and beer in the stadium lot is almost just as fun. Of course, if you're in charge of planning the next tailgate party, you might be stressing about how much money you'll have to shell out to keep everyone happy, well fed and entertained. Thankfully, we've asked money experts to dish on how you can cut costs while still scoring big points with your friends. Here are their top tips.