100 Concession Stand Ideas

concession stand, ideas, tips, recipes, volunteers, schedules, scheduling, sports, parents, teams, fundraisersThere’s something almost magical about smearing grease paint under your eyes and going hoarse from cheering for your favorite sports team. And we all know that cheering isn’t possible until your fans settle those cravings for concessions!  The selections are endless, but we’ve rounded up a great list of the very best concession stand food ideas. 

Classic Concessions

You can’t go wrong using one of these classic concession stand foods. They’ve been a staple of sports fans forever! 

  1. Hot dogs
  2. French fries
  3. Funnel cakes
  4. Honey roasted peanuts
  5. Corn dogs
  6. Popcorn
  7. Hamburgers
  8. Soft pretzels
  9. Wings
  10. Snow cones

Sweet Treats

These sugary-sweet baked goods will satisfy fans with a sweet tooth. You may just have a hard time keeping your workers from eating them, too. 

  1. Rice Krispie treats
  2. Cake pops
  3. Donuts
  4. Chocolate chip cookies
  5. Brownies
  6. Fried cookie dough
  7. Cupcakes
  8. Mug cakes
  9. Muffins
  10. Sugar cookies  

Salty Snacks

Try any of these salty favorites served with a refreshing beverage.

  21.  Mozzarella sticks
  22.  Cheese quesadillas
Potato chips
Soft pretzel bites
Tacos in a bag
Dill pickles
Hush puppies
Chex mix
Bagel bites
Roasted Almonds

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Toasty-Warm Treats

If you’re hosting a game in the wintertime, warm up your fans with these ideas! 

  1. Hot Chocolate
  2. Hot pockets
  3. Pigs in a blanket
  4. Nachos
  5. Hot boiled peanuts
  6. Waffle fries
  7. Bacon-wrapped tater tots
  8. Hot apple cider
  9. Hot muffins
  10. Meatballs


If it’s refreshments your stand needs, look no further.      

  1. Coffee
  2. Lemonade
  3. Sports Drinks
  4. Soda
  5. Cold Water
  6. Smoothie
  7. Fruit punch
  8. Juice boxes
  9. Slushie
  10. Milk


Healthy Snacks

Trying to steer clear of the typical fried and buttery foods? Try a few of these healthy snack selections. 

  1. Veggie cups
  2. Yogurt parfaits
  3. Sweet potato chips
  4. Pistachios
  5. Sliced apples
  6. Candied Grapes
  7. Frozen yogurt
  8. Homemade granola bars
  9. Edamame
  10. Frozen popsicles with fruit

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Allergen-Free Foods

If you have any fans with food allergies, this list of nut, dairy, and gluten free snacks will help you include everyone in your snacks.

  61.  Hummus and corn chips
  62.  Rice cakes
  63.  Seaweed/Kale chips
  64.  Carrot fries
  65.  Fresh fruit
  66.  Popcorn (without butter)
  67.  Applesauce
  68.  Store-bought allergen-free cookies
  69.  Grilled chicken nuggets
  70.  Baked potatoes (hold the sour cream)

Unexpected Combinations

Here are ten ideas for unique combos that your fans will be drooling over. 

  1. Chocolate covered potato chips
  2. Pickles wrapped in ham and cream cheese
  3. French fries with nacho cheese dip
  4. Fried bananas with cinnamon
  5. Hollow apples with caramel inside
  6. Frozen yogurt covered berries
  7. Hot dogs in corn muffins
  8. Popcorn and candy mix
  9. Mac and cheese inside croissants
  10. Frozen milk and cereal popsicles

No Prep Goodies

If you don’t have the facilities for cooking or heating food, try these zero prep snacks fans are sure to love. 

  1. Dried fruit
  2. Fruit roll-ups
  3. Fruit snacks
  4. Individual boxes of cereal
  5. M&Ms/Skittles
  6. Goldfish
  7. Cheese sticks
  8. Raisins
  9. Trail mix
  10. Individually packaged chips

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Delicious Confections

These candy confections are so sweet that they’ll distract the fans if your team is losing!

  1. Caramel apples
  2. Cotton candy
  3. Root beer floats
  4. King-sized candy bars
  5. Churros
  6. S’mores
  7. Ice cream cones
  8. Lollipops
  9. Gummies
  10. Chocolate covered pretzel wands  
With all of these ideas, you’ll be able to fuel your fans and produce a cheering section that will lead your team to victory!