The 2019 NFL Draft is coming to Music City // April 25-27
After drafts in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and Dallas, Nashville is up next for the NFL Draft.
The NFL Draft - Nashville combines the best in sports and music - in the heart of Music City. While NFL teams will make their draft picks, fans will meet players, play games, and be treated to incredible live music from over 20 Nashville-based acts spanning the genres.
Downtown Nashville is going to be busy with fans from all over the country ready to see who their team chooses. Don't miss it.
Admission to the 2019 NFL Draft is free and open to the public.
Fans can enhance their NFL Draft experience by pre-registering for Fan Mobile Pass, which provides updates on the Fan Mobile Pass App, event information, major announcements, and access to exclusive viewing areas.
The Draft Main Stage will be at First and Broadway in downtown Music City. It's free and open to the public to view Draft selections and A-list concerts, including free outdoor concerts from Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley!
The designated viewing areas will be from Second to Fifth on Lower Broadway and Music City Walk of Fame Park.
Schermerhorn Symphony Center will be host to Selection Square, which features the team tables where representatives from each club will make their Draft selections.
Selection Square will be open to the public:
5 - 10 pm on Thursday, April 25
4 - 10 pm on Friday, April 26
10 am - 6 pm on Saturday, April 27
The NFL Draft Red Carpet will take place on April 25 (Thursday) at The Green at Riverfront Park.
Concerts with “high level talent” are being planned for the main stage on Broadway all three days (Thursday-Saturday), and on another stage across the Cumberland River.
CeCe Winans will sing the National Anthem to help open NFL Draft activities on Thursday. Tim McGraw will headline a free outdoor concert on Friday, and Dierks Bentley will headline a free outdoor concert on Saturday as part of the 2019 NFL Draft and St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville® Marathon.
Concerts will begin at the conclusion of selection activities on Friday and Saturday.
NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos® Triple Zero is a free-admission, three-day football festival held outside Nissan Stadium. Representing the largest festival footprint ever created by the NFL, fans can participate in interactive exhibits, immersive games, virtual reality experiences, free player autograph sessions and more.
AT THE NFL DRAFT EXPERIENCE
Autograph Stage with current NFL players and NFL Legends
Interactive games, Play Football clinics, and PLAY 60 Zone presented by Danimals® for the smallest NFL fans
Photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy
NFL Shop presented by Visa at Draft with exclusive NFL merchandise
Taste of Tailgate with Nashville restaurants and Bud Light Bars
NFL Draft Experience Draft X stage with 15 Nashville-based artists of all genres
Look Like a Pro: Step inside a replica NFL Draft Main Stage bearing a draft day jersey of your favorite NFL team and have your photo taken. Share your photos through your favorite social channel and Fan Mobile Pass.
PEPSI NFL Helmet Photo Opportunity: Find your favorite NFL team oversized helmet and have your photo taken. Share your photos through your favorite social channel and Fan Mobile Pass.
40-Yard Dash: Race down the field against your opponents and digital NFL players on a giant 40-yard long LED wall.
Vertical Jump: Jump as high as you can and hit the corresponding flag to discover your vertical reach just like at the NFL Scouting Combine.
WHERE DO I ENTER?
There are multiple entry points for the NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos® Triple Zero which include:
Entry A: Located at South Second off Korean Veterans Boulevard.
Entry B: East Side of Nissan Stadium.
ADA Entry: Located at the elevator on the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge.
NFL DRAFT EXPERIENCE SCHEDULE
Thursday, April 25: 12-10pm
Friday, April 26: 12-10pm
Saturday, April 27: 9am-6pm
Artists and schedule subject to change.
To provide a safe environment and to expedite fan entry, the NFL limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into Draft Experience at 2019 NFL Draft.
All items carried by spectators will be carefully inspected and potentially not permitted into Draft Experience. Consistent with all NFL games, the NFL strongly encourages fans not to bring any type of bag to 2019 NFL Draft, but if necessary, those outlined below are permissible at Draft Experience:
Bags that do not exceed 16” x 16” x 6”
No backpacks or luggage of any size will be permitted
An exception will be made for medically necessary items after thorough inspection at a gate designated for this purpose