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The NFL Draft Comes to Kansas City!
Lately, there’s an undercurrent of excitement in the Kansas City metro region. It seems like a vibration…or a faint seismic shake…but you can feel it. It’s the feeling you get when you are at the heart of something big…and bold…and dramatic. That buzz you feel is our communities working in tandem to bring the NFL’s ultimate fan experience to the heart of America! Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, get ready for Kansas City to host the NFL Draft on April 27 through 29!
In the Heart of it All
Visit KC, the Kansas City Sports Commission, the Kansas City Chiefs, and many local event partners have worked years to welcome the Draft to Kansas City. The actual Draft, and many activities, will be centered around Union Station, the National WWI Museum and Memorial, and Downtown Kansas City. A complete schedule of events, and the most comprehensive list of events will be posted at https://www.visitkc.com/draft. The NFL Draft Experience will take place on the south side of the National WWI Museum and Memorial, featuring interactive exhibits, autograph sessions, photo opportunities with the Vince Lombardi Trophy and more.
More Options for Draft Week Fun
Just announced! Future Hall of Fame Tight End and two-time Super bowl Champion Travis Kelce will host Kelce Jam at Azura Amphitheater in Bonner Springs on Saturday, April 29! This special festival will feature live music, a KC Victory Party, superstar music acts, KC BBQ, and will be the ultimate weekend draft party.
Kansas City, Kansas
In Kansas City, Kansas you can watch the draft while you place your bets! Visit Barstool Sportsbook at Hollywood Casino, or use the app of your choice from your phone at any of our awesome bars. The new Over/Under bar is designed to be your destination to watch and bet! Want to learn more about sports betting in Kansas? Visit BetInKCK.com.
Watch coverage of the NFL Draft at Grinders Stonewall in Lenexa! Enjoy food and drink specials from their New York-style Pizza to authentic Philly cheesesteaks and the most eclectic beer list in KC! Grinders has been featured on Food Network's hit shows, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives and Guys Big Bite.
Need a good sports bar and grill to watch the NFL Draft and cheer for the Chiefs? The Landing Eatery and Pub in Liberty, MO is the place to go! Their motto is "any sport, any time, anywhere" and with 65 TVs, you know your favorite team, tournament or the big draft will always be on! BONUS - the yummy food is worth the trip alone.
Merriam Hurricane Allie’s, located in downtown Merriam, is offering daily specials the entire week of the draft! Watch on-screen picks, trades and league excitement while sipping a cold beer and enjoying a burger! Join the fun at 5541 Merriam Drive! Here’s a peek at the delicious and affordable specials throughout NFL Draft week:
Happy Hour every day from 3-6pm with $2.75 domestic bottles and well drinks. Plus…
· Monday - $7.99 Burgers & fries, all day happy hour, and $3.50 calls
· Taco Tuesday - $4 margaritas, $1.50 tacos, $2.50 soft tacos, and $3 puffy tacos
· Wednesday - $1 off all bomb shots and $1 off all quesadillas, plus $1.50 tacos
· Thursday - $1.50 Wings, $9.99 Pork tenderloin sandwich with fries, and $3.75 import bottles
· Friday - $9.99 Shrimp baskets and $8.99 Philly cheesesteak with fries, and $3.75 Blvd Wheat and Pale Ale bottles
· Saturday - $7.99 Reuben with fries, $8.99 country fried steak sandwiches with fries and $3.75 Mexican Beers.