CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – The 2017 NFL Draft will have a gameday feel for Browns fans.
The Browns will hold their official draft party in the Muni Lot as a tailgate party from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on April 27th.
Previous draft parties have been held at the Cleveland Convention Center and Public Hall downtown.
“This year’s draft is an especially exciting time for our team, our fans and our city, and we greatly appreciate the City of Cleveland for its cooperation and its significant contributions to helping make this Muni Lot tailgate successful,” senior vice president of marketing and media Dave Freeman said. “It will be special for our team and fans to enjoy the event in a place that is unique to Cleveland and the Browns and where we are all eager to return for the 2017 season.”
Fans need to register online through the team’s website for tickets to the event beginning Thursday, April 6 at 10 a.m.
Browns season ticket members will be given a 48-hour pre-registration window from 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4 prior to open registration.
Approximately 650 free parking spots will be available on a first come, first served basis in the Muni Lot, which will officially open at 4 p.m. Additional parking is also available in multiple paid city lots within walking distance of the event.
In addition to being able to watch the NFL Network’s draft coverage on large LED screens, there will be a pop up team shop and locker room sale as well as appearances from current and former players, Cleveland food trucks and interactive games.
Cleveland holds the number’s 1 and 12 picks in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and 5 of the top 65 selections next month.