All-time NFL draft location cities: 2017’s event returns to Philly

All-time NFL draft location cities: 2017’s event returns to Philly

Complete fan guide for the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia

A statue of Benjamin Franklin will oversee the proceedings. The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia is home to Selection Square, where representatives from each team will make the calls on who to draft and when. Photographed April 26, 2017. Julia Hatmaker | jhatmaker@pennlive.com

It’s finally NFL draft weekend in Philadelphia when the next wave of NFL talent will descend upon the Art Museum steps to find out where it will begin its professional journey.

The weather is supposed to be good, and there will be plenty to do in Philly and at the NFL Draft Experience. Plus the actual draft, too, if you managed to score tickets.

Here’s another quick rundown of everything to do in and around the draft this weekend.

NFL draft schedule & TV

  • Thursday, April 27: 8 p.m. (NFL Network & ESPN)
  • Friday, April 28: 7 p.m. (NFL Network & ESPN)
  • Saturday, April 29, Noon (NFL Network & ESPN)

NFL Draft Experience hours

  • Thursday, April 27: Noon to 11 p.m.
  • Friday, April 28: Noon to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 29: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

NFL draft 2017: Complete visitor's guide for all the fun in Philly this week

NFL draft 2017: Complete visitor’s guide for all the fun in Philly this week

Schedule, transportation information, NFL Draft Experience activities and more for this week’s NFL draft.

Get player autographs, ride ziplines and more at the free NFL Draft Experience

Get player autographs, ride ziplines and more at the free NFL Draft Experience

The NFL Draft Experience is a free fan festival full of things to do. Here’s just a sampling of what to do at the Philadelphia event.

2017 NFL Draft: Everything you need to know about its free fan festival in Philadelphia

You may not be able to see the draft itself, but you can still immerse yourself in the world of football with the NFL Draft Experience, which will be held April 27-29 in Philadelphia.