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2023 NFL Draft Presented by Bud Light

April 27-29, 2023


Welcome to Kansas City—Heart of America and center of all the action. Visit KC, the Kansas City Sports Commission, the Kansas City Chiefs and our local event partners are proud to welcome the 2023 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light to Kansas City’s historic Union Station, the National WWI Museum and Memorial, and the Downtown Kansas City area.

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.

Free registration is now open for the 2023 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light! Attend live, in-person to see the next NFL stars and experience the ultimate NFL fan festival featuring live concerts, interactive games, player autographs, and more. Visit or download the NFL OnePass app today to register for FREE entry.

Fans who download the NFL OnePass app can play games at the 2023 NFL Draft Experience, receive digital content, and enter for a chance to win exclusive prizes, including a grand prize trip for two to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas.

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Day 1
Thursday, April 27


Draft Experience


Round 1

Starts at 7PM

Concert Series: Fall Out Boy

After end of Round 1


Day 2
Friday, April 28


Draft Experience


Round 2-3

Starts at 6PM

Concert Series: Mötley Crüe

After end of Round 3


Day 3
Saturday, April 29


Draft Experience


KC Smoke Show


Round 4-7

Starts at 11AM

Concert Series: Thundercat

After end of Round 7


2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City

NFL Draft Experience

It's an interactive football fan fest. Put your skills to the test, check out Super Bowl memorabilia and explore many more attractions at the 2023 NFL Draft Experience presented by Panini Trading Cards.

RideKC Streetcar in Downtown KC

Getting Around

Once you've arrived in the Downtown Kansas City area, it's easy to stay connected and make it to your destination. Here's how to navigate area entertainment options, Union Station and the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

Security Procedures

Security Procedures

Health and safety are of utmost importance. Familiarize yourself with the Draft's security procedures and learn how to keep the weekend enjoyable for all fans.

Hotels Near the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City

Hotels in Kansas City

Kansas City boasts plenty of convenient accommodations where you can rest and prepare for another day of NFL action. Start looking now for your hotel during the Draft.

A new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Arriving in Kansas City

A new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport is now open, transforming the air passenger experience in KC. Preview everything the terminal has to offer and make your travel plans.

Local Business Near the Draft

Venture out and find your own place here in the heart of it all. Use this guide for a closer look at the Downtown KC neighborhood playing host to the Draft, then take your pick of the countless surprises in store.

Liberty Memorial and KC Skyline

About the Location

The weekend’s biggest events are set to take place at the foot of two iconic KC destinations. Get acquainted with Kansas City’s Union Station and the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

Kansas City BBQ Plate

About Kansas City

City of Fountains, Paris of the Plains, Barbecue Capital of the World—get to know the basics of Kansas City and see how to make the most of every moment here.

About the NFL Draft

Don’t miss a single detail during the 2023 NFL Draft. See top prospects heading into the draft, this year’s draft order and other essential information before the action begins.