The Green Bay Packers’ official 2012 NFL Draft Party, presented by New Era, will be held on Thursday, April 26, at Curly’s Pub located in Lambeau Field. The event will feature appearances by Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, General Manager Ted Thompson, Head Coach Mike McCarthy, tackle Bryan Bulaga, and fullback John Kuhn.
The Thursday night party is free to the public and space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, with activities beginning at 6 p.m.
This year’s NFL draft features a three-day format, with Round 1 beginning at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, April 26, followed by Rounds 2-3 beginning at 6 p.m. CT on Friday, April 27, and Rounds 4-7 beginning at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, April 28.
In addition to Thursday night’s appearances by players and personnel, Curly’s Pub will provide Draft Party food and drink specials, as well as contests and door prizes throughout the weekend.
The event will feature draft coverage on TV screens throughout Curly’s Pub and Thursday night, Packers’ broadcast partner WTMJ will be on hand with Wayne Larrivee and others providing coverage and analysis, as well as interviews with Packers staff.
Other features of the draft weekend include:
Draft Day Challenge, an online draft pick contest that calls for participants to pick the top five players chosen in the draft, plus the Packers' No. 1 selection. Prize package to the winner valued at $500. One winner will be drawn from all qualified winning entries. The challenge will begin Thursday, April 19, at 9 a.m. and be closed at 6:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.
Free entry for a chance to win door prizes, including autographed Packers items, during all three days of the draft.
Curly’s Pub features Wi-Fi Internet access allowing attendees who bring wireless-enabled laptops and mobile devices to log on to their favorite draft websites and follow the action online.
More information can be found during draft week online packers.com.