The statues of Vince Lombardi and Curly Lambeau outside Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. Photo by Dan Plutchak/Kaukauna Community News.

News release

GREEN BAY — The NFL and the Green Bay Packers today announced today that the 2025 NFL Draft will take place on April 24-26, 2025.

“The NFL Draft has become one of the biggest, most-anticipated sporting events of the year and we’re looking forward to the incredible experience Green Bay will offer our prospects, their families and all the fans,” Alex Brooke, NFL Senior Director, Events Business Strategy was quoted as saying in a news release. “Green Bay is an amazing football destination, with the area’s unique heritage and connection with fans across the country. Green Bay will provide a unique backdrop for fans who’ve always wanted to visit and a welcome back to fans who know and love it.”

Brooke announced the dates of the 2025 Draft at a press conference Monday in the Lambeau Field Atrium, which was attended by a variety of community leaders, donors and partners from around the area. Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy also spoke at the announcement to officially begin the countdown to the 2025 NFL Draft and share the organization’s enthusiasm.

“With the dates now set, we’re excited to ramp up our planning and continue collaborating with our community partners and donors to bring this event to life,” said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy. “Hosting the NFL Draft will have an enormous impact statewide, attracting fans and visitors from around the world and creating an extraordinary economic impact. We’re looking forward to seeing Green Bay and Wisconsin shine on a world stage with the attention of millions.”

The 2025 NFL Draft will bring together fans from all over the nation, as well as several foreign countries, to celebrate football and the selection of college players by NFL teams. The festivities will include several days of activities throughout Green Bay and will feature the NFL Draft Experience – a massive free football festival – near Lambeau Field to allow fans of all teams to participate and test their football skills, enjoy interactive exhibits and autograph sessions, and take pictures with the Vince Lombardi Trophy. The Draft Experience will be open all three days of the event.

While details of the 2025 NFL Draft are still being finalized, the main portion of the event is expected to take place on the Lambeau Field and Titletown campus, with a variety of venues to be utilized within close proximity. 

The NFL Draft has become one of the biggest and most-anticipated sporting events of the year. The 2023 Draft in Kansas City in April welcomed more than 312,000 fans and had more than 54 million viewers over the course of the three-day event. The 2024 NFL Draft will take place in Detroit on April 25-27, 2024. Fans interested in learning more about the 2025 NFL Draft in Green Bay should visit packers.com/draft2025.

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By staff