Windsor Celebrates the NFL Draft: A Guide to the Excitement

Windsor also scores some major economic benefits.

Windsor is gearing up to join in the excitement of the National Football League (NFL) Draft set to take place in Detroit from April 25 to 27, 2024. This year’s NFL Draft promises to be a historic event, spanning from Campus Martius to Hart Plaza, and is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to our region. As the second largest event in the NFL calendar, more than 60 million viewers are expected to tune in worldwide.

Celebrate the NFL Draft in Detroit – right here in Windsor – April 27th!

To register for the Detroit NFL Draft Free NFL OnePass, visit the NFL’s Draft Event Info page.

In support for our neighbors to the north, the City of Windsor is set to host local activities and events, bringing the excitement of the NFL Draft to Windsor.

Windsor’s NFL Draft Party – April 27th Noon-6:00pm

The ultimate Windsor Draft Party is happening on the front lawn of City Hall on April 27th from Noon-6:00pm. Join us for an unforgettable day celebrating football in our community with a lineup of incredible activities and fan experiences for fans of all ages.

NFL Canada Fan Experience

Dive into the world of the NFL with interactive games, activities, and photo ops.

NFL Draft Viewing

Catch all the live action of the NFL Draft in Detroit on the big screen.

NFL Fan Competitions

Best Fan Spirit

Are you an ultimate NFL fan? Is your team THE best? Prove it! Wear it, paint it, flaunt it for the BEST FAN SPIRIT Prize. Judging at 2pm.

Best Touchdown Dance

Nothing beats an awesome touchdown dance. If you think you’ve got the stuff, try out for our BEST TOUCHDOWN DANCE competition at 4pm.

NFL Player Appearances

Visit for NFL alumni appearances including Luke Willson, Brett Romberg, Dakoda Shepley, O.J. Atogwe, and Ed Philion. Full schedule to be confirmed.

Football Skills & Coaching Clinic

If you’ve never played (and want to try) or just need to ‘up your game’ – join us for this FREE clinic hosted by Windsor’s best football coaches and players. Includes:

  • 7 different drills
  • 40-yard dash and combine experience
  • First 500 participants will receive a free t-shirt, lanyard, and NFL gift

Don’t Forget Your Cannabis Needs!

While you’re in Windsor, be sure to drop by Grassroots Cannabis store downtown Windsor Next to the LCBO for all your cannabis needs. At 19 years of age, you can buy cannabis vapes, gummies, CBD, and more. Don’t forget, they offer $2 cannabis delivery right to your door.

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As the kicks off, Windsor is getting in on the economic action (msn.com)