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Lions to host Draft Fan Fest at Ford Field

Posted Apr 23, 2013

Draft party features introduction of Lions’ No. 1 draft pick

Allen Park, Mich.—The Detroit Lions are hosting Lions Draft Fan Fest at Ford Field, Friday, April 26 from 5-8 p.m. The free event will be highlighted by the introduction of the Lions’ 2013 first-round draft pick and is open to the general public (no ticket required).

In addition to a special appearance by the team’s 2013 No. 1 draft pick, fans will enjoy photo opportunities with Roary and Lions alumni, interactive games and inflatables, on-field youth football clinics, field goal kicking opportunities, locker room tours, face painting and more.

After making their first round selection Thursday, April 25, the Lions plan to bring the drafted player to Detroit Friday for an introductory press conference and then to introduce him to the fans at Ford Field (pending flight schedule/availability). Season ticket holders will have an exclusive and up-close opportunity to welcome the new player in the fan tunnel during his introduction at the event.

Live coverage of Day 2 of the NFL Draft will air on the stadium video boards and Detroit Lions media partners WXYZ-TV ABC 7and 97.1 FM The Ticket will be onsite for the event.

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