NFL Draft 2019

NFL Draft - Getting Around

Details on getting to Nashville for the NFL Draft and getting around while you're in town. 

Please know, the following details were for the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville which has come and gone. THANK YOU to all the fans who came to our city for a good time. Much love. 

Where Is It?

@ Nissan Stadium
NFL Draft Experience Presented by Oikos® Triple Zero
Get details on festivities and entry points.

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Selection Square

@ First Avenue and Broadway
Draft Main Stage
Get details on activity and concerts.

@ Broadway between 2nd & 5th Avenues
@ 2nd Avenue between Broadway & Commerce Street
@ Music City Walk of Fame Park

Viewing Parties

If you are flying to Nashville

For all passengers
Please know, the Nashville International Airport is asking all visitors to arrive two hours prior to their departure on Sunday, April 28 and Monday, April 29. 

For media flying Southwest
Camera, film, video, lighting, and sound equipment are accepted as part of the customer's free baggage allowance. You will not be charged for the first 2 checked bags under 80 inches and under 100 pounds. After the first two bags, there will be a $75 fee.

For media flying American Airlines
Preferred entertainment and media companies and eligible travelers are offered a special rate and generous bag allowance for cameras, film, lighting, sound equipment, musical instruments, and other bags. Eligible travelers will pay $50 per piece, per one-way domestic trip, or $90/£60/€70, per one-way international trip.

Each eligible organization/company may travel with up to 25 pieces per flight, subject to seasonal and permanent bag embargoes. The maximum size and weight allowances are subject to the policies in place for the destination. Equipment is subject to seasonal and permanent bag embargoes.

Only eligible travelers receive this media bag program. For details on preferred eligibility and access to this program, please contact your travel agency or American Airlines Entertainment Sales Representative.

Parking

Free Parking: 
NFL Draft activities will be free to the public, and numerous parking areas will be free to attendees, as well, including parking lots on both sides of the river. There will also be several rideshare drop-off and pick-up locations for people who plan to take an Uber or Lyft.

Pick-up & drop-off zones for Ride Share

The pick-up and drop-off zones for ride share will be:

  • Located near Entry A at South 2nd off Korean Boulevard at Nissan Stadium.
  • Along 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Avenue past Commerce Street.
  • South of Broadway along Korean Veterans Blvd.
  • 5th to 8th Avenue on Lower Broadway.
ADA Accessibility

The entire site is accessible for those with mobility needs. However, it is a large site with a lot of distance between activities and attractions. For the most part, it does take place in parking lots, across city streets, and pathways. Wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, and three or four-wheeled scooters are allowed for use by fans with mobility disabilities. Accessible portable toilets are available throughout the site. 

With specific questions, email: SpecialEventAccessibility@nfl.com

Accessible Viewing Areas - Accessible Viewing Areas will be at the NFL Draft Main Stage will be at 1st  Avenue and Broadway. It’s free and open to the public to view Draft selections and concerts. The designated accessible viewing areas will be on Lower Broadway, accessed by a ramp between both 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue, and at Music City Walk of Fame Park. Throughout the site from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue on Lower Broadway and at Music City Walk of Fame Park, there will be caption enabled video screens. Accessible viewing areas have been established within all exclusive viewing areas at the Draft Main Stage, and include the accompaniment of up to three companions with the same access. 

Video and Mobile Captioning - As a service to guests who are deaf or hard of hearing, throughout the site there will be caption enabled video screens. Additionally, Click Here for mobile captioning via guest smartphones. Guests can borrow a smartphone at the Selection Square Guest Service booth for mobile captioning use, as well.

Accessible Parking - Nissan Stadium and downtown Nashville parking lots have accessible parking spaces. Accessible parking spaces are issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Vehicles must have a valid parking pass for the designated lot. A state-issued placard / license plate is required to park in accessible parking spaces. Violators are subject to citation.

Nashville Visitor Centers

Stop by either of our two downtown Nashville Visitor Centers and we'll point you in the right direction!

Bicycles and Scooters

Please be aware: no personal transport devices are allowed in the event site. This includes: bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, segways, golf carts, mopeds, scooters, electric scooters (Bird, Lime, Uber, Lyft, JUMP, Gotcha), or any personal motorized vehicles other than wheelchairs or ADA devices (event credentials required).

Bike racks will be available at Public Square Park.