It’s time for the NFL Pro Bowl Week at the Walt Disney World Resort, and with it comes plenty of opportunities for football-affiliated family fun.
All Pro Bowl events will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, which will provide complimentary parking; many events are open to the public at no cost. Here is what you can look forward to during NFL Pro Bowl Week:
- Team Practices – Both NFC and AFC teams will be training on Wednesday beginning at 10:30 am, and Thursday through Saturday beginning at 11:30 am. Practices are free and open to the public.
- Pro Bowl Skills Showdown – Players from the AFC and NFC will battle it out in individual competitions highlighting unique skills. Tickets are limited, registration can be done HERE. *Tickets for this event are currently sold out.
- NFL Pro Bowl Experience – Open daily at 10 am beginning Wednesday, this interactive fan zone will allow families to get in on the action themselves. The area is free and open to the public, and will include “new football-related activities, immersive exhibits and sponsor activations.”
- NFL Flag Championships – Taking place both Friday and Saturday, the championships are a youth football mainstay.
- The NFL Fan Mobile Pass – This will allow sports enthusiasts to get exclusive access to “NFL-themed games and activities, youth football clinics and more.” Registration will enter fans for a chance to win 2018 Pro Bowl tickets. You can register for that HERE.
- Pro Bowl Fun Run Series – Run amidst Disney characters, Pro Bowl cheerleaders, and mascots at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Track & Field complex. Many distances are available to provide fun for runners of any age or ability. Runners will earn themselves “a finisher medallion, a race bib and a commemorative item, plus post-race refreshments.”
While all Pro Bowl Week Events are taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, there is a special Pro Bowl All-Star Pep Rally scheduled for Disney Springs. The party will include mascots, cheerleaders, special entertainment, and games, and will start at 4 pm on Saturday, January 27th.
Source: Disney Parks Blog