NFL Pro Bowlers will visit Walt Disney World this January

NFL Pro Bowlers will visit Walt Disney World this January The DIS ajp384543SMALL

The 2017 NFL Pro Bowl will take place at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on Sunday, January 29th, 2017. According to the Disney Parks Blog, the week leading up to the game, the Walt Disney World Resort will host “team practices, youth football events, a Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, and a dodgeball game pitting the AFC stars against the NFC’s best players” at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The week’s events held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will kick off on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017.

There are 88 players from the AFC and NFC Pro Bowl teams who will be at the events including players like New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Dallas Cowboy running back Ezekiel Elliott, among many others.

NFL Pro Bowl players, and NFL cheerleaders will make their way down Main Street U.S.A. as part of a celebratory parade that will be held at the Magic Kingdom on Friday, January 27th, 2017! 

Epcot will be the site of the Pro Bowl 5K run on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. Participants of the run are being encouraged to wear their favorite NFL team’s jersey on the 5,468 yard run. Small activities celebrating the Pro Bowl will also be taking place at Disney Springs during Pro Bowl Week. 

Credit/Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Stephen "Steve" Porter started going to the parks with his family in 1996. Since then he hasn't looked back! Steve was a cast member participating in the Disney College Program in 2013. Most recently he graduated from Penn State University!


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