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The NFL draft in Las Vegas will be anything but ordinary.
Clark County, Nevada, unveiled its plans Tuesday for the April – 30 event. Among the highlights is a stage that will sit on the Fountains at Bellagio, with players arriving at the stage via boat.
Bleacher Report @ BleacherReport Vegas doing it big for the NFL draft. The stage will be on the water at the Bellagio fountains, and players will be brought to the stage by boat 🤯 @brgridiron (via @ClarkCountyNV) https://t.co/fCaCOTJO3n1219704555295903745
Brian McCarthy of the NFL later specified that this is the stage for the red carpet event ahead of the draft, and that the main stage will be located next to Caesars Forum.
The county also revealed the general layout for the draft. A small viewing area for fans will be located in front of the fountains, with the larger space a few blocks away.
Clark County Nevada @ ClarkCountyNV Here It is an overview of the layout for the @NFLDraft in Las #Vegas. A Red Carpet stage will be set up on the lake in front of the @Bellagio right on the #LasVegas Strip. There will also be an area with an @NFL Draft theater, experience and viewing. #NFLDraft #NFLDraft https: / /t.co/ONZrXAoS
This is in an overview of the area where the @NFL Draft Experience, Theater and viewing will be located. It’s a short distance to a number of Las #Vegas Strip hotels and new @CAESARSFORUM Convention Space. #NFLDraft #NFLDraft @NFLDraft https : //t.co/zyWlMl1lyQ
The NFL announced in December the draft would head to Sin City. The timing coincides with the Oakland Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas, which begins with the 2020 season.
The location for the draft is already confirmed, with Cleveland set to host . After Vegas’ big show, boat arrivals on Lake Erie need to be on the table.