While the Minnesota Vikings are on track to add eight players to the team through the draft this weekend, it will be current and former players that will be joining fans to celebrate the picks.
On Friday night, Vikings players and Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders will at various Miller Lite Draft Hangouts throughout the Twin Cities. The following day, current and former players will be on hand at the Vikings DraftFest where the picks will be made live from U.S. Bank Stadium.
An added bonus for 21 Vikings fans at both events will be the ability to help select the name for a special Vikings ale that will be available at Vikings home games and throughout Minnesota in 2017. Fans will be able to select their favorite name for the select
Below is a full rundown of the player appearances this weekend:
Friday, April 28
7:00-8:00 p.m. – Clive's Roadhouse (13050 Aldrich Avenue South, Burnsville, MN 55337)
8:30-9:30 p.m. – Carbone's Lakeville (7670 160th Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044)
7:00-8:00 p.m. – Big Louie's (5216 W Broadway Avenue, Crystal, MN 55429)
8:30-9:30 p.m. – Jimmy's Food & Drink (1132 Co Rd E East, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110)
7:00-8:00 p.m. – Lola's Lakehouse (318 East Lake Street, Waconia, MN 55387)
Saturday, April 29
Stefon Diggs and Everson Griffen will join Kentrell Brothers, Isaac Fruechte and David Morgan at U.S. Bank Stadium for Day 3 of the draft. The event runs from 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tickets are still available for purchase by clicking here.
Vikings Legends Tyrone Carter, Chuck Foreman, Paul Krause and Randall McDaniel alre also expected to appear at Saturday's family-friendly event.