Where To Score The Best Deals During The NFL Draft In Philadelphia, April 27-29

Score tons of deals — from free museum admission to $5 sliders — from April 27-29...

It’s game time this week as the NFL Draft Experience arrives in Philadelphia from Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29.

The ultimate football fan event brings a free, three-day festival full of fun festivities to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway — and museums and restaurants citywide are offering discounts and specials galore to celebrate.

FAST FACTS

  • The 2017 NFL Draft Experience takes place April 27-29, 2017.
  • During the draft, score dining and drink deals at a number of restaurants and bars citywide.
  • Select museums are also offering discounted and/or free admission.

When you’re not zip lining, snagging players’ autographs or catching the draft sessions in real time on the Parkway, score some great discounts and specials — from free museum admission to stellar food drink deals — around the city.

Read on for our top picks and check out even more NFL Draft deals by clicking here or checking out #DraftDeals on Twitter and Instagram.

FOOD AND DRINK

McGillin’s Old Ale House

Philadelphia’s oldest continuously operating tavern and go-to game day pub is offering an array of NFL-themed specials from April 27-29. Take a seat at the bar for the Game Day Shandy (made with Philadelphia Brewing Company’s Walt Wit, lemon soda, watermelon liquor and lemonade), the Philly Tailgate (a duo of Jim Beam and PBR) and other festive drinks. Plus, if you have a McGillin’s SuperMug, you can score $1 Bud Lights.

McGillin’s Old Ale House

When:April 27-29
Where:McGillin's Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street

www.mcgillins.com

Field House

With over 50 high-definition TVs, Field House always brings out a lively crowd of sports enthusiasts. Head to the party-ready pub during the draft and you'll get a touchdown deal of 15 percent off of all food purchases.

Field House

When:April 27-29
Where:Field House, 1150 Filbert Street

www.fieldhousephilly.com

Distrito

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Dine at Jose Garces' Mexican eatery Distrito during the NFL Draft and score $5 wings and veggie nachos as well as select $5 draft beer and margarita options.

Distrito

When:April 27-29
Where:Distrito, 3945 Chestnut Street

www.philadelphia.distritorestaurant.com

Sonesta Philadelphia Art Bar

The Art Bar at the Sonesta Philadelphia is offering several Game Day classic combos for a steal during the NFL Draft. Score two hot dogs and a draft beer for $7, a burger and draft beer for $10 or salsa, chips and guacamole for $4.

Sonesta Philadelphia Art Bar

When:April 27-29
Where:Sonesta Philadelphia Art Bar, 1800 Market Street

www.sonesta.com/philadelphia

Jet Wine Bar

Settle into a Friday Night Lights marathon at Jet Wine Bar, where $5 themed cocktails will be served all night while the bar screens episodes of the popular TV show.

Jet Wine Bar

When:April 27-29
Where:Jet Wine Bar, 1525 South Street

www.jetwinebar.com

JG Domestic

Located just across the street from Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, JG Domestic welcomes draft attendees with $5 burger sliders and a selection of $5 beers.

JG Domestic

When:April 27-29
Where:JG Domestic, 2929 Arch Street

www.jgdomestic.com

The Olde Bar

Located in Philadelphia’s landmark Old Original Bookbinder’s, The Olde Bar offers a charming historic setting and expansive raw bar. Come during happy hour for $1 oysters and then take advantage of the special $8.50 draft deal, too, which includes two Cubano sliders and a Miller High Life.

The Olde Bar

When:April 27-29
Where:The Olde Bar, 125 Walnut Street

www.theoldebar.com

Village Whiskey

Featuring an impressive library of 80 to 100 whiskey varieties, Village Whiskey is the place to go for fans of the classic American spirit — and during the draft, $5 pours of local whiskey make the spot that much more enticing.

Village Whiskey

When:April 27-29
Where:Village Whiskey, 118 South 20th Street

www.villagewhiskey.com

Volvér

Come to Volvér during the draft for $5 chicken sliders and $5 select beers. Then stick around for a classy cocktail inside this sleek bar located at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts.

Volvér

When:April 27-29
Where:Volvér, 300 South Broad Street

www.volverrestaurant.com

24

A new, Latin-inspired spot just steps from the Schuylkill Banks Trail, 24 invites draft-goers to come enjoy a $5 Peroni, Prosecco or aperitivo plate during the three-day NFL fest.

24

When:April 24-27
Where:24, 2401 Walnut Street

www.24philly.com

The Cambridge

The Cambridge is celebrating the NFL Draft by offering food and drink specials at the bar whenever the Eagles are on the draft board. Enjoy $4 pints of three local favorites (Yards Brewing Co.'s Philadelphia Pale Ale, Saint Benjamin Brewing Company's Wit or Wit Out and Dock Street Brewing Co.'s Dock Street Rye IPA) along with half-price sweet sesame or garlic hot wings.

The Cambridge

When:April 27-29
Where:The Cambridge, 1508 South Street

www.cambridgeonsouth.com

MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

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The Academy of Natural Sciences is offering FREE general admission to all visitors during the duration of the draft. Visitors can also score an $8 deal on the museum's special exhibitions like Frogs: A Chorus of Colors — and get $1 off if they wear an NFL jersey. While you're there, be sure to check out DinoDrafts, the Academy's pop-up NFL Draft beer garden, serving up a variety of brews, tacos and other delicious snacks through midnight on Thursday and Friday and until 8 p.m. on Saturday.

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

When:April 27-28, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:Free admission

www.ansp.org

The Franklin Institute

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Just steps from the NFL Draft action is The Franklin Institute, one of the oldest and most beloved science museums in the country. Visit during the draft wearing at least one piece of NFL attire to receive a $2 discount on general adult admission.

The Franklin Institute

When:April 27-29, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th Street
Cost:$2 off general adult admission for those sporting NFL gear

www.fi.edu

Mural Arts Program

Home to over 2,800 murals, Philly has more outdoor works of art than any other city. Embark on a mile-long walking tour around Center City with the Mural Arts Program during the NFL Draft and receive $2 off per ticket when you use the ticket code "NFL."

Mural Arts Program

When:April 29, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.; April 30, 11 a.m.; Advanced registration required
Where:Mural Mile Center City Walking Tour, Starts at 128 North Broad Street
Cost:$2 off per ticket with code 'NFL'

www.muralarts.org

Penn Museum

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The Penn Museum, one of the world's most renowned archaeological and anthropological museums, is offering $10 admission to all visitors who mention "NFL Draft" at the ticket box. Take advantage of the $5 savings and score an up-close look at the museum's 15-ton Egyptian sphinx and nearly a million other objects within Penn's collection.

Penn Museum

When:April 27-29 during regular opening hours
Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Cost:$10 per person when you mention 'NFL Draft'

www.penn.museum

 

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