The NFL Pro Bowl moved to Orlando in 2017 after leaving its recent historical home in Hawaii. The game is at Camping World Stadium with a slate of events at Disney properties. The game also returns to the AFC vs. NFC format when it airs Sunday, January 29 at 8 pm ET.
The ESPN Wide World of Sports hosts the NFL Pro Bowl Experience Wednesday through Sunday with free admission. Public team practices highlight the week’s festivities but includes a Family Football Zone for a range of fun activities. There is an obstacle course, virtual reality experiences and a 40-yard dash set against an LED wall to race virtual NFL players.
A Pro Bowl Skills Showdown features current and former NFL players in a series of skill-based competitions. There is also a Best Hands competition, a game of dodgeball, a power relay challenge and a precision passing competition.
The EA SPORTS Madden Bowl is the second event of the $1 Million Madden NFL 17 Championship Series which brings the top 16 players to compete in a tournament with $250,000 on the line. It runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
The National Punt, Pass and Kick Championship finals are Friday at noon where the top four boys and top four girls in each age division compete.
Disney’s Magic Kingdom hosts the Pro Bowl Parade Friday at 2:30 and features the four Pro Bowl team captains, Mickey and other Disney characters and families from Make-A-Wish. It’s held on Main Street U.S.A and will be livestreamed on Disney Parks blog.
Saturday morning sees the Pro Bowl 5K Run at 7 am beginning at Epcot Center. The run tours all of the parks and finishers receive a medal.
The day of the big game has activities start at 4 pm in the Fan Plaza at Camping World Stadium in downtown Orlando. The game is scheduled for kickoff at 8 pm on ESPN.
AFC Team Practice Schedule
Wednesday: 11:45 – 12:45
Thursday: 9:45 – 10:45
Friday: 11:20 – 12:30
Saturday: 9:45 – 10:45
NFC Team Practice Schedule
Wednesday: 11:30 – 12:30
Thursday: 11:20 – 12:20
Friday: 9:45 – 10:45
Saturday: 10:00 – 11:00