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It's happening. Here's everything you need to know about the 2022 NFL Draft in Las Vegas

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Posted at 10:18 PM, Apr 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-27 22:08:04-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV — The 2022 NFL Draft begins on April 28, and there will be a lot of changes on Las Vegas Strip to prepare for the event.

13 Action News has the latest on what you need to know for the NFL Draft. Find out where to watch the draft at the bottom of this page.


The red carpet for the NFL Draft at Bellagio Fountain is coming together.

The NFL Draft Experience will be located behind the High Roller at the LINQ Promenade beginning Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30.

One of the first visible signs of the event's arrival ahead of the draft is the league’s transformation of the Draft Theater located at the heart of the Strip, behind the High Roller at the LINQ Promenade.

The Draft Theater will house the main stage which will act as the central hub for all draft activities including where pick announcements will be made by Commissioner Goodell and other special guests on days two and three.


There will be many changes on the roads as the NFL Draft gets closer.

Lane reductions will run from April 13 to April 27, and road closures will be in place again from May 1 to May 6.

2022 NFL Draft Lane Reductions
2022 NFL Draft Lane Reductions
NFL Draft Lane Closures
2022 NFL Draft Lane Closures


With hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit Las Vegas over NFL Draft week, you can expect Harry Reid International Airport to be busier than normal. Airport officials told us what you need to know to be prepared, whether you're flying in or flying out:


The Las Vegas Raiders will be on the clock on the second day of the draft, with their first pick coming Friday, in the third round:



If you can't make it down to the Strip to catch the action, make sure to tune in to ABC 13 for full coverage live.

  • Start time:
    • Thursday: 5 p.m. PST
    • Friday: 4 p.m. PST
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. PST
  • TV channels: 
    • ABC 
    • ESPN
    • NFL Network