Cardinals to host draft party this Thursday

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As a reminder, this Thursday, April 25, the Arizona Cardinals 2013 Draft Party, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, will take place on the Great Lawn at Sportsman's Park outside University of Phoenix Stadium from 4:00-9:00 p.m.

Fans will have the opportunity to meet Cardinals players, team mascot Big Red and have the first chance to see the 2013 Cardinals Cheerleaders while watching live NFL Network coverage of the draft on two giant video boards.

In conjunction with the third annual Big Red Rib & Music Festival, award-winning BBQ from eight national rib cookers along with beverages will be available for purchase. Cardinals merchandise, including 2013 draft hats, will also be available for purchase.

Admission and parking are free. The Great Lawn opens at 4:00 p.m., the Cardinals Cheerleaders perform at 4:30 p.m. and the draft begins at 5:00 p.m. Chad Freeman and Redline will perform on the main stage at approximately 7:30 p.m.

An interactive photo booth and kids zone, featuring inflatables, face painters and balloon twisters, will be provided.

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