Arizona Cardinals 2014 Draft Party

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX, Ariz. --- Are you ready for some football? The Arizona Cardinals 2014 Draft Party presented by Arizona Ford Dealers will be getting underway Thursday at the University of Phoenix Stadium, from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Fans will have the opportunity to meet Cardinals players and coaches, team mascot Big Red and Cardinals Cheerleaders, while watching live NFL Network coverage of the NFL Draft from the stadium floor of University of Phoenix Stadium.

"So many people watch the players on the field," says Mark Dalton, VP of Media Relations with Cardinals. "But if you come out here tonight to the Draft Party, you'll be able to get on the field."

Admission and parking are both free. Fans can park in the East Preferred (Gray) and East (Green) carparks beginning at 3:30 p.m. Stadium gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and fans should enter through Gate 2 on the north side of the stadium.

Bring the whole family, because there is plenty for kids to do. Youngsters will love the Kids Interactive Zone, which features activities, games and inflatables. They can also take the Madden Challenge, and sign up to test their skills against a Cardinals player in the popular EA game.

Fans can get their picture taken with Cardinals Cheerleaders in front of green screens, and also alongside the team's Air Raid Siren. They can also walk along the Cardinals Tunnel, the same official inflatable tunnel the players pass through on game day

Special pricing on food and beverages will be offered and Cardinals merchandise will be available at the AZone team store,  The draft begins at 5:00 p.m.

You can find more information online.