Colts Announce Plans for 2017 NFL Draft Events

Fans are invited to the free event on April 27 with Bud Light and Bullseye Event Group; April 29 event to be held at Indianapolis Zoo

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Today the Indianapolis Colts announced plans to host events in Indianapolis as a part of the 2017 NFL Draft, including an event at the Indianapolis Zoo on Saturday, April 29, to announce the Colts fourth and fifth round draft picks.

The team's Draft festivities kick off Thursday night with the Colts Official Draft Party, sponsored in part by Bud Light and Bullseye Event Group, at Brothers, Downtown from 7-10 p.m. On Saturday, April 29, the Colts will announce their picks in the fourth and fifth rounds live from the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo. Details on these events are below, and available at www.colts.com/draft.

THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017

WHAT:2017 Indianapolis Colts Official Draft Party

                        Sponsored in part by Bud Light and Bullseye Event Group

  • Autographs and photos with Jack Doyle and Darius Butler (7-9 p.m.)
  • Colts Cheerleaders (7-9 p.m.)
  • Colts Mascot Blue (8-9 p.m.)
  • Live Remote with FM 107.5 and 1070 The Fan (7-10 p.m.) featuring Rick Venturi, Joe Staysniak and Greg Rakestraw
  • Bud Light Drink Specials
  • Giveaways       
  • Colts Trivia with the Opportunity to Win Prizes

WHEN:Thursday, April 27, 7-10 p.m.

*WHERE: *Brothers Bar and Grill (255 S, Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46225)

COST:Free and open to the public

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017

The Indianapolis Colts will announce their picks in Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2017 NFL Draft live from the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo. This is the third year the NFL has had all 32 teams announce Day 3 picks in local markets. The picks will be announced by Colts players Ryan Kelly and Kendall Langford in conjunction with orangutans Azy and Rocky revealing the selections live on the screens inside the Tim M. Solso Learning Studio. The event will stream live on Colts.com, NFL Now and NFL Network.

WHAT:Colts Draft Event at the Indianapolis Zoo

*                       *Sponsored in part by Bud Light and Bullseye Event Group

  • Ryan Kelly (12-2 p.m.) and Kendall Langford (2-4 p.m.)
  • Colts Cheerleaders (12-4 p.m.)
  • Colts Mascot Blue
  • Giveaways and Register to Win Opportunities
  • Live draft coverage inside the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center
  • Rounds 4 and 5 pick announcements will be made from inside the Orangutan Center. Space is limited.

WHEN:Saturday, April 29, 12-4 p.m. (Zoo will open at 9:00 a.m.)

WHERE:Indianapolis Zoo (1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46222)

COST:Zoo Admission Price Varies Daily – Go to IndianapolisZoo.com to save money and purchase tickets early.

Media Note:Please contact Judy Palermo (jpalermo@indyzoo.com) at the Indianapolis Zoo if you would like to request media credentials for this event.


About the Indianapolis Zoo
The Indianapolis Zoo empowers people and communities, both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation.  Located in White River State Park downtown, the Indianapolis Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums as a zoo, aquarium and botanical garden.  Visit IndianapolisZoo.com.

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