NFL Draft Ticket Prices: How much does it cost to get in?

The NFL draft countdown clock in Detroit's Campus Martius Park
The NFL draft countdown clock in Detroit's Campus Martius Park / Mandi Wright / USA TODAY NETWORK

The NFL Draft is the biggest offseason event of all professional sports in the United States. Last year, over 54 million people tuned in to watch the 2023 NFL Draft -- setting a new record for viewership. Loading up on snacks and kicking your feet back to watch the draft at home or with friends is a great option, but there's nothing like being there in person.

From 1965 to 2014, the NFL Draft was held in New York City. Since then, the league has allowed cities to bid to host the draft, and fans can't get enough.

This year, the 2024 NFL Draft will be held in Detroit, Michigan and the event will span from Campus Martius to downtown Hart Plaza. If you plan on attending the draft this year, there will be plenty of sights to see, vendors to purchase from, and things to explore. Here's what you need to know.

How much do 2024 NFL Draft tickets cost?

According to, ticket entry to the 2024 NFL Draft is free, but fans must register and purchase free tickets. This can be done on the website or by downloading the NFL OnePass app.

The event will be open on all three days of the NFL Draft, which span from Thursday, April 25th through Saturday, April 27th.

Those in attendance can take part in family-friendly games and attractions. Autographs from current and former players will be available for free. NFL OnePass registration is required to participate in the attractions.

Are there any exclusive ticket packages for the 2024 NFL Draft?

While the 2024 NFL Draft in Detroit is free to all attendees, there are exclusive VIP packages fans can purchase that offer front-row seating and special amenities for this high-profile event. These packages range from $500 to $5,500 per person, according to WXYZ Detroit.