The Atlanta Falcons will host draft day viewing parties at 23 participating metro-Atlanta area Taco Mac locations on Thursday, April 28 starting at 7 pm, sponsored by Taco Mac, Miller Brewing Company and Piedmont Hospital.
"We are excited to host our draft day viewing parties at Taco Mac once again as Taco Mac restaurants will provide an exciting setting for our fans during the first round of the NFL draft," Falcons chief marketing officer, Jim Smith said. "This event allows us to connect with fans at area Taco Mac restaurants and provide a unique viewing experience, complete with prizes, cheerleader appearances and exclusive content."
Click here to view a list of participating Taco Mac locations.
Draft parties will take place during the first round of the NFL Draft and will include cheerleaders visiting tables posing for photos and giving away great Falcons prizes from 7-9 p.m. The Falcons' official draft party will be held at the Prado Taco Mac located at 5600 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.
"Taco Mac is excited to partner with the Atlanta Falcons on this year's NFL Draft. Falcon fans can visit 23 metro-Atlanta locations to be a part of the Falcons Draft Day viewing parties," Bruce Skala, VP of marketing of Tappan Street Restaurant Group, said. "Taco Mac is proud to be a supporter of the Atlanta Falcons and look forward to hosting Falcons fans and watching the draft unfold."
The Falcons will also be holding a Pick 'Em Draft Contest. Fans will submit the name and college of the player they believe the Falcons will select with their first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. Fans that correctly choose the first pick will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize of a trip for two to next year's NFL Draft in New York City.
The trip includes round-trip airfare for two, a two-night hotel stay, and two tickets to the first day of the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. The contest will last through Thursday, April 28 at 5 p.m. ET, with the grand prize drawing held on April 29. Click here to enter the Draft contest.
The Falcons hold their own seven selections in the 2011 NFL Draft, as well as two additional seventh round selections from the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots as result of past trades. The Falcons hold the 27th overall pick in the first round for the third time in franchise history.