KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The 2023 NFL Draft will take place in Kansas City in the iconic area around Union Station and the National World War I Museum and Memorial. The event will bring together fans to celebrate one of the most-anticipated sports events of the year.
City leaders held a news conference on Thursday morning and talked about the process to make this happen and the expected economic impact.
"We are excited to work with the Kansas City Chiefs, the City of Kansas City, and the Kansas City Sports Commission to showcase the area for a week-long celebration of football that will be watched by millions of fans,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement.
Kansas City will decorate buildings in red on Wednesday May 22, 2019 in celebration of the announcement.