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Yes, We're Open! Downtown Arlington Favorites Extend Hours, Offer Shuttles for NFL Draft

The 2018 NFL Draft is coming to Arlington, Texas from April 26-28, and Downtown Arlington is the perfect place to join the party -- before, during and after!

Downtown Arlington is only about two miles from AT&T Stadium, home of this year's NFL Draft and the adjacent NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos Triple Zero®. A number of our favorite hangouts are extending their hours on Thursday, April 26, including:

Division Brewing

Free Play Arlington

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Grease Monkey Burger Shop and Social Club

Hooligan's Pub

J.Gilligan's Bar & Grill

J.R. Bentley's

Kool Keg

Legal Draft Beer Co.

Mavericks Sports Grill

Old School Pizza & Suds

On Tap

Twisted Root Burger Co.

Urban Alchemy Coffee + Wine Bar

Shuttles from Grease Monkey, J.Gilligan's and Legal Draft will be available to take fans to and from AT&T Stadium. Follow their social media and websites for details. Via Rideshare is also available from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. weekdays and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Getting Around Downtown

Free parking is available throughout Downtown, including in the public lot west of City Hall, in the 101 Center Parking garage, along Front Street, and in the new reverse-angle parking spaces along Abram, Center and Mesquite streets.

Throughout the redevelopment of Abram Street, Abram St. will be open to two-way traffic. Track #myAbram and visit for the latest information about traffic routing and construction milestones. Download Waze for free and see real-time traffic, find optimal routes, avoid road closures, and more.

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About Downtown Arlington

Designated by the State of Texas as the Arlington Cultural District, Downtown Arlington blends a unique mix of activities, sights, tastes and sounds that attract visitors and locals alike. Within its less than a two-mile radius, Downtown is home to a top tier public research university, prolific fine and performing artists and arts institutions, live entertainment, exciting NCAA and professional athletics, one-of-a-kind dining and retail, and a supportive business climate.