A guide to the 2017 Pro Bowl in Orlando

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The National Football League will celebrate its brightest stars during the 2017 Pro Bowl, with a whole week of exciting activities coming to Orlando at the end of January.

If you’re wondering exactly what’s going on and where, you’ll find everything you need to know in this handy guide…

2017 Pro Bowl

So what is the NFL 2017 Pro Bowl?

The 2017 Pro Bowl is the National Football League’s most famous all-star game.

It’s moving from its longtime base in Honolulu, to the recently reconstructed Camping World Stadium in Orlando for the next 3 seasons. With this move, the game will feature a traditional format with an NFC versus AFC conference matchup scheduled for 8pm on Sunday 29th January 2017.

The NFL’s most popular stars will be in the spotlight at the 2017 Pro Bowl game, with a total of 88 players – 44 from the NFC and 44 from the AFC – having been determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches.

The game will be accompanied by the one-of-a-kind Pro Bowl Week, with family-orientated events taking place at Disney World and its ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

See the team rosters

 

Where can I get tickets?

At the time of writing there were still plenty of tickets available for the game, with prices starting at $89 each. You can buy tickets here.

If you’d rather catch the game at home, it will be televised nationally by the ESPN channel, and broadcast by Westwood One radio.

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The 2016 NFL Pro Bowl game in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Where is Camping World Stadium?

The Camping World Stadium is located at One Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, FL 32805.

Located west of Downtown Orlando and just north of SR 408, the Camping World Stadium is easily accessible from multiple directions.

Tell me more about Pro Bowl Week!

For the first time, the NFL will host unprecedented activities during a unique Pro Bowl Week.

Football fans of all ages can revel in a week of legendary football fun, with a host of exciting events kicking off on January 25th at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World.

You can catch all your favourite players on the Pro Bowl’s official practice ground, take a 5K run with your family through Disney World, or join the Pro Bowl Parade down Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom.

There are also a number of youth events and player appearances, as well as a one-of-a-kind Pro Bowl Skills Showdown where you can watch Pro Bowlers competing in dodgeball competitions, power relays, precision passing battles and epic skills showcases.

See the Pro Bowl Week events

 

2017 Pro Bowl Orlando

Mayor Buddy Dyer, Mayor Teresa Jacobs, NFL reps and coaches and athletes from Edgewater High School pose for photos with Mickey Mouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.

Where can I stay for the Pro Bowl?

Hiring a vacation home is a great way to get top accommodation near the Camping World Stadium at great rates. Best of all there are a number of late space deals with up to 30% off Orlando villas during Pro Bowl Week!

If you can’t decide where to stay, there are some fantastic resorts in Orlando, where you’ll find vacation homes of all shapes and sizes, all within easy reach of all the Pro Bowl action.

Some of our biggest and best rentals near the Camping World Stadium are located at the exclusive Reunion Resort, home to world-class amenities. We also offer a great range of rentals at the exciting Encore Resort at Reunion, where you can enjoy short stays of just 3 nights or more. These resorts are around 20 minutes by car from the stadium, and just a few minutes to Disney World and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

If you want to watch the game from the comfort of home, our Top Villas vacation homes come equipped with a range of excellent amenities including state-of-the-art entertainment systems, huge HDTVs, multiple indoor and outdoor living areas, private pools, game rooms and plenty of space for families and friends.

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Reunion Resort 6000

How do I get to the game?

A Pro Bowl shuttle service will be provided by the Camping World Stadium for the 2017 Pro Bowl in Orlando.

This free event transportation will run to and from the stadium from selected downtown locations throughout the day from 3pm until around 2 hours after the game. Parking in the surface lots and garages downtown usually costs $10–20.

Alternatively, taxi pick-up and drop-off areas will be off-site on Church Street, within easy walking distance of the venue.

Many pre and post-game celebrations in the downtown area are within easy reach when using the Camping World Stadium’s transportation options.

If you’re thinking of travelling to Orlando for the 2017 Pro Bowl and you need advice on the best places to stay then contact the Top Villas travel team today. Additionally, the Top Villas concierge service can arrange any added extras you need such as great value car hire and attraction tickets.

 

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