The 2013 NFL Pro Bowl, has been under scrutiny by the NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell. Goodell wants the Pro Bowl to be more aggressive, and more competitive. The NFL players approach to the game has been a little lighter, and friendlier in the game, not fierce competition. The fans like to see action, this is the nature of contact sports.
Through the NFL Player’s Union, the NFL players’ agreed to be more physical in the game-play. The 2013 NFL Pro Bowl is the one to watch. Many viewers’ of this year’s game will be in for a big surprise, in watching this year’s action in the event. The 2012 NFL Pro Bowl, caused the NFL Commissioner to look closely at the quality of game, and the players’ performance.
Jan. 8, NFL announces the events taking place during Pro Bowl week. Pro Bowl weekend kicks-off with activities on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
Friday, Jan. 25
“Eat the Street Pro Bowl Style” Time: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Location: Aloha Stadium
The Friday night Pro Bowl party is moving downtown with a special NFL edition of Hawaii’s most popular food truck and street food festival. Enjoy a variety of great food, celebrity chefs, local artists, and performances by the Pro Bowl Cheerleaders and Mascots.
Saturday, Jan. 26
“Pro Bowl Ohana Day” Time: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Location: Aloha Stadium
Here’s your chance to see both the AFC and NFC teams in action. Enjoy fan contests, player interviews, NFL video features, and a preview of the Pro Bowl game entertainment. All children are invited to sit in the special GMC Kid’s Zone with special contests, prizes, inspirational presentations, and mascot mania. Presented by GP Roadway Solutions, admission to this event is free.
“NFL/HTA Youth Football & Cheer Clinics” Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Location: Kapiolani Park
Free football and cheerleading clinics with former NFL players, local coaches and NFL cheerleaders. Advanced registration required. Contact the Honolulu Boys and Girls Club or the Honolulu YMCA for registration information. Presented by the City and County of Honolulu, admission to this event is free.
“Official NFL Saturday Night Party” Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Location: Royal Hawaiian Hotel
This nighttime extravaganza will offer the definitive island party experience. Sample delectable regional fare and specialty drinks while enjoying the sectacular Hawaiian sunset, live musical entertainment and a performance by the Pro Bowl Cheerleaders.
“Pro Bowl All-Star Block Party” Time: 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Location: Waikiki at Kalakaua Avenue
The ultimate NFL post-season celebration with six entertainment stages, the Island’s hottest bands, NFL players, cheerleaders, mascots, local celebrities, great food, NFL merchandise, local crafts and special surprises. This is Hawaii’s biggest party. Presented by Bud Light Lime, admission to this event is free.
Sunday, Jan. 27
“Pro Bowl Touchdown Club” Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Location: Aloha Stadium Parking Lot 8B North End
Enjoy the taste of the NFL food court, rockin’ bands, NFL players, and NFL cheerleader autographs. The perfect pregame party location.
“Official Pro Bowl Tailgate Party” Time: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Location: Richardson Field
This is the place to be before the big game. This year’s party will feature appearances by NFL stars, Pro Bowl Cheerleaders, great entertainment, and delectable food. The Official NFL Pro Bowl Tailgate Party is held at Richardson Field, overlooking Pearl Harbor and walking distance from Aloha Stadium.
“Pro Bowl Pregame Ceremonies” Time: 1:45 p.m. Location: Aloha Stadium
Get into the stadium early to experience the spectacular pageantry of the NFL All-Star Game. This year’s pregame spectacular will celebrate the end of a great season and a spectacular Opening Ceremonies, featuring a performance by the Grammy Award-winning band, Train.
“2013 Pro Bowl” Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Aloha Stadium
See the NFL All-Stars in action on the Aloha Stadium field. It’s a full day of football’s biggest stars, spectacular shows, and non-stop entertainment.