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Bears announce players, entertainment for 2022 Draft Party


The Bears have announced the entertainment lineup for the 2022 Miller Lite Chicago Bears Draft Party on Friday, April 29, from 6-10:30 p.m. at Soldier Field. Current and former players scheduled to attend the event include Khalil Herbert, Justin Jones, Cole Kmet, Zach Miller, David Montgomery, Darnell Mooney, Nicholas Morrow, Al-Quadin Muhammad, Lucas Patrick, Roquan Smith, Charles Tillman and Cody Whitehair.

Jeff Joniak, voice of the Bears on WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM, and Tom Thayer, former Bears guard and current radio analyst, will return to the United Club main stage to bring live 2022 NFL Draft analysis throughout the evening.

New this year, US99's Drew Walker will host a lifestyle interview with a current player and a set with former Bear and country music artist Zach Miller in the Miller Lite Midway.

For the first time since 2018, Bears Care will hold their Closeout Sale featuring a variety of unique, one-of-a-kind items, including a 22-foot locker room rug with the Bear head logo, field wrap from Soldier Field, Gate 0 banners, Crucial Catch banners, team-issued travel bags, framed photos from throughout Halas Hall, photos from player meeting rooms, autographed jerseys, life-size Mini Monster player cutouts and more. All sales proceeds benefit Bears Care.

Adoptable puppies from One Tail at a Time will be on-site in the Southeast corner of the Verizon Mezzanine (Section 119-120). Fans can also purchase a Bears Paws premium membership kit and learn more about the benefits provided by Paradise 4 Paws | Pooch Hotel.

Tickets are $32 for General Admission (plus fees) and available for purchase at; all tickets will be mobile-only entry. Payments can be made via credit card (the Chicago Bears prefer Visa). The Bears are currently slated to have two picks in Round 2 and one pick in Round 3 on Friday (No. 39, No. 48 and No. 71 overall).

Activities include:

  • Player Intro Tunnel experience
  • Chance to kick a field goal on historic Soldier Field
  • On-field photo opportunities
  • Bears' Locker Room Tour
  • Live NFL Draft coverage and analysis
  • Appearances by Staley Da Bear, Chicago Bears Drumline brought to you by The Pride Stores and Monster Squad
  • Chicago Bears Pro Shop offering official Draft gear and Bears merchandise
  • Food and beverage available for purchase
  • Music, entertainment, giveaways, sponsor displays and more


There's no offseason for the Bears, and this year we're celebrating an historic offseason with the whole family. We'll get together for THE MOMENT we welcome the newest Bears into the family. Join us at Soldier Field for the 2023 Miller Lite Chicago Bears Draft Party, and spend night 1 of the Draft with thousands of your closest friends.

We'll have non-stop Draft coverage and analysis, plus the spring's best party with activities across the Dr Pepper Patio, the Miller Lite Midway, the Verizon Mezzanine and on the field. Tickets for this year's Draft Party are currently sold out. Check back for updated information between now and April 27th. If further tickets become available, you'll hear about it here first.