January 26 the best of the best in professional football square off like you’ve never seen before at Aloha Stadium in Aiea, Hawaii. For the first time ever, the teams will be chosen via a draft on January 22, making memorable match-ups of unexpected teams.

The teams will be called Team Rice and Team Sanders after Pro Football Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders who have been selected as alumni team captains and who will assist in the fantasy draft.

But the game is only one part of the Pro Bowl festivities. Whether you are a die-hard fan or just looking for some fun, the weekend of the Pro Bowl is filled with celebrity events and activities everyone can get excited about. More information about tickets and packages here.

Saturday, January 25: The Royal Hawaii Center’s festive outdoor celebration on the Ocean Lawn offers delectable regional fare, a welcome specialty drink and complimentary bar with live musical entertainment and a performance by the Pro Bowl Cheerleaders. Following this event is the Pro Bowl block party in Waikiki, a must-attend for visitors and locals alike.

Sunday, January 26: The NFL Official Pro Bowl Tailgate Party kicks off at Richardson Field overlooking Pearl Harbor. Enjoy local and mainland cuisine from Hawaii’s premier restaurants and a complimentary bar including beer, wine and soft drinks. Live entertainment and celebrity appearances make this Tailgate one you will never forget!

Meanwhile the NFL Official Pregame Pro Bowl Ceremonies at Aloha Stadium provides the experience of the spectacular pageantry of the NFL All-Star game.

Let us know if you end up going, we’d love to hear how the experience went! You can tweet us, before, after, or during the game @CBPacific!