In Game

Gillette Stadium opened in 2002 replacing the venerable Foxboro Stadium. The stadium seats 68,756 fans swelling Foxborough’s population from just over 16,000 to almost 85,000 on game days. Join Pats fans in their mass migration to Gillette Stadium making Foxborough the 11th largest city in Massachusetts on gameday.

The first thing you’ll notice when you pull up to Gillette Stadium is that there is a true New England feel to the stadium. Inside the stadium architecture, there is a classic colonial lighthouse and bridge, which can be found behind the north end zone. When attending a game, make sure to stop by and snap a picture of this one of a kind architecture.

It’s not just the architecture at a Pats game that makes the trip to Foxborough a special experience. Pats fans are among the most diehard and loyal fans in the NFL. Sure it may seem easy for Pats fans to be loyal at the moment with the team having made the playoffs in 12 of the last 13 seasons, but Pats fans have been selling out since 1994 when the team was coming off a 5-11 season.Come on out to Foxborough to experience some great NFL football by watching one of the best teams in the NFL play in one of the best stadiums in the league as well.

Come on out to Foxborough to experience some great NFL football by watching one of the best teams in the NFL play in one of the best stadiums in the league as well.

Things to check out

The Hall at Patriot Place

The Hall at Patriot Place, Located just behind the north end zone, is a museum that pays homage to all the greatest players, coaches, and moments in Patriots franchise history. Inside the museum, you’ll be able to see the jersey of every player in the history of the franchise to have his number retired as well as countless other Patriots relics from the past. The museum also offers many interactive exhibits that are especially entertaining for younger fans.

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Banners

Throughout Gillette Stadium you’ll encounter numbers banners commemorating all the greatest moments in Patriots history. These banners honor the four super bowl championships as well the 2007 team who went undefeated regular season. Stop by and check these out to relive all the greatest moments in Pats history.

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Optum Field Lounge

Those of you looking to take in a Pats game in the lap of luxury will need to look no further than the Optimum Field Lounge. Located on the field level of the south end zone the Optum Field Lounge gives you a one of a kind view of the action that is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.

DraftKings Fantasy Sports Zone

For diehard NFL fans or diehard fantasy football players, there is no better place in Gillette Stadium to be than the DraftKings Fantasy Sports Zone. Here you’ll get live updates on all the action going on around the league while also grabbing a quick bite to eat or something to drink as well making it the perfect place to be if you have to leave your seat during the game.

End Zone Militia

Every Patriots score that takes place inside of Gillette Stadium is accompanied by a 21 gun salute. The salute is performed by the End Zone Militia who come to every Pats game adorned in colonial attire. Over the years these guys have become more of a staple than the players on the field, so keep on the look out for the 21 gun salute when the Pats put points on the board.

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Pre-Game Show

The Patriots ensure everyone inside of Gillette Stadium is fired up and ready to go by putting on one of the most electrifying pre-game shows in the NFL. Things get off with a bang when the Patriots take the field to the sounds of Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” and reach a fever pitch right before kickoff when AC/DC’s “For Those About to Rock” booms over the stadium sound system.

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Pat Patriot

The Pat Patriot logo may have been retired in 1993 in favor the current day “Flying Elvis” logo. However, Pat lives on as the Patriots mascot. On game days you can find Pat entertaining the crowd throughout the game, and you can even see him celebrating after every Patriot score.

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Fight Songs

  1. Get up! Let’s Go Pats!

    Get up, get up!

    Everybody in the crowd
    Get up, get up!
    Let’s go crazy, let’s get loud,

    Yeah let’s scream,
    Show our team,
    New England’s where it’s at,

    Get up, get up!
    Let’s Go Pats!
    Get up, get up!
    Let’s Go Pats!
    Get up, get up, get up, get up!
    Let’s Go Pats!

  2. I'm Shipping Up to Boston

    I’m a sailor peg
    And I’ve lost my leg
    Climbing up the top sails
    I lost my leg!I’m shipping up to Boston whoa
    I’m shipping up to Boston whoa
    I’m shipping up to Boston whoa
    I’m shipping off…to find my wooden legI’m a sailor peg
    And I’ve lost my leg
    Climbing up the top sails
    I lost my leg!I’m shipping up to Boston whoa
    I’m shipping up to Boston whoa
    I’m shipping up to Boston whoa
    I’m shipping off…to find my wooden leg

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