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Guide To Patriots Training Camp

July 22, 2013 11:02 AM

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gillette stadium Guide To Patriots Training Camp

Gillette Stadium

The New England Patriots open their 54th annual training camp at Gillette Stadium July 26, with practices open to the public on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium.

The practice schedule throughout training camp is tentative and subject to change.

Fans planning to attend practice can click here for daily updates to the practice schedule or call the training camp hotline at (508) 549-0001.

Parking and admission are free.

Gillette Stadium offers an abundance of parking for the thousands of fans who attend training camp practices and enjoy the family-friendly entertainment. Bleacher seating located on the west sideline and in the north end zone of the practice fields will provide seating for over thousands of fans. There is also overflow seating for more on the hillside in the north end zone.

Directions To Gillette

From Boston:
Interstate 93 south (S.E. Expressway) to Interstate 95 south. Take Interstate 95 south to Exit 9 onto Route 1 south. Follow Route 1 south approximately three miles to Gillette Stadium (on the left).

From Cape Cod:
Interstate 495 north to exit 14A onto Route 1 north. Follow Route 1 north approximately four miles to Gillette Stadium (on the right).

From Maine, New Hampshire:
Interstate 95 south to exit 9 onto Route 1 south. Follow Route 1 south approximately three miles to Gillette Stadium (on the left).

From Northern Connecticut, Vermont, Upstate New York:
Interstate 90 east (Massachusetts Turnpike) to Route 495 south; exit 14A onto Route 1 north. Follow Route 1 north approximately four miles to Gillette Stadium (on the right).

From Southern Connecticut, Rhode Island:
Interstate 95 north to Interstate 495 north; exit 14A onto Route 1 north. Follow Route 1 north approximately four miles to Gillette Stadium (on the right)

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Prohibited Items

To ensure that all fans have a safe and enjoyable visit to Gillette Stadium for Patriots Training Camp, the following items are prohibited:

  • Video Cameras
  • Flags will be allowed (no more than 2 feet in length)
  • Any alcoholic beverages
  • Weapons of any kind (including knives)
  • Illegal drugs or any other illegal substance
  • Coolers
  • Fireworks or pyrotechnics
  • Animals, except service animals assisting those with disabilities
  • Noise makers
  • Bullhorns and air horns
  • Helium balloons
  • Beach balls
  • Laser pens
  • Any other item deemed inappropriate by stadium management

No prohibited items will be accepted at training camp for safekeeping. Fans are reminded to please leave all such items secured in their vehicles. Individuals with possession of a prohibited item(s) may be denied admission to training camp, ejected, arrested and prosecuted. Prohibited items that are discovered at training camp will be confiscated.

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Practice times

All practice times are subject to change. The first three practice sessions begin at 9 a.m.

Check: Daily practice time updates

Rain Policy

When the Patriots are forced to practice indoors due to inclement weather or poor field conditions, practices will be closed to the public. For that reason, we stress the importance that fans to visit Patriots.com or call the training camp hotline at 508-549-0001 prior to every practice for up-to-the minute changes in the daily practice schedule.

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Patriot Place in Foxboro (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Things To Do At Gillette

There is plenty to do at Gillette Stadium in addition to attending training camp.

Patriot Place

Patriot Place offers everything from shopping to food, and even a cinema.

For a list of places where you can grab a bite, click on our Guide To Eating At Patriot Place.

For a list of places to shop at, check out our Guide To Shopping At Patriot Place.

The Hall at Patriot Place

The Hall at Patriot Place offers Pats fans a look at some of the greatest moments and memorabilia in Patriots History. The interactive museum gives fans a chance to go under the hood and review plays like an actual NFL official, go inside a huddle and listen to quarterback Tom Brady call plays, re-create Adam Vinatieri’s Super Bowl winning kicks, and even stand inside a duck boat used in the Super Bowl XXXVI parade.

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