New England Patriots vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

October 03 2021, 08:20 pm

October 3, 2021 @ 8:20 pm America/New York Timezone
Gillette Stadium

The New England Patriots are excited to welcome fans back to Gillette Stadium for the 2021 season. Please review our Know Before You Go guide before attending Patriots home games this season to maintain a safe environment for our vistors, players, and staff.

Fan Health Promise
Although negative tests and vaccinations will not be required for stadium entry, all ticketholders must agree that neither they nor their guests will attend an event if they have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or experienced symptoms of COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to the event. For more information, please review the Gillette Stadium Ticket Terms.

Bag Policy
Only one (1) pre-approved bag per guest will be allowed inside the stadium. Please note reduced wristlet size for 2021. Review the newly updated stadium Bag Policy.

Mobile Ticketing Only
For your safety and convenience, all tickets are accessible via mobile device only for Gillette Stadium events, including New England Patriots home games. Importantly, all individuals attending an event at Gillette Stadium should download the Gillette Stadium App to access their tickets. Be sure to sign in to your account to ensure you can view your tickets before event day. Click here for additional information related to mobile ticketing, including step-by-step instructions, answers to FAQs, and mobile ticketing tutorials.


  • 10:00 AM – The Patriots ProShop Opens
  • 10:00 AM – The Patriots Hall of Fame Opens
  • 2:00 PM – The Patriots Hall of Fame Closes
  • 4:20 PM – Ticket Office Opens
  • 4:20 PM – Parking Lots Open
  • 5:00 PM – Putnam Club & Dell Technologies Suite Levels Open
  • 5:35 PM – MBTA Train Departs from Providence Station
  • 6:10 PM – MBTA Train Departs from South Station
  • 6:20 PM – Gillette Stadium Gates Open
  • 7:00 PM – Both MBTA Trains Arrive at Foxboro Station from Boston and Providence
  • 8:20 PM – Kickoff: Patriots vs. Buccaneers
  • 30 Minutes Postgame – Both MBTA Trains for Boston and Providence Depart from Foxboro Station
  • 75 Minutes Postgame – The Patriots ProShop Closes
Please visit our Accessible Services page to learn about Accessible Seating and Relocation or call our ADA Coordinator at (508) 384-9191 / MassRelay (800) 439-2370.
One pre-approved clear bag per guest will be allowed inside the stadium. Please note reduced wristlet size for 2021. Review the newly updated stadium Bag Policy.
For the 2021 Patriots season, prepaid parking passes are available for purchase. To learn more, click here. Other Parking Options:
You can view the latest Parking information on our Parking Page. Drop off/pick up of event-goers on Route 1 is against the law. If you are dropping off or picking up event attendees, please follow signage to our ride-share lot, Lot 15. Please note: Limos and town cars are not allowed to drop off/pick up at the stadium. They are required to park on site and wait for their party. SUV-type limos and town cars should park in a general parking spot ($30-60), all other Limo parking spots ($150). Please see the Patriots Game Day Parking Map for more information.
The Patriots ProShop will be open from 10:00 AM until 75 minutes postgame.
Please see the Patriots Seating Chart.
Explore the shops and restaurants at Patriot Place pre- and post-event.
Featuring secure mobile tickets, exclusive giveaways, in-game video replays, NFL RedZone, plus much more. Learn more about the Gillette Stadium App.
Look for Gillette Stadium to stay connected all game long. Verizon customers will automatically be connected to the Verizon Wi-Fi.
Tailgating is allowed in stadium parking lots, but open flames are not. Review all stadium Parking Rules.
The Patriots Hall of Fame presented by Raytheon Technologies will be open. Please visit The Hall Website for more information.

The Patriots Hall of Fame will be open from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
Traffic restrictions will be in place on local roads in Foxborough before and after games. Use I-95 when coming from the north, or I-495 when coming from the south, east and west to access Gillette Stadium from Route 1. Click here for detailed directions.
The MBTA offers train service from Boston and Providence to Patriots home games. Tickets can be purchased in advance via the MBTA mTicket app for iOS and Android. Simply visit your App Store, search for "MBTA mTicket" and download. Once downloaded, tap Buy Tickets, select your station(s) and click buy. Your train ticket will then be displayed on your phone. You may also visit the MBTA website for more information.