Gillette Stadium

Gillette Stadium is America’s one of the most notable sports and entertainment venues. It hosted so many games and events, including- Super Bowl, AFC Championship, MLS Cup, ICE Hockey, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Championships, and other events. In 2026, Gillette Stadium will host several FIFA World Cup 2026 matches.

Here in our article, we are going to discuss everything you need to know about Gillette Stadium.

Gillette Stadium Location

Gillette Stadium is located 22 miles southwest of downtown Boston in the town of Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA. The exact location of the stadium is at 1 Patriot Pl, Foxborough, MA 02035, United States.

Gillette Stadium Capacity

Gillette Stadium has the capacity to make room for 65,878 fans at a time. For soccer games, the capacity can be extended to 20,000 more seats.

Gillette is NFL’s one of the largest stadiums in the USA. Its filed size is 120 yd × 53 1/3 yd for NFL and soccer. It’s 116 yd × 75 yd. From 2002 to 2006, it had a natural grass surface; later, in 2006, it changed with FieldTurf.

How Much is it Cost to Build Gillette Stadium?

It took $325 million to build up the Gillette Stadium. It was mostly funded by the owner of the New England Patriots and business magnate Robert Kraft.

The main purpose of building the Gillette Stadium was to provide New England Patriots with a new and modern NFL home. Patriots got the permit to build the stadium in 1999. It took two years to finish the project, and opened on May 11, 2002.

Who Plays at Gillette Stadium

NFL team New England Patriots call Gillette Stadium is there home. It’s the home stadium of the New England Revolution MLS team too.

NCAA team Massachusetts Minutemen played here from 2012 to 2016 and in 2018. MLL team Boston Cannons used the stadium in 2015. And since 2020, the MLS Next Pro team New England Revolution II using the stadium as their home venue.

Gillette Stadium NFL Schedule

Date GameChannel Time
Thursday, Aug 10Pre-Season Game A – New England Patriots v Houston TexansNFLN07:00 PM
Sunday, Sep 10New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia EaglesCBS04:25 PM
Sunday, Sep 17New England Patriots vs. Miami DolphinsNBC08:20 PM
Sunday, Oct 08New England Patriots vs. New Orleans SaintsCBS01:00 PM
Sunday, Oct 22New England Patriots vs. Buffalo BillsCBS01:00 PM
Sunday, Nov 05New England Patriots vs. Washington CommandersFox01:00 PM
Sunday, Dec 03New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles ChargersCBS01:00 PM
Monday, Dec 18New England Patriots vs. Kansas City ChiefsESPN08:15 PM
Jan 7, 2024New England Patriots vs. New York JetsN/AN/A

FAQs

How many fans does Gillette Stadium hold?

Gillette Stadium has the capacity to hold 65,878 fans at a time. It has 5,876 club seats and 89 luxury suites.

What country is Gillette Stadium in?

Gillette Stadium is located in Foxboro city of the USA.

Why is it called Gillette Stadium?

The stadium was originally used to know as the CMGI FIELD. Later, Gillette bought the naming right after the dot-com bust.

What is Gillette Stadium used for?

Gillette Stadium is used for multipurpose reasons. The venue is used for sports and entertainment purposes. It’s the primary residence of e New England Patriots and New England Revolution.

How old is Gillette Stadium?

Gillette Stadium was opened in 2002; it’s 23 years old.

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Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.