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The Patriots and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will host a rally at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, January 27, at 10 a.m. to give the team a nice Super Bowl sendoff before coach Bill Belichick and his team head off to Arizona. Parking and admission are free, so go early!
Official press release from the Boston Globe:
A trip to the Super Bowl deserves a super sendoff, and that’s just what the AFC Champion New England Patriots will get at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 when Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick gives a sendoff celebration at Gillette Stadium.
Patriots fans are invited to see their heroes off in style prior to the team’s departure for Arizona to take on the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII. The entire team, as well as head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft, will greet fans from the Gillette Stadium field just before boarding buses to the airport.
The event is free and open to the public. Parking at Gillette Stadium is also free. Gillette Stadium parking lots and gates will open at 9 a.m. for the 10 a.m. sendoff. Please note that tailgating will not be allowed in the parking lots on Sunday.
WHAT: Super Bowl Sendoff with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Gillette Stadium
WHO: Governor Patrick, Robert and Jonathan Kraft, Bill Belichick and the 2007 AFC Champion New England Patriots.