Patriots fans not attending the big game will have one more chance to see the team in person before they travel to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI.
A send-off rally will be held at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 29 prior to the team boarding buses to head to Logan Airport. Gates will open at Patriot Place at 10:15 a.m., and the event, as well as parking, is free. Tailgating, however, is prohibited
At 10:30, fans will have the opportunity to watch a replay of the AFC Championship game against the Ravens on the Gillette Stadium video boards. The send-off ceremony will begin at noon when head coach Bill Belichick, owner Robert Kraft and the team will greet the fans from the field.
Fans will be kept warm during the event with free coffee and hot chocolate.