Your Guide: What You Need To Know About Country Fest

Country Fest Performance. Patch File Photo
Country Fest Performance. Patch File Photo
The New England Country Music Festival is taking place at Gillette Stadium this Friday and Saturday. 

Kenny Chesney is returning to Gillette Stadium to headline the event, which also includes Eric Church and special guests the Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves. Parking lots open at 2 p.m. Parking is $40 for cars, $150 for buses, limos, and RVs. Gates open at 4 p.m. and the concert begins at 5 p.m. 

Here's some other information you might need to know:

Prohibited items
  • Bags larger than a 12" x 12" x 12". Contents of all bags will be inspected. Exceptions can be made for guests with special medical needs.
  • Any type of portable chair or seat, other than those approved for persons with accessibility issues
  • Video cameras
  • Tripods or monopods
  • Flag poles over 2 feet in length
  • Weapons of any kind, including pocket/utility knives
  • Food or beverages
  • Illegal drugs and substances
  • Coolers or containers, including cans and bottles
  • Umbrellas
  • Fireworks, pyrotechnics, flares
  • Laser pointers
  • Animals, other than service dogs assisting those with disabilities
  • Strollers or baby seats
  • Segways
  • Noisemakers, bullhorns, air horns, vuvuzelas
  • Helium balloons, beach balls
  • Lacrosse balls
  • Any alcoholic beverages
  • Food or beverages [unless the individual is in possession of a letter signed by Kelly Way, Director of Operations, TeamOps LLC]
  • Folding and/or standalone chairs
  • Seat Cushions
Stadium management reserves the right to deem any other item inappropriate.

No prohibited items will be accepted at the stadium gates for safekeeping. Please leave all prohibited items secured in your vehicle.

Acceptable Items (subject to change per event)
  • All plastic bags carrying purchases made at the ProShop or Patriot Place. Contents of all bags will be inspected.
  • Electrical items, such as small transistor radios, small TV monitors, audio recording equipment, cell phones, etc.
  • Binoculars
  • Flags with poles under 2 feet in length
  • Cameras with detachable lenses; however, during concerts a camera’s lens cannot extend beyond the length of a credit card
*All acceptable items will be checked by security to ensure they are what they appear to be.

Banner Policy 

Stadium management reserves the right to approve all banners.

Banners and flags may be prohibited due to space availability, banner or flag size, interference with other fans or message content.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited.


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