FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Since the opening of Patriot Place in 2007, the Patriots are 10-3 in playoff games at Gillette Stadium, including 3-1 in AFC Championship games. Fans eagerly awaiting Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and Patriots can find their home field advantage throughout the week at Patriot Place.
SIGN THE PATRIOTS "ONE MORE" BANNER AT PATRIOT PLACE
The Patriots are on to "One More" AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers (6:40 p.m. kickoff) on Sunday, Jan. 22. Fans visiting Patriot Place this week can sign a "One More" Patriots banner to wish the team luck as they go for one more win to advance to Super Bowl LI in Houston.
The banner is located between Olympia Sports, Pure Barre and TB12 Sports Therapy Center.
WIN TICKETS TO THE AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Visitors of CBS Scene and Olympia Sports can enter to win tickets to Sunday's AFC Championship Game. From now through Jan. 19, at 2 p.m., fans who visit Olympia Sports at Patriot Place can enter to win two tickets to the AFC Championship. Similarly, visitors of CBS Scene during that same timeframe can enter to win two tickets to the AFC Championship Game, a $50 CBS Scene gift card and reservations for two at CBS Scene on game day (Jan. 22). For more information, visit www.patriot-place.com.
WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED GRONK JERSEY AT CBS SCENE
Stop by CBS Scene on Wednesday, Jan. 18, for a live broadcast of 98.5 The Sports Hub's midday show, "Zolak and Bertrand" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Zo and Beetle will be talking Patriots football and the AFC Championship Game and will be giving away one autographed Rob Gronkowski jersey to a guest inside the restaurant. Visit www.patriot-place.com for more information.
WIN TB12 ATHLETE RECOVERY SLEEPWEAR SET AT OLYMPIA SPORTS
Fans who want to rest, win and repeat like Tom Brady can enter for a chance to win a TB12 Athlete Recovery Sleepwear set at Olympia Sports now through Jan. 21. Set includes a long sleeve shirt and pants. For more information, visit www.patriot-place.com.
VISIT THE HALL
The Patriots will play in their sixth consecutive AFC Championship Game on Sunday, passing the Oakland Raiders (1973-1977) as the only NFL team to reach six straight conference championship games in league history. A Patriots win over the Steelers would give the team its ninth Super Bowl berth, breaking a tie with Dallas and Pittsburgh for the most in NFL history.
Fans can visit The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon to revel in and relive some of the greatest postseason and championship moments in franchise history, including past AFC Championship wins over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Jan. 27, 2002 and Jan. 23, 2005 conference title games. The Hall features interactive exhibits like Adam Vinatieri's legendary snow kick against the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Divisional Round, which will be celebrating its 15th anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 19, Malcolm Butler's game-clinching interception in Super Bowl XLIX and the four Lombardi Trophies featured in the museum's Super Bowl Experience Exhibit. The Hall is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.thehallatpatriotplace.com.
New to The Hall is the recently opened "Fabric of Football" exhibit, which features iconic professional football jerseys worn throughout the game's history. The exhibit showcases game-worn jerseys from 41 quarterbacks on display inside the museum's Grand Hall, including Joe Namath, John Elway, Johnny Unitas and Joe Montana. For more information, visit www.thehallatpatriotplace.com.
Patriots fans looking to gear up for the big game can find the widest selection of authentic Patriots gear, including a selection of sideline and locker room apparel, at the Patriots ProShop and Patriots ProShop Collection. For more information, visit www.patriotsproshop.com. Fans can find additional Patriots merchandise at Olympia Sports featuring Under Armour, Reebok, Bed Bath & Beyond, CVS and Christmas Tree Shops.
PREGAME AT PATRIOT PLACE
Around Patriot Place, the property's 17 dining options can satisfy any hungry football fan with everything from sushi to burgers to fine dining and serve as a great spot to catch the NFC Championship Game action between the Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons (3:05 p.m. kickoff) prior to the Patriots game. For a list of restaurants, visit www.patriotplace.com/tags/restaurants#.Ve8g1NJViko.
ENJOY AFC CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK AROUND PATRIOT PLACE
Looking to keep busy until kickoff on Sunday? Visit Patriot Place to enjoy some of the following activities throughout the week:
GO BOWLING AT SPLITSVILLE:Enjoy a whole new spin on bowling at Splitsville Luxury Lanes™. The bowling, dining and entertainment center features 12 bowling lanes, a number that pays homage to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, ample indoor seating and a menu that combines upscale offerings with traditional favorites. The venue is open Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. For more information, visit /www.patriot-place.com/splitsvilleHowl.
GO ON AN INTERACTIVE ADVENTURE AT 5WITS: A 5Wits adventure into the world of Espionage or 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea will fully immerse you in a vibrant, interactive experience that's unlike anything you've ever seen. You'll have to solve puzzles, explore new spaces and discover the details of your unique story. Every puzzle you solve, challenge you conquer and mistake you make will change the outcome of the experience, so stay sharp and move fast!
GO SKATING IN THE SHADOW OF GILLETTE STADIUM:Winter Skate at Patriot Place presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, an outdoor ice skating rink designed for recreational skating, is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-6 p.m.; Thursday from 4-7 p.m.; Friday from 4-10 p.m.; Saturday and all school holidays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Bundle up, have some fun and get some exercise on the professionally-maintained ice surface. You don't even have to pack your skates, as on-site rentals are available. Visit http://www.patriot-place.com/winterskate#.WH1DqVUrLIV for rates and info.
ABOUT PATRIOT PLACE
Patriot Place is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination located adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Patriot Place features large and boutique retailers, 17 casual to high-end restaurants and other nightlife venues. Among the highlights of Patriot Place are New England's first Bass Pro Shops, a state-of-the-art, 14-screen Showcase Cinema De Lux, the 16,000-square-foot CBS Scene Restaurant & Bar, the award-winning Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon, the retro-style bowling alley, Splitsville Luxury Lanes featuring live entertainment by Howl at the Moon, and the four-star Renaissance Boston Patriot Place Hotel. For more information, visit www.patriot-place.com, follow Patriot Place on Twitter (twitter.com/patriotplace) or like Patriot Place on Facebook (facebook.com/patriotplace).