FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) — …Are you ready for it?

Taylor Swift fans from across New England are flocking to Foxboro this weekend as she kicks off three nights of sold-out shows at the first NFL stadium the singer ever headlined.

Swift is scheduled to perform at Gillette Stadium May 19, 20 and 21 as part of “The Eras” tour. She will be joined by Pheobe Bridgers for all three nights, as well as GAYLE on Friday and Saturday and Gracie Abrams on Sunday.

“The Eras” tour is Swift’s first since 2018. Her three-hour setlist includes more than 40 songs from her 10 albums, including two surprise songs that are different for every show.

If you were lucky enough to score tickets, have your outfit planned and your friendship bracelets ready, here’s everything you need to know:

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Get there early!

Gillette Stadium is urging concertgoers to plan for an all-day event and to allow themselves plenty of time to get to the venue.

  • Parking Lots open at 2:30 p.m.
  • Gates open at 4:30 p.m.
  • Concert begins at 6:30 p.m.


Gillette Stadium offers general parking for all ticket holders at no extra charge. Tickets are required to access the parking lots, and those who don’t have tickets will be turned away.

The main parking lot is located across the street on the opposite side of Route 1. Stadium-side parking passes are already sold out.

Rail service

The MBTA’s special event commuter trains will be taking hundreds of Swifties to and from Foxboro each night, though tickets for all three nights have already sold out.

Here’s the special event commuter train schedule for fans who bought tickets:

Friday, May 19 (Boston only):

  • Depart South Station: 4:05 p.m.
  • Depart Back Bay: 4:10 p.m.
  • Depart Dedham Corporate Center: 4:30 p.m.
  • Arrive at Foxboro Station: 5:05 p.m.

Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21:


  • Depart South Station: 4:05 p.m.
  • Depart Back Bay: 4:10 p.m.
  • Depart Dedham Corporate Center: 4:30 p.m.
  • Arrive at Foxboro Station: 5:05 p.m.


  • Depart Providence Station: 4:05 p.m.
  • Depart Pawtucket/Central Falls: 4:11 p.m.
  • Depart Attleboro: 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart Mansfield: 4:35 p.m.
  • Arrive at Foxboro Station: 5:20 p.m.

The special event trains will depart Foxboro 30 minutes after each concert ends.


Fans can enter Gillette Stadium through the Bank of America, CVS Health and Ticketmaster Gates. Those with field seats will only be allowed to enter through Enel Plaza.

VIP Club and suite ticketholders should enter via the E1, E2, W1, W2, W3 and W4 entrances.

The E2 and W2 entrances will be available for fans with disabilities who need assistance.


Gillette Stadium has a clear bag policy, meaning fans can only bring one of the following:

  • One-gallon clear, plastic freezer bag (Does not exceed 11 x 11 inches)
  • Bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC (Does not exceed 12 x 12 x 6 inches)
  • Small wristlet or wallet without a handle or strap (Does not exceed 6.5 x 4.5 inches)

The only exception is for medically necessary items that will be screened prior to entry. To request a medical exception, email at least two days prior to the concert.

Signs are allowed, though they can’t be larger than 11 x 17 inches and must be deemed appropriate.

The following items will also not be allowed inside Gillette Stadium:

  • GoPro and video cameras
  • Tripods and monopods
  • Drones
  • Professional cameras with detachable lenses
  • Portable folding and/or standalone chairs
  • Seat cushions with pockets or zippers
  • Strollers or baby seats
  • Coolers or containers, including cans, bottles and kegs
  • Outside food and beverage
  • Illegal drugs and substances
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Clothing or signs with wires, batteries or electronic components
  • Selfie sticks of any kind
  • Noisemakers of any kind
  • Balloons
  • Beach balls
  • Fireworks and other pyrotechnics
  • Laser pointers
  • Hover boards
  • Any other items deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate by stadium management

All acceptable items will be checked by security prior to admission to ensure that they are what they appear to be.


“The Eras” tour is completely sold out at Gillette Stadium.

Tickets are electronic and only accessible via a mobile device. It is recommended that fans add their tickets to a digital wallet, such as Apple Wallet or Google Pay, prior to arriving at the venue for easy access.

Don’t get scammed!

Ticketmaster’s botched presale for “The Eras” tour late last year left millions of fans without a chance to score tickets.

Now that the tour is in full swing, resale ticket prices are sky-high and scammers are out in full force looking to con unsuspecting Swifties.

The cheapest tickets to Saturday’s show alone cost more than $4,000, according to TickPick, while the average price is hovering around $6,000.

That’s why fans have turned to social media in search of tickets being sold at face value.

The Better Business Bureau recommends only buying tickets from trusted resale vendors, like StubHub and SeatGeek, to ensure their legitimacy.

No cash necessary

Gillette Stadium is completely cashless, meaning all transactions must be made with a credit or debit card.

Fans who brought cash will be able to grab Visa prepaid cards from one of eight cash-to-card kiosks located throughout the stadium.

Here’s what you need to know if you use a cash-to-card kiosk:

  • Cards don’t cost extra
  • There are no fees to use the card
  • Cards can be used anywhere, including outside of the stadium
  • Cards are one-time use only and can’t be reloaded


Gillette Stadium is an open-air venue and all concerts are rain or shine. If the weather poses an immediate safety hazard, concertgoers will be given instructions for shelter until the concert is able to resume.

Plus — Taylor Swift loves performing the rain!


Everyone knows that when Taylor Swift comes to town, so does her iconic truck filled with merchandise.

“The Eras” official merchandise trailer arrived at Gillette Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Swifties will have the opportunity to buy merchandise on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Lot 3B.

Concertgoers can also visit the merchandise trailer this weekend in Lot 10. The trailer will open at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The merchandise trailer is cashless and items will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.