There is no better combination in major league baseball than San Diego and Petco Park. The open-air stadium is like a radiant emerald, set right in the heart of the city. The way the Downtown San Diego area has embraced the park and its fans of both the San Diego Padres and visiting teams has been miraculous to witness. With no disrespect to Qualcomm Stadium, the San Diego Padres new home is surrounded by a baseball excitement that is beginning to rival baseball meccas like Chicago and New York.
San Diego and Petco Park: sunny, quirky, historical and modern. We hope this site can serve as a resource to fans of baseball new and old, local residents, visitors to southern California, and anyone with an interest in Petco Park.
A winning team is the best incentive to get fans to the ballpark, and hopefully the Padres will do their part. To sweeten the deal, here is the schedule of upcoming promotions and special events at Padres games for 2016.
Drive into downtown if you dare. But you will pay. With our parking guide, you won’t strike out but you may have to walk!
Sunny sections or shade? Sitting in the right seats can make all the difference.
There truly is no bad section at Petco Park. It’s just a matter of what you like. Read this article to become an instant expert on the best seats to watch the Padres.
Where to eat at Petco Park. A guide to the best peanuts, Cracker Jacks and fish tacos at San Diego’s famous ballpark.
All Star Game attendees will get to enjoy the brand new Padres Hall of Fame, now open behind the left field stands
Updated for 2016, here’s our guide to the craft beers and microbrews in and around Petco Park, featuring facts and tips for beer lovers visiting San Diego Padres games.
Cocktails and baseball in the summer in San Diego. It doesn’t take an expert mixologist to put those together and come up with something fun!
Much to your dismay, but to the joy of those around you, selfie sticks are not allowed.
The latest, most complete calendar of upcoming events and concerts at Petco Park in San Diego.
Beer and cracker jacks? More like Malbec and short rib & truffle mashed potatoes! It’s the 2016 WineFest Wine Festival, and it’s coming back to Petco Park in August.
The best places to eat in downtown San Diego before or after a Padres game. Our guide to popular and recommended restaurants by Petco Park.
Win or lose, fans always leave the game smiling when the night ends with fireworks. This season will feature at least one game with a Fireworks Display. View the schedule.
We think you’ll find the San Diego Padres are fair and there are plenty of items allowed at Petco Park to help fans enjoy the games in a safe, comfortable way.