Park at the Park: The 2017 Definitive Guide

Like the Western Metal Building, the Park at the Park is one of the creative quirks that makes visiting Petco Park in San Diego a unique experience.

The Park at the Park is a park in the Park

Located outside the outfield wall but inside the park gates (so yes you will need a ticket on game days), the Park at the Park is approximately 2.7 acre park. The Park at the Park contains a mini little league infield diamond, trees, a statue of Tony Gwynn, and lots of area to sprawl out to picnic and play. Bring a blanket!

When does it open?

On Padres game days, the Park at the Park opens up 2 1/2 hours before the first pitch. It offers splendid lawn seating to watch the game on an enormous TV monitor. Enormous. So you won’t miss a pixel of the action taking place right on the other side.

Park at the Park

Park at the Park Tickets

Tickets for admission range from $15 to $29.50. Prices flex based on demand and quality of opponent, but its still the best bargain for families at Petco! If you are trying to buy tickets online, do not be discouraged if you see none available. You cannot purchase “Park at the Park” tickets until 2 weeks before the date of the Padres game you would like to attend. All tickets are general admission.

When games are not going on, the Park at the Park is free and open to the public and enjoyed as a local neighborhood park in downtown San Diego. Pets are welcome when there are no games as long as they are on a leash.

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