Tailgate Park is a 1,000-space parking lot adjacent to Petco Park designated for tailgating. It’s a far cry from the 18,500 spaces at Qualcomm, but still adequately serves man’s primal need (and woman’s) to grill, socialize, and consume alcohol on asphalt before attending a sporting event.
Space for tailgate parties can be reserved for groups, if you have a minimum of 10 vehicles (up to 100 are available.) To book at the group rate, call (619) 795-5010. You can also hold a spot by purchasing tickets at the Padres website. Note: Kegs, glass containers and charcoal grills are prohibited. Repeat: no glass bottles allowed.
Tailgaters can begin the ritual 3 hours prior to the scheduled game time up through the first 30 minutes of the game.
New in 2015, prices have increased. The cost to tailgate will be:
Tailgate Park lot address is 200 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101. The parking lot’s location is bordered by Park Boulevard, 14th Street, K Street and Imperial Avenue.
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