Coronavirus Update: Postponements and Cancellations

First and foremost, things are changing exponentially fast, much faster than we can keep up with. How threat of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will impact the upcoming San Diego Padres games at Petco Park remains to be seen. Be cautious with the information you consume, stick with official sources like the Padres website and Padres social media, and most of all be safe and look out for eachother.

Opening Day
As of right now, the 2020 MLB season is on hold. The Padres spring training has been suspended and 2020 Opening Day will be pushed out at least two weeks. (TENATIVELY April 10). If conditions worsen, solutions could include an alternate location or cancelling outright.

Read more about what the CDC and World Health Organization have to say about Coronavirus, and monitor the San Diego County and California Department of Health sites for the latest. Please stay safe and look out for eachother.

As of now, plans are to resume the schedule in full once conditions allow. Note to be sure, these changes are due to the national emergency created by the coronavirus pandemic. San Diego County has banned gatherings of 250 people through the end of March.

For ticket questions, refund information, etc, please contact the Padres directly.

Update – Padres statement: “To help support our game day employees at Petco Park, the San Diego Padres are partnering with Major League Baseball to create a $1 million fund to provide financial assistance for those whose employment is deferred due to the postponement of the major league season. We appreciate and value our game day employees and their excellent work throughout the course of the year, and we hope that this fund can provide some relief during this difficult time. We will provide additional information to those affected employees as details of the fund are finalized in the coming days.”

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