Holiday Market at Petco Park 2023

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Who is ready for the annual Petco Park Holiday Market to return for the 2023 Christmas season?

Petco Park Holiday Market

The Holiday Market in Gallagher Square is a fun December event for delighting kids as well as the whole family. It’s a festive, romantic date night for couples. Its a spectacular way to show off the San Diego Padres stadium while entertaining out-of-town guests. For the event, Petco Park turns into a winter wonderland, featuring local and European artisan shops, magical lighting displays, seasonal food and beverages, Santa, the Grinch and other holiday characters!

After the success of the inaugural Holiday Market & Trail in 2020, organizers put together a bigger event the following year. Each turn brings even more food, beverage and vendors. This will be the fourth year, fast becoming a must-do San Diego holiday tradition. This year’s multi-week festival leading up to Christmas will feature more vendors, brighter lights and an extra dose of holiday spirit, taking advantage of the Padres beautiful, spacious and convenient facilities of Petco Park in downtown San Diego.

What To Expect

  • Festive gift shopping
  • Light displays
  • Holiday refreshments
  • Santa Claus and his Christmas yuletide squad
  • Enormous decorated Christmas Tree
  • Carousel
  • Live entertainment on the Sycuan Stage (Select nights only)
  • And More! Is it worth it? Read the reviews!

Dates & Times

December 2023, TBD and subject to change.


Find everything you need to know about purchasing Holiday Market tickets for adults and children.


Location: Gallagher Square (Park at the Park). Enter through the gate

Holiday Market Parking

Pre-paid parking is available at the Padres Parkade, located off of 10th Avenue and J Street. You can add parking when you purchase tickets. You can try to save some money and reserve a nearby parking spot in advance.

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To get a general idea, view the map of the 2021 Holiday Market at Petco Park.

Groups / Holiday Parties

Yes you can host your holiday party at Petco Park. Email Padres Events for information on reserving a private area for your group, group food and beverage options for your holiday party and more.


Local vendors include artisan gift shops, meals, snacks, beverages and more. More about 2023 vendors.


Please leave your pups at home with a dish of tap water and a cozy blanket. Only service dogs will be allowed to enter this event.


Yes you can bring your stroller. Strollers are allowed.

Rain Policy

December is one of the rare months in San Diego where you might encounter rain. In 2022 a few nights of the Holiday Market were cancelled due to heavy rain. Refunds were issued to guests (only in the case of cancellation). Sit down with your lawyer and read the terms and conditions.

This year, you can purchase refund protection.

More Holiday Gift Ideas

Give the gift of San Diego Padres Caps, hoodies, jerseys, t-shirts and more. Shop our Padres store!

San Diego Padres Christmas Ornaments

Note: The Holiday Bowl football game will be played in December, usually after the Holiday Market ends.

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