Holiday Market at Petco Park 2023

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All signs indicate the annual Petco Park Holiday Market will return for the 2023 Christmas season.

2023 Holiday Market

The Holiday Market in Gallagher Square is a fun December event for the whole family, for couples on date night, for delighting kids, entertaining out-of-town guests, and for anyone looking for a little Christmas spirit. 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 for 2021 with even more food, beverage and vendors. This would be the fourth yea, fast becoming a must-do San Diego holiday tradition. This year’s 18-night festival will feature more vendors, brighter lights and an extra dose of holiday spirit. Enjoy safe and festive holiday fun for the whole family, in the heart of Christmas season, taking advantage of the Padres beautiful, spacious and convenient facilities of Petco Park in downtown San Diego.

What To Expect

  • Festive gift shops (ornaments, handmade soaps, wooden figurines, kitchenware, fleece, local arts and crafts and gift ideas)
  • Light displays (Candyland, Winter Wonderland and Classic Christmas)
  • Holiday refreshment (Alcohol, schnitzel, bratwurst, shortbread, seasonal treats)
  • Santa Claus and his Christmas yuletide squad
  • 30-foot Christmas Tree
  • Carousel (Additional $ cost)
  • Live entertainment on the Sycuan Stage (Select nights only)
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Dates & Times



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


Parking at the Padres Parkade, located off of 10th Avenue and J Street. You can add pre-paid parking when you purchase tickets. For convenience, you can reserve a nearby parking spot in advance.


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. Subject to change.


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. Last year a few nights of the Holiday Market were cancelled due to heavy rain. Refunds were issued to guests (only in the event of cancellation). Sit down with your lawyer and read the

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!

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

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