The San Diego Padres announced several amazing promotional giveaways for the 2023 season! Player bobbleheads
, Padres hats, jerseys, and Hawaiian shirts and more, free! Read more in our complete guide to 2023 promotions
2023 Free Giveaways Calendar
- Sunday, April 2 vs. Rockies – Opening Series Hat giveaway, presented by Sycuan Casino Resort
- Thursday, April 13 vs. Brewers – Juan Soto Shuffle Bobblehead, presented by Canel’s
- Tuesday, April 18 vs. Braves – 1998 Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey, presented by Motorola
- Tuesday, May 2 vs. Reds – Joe Musgrove Bucket Hat giveaway, presented by UC San Diego Health
- Sunday, May 7 vs. Dodgers – Padres & Pets Calendar giveaway, presented by Petco
- Monday, May 15 vs. Royals – Manny Machado City Connect Bobblehead, presented by Cox
- Monday, June 5 vs. Cubs – Padres Belt Bag, presented by Sycuan Casino Resort
- Wednesday, June 14 vs. Guardians – City Connect Hawaiian Shirt, presented by Southwest Airlines
- Sunday, June 25 vs. Nationals – Kids Giveaway: Joe Musgrove Growth Chart, presented by Chick-fil-A
- Monday, July 24 vs. Pirates – Yu Darvish (3,000 Strikeouts) Bobblehead, presented by Nuna
- Sunday, July 30 vs. Rangers – Kids Giveaway: Padres Sunglasses
- Saturday, August 5 vs. Dodgers – Topps Trading Cards Giveaway
- Monday, August 7 vs. Dodgers – Padres Straw Hat Giveaway, presented by SDG&E
- Wednesday, August 16 vs. Orioles – Padres Home Hoodie, presented by SERVPRO
- Sunday, August 20 vs. D-backs – Kids Giveaway: Padres Pop It
- Tuesday, August 22 vs. Marlins – Ha-Seong Kim Bobblehead, presented by Bally Sports San Diego
- Thursday, August 31 vs. Giants – Performance Snapback, presented by San Diego Community Power
- Tuesday, September 5 vs. Phillies – Fernando Tatis Jr. Bobblehead Giveaway, presented by Petco
- Monday, September 18 vs. Rockies – Xander Bogaerts City Connect Jersey Shirt Giveaway, presented by QuidelOrtho
Freebies for younglings as part of Padres Sunday Kidsfest
- Sunday, June 25 vs. Nationals
Kids Giveaway: Joe Musgrove Growth Chart, presented by Chick-fil-A
- Sunday, July 30 vs. Rangers
Kids Giveaway: Padres Sunglasses
- Sunday, August 20 vs. D-backs
Kids Giveaway: Padres Pop It
A perk of Bark at the Park
Monday, April 3, 2023
Giveaway: Waste Bag Dispenser
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 vs. Kansas City Royals
Giveaway: Reddy Sage Twist Tug Dog Toy
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 vs. Seattle Mariners
Giveaway: Petco Towel
Thursday, August 17, 2023 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
Giveaway: WholeHearted Animal Cracker Treats
City Connect GiveawaysCelebrating the Padres City Connect uniforms.
Manny Machado City Connect Bobblehead Giveaway (May 15)Free City Connect Hawaiian shirts (June 14)Xander Bogaerts City Connect “shirsey” (Sept. 18)
Theme GamesNote the crucial difference between Theme Games and all-fan Giveaways.
See the full schedule with the best available tickets.
Give or TakeWhile you are waiting, get your San Diego Padres merch, including shirts, hats, jerseys, gifts and more!
What is a GiveawayA baseball stadium promotional giveaway, often referred to as a stadium giveaway or a promotional item, is a marketing tactic commonly used by sports teams to attract fans to attend games and enhance the fan experience. It involves providing fans with free items or memorabilia that are distributed to attendees on specific game days.
These giveaways can vary widely in nature, ranging from small items such as keychains or magnets to more substantial items like bobblehead dolls, t-shirts, hats, or even commemorative items like replica jerseys or autographed memorabilia. The giveaways are typically branded with the team’s logo or feature a specific player or event.
The history of baseball stadium promotional giveaways dates back several decades. The concept gained popularity in the 1960s and 1970s when teams started offering free items to increase attendance and fan engagement. The first known baseball stadium promotional giveaway is believed to be the “Bat Day“ organized by the Los Angeles Angels in 1961. Fans attending the game received a free miniature baseball bat.
As teams realized the positive impact these giveaways had on fan attendance and enthusiasm, the practice spread throughout Major League Baseball and other sports leagues. The items offered as giveaways have become increasingly diverse and creative over the years. Fans eagerly anticipate these promotions, often arriving early or purchasing tickets specifically for the games featuring coveted giveaways. The items given away can become collector’s items or memorabilia that fans cherish, enhancing the emotional connection between the team and its supporters.
Overall, baseball stadium promotional giveaways have become an integral part of the fan experience, fostering a festive atmosphere and generating lasting memories for attendees while promoting team loyalty and increasing engagement with the sport.
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