Petco Park Tour: Tickets & What To Expect

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Padres Stadium Tours

Are tours of Petco Park open to the public? Yes. Almost every day, multiple times per day, you can receive a guided tour of the San Diego Padres magnificent downtown baseball stadium.

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Behind The Scenes Tour

Highlights: See the Field Warning Track, Cutwater Coronado Club, Padres Hall of Fame Press Box, Private Luxury Suite and countless other memorable sights.

In general, there will be a tour of Petco Park almost every day at 10AM, 12PM and 2PM with some restrictions (for example, concert dates, Comic Con, holidays), graduations, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day). All subject to change. Check availability.

Book your tour through GetYourGuide. Reserve now and pay later. Cancel up to 24 hours in advance.

Petco Stadium Tours on Padres Game Days

When the Padres are in town, the stadium tour schedule bends to accommodate the fluctuating game times. For the last tour right before the Padres game, a ticket to the game is required. The earlier tours are open to the public with no game ticket required.

The behind the scenes tour of Padres stadium lasts about an hour and a half, and covers 1.5 miles of the stadium! It’s a great field trip for students, sports teams and other youth groups, seniors as well as corporate trips.

Tour Tickets

Tickets are $35, with discounts available for season ticket holders and groups. Kids under 36 inches are free. Way to go, li’l shorties! Tours are rain or shine and stroller / wheelchair accessible. Prices are subject to change (increase), as anyone living in San Diego more than a month can attest to.

Tickets can be purchased here. Additionally, tour tickets can be purchased at Petco Park at the Western Metal Building Ticket Windows starting 30 minutes prior to each tour. First-come, first-served.

Tour Gift Cards

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Pre-Game Tours

2023 Pregame Tours begin with a behind-the-scenes tour of Petco Park and concludes with a view of Padres batting practice!

Note: Game tickets are required and must be purchased separately.

Starting Times
Pre-game tours starting times vary, but start approximately 3-4 hours before first pitch.

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Private Tours are also available on game days and non-game days. Reach out to the Padres for information, reservations and pricing.

Tips & Helpful Hints

  • Check to see if the Padres are in town before planning your tour as this may impact what you get to see.
  • Look out for senior rates or discounts when booking.
  • Make sure to ask questions and engage with your tour guide for the best experience.
  • Wear comfortable shoes for walking, as the tour involves a lot of walking and climbing stairs
  • Bring a camera to take photos of the iconic sites and historic stops. Take advantage of the views of the field from the Western Metal Supply Building.
  • Look out for the Padres Hall of Fame and the Breitbard Hall of Fame, two of the most interesting stops.
  • If you are a baseball fan, look out for the batting cages and the weight room.
If you have questions about tours, call 619-795-5011 or email


Overall, reviews of Petco Park tours tend to be very positive, averaging around 4 out of 5 stars. People enjoy the informative and interactive nature of the tours, reporting guides to be “knowledgeable about the history of Petco Park and the San Diego Padres”, and they often share fun facts and anecdotes. Tours are a great way to learn about the inner workings of a Major League Baseball stadium. Visitors get to see the dugouts, press box, and luxury suites, as well as the Western Metal Supply Building, which is now part of the stadium. Cons and negative feedback include some finding the tours too expensive. The majority seem to express satisfaction, saying the tours are “worth it”, “a great value for all you get to see” and “worth the price.”
More reviews of Petco Park tours can be found on Tripadvisor and

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