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Petco Park Prohibited Items


  • Amplified Music, Bullhorns or Loudspeakers (except as approved by the Padres)
  • Animals (except ADA Recognized Service Animals)
  • Backpacks or Bags larger than 16 inches by 16 inches by 8 inches
  • Ball Retrievers (except baseball mitts)
  • Balls of any type (except autographed baseballs)
  • Balloons (except as approved by Padres for special events)
  • Banners or Signs larger than 4 feet by 8 feet, may not be commercial, political or obscene (May not block guest views or any ballpark signage)
  • Bats, Full Sized Brooms, Sticks, Rods (except small souvenir bats)
  • Bicycles (may be parked at approved bike parking at gates)
  • Bubble-making Devices
  • Drones, Remote Controlled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or other motorized vehicles/devices
  • Drugs or other illegal substances/paraphernalia (including Medical Marijuana)
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks or Other Incendiary Devices
  • Frisbees, Footballs or other throw able Sports Devices
  • Glass Containers of any type
  • Hard Sided Coolers
  • Hover boards
  • Inflatables (unless approved by the Padres)
  • Knives of any type
  • Lawn Chairs or Rigid Framed Seating Devices (Except ADA or as approved by the Padres)
  • Laser Pointers
  • Luggage larger than 16"x 16" x 8" (no on site storage due to safety concerns)
  • Masks (except mascots or others approved by the Padres)
  • Motorcycle Helmets (may be checked in at Street Guest Services prior to entry)
  • Noise-Making Devices (unless approved by the Padres)
  • Obscene or offensive clothing likely to provoke an aggressive response from others
  • Outside Alcohol or Other Beverages (except factory-sealed plastic bottled water that is still, clear and unflavored and one (1) liter or less, and soft-sided single juice or milk containers or ADA required liquids in a sealed container)
  • Cameras or Electronic Recording Devices with Lenses Larger than 6 inches
  • Empty, reusable water bottles of the same size (1 liter or less) are permitted
  • Segways when crowd size is projected at 30,000 or more guests
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Skateboards, Scooters, Razors
  • Smokeless/Chewing Tobacco & Vaporizers
  • Tents (unless approved by the Padres)
  • Umbrellas (unless approved by Padres. May not block guest views or ballpark signage)
  • Wagons
  • Wallet Chains
  • Weapons of Any Other Type (Tasers, Nunchaku, Pepper Spray, Mace, Expandable Batons, etc.)

The San Diego Padres reserve the right to adjust Petco Park Entry Policies at their sole discretion without any prior notice.