Petco Park Tours presented by Bub’s at the Ballpark

2023 Pre-Game Tours

Take part in a unique, one-of-a-kind game day tour opportunity to experience America's #1 Ballpark!

Your tour begins with a behind-the-scenes tour of Petco Park. Enjoy a ballpark tour like no other as you learn the history of the San Diego Padres and Petco Park. Your tour will end with an exclusive opportunity to view Padres batting practice from one of our outfield venues.

Pre-game Tours require a game ticket and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-game Tours do NOT include game tickets, game tickets must be purchased separately. For further details on availability and pricing, please contact [email protected]. Space is limited, so book now!

Due to restrictions on game days, certain locations seen on our daily tours will not be accessible for the Pre-game Tour. All tour stops are subject to change depending upon Petco Park schedule and area availability.

Pre-Game Tours take place at the following times:

  • 7:10 PM Game Time: 3:30 PM Tour (check in at 3:00 PM)
  • 6:40 PM Game Time: 3:00 PM Tour (check in at 2:30 PM)
  • 5:40 PM Game Time: 2:00 PM Tour (check in at 1:30 PM)
  • 3:40 PM Game Time: 12:00 PM Tour (check in at 11:30 AM)
  • 1:10 PM Game Time: 10:00 AM Tour (check in at 9:30 AM) – One hour tour only

* Please note: Batting Practice is held at the discretion of both teams and is not guaranteed, and is subject to cancellation without prior notification.

Tour tickets are available for advance purchase only by clicking the “Buy Tickets” button above. Tours are approximately 90 minutes long and include climbing stairs and walking ramps. All tours are wheelchair and stroller accessible, however wheelchairs are not provided. Tours take place rain or shine. All tours begin at the Gaslamp Gate, located on 7th Avenue/Tony Gwynn Drive at K Street.


Looking for the ultimate VIP experience. Take your pre-game tour to the next level. Watch your favorite big leaguers take batting practice from a dedicated area up close to the action on the warning track near home plate. After Batting Practice concludes, your behind-the-scenes tour of Petco Park begins!

Pre-game VIP Tours require a game ticket and are on a first-come, first-served basis with limited availability. Premium seating options available for an additional cost. All tour stops are subject to change depending upon Petco Park schedule, area availability and unannounced batting practice cancellations. For more information on the Pre-Game VIP Tour, including pricing and booking information, please email [email protected].

All VIP Pre-game Tours begin at the Media/VIP Gate. The gate is located on Park Blvd and Imperial Avenue, right next to our main Home Plate Box Office.