Padres Salute First Responders

The Padres are proud to celebrate, honor and thank the first responders who serve and support the San Diego community. In recognition of their service, the Padres have designated six games as First Responder Appreciation Games, dedicated to various departments throughout San Diego County, including but not limited to the San Diego Police Department, San Diego Sheriff’s Department, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, California Highway Patrol, U.S. Border Patrol, Red Cross, FBI, and DEA.

Thank you to all organizations on the front line of service to our community!


In addition to the thousands of complimentary tickets distributed, First Responders and their families receive 25% off tickets on dedicated First Responder Salutes and 10% off all other games, available online through verification by

2023 Salutes

  • Tuesday, April 4 vs. D-backs - Salute to First Responders: Leaders for San Diego

  • Tuesday, May 16 vs. Royals - Salute to First Responders: San Diego Fire-Rescue Dept.

  • Tuesday, June 13 vs. Guardians - Salute to First Responders: San Diego Police Dept.

  • Tuesday, July 25 vs. Pirates - Salute to First Responders: State & Federal First Responders

  • Tuesday, August 15 vs. Orioles - Salute to First Responders: Women on the Front Lines

  • Wednesday, September 20 vs. Rockies - Salute to First Responders: San Diego County Sheriff's Dept.

*Tickets for First Responders and their families are available online through verification by GovX, subject to availability. Excludes Opening Day, Blue Shield Home Plate Club, and all other all-inclusive seating areas. The following groups qualify for verification by GovX to access the First Responder Appreciation offer: U.S. Law Enforcement (federal, state, local): State Police and Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s Department, City Police Departments, Corrections Departments, Federal Agencies including FBI, TSA, ATF, ICE, Border Patrol, etc.; and U.S. Firefighters and First Responders (federal, municipal, EMT): Municipal Fire Departments, Federal Agencies including National Parks Service, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, etc., Volunteer Firefighters.