SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the club's 2018 promotional schedule, including all-fan giveaways and events every home weekend during the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Single-game tickets for 2018 regular season home games will go on sale to the general public Thursday, February 22 at 10:00
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the club's 2018 promotional schedule, including all-fan giveaways and events every home weekend during the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Single-game tickets for 2018 regular season home games will go on sale to the general public Thursday, February 22 at 10:00 a.m. at www.padres.com, with pre-sales beginning on February 15 exclusively in the MLB.com Ballpark app and a FriarWire subscriber pre-sale available on February 20.
Every Friday home game is Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines featuring BeerFest, WineFest, CocktailFest and more. Party in the Park is a pregame happy hour series located in Park at the Park from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. with $5 drink specials and live entertainment. New to the Party in the Park series this year is Taste of Petco Park, which offers a secret menu from some of the ballpark's most popular local restaurants.
Baseball Night in San Diego returns to Petco Park in 2018, with every Saturday home game featuring an all-fan giveaway or event. Highlights include a Trevor Hoffman Hall of Fame Celebration during a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks (August 16-19) with all-fan giveaways each day, including a Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey, Hoffy Table Book, Replica Cooperstown Plaque and Replica Hoffman Statue. Other Trevor Hoffman commemorative giveaways include a 500th Save Bobblehead, #51 Retirement Bobblehead and 51 Flag. In addition, the Padres will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1998 National League Championship team during a four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals (May 10-13), also featuring all-fan giveaways each day presented by Sycuan Casino. The giveaways will include a series of '98 commemorative bobbleheads featuring Tony Gwynn, Ken Caminiti, Trevor Hoffman and Greg Vaughn.
New giveaways to the promotional lineup in 2018 include a Hawaiian Shirt presented by National University, Beach Hat presented by FOX Sports San Diego, Replica Batting Practice Jersey presented by COX, Cub Busters t-shirt and a Backpack Cooler presented by Mission Federal Credit Union. Other Baseball Night in San Diego fan favorites include the Padres Hoodie with a '98 design presented by Toyota, Beach Towel presented by UC San Diego Health and Fleece Blanket presented by Sycuan Casino. Several laser and fireworks shows will also take place throughout the season. Fans attending Opening Day on Thursday, March 29 vs. the Milwaukee Brewers will receive an Opening Day Hat presented by Sycuan Casino.
Every Sunday home game is KidsFest presented by Chick-fil-A in Park at the Park, featuring bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities. Postgame Kids Run the Bases makes its return in addition to Compadres Kids Sunday Signings - an autograph session with Padres players prior to the game.
Continuing in 2018 are the Military Appreciation Salutes, First Responder Salutes, Friar Family Days, College Nights and Taco Tuesdays. Various Theme Games are also available, highlighted by Marvel Super Hero Days, Star Wars Night, five 1998-themed Way Back Wednesdays presented by Budweiser, heritage and community nights and more. Theme Game giveaways and events are available exclusively through a dedicated ticket package and can be purchased online at www.padres.com/themegames.
Single-game tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, February 22 at 10:00 a.m. PT at www.padres.com, with an exclusive pre-sale in the MLB.com Ballpark app beginning on February 15 and a FriarWire subscriber pre-sale on February 20. Tickets can only be secured in advance through a Padres Flex Membership starting at 10 games inclusive of Member benefits, group tickets or a dedicated Theme Game ticket package.
Giveaways will be distributed to all fans in attendance, unless otherwise noted. For a complete look at the 2018 promotional and events calendar (subject to change), please view the attachment or visit www.padres.com/promotions.