Padres announce 2023 giveaway, promotional and theme game schedule
Single-game tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 7
SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced their 2023 promotional and theme game schedule, including giveaways and events every homestand and a series of five exciting bobbleheads. Single-game tickets for 2023 regular season home games go on sale Tuesday, February 7 at 10:00 a.m. PST by visiting www.padres.com. Season Ticket Members have priority access to tickets and enjoy the best available seats. Due to unprecedented demand, Season Ticket Memberships for the 2023 season will be capped and fans will be given the opportunity to join a waitlist for future membership. The final day to purchase memberships will be Saturday, February 4, when the Padres host their annual FanFest.
There are a number of fan giveaways planned for 2023 highlighted by fan favorites, player-themed items, bobbleheads, and high-quality wearables, which will take place during select home games throughout the season for the first 40,000 fans in attendance. There will be four different styles of hats this year, including a Padres Opening Day Hat (Sycuan Casino Resort), Joe Musgrove Bucket Hat (UC San Diego Health), Padres Straw Hat (SDG&E), and a Padres Performance Snapback Hat (San Diego Community Power). Fan favorites and wearable items include a 1998 Trevor Hoffman Replica Jersey (Motorola), Padres & Pets Calendar (Petco), Padres Belt Bag (Sycuan Casino Resort), City Connect Hawaiian Shirt (Southwest Airlines), Padres Hoodie (SERVPRO), and Xander Bogaerts City Connect Jersey Shirt (QuidelOrtho). Padres player bobbleheads are also back this season with five different bobbleheads featured, including a Juan “Soto Shuffle” Bobblehead (Canel’s), Manny Machado City Connect Bobblehead (Cox), Yu Darvish 3,000 Strikeouts Bobblehead (Nuna), Ha-Seong Kim Bobblehead (Bally Sports San Diego), and Fernando Tatis Jr. Bobblehead (Petco). On three Sundays, the first 8,000 kids (age 14 and younger) in attendance will receive a special giveaway item, including a Joe Musgrove Growth Chart (Chick-fil-A), Padres sunglasses, and Padres Pop It. The Hoodie, Jersey, Hawaiian Shirt, and Jersey Shirt will be available in family-friendly sizes (Youth Large, Adult Medium, L, XL and 2XL) and the Bucket Hat and Straw Hat will have both adult and youth sizes available while supplies last with sizing subject to availability. The complete giveaway schedule is available at www.padres.com/giveaways.
Pregame happy hours return in 2023 with each Friday night home game featuring a Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines, with themes including BeerFest, CocktailFest, City Connect, a Star Wars-themed BeerFest, and CervezaFest. The final homestand will feature Fiesta in the Park presented by Verizon, as part of Hispanic Heritage Weekend presented by Blue Shield of California. Party in the Park is a pregame happy hour series located in Gallagher Square beginning when gates open (approximately two hours prior to first pitch) with drink specials starting at $5, live entertainment, and other fun activities. For more information, fans can visit www.padres.com/party.
Sundays at Petco Park are perfect for the entire family as KidsFest, presented by SDG&E, is back and features bounce houses, inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists, and other family-friendly activities two hours before first pitch in Gallagher Square. Returning for 2023, during select Sundays, children 14 and under will be able to participate in autograph sessions with a Padres alumni or current player. After the game, kids can also participate in Kids Run the Bases. Sundays will also continue to serve as Military Appreciation Days presented by USAA where the Padres will recognize the men and women serving our country. Each Sunday has a dedicated Salute recognizing different branches, milestones, and military history. The Padres are proud to offer a variety of special value offerings for families, the military, and first responders, including ticket discounts through GovX verification for the military (25 percent off on Sundays and 10 percent off all other days) and first responders (25 percent off on designated First Responder Appreciation Days and 10 percent off all other days).
Theme Games also return in 2023 with a new lineup featuring collaborations with the San Diego Zoo, Harry Potter, Bruce Lee, Peanuts, and a dedicated STAR WARS® theme game package as part of STAR WARS Weekend from June 16-June 18. Various heritage nights will also be held throughout the season. Designed to enhance the fan experience and celebrate the diverse community throughout our binational region, Theme Games will feature pop culture, social, heritage, community, family, and awareness-based themes. Each Theme Game includes a ticket to the designated game, as well as a limited-edition item and/or experience, and are exclusively available through a special Theme Game package at www.padres.com/themegames.
In addition to single-game tickets, Padres Season Ticket Memberships are available for purchase until Saturday, February 4. Membership provides priority access to Opening Day, the 2023 Postseason, and the best available seats at Petco Park. Fans interested in season ticket membership after February 4 can learn more about the membership waitlist by contacting new membership sales at 619-795-5015. For more information, visit www.padres.com/newmembership.
Suites, all-inclusive hospitality spaces, and group tickets are also available for purchase, starting at 20 tickets and providing unique experiences for hosting friends, family, and clients. For more information, visit www.padres.com/groups.
Giveaways will be distributed to the first 40,000 fans in attendance and rainchecks will not be issued. Promotional Theme Games items are only available through a special Theme Game package. For a complete look at the 2023 promotional and events calendar (subject to change), visit www.padres.com/promotions.