Padres Homestand #5 Report - June 2-7

June 2nd, 2023

FRI, JUNE 2 VS. CHC @ 6:40 P.M.
City Connect Friday
Party in the Park: City Connect (Southwest Airlines)
Theme Game: Educator Appreciation Night (SOLD OUT)
Lou Gehrig Day (ALS)
Sensory Activation Vehicle Ribbon Cutting

SAT, JUNE 3 VS. CHC @ 7:10 P.M.
Padres House Band
Player Hat Series: Ha-Seong Kim (Theme Game)
Postgame Summer Celebration Fireworks Show

SUN, JUNE 4 VS. CHC @ 2:30 P.M.
KidsFest (SDG&E)
Military Salute: U.S. Army and Army National Guard (USAA)
Theme Game: Peanuts Day (SOLD OUT)
Postgame Kids Run the Bases

MON, JUNE 5 VS. CHC @ 6:10 P.M.
Giveaway: Belt Bag (Sycuan Casino Resort)
Membership Padres Batting Practice Viewing

TUES, JUNE 6 VS. SEA @ 6:40 P.M.
Theme Game: Bark at the Park #3 (Petco, SOLD OUT)
Ceremonial First Pitch: Xander Schauffle, 7X Winner on the PGA Tour; SDSU Alumnus & San Diego Native

WED, JUNE 7 VS. SEA @ 1:10 P.M.
Ceremonial First Pitch: Slightly Stoopid, San Diego Based Reggae Band

Friday, June 2 vs. Chicago Cubs @ 6:40 p.m.

The Padres return home from their fourth road trip of the 2023 season to start their fifth homestand of the regular season—a six-day, six-game stretch—beginning Friday, June 2, when the Chicago Cubs come to town. Large crowds are expected this homestand and fans are encouraged to arrive at Petco Park early. 

City Connect Friday returns as the Padres will wear their Nike San Diego City Connect jersey on the field Friday featuring iconic California imagery with the vibrant colors of the Baja peninsula, honoring a blend of cultures that makes the city so special. The jersey evokes a pink and yellow sunset dropping behind the Pacific Ocean on a clear summer day.

Party in the Park: City Connect presented by Southwest Airlines also returns on Friday, featuring live music and $5 drink specials available in Gallagher Square from 4:00-6:30 p.m.

The Padres will celebrate teachers, administrators, faculty and school staff members with Educator Appreciation Night (THEME GAME SOLD OUT).

Friday, the Padres, in partnership with the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association, will observe Lou Gehrig Day by raising awareness for the fight against ALS. Prior to the game, the ceremonial first pitch will be thrown out by Troy White, ALS patient and former MLB Authenticator at Petco Park.

In partnership with KultureCity, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon on Friday for a new Sensory Activation Vehicle at Petco Park. Located in Park Blvd Plaza, the vehicle will provide guests that experience sensory challenges with a quiet place during Padres games, further increasing Petco Park’s accessibility resources for guests.

Saturday, June 3 vs. Chicago Cubs @ 7:10 p.m.

The Padres House Band returns Saturday and will perform on the Sycuan Stage in Gallagher Square prior to the game, featuring a mix of rock, oldies, pop and country music.

Saturday is highlighted by the Player Hat Series: Ha-Seong Kim. The Theme Game package includes a City Connect color-inspired hat and a ticket to the game, available for purchase at

After the game, fans can enjoy a Summer Celebration Fireworks Show over the San Diego skyline.

Sunday, June 4 vs. Chicago Cubs @ 2:30 p.m.

KidsFest presented by SDG&E is back at Gallagher Square with activities including:

Carnival games, airbrush tattoo artists, balloon artists, inflatables and more kid-friendly activities are available prior to every Sunday home game.

Following the game, kids 14 and under are invited to run the bases. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point on K Street.

The Padres will observe Military Appreciation Day at Petco Park by honoring the U.S. Army and Army National Guard presented by USAA. There will be a special military salute during the pregame ceremony, and nine Army and Army National Guard service members, will take the field with Padres starters as part of Military Takes the Field.

On Sunday, the Padres will also celebrate one of the most popular comic strips of all time with Peanuts Day (THEME GAME SOLD OUT).

Monday, June 5 vs. Chicago Cubs @ 6:10 p.m.

Monday is highlighted by the Belt Bag Giveaway presented by Sycuan Casino Resort, available to the first 40,000 fans in attendance.

Season Ticket Members are encouraged to arrive early on Monday to watch the Padres take batting practice prior to the game. Members can enter through East Village Gate as early as 2:30 p.m., with select Members receiving a credential to sit in designated seating

closer to the field. Custom Rawlings baseballs with golden stitches will be mixed in during Padres batting practice, and the lucky fans who catch or retrieve the golden balls will be able to redeem them for a replica Padres jersey of their choice at the Padres Team Store.

Tuesday, June 6 vs. Seattle Mariners @ 6:40 p.m.

Bark at the Park #3 presented by Petco takes place Tuesday. Fans who purchased a dedicated Theme Game ticket package will be able to enjoy the game with their favorite canine (THEME GAME PACKAGE SOLD OUT).

Wednesday, June 7 vs. Seattle Mariners @ 1:10 p.m.

San Diego-based band Slighty Stoopid will throw the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday’s game to promote their special July 16th on-field concert at Petco Park with Sublime with Rome, Atmosphere and The Movement. To purchase tickets, or to view entire lineup of upcoming concerts at Petco Park, visit