Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. San Diego Padres (Aug. 12–14), Chicago Cubs (Aug. 15–17)

August 12th, 2022

The Washington Nationals are back in D.C. for a six-game homestand that features three games against the San Diego Padres followed by a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs. Single-game tickets for all Nationals home games are on sale now starting at just $9. Fans interested in purchasing tickets should visit nationals.com/Tickets.

The season’s ninth homestand features a Nationals clear fanny pack giveaway; a pregame performance by 80s cover band The Legwarmers; Radford University Day; Pups in the Park; Swim Night; Old Dominion University Day; two kids color-your-own pencil case giveaways; Scout Day; City Connect uniforms; Military Monday; U.S. Space Force Day; Signature Sunday; Kids Run the Bases; and more.


· The series opener against the Padres will be televised exclusively on Apple TV+. The game will also be available on radio, broadcast locally on 106.7 The Fan FM.

o Fans do not need an Apple TV+ subscription to watch the game.

· Nationals Clear Fanny Pack Giveaway presented by Pedigree Foundation

o The first 25,000 fans in attendance will take home a Nationals clear fanny pack presented by Pedigree Foundation.

· The Legwarmers Pregame Concert

o Popular 80s tribute band The Legwarmers will perform in the Center Field Plaza, and the concert will be heard throughout the ballpark and shown on NatsHD.

· Center Field Gates will open at 5:00 p.m.

· The performance will run from 5:05 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the Center Field Plaza.

· Ceremonial First Pitch thrown by Trinity Rodman and Ashley Sanchez from the Washington Spirit and U.S. Women’s National Team.

· Olympic gold medal swimmer Cullen Jones will be recognized prior to the game.

· College Day Series – Radford University

o Fans who purchase a special ticket will receive a limited edition co-branded Nationals hat. For more information and to purchase tickets for Radford University Day, visit nationals.com/Radford.

· Pups in the Park

o Skip the dog park and bring your best friend to Nationals Park on Saturday for the fourth of five Pups in the Park games this season.

o For more information and to purchase tickets and download the waiver, visit nationals.com/Pups.


· Kids Color-Your-Own Pencil Case presented by Harris Teeter

o The first 5,000 kids (ages 12 & under) will receive a color-your-own pencil case, courtesy of Harris Teeter.

· College Day Series – Old Dominion University Day

o Fans who purchase a special ticket will receive a limited edition co-branded Nationals hat. For more information and to purchase tickets for Old Dominion University Day, visit nationals.com/ODU.

· Swim Night

o Fans who purchase a special ticket will receive a limited-edition Nationals swim cap. For more information and to purchase tickets to Swim Night, visit nationals.com/SwimNight.

o 2020 Olympian Drew Kibler will be recognized prior to the game.

· City Connect On-Field Wear Date

o During all Saturday home games this season, the Nationals will sport their cherry blossom-themed City Connect uniforms.

o To learn more about City Connect, visit nationals.com/CityConnect.


· The series finale against the Padres will be televised exclusively on Peacock. The game will also be available on radio, broadcast locally on 106.7 The Fan FM.

o Fans must have a Peacock Premium subscription to stream the game.

· Kids Color-Your-Own Pencil Case presented by Harris Teeter

o The first 5,000 kids (ages 12 & under) will receive a color-your-own pencil case, courtesy of Harris Teeter.

· Scout Day

o Scouts can earn a limited edition Nationals patch with the purchase of a special ticket. For every special ticket sold, $5 will be donated to the National Capital Area Council.

o Scouts are encouraged to attend as a troop, patrol, pack or den, and group leaders receive a complimentary game ticket with a group order or 20 or more. Tickets are available in multiple sections.

o Visit nationals.com/Scouts for more information.

· Signature Sundays

o Every Sunday home game, two Nationals players, coaches or broadcasters will be available for autographs down the first base line near the Nationals dugout.

o The Nationals will provide vouchers at Section 103 on a first-come, first-served basis, weather permitting.

· Kids Run the Bases

o Kids ages 4 through 12 are invited to run the bases after Sunday day games, weather permitting.

o Jr. Nationals MVP members will have access to an exclusive line. For more information on the Jr. Nationals Kids Club, visit nationals.com/JrNats.


· Military Mondays

o The Washington Nationals are offering complimentary tickets to all active duty, dependents, retirees, Department of Defense civilians, National Guard and Reservists for remaining Monday home games.

o For tickets, visit the Home Plate Box Office beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the game with military ID or proof of service. Tickets will be available while supplies last.


· Military Branch Series presented by Raytheon Technologies – U.S. Space Force Day

o The Nationals are proud to continue the Military Branch Day series presented by Raytheon Technologies with U.S. Space Force Day. The game features special programming, pre-game assets and in-game recognition.


  • Enjoy Happy Hour at Nationals Park prior to every home game during the regular season with $4 off 25oz cans of Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob ULTRA. Enter the code BUDHAPPY while using mobile ordering at Nationals Park beginning when gates open up until 30 minutes prior to the scheduled first pitch.
  • To learn more about Budweiser Happy Hour, visit nationals.com/HappyHour.


· Kids ages 12 and under can receive a free meal including a hot dog, choice of chips or applesauce, and choice of bottled water or apple juice box at all Nationals home games through Thursday, Sept. 1.

· Kids meals are available via mobile ordering on the MLB Ballpark app at select concessions locations throughout the ballpark. The offer is redeemable once per game per child by selecting the Kids Eat Free meal and using the code KIDSEATFREE in the app. Children must be present to pick up their meals. For more information, visit nationals.com/KidsEatFree.

o To select the Kids Eat Free meal in the MLB Ballpark App, scan any QR Code or open the MLB Ballpark app and tap on Mobile Ordering.

o From the Food & Drinks tab on the app, select any stand that says “Kids Eat Free Promotion Available Here.” Once the concession stand has been chosen, select and customize the meal through the “Kids Promo Meal” option.


  • The BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park offers daily Happy Hour specials from 3:00-6:00 p.m.

o $5 Draft Beer and $15 Bud Buckets

o $6 House Wine

o $10 Rail Drinks

o $7 Nachos


· Available during all home games this season, the 5050 Raffle offers fans the chance to win big cash prizes while supporting the community impact work of Nationals Philanthropies. New ticket prices and additional prizes give fans more ways to win.

· Online ticket sales open three hours prior to first pitch, and tickets are also available inside Nationals Park at kiosks located by sections 108, 118, 138, 203 and 223 or from roving sellers through the middle of the 7th inning.

· Tickets can be purchased using cash, credit and debit cards at the following price points: 5 for $10, 20 for $20, 100 for $40, and 300 for $100.

· Fans can also purchase Raffle tickets from their computers or mobile devices anywhere within the District. For more information and to purchase Raffle tickets online, visit nats4good.org/5050.


· Security Procedures

o Fans can now enjoy expedited entry into Nationals Park with the implementation of CEIA OpenGate technology at all guest entrances.

§ Fans no longer need to remove jackets or items from their pockets.

· New Bag Policy

o As part of the new procedures, all bags larger than a clutch must be clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and may not be larger than 16 x 16 x 8 inches.

o Fans may bring a clutch (5” x 7” x ¾” or smaller) in addition to or instead of a clear bag.

o Fans with diaper or medical bags may use ADA/Family lanes at the Center Field and Home Plate gates.

o Binbox is available for fans whose bags do not comply with ballpark regulations.

o Backpacks are not allowed.

· To learn more about Nationals Park entry policies and procedures, please visit nationals.com.


Parking options for Nationals fans start at $20 and are available online at nationals.com/Parking. All Washington Nationals parking lots are now cashless, and will only accept credit card payment at this time. Fans are encouraged to purchase parking in advance to ensure a space in their desired location.

Fans using Metro to travel to or from Nationals Park are encouraged to review the Metro schedule at wmata.com/schedules.

Fans should also consider alternate forms of travel to and from the ballpark, including the D.C. Circulator from Union Station, biking to the ballpark, or the baseball boat from Alexandria. Visit nationals.com/WayToGo for information on parking and transportation options to Nationals Park. To receive up-to-date WMATA service notifications on a mobile device, fans are encouraged to register for Alert DC at http://hsema.dc.gov/page/alertdc.

Fans traveling to the ballpark should be aware that there are construction projects underway in the surrounding area. To ensure safe crossings, please be mindful of signage and directions given by public safety officers.


Nationals Park is a completely non-smoking and tobacco-free facility per District of Columbia law. There is no exception for electronic cigarettes or any other type of smoking device, or for smokeless tobacco or any other type of tobacco product.

MLB and the Nationals require that all people entering Nationals Park walk through a metal detector or be screened with handheld metal detectors to search for prohibited items. This includes a thorough inspection of all jackets, coats, packages, bags, purses, and any other containers brought to any of the Nationals Park entry gates.

_For game tickets and more information, call 202.675.NATS(6287) or visit [nationals.com/Tickets](http://washington.nationals.mlb.com/ticketing/index.jsp?cid=was).