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Mark Your Calendar for these Padres Games (and giveaways)

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Baseball season is here, and opening day at Petco Park is right around the corner. All of the promotions and happenings for the first half of the season have been announced, and we’ve gathered up the best games for you to look out for. Plan ahead and get your tickets to experience the fun.


April 7th: Opening Day is against the San Francisco Giants and you can start the season off with a free opening day t-shirt.

April 8th vs San Francisco Giants: Catch a laser show!

April 9th vs San Francisco Giants: Every Sunday during the season, KidsFest takes place at the park. Kids can enjoy the Fun Zone with activities like bounce houses, face paint, and balloons. They can run the bases after the game, too! Also on every Sunday, it’s Military Appreciation Day.

April 18th vs Arizona Diamondbacks: It’s Jackie Robinson Day at the ballpark. Celebrate one of the most influential players in baseball and Taco Tuesday presented by Cholula Hot Sauce.

April 20th vs Arizona Diamondbacks: College night! Get discounted tickets starting at $12.

April 21st vs Miami Marlins: Raise awareness for autism on Autism Awareness Night, and celebrate Cocktail Fest.

April 22nd vs Miami Marlins: Watch the Padres take on the Miami Marlins and get to the game early to get a free Padres hoodie.

April 23rd vs Miami Marlins: Along with another KidsFest, get a Padres & Puppies calendar on your way into the park.


May 6th vs Los Angeles Dodgers: The first fireworks night of the season is the first Friday of May! See the San Diego skyline light up with color from your seat after the game against the Dodgers.

May 19th vs Arizona Diamondbacks: Enjoy WineFest and another college night.

May 20th vs Arizona Diamondbacks: Get to the game early once more for a free Padres Fedora on this Saturday game.

May 30th vs Chicago Cubs: The World Series champions are coming to Petco Park at the end of May. It’s also a Tuesday, which means more Taco Tuesday specials around the park. Get tickets to see the Cubs now, as it will be a popular series to see!


June 3rd vs Colorado Rockies: Perfect for summer, get some free sunglasses at the gate.

June 9th vs Kansas City Royals: Join fellow fans for BeerFest this Friday. Sample beer from a bunch of different breweries around the city for just $5 for 12 ounces. BeerFest tasting commences at 5:00pm and continues until just before the first pitch.

June 10th vs Kansas City Royals: Get a free Padres jersey when you arrive at this game, another against the Royals.

June 24th vs Detroit Tigers: Your free prize at this game is a Padres beach mat.

June 29th vs Seattle Mariners: Bring your pup to the park to watch the Padres and the Mariners for the first Padres Dog Days of Summer! Make sure to get your tickets in advance for this game, as the park can only allow so many dogs.

June 30th vs Los Angeles Dodgers: Another BeerFest is on this Friday to start the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Stay tuned for the rest of the deals and free stuff you’ll have access to during this baseball season. Get your tickets now.

Drew has lived in San Diego going on two years, and can't imagine living anywhere else. She loves the city's beaches, food, and shows. You can contact her at [email protected]

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