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The 2017 Padres FanFest presented by T-Mobile takes place on Saturday, April 1 at Petco Park with free admission to the annual event! Fans looking to attend must pre-register for complimentary entry tickets at www.padres.com/fanfest. All fans can redeem up to eight (8) tickets.

Gates for the event opens at 10:00 a.m. for the general public with entrances at the Home Plate, East Village and Gaslamp gates. Padres Members receive exclusive early access beginning at 9:00 a.m. Free parking is available in Padres-owned lots around the ballpark on a first-come, first served basis and are expected to fill quickly. Members can pre-register for a complimentary parking pass through their online account to be presented on the day of the event.

Downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Padres FanFest
Downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Padres FanFest
Downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Padres FanFest

Activities at FanFest:

  • Park at the Park KidsFest activation: bounce houses, games, obstacle courses and face painting
  • “For those who Serve” Military and First Responder Zone
  • Special clinic with a Padres player at the wiffle ball field at Park at the Park
  • Q&A forums featuring Padres players, coaches, executives and broadcasters beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the Park at the Park stage
  • Opportunity to tour the recently opened Padres Hall of Fame located on K Street behind the left field seating area
  • Annual Garage Sale benefiting the Padres Foundation takes place inside the Park Blvd. gate: open to all fans and provides the opportunity to purchase rare, one-of-a-kind Padres items, including game-used jerseys, batting helmets, and 2016 All-Star Game memorabilia.
  • Padres Foundation prize wheel: for a suggested $5 donation, fans can spin the wheel and receive a Padres-themed prize with proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s community programs
Downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Padres FanFest
  • Autograph session with various Padres players, coaches, broadcasters and alumni at locations around the ballpark 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m: Autographs available on a first-come, first-served basis to fans who wait in line, and are not guaranteed.
  • Fans will also be able to watch batting practice, beginning at 1:00 p.m., with the opportunity to win prizes for those who catch specially-marked BP balls.
  • The outfield grandstand seats will be open for batting practice with access via Park at the Park.
  • Following batting practice, kids have the opportunity to run the bases on the field.

Standard Petco Park security and screening procedures will be in place for Padres FanFest. Re-entry will be permitted for FanFest events, but fans who exit will be screened again upon re-entry into the ballpark.

Petco Park