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.
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
- 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.