PETCO Park Tour

Petco Park Tour

Petco Park Tour

The Padres began playing in San Diego as members of the National League Western Division in 1969. Although they have had 13 winning seasons to date they have yet to win a World Series, but that hasn’t stopped loyal Southern California fans from turning out at Petco Park. The team has a strong local following as one of two California that originally started in California. They have a particularly strong following among the Marines based at Camp Pendleton. In fact, the Home team jerseys have had a camouflage motive since 2008. The Padres hold the distinction of being the first time to hold a Military Appreciation Day.

Fans who take an official Petco Park tour at this beautiful park complete with swaying palms and a beach behind centerfield will enjoy seeing such things as Writer’s Row in the Press Box and discover the Historic Western Metal Supply Company Building. They can also explore the Padres Dugout, check out the warning track and experience one of the bullpens. Guides will regale them with stories about top player and hometown hero, Tony Gwynn. Other top players include Roberto Alomar, Rollie Fingers, and Dave Winfield.
Tickets can be purchased at the Western Metal Supply building or online. Tickets for regular tours are:

Adults: $11
Senior 60+: $8
Kids 12 and under: $7
Active Duty military with ID: $9
Adult Season ticket holders:$8
All tours last about 80 minutes and journey along a 1.5 mile route so guests can see all the interesting sights. Tours are conducted rain or shine so guests are advised to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Tour hours are Sunday through Friday 10:30 am and 12 pm; Saturday 10:30, 12:30, and 2:30. Spanish interpreted tours are available.
Group Rates are based on the size of the group:

25+ 100+
Adults: $8 $7
Seniors: $5 $5
Kids 12 and under:$4 $3
Military w/ID: $7 $6

Early Bird tours are conducted before the game so fans can experience the stadium before the crowds. They are offered for most games except Opening Day, and not for 12:35 day games:

Monday –Thursday Night games: Tour starts at 4:30
Monday-Thursday Afternoon games: Tour starts at 1
Friday games: Tour starts at 4
Saturday games: tour starts at 2

Guides ask that guest arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour is due to begin. Also note that you must have a game ticket to participate in an Early Bird tour.

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