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Pre-game tailgate spaces are available at Petco Park. Located in the Tailgate lot conveniently located near Petco Park, this area is ideal for a small BBQ or an extravagant event of several thousand guests, we can accommodate any size group.

  • Tailgating Details

    Guests may tailgate at Tailgate Park on a limited basis. Guests are required to park in spaces as directed by ACE Parking upon arriving to Tailgate Park. Guests may not reserve additional spaces and must tailgate directly behind their vehicle. Tailgating is not permitted in any other garage or lot.

    Alcohol Consumption
    All alcohol consumption must be discontinued 30 minutes following the scheduled start time of the event. No glass bottles or containers are allowed on the premises. No kegs are permitted. Patrons are prohibited from exiting the facility with any type of alcoholic beverage.
    Prohibited Solicitation
    The solicitation, peddling, hawking, selling or vending of any goods, magazines, services, merchandise, subscriptions, etc. will be prohibited. The distribution of any coupons, tickets, pamphlets, fliers or certificates for any goods, magazines, services, merchandise, subscriptions, etc. will be prohibited.
    Prohibited Parking Lot Activities
    Discharging, launching or throwing of any balls, Frisbees, toys, etc., the riding of bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, skateboards, etc. are frequently hazardous activities and can become a nuisance to other patrons. No amplified sound systems are permitted.
    Tailgating Activities
    In the facility, no tailgating will be allowed in adjacent stalls. Due to the sequential parking by rows in the facility, patrons wishing to tailgate may do so, in the area directly behind their vehicle, provided that their tailgating does not interrupt the flow of traffic. Only gas cooking grills are allowed on the premises. No charcoal.

    Space for Tailgate Parties can be reserved for groups that have purchased tickets for specific games by calling 619.795.5010. A minimum of 10 spaces are needed for a reservation and a maximum of 50 spaces are available. Each space can accommodate approximately 8 to 10 people. To ensure availability, please reserve your space a minimum of 30 days in advance of your group event.

    Please note that spaces are to be used to accommodate your tailgate function, not for parking cars. If you need spaces for your group to park, please speak with a Padres Ticket Sales Account Executive to pre-purchase parking spaces. Parking in the Tailgate Lot can be purchased on the day of the game, subject to availability. All catering and set-up is the responsibility of the group and no kegs, glass bottles or charcoal grills of any kind are permitted.