Steps away from San Diego’s center for activity and events is the best in Petco Park hotels. Home to the San Diego Padres, Petco Park is also the ultimate venue for concerts, events, and more in the city. 2019 looks to be an exciting year, with a Paul McCartney concert, baseball games, and everything in between!
Among Petco Park hotels, San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter provides the most convenient access. Don’t worry about parking or missing any of the action because you’ll be just steps away. At Petco Park, you won’t just marvel at the game. The stadium is an architectural gem that celebrates the sea and the sky, all while spoiling guests with state-of-the-art amenities and delicious food.
Read below to learn more about the stadium, along with some of the best Petco Park events 2019 has to offer.
When seeking hotels near Petco Park, you’ll be glad to know that San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter provides easy, enjoyable access. Review a quick timeline of some historic moments at the park and then buy tickets to experience it yourself.
The stadium’s first baseball game ever was the first game of a four-team NCAA invitational tournament hosted by San Diego State University. The San Diego State Aztecs baseball team defeated Houston in the most attended game in college baseball history.
The stadium’s first concert came on November 11, 2005, when it hosted The Rolling Stones.
On March, 18, and 20, 2006, the ballpark hosted the semi-finals and finals of the first World Baseball Classic. It also hosted second-round games of the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
On April 17, 2008, the Padres and Rockies played in a 22-inning game, the longest game in Petco Park history. Unfortunately, the Rockies won the game by a score of 2–1. It was the longest MLB game in nearly 15 years.