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Baseball + Beer, Right On Cue

The San Diego Padres are brewing up extra summertime fun in Petco Park this season: a series of five BeerFests for San Diego’s beer-loving baseball fans. Look for more than a dozen San Diego breweries to be on hand for each BeerFest, where they’ll serve 12-ounce “samples” for $5. Sip from 4:30 pm until the first pitch at 7:10 pm.

We scored the line-up of Friday BeerFests so you can plan accordingly. Best of all admission is free with your ticket to the game.

  • March 29, 2019 - Padres vs San Francisco Giants
  • May 3, 2019 - Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
  • June 28, 2019 - Padres vs St Louis Cardinals
  • July 26, 2019 - Padres vs San Francisco Giants
  • August 23, 2019 - Padres vs Boston Red Sox

Still thirsty? You’ll find San Diego’s favorite local breweries well represented inside Petco Park, including Ballast Point, Iron Fist Brewing Co., Coronado Brewing Co., Mike Hess Brewing, and many more.