Tag: Petco Park

What’s On at the Drive-In? A Lot

PUT IT IN PARK: Switchfoot performs a concert in a parking lot just outside San Diego’s Petco Park. (Courtesy Petco Park) Movie screenings, in-person and remote live performances and graduation ceremonies have made their way into venue parking lots in many cases — and right into the venue, in the case of the Miami Dolphins’ Hard Rock Stadium. The series officially opened with a Juneteenth screening of the civil rights film “Selma” June 19. That followed a soft opening for a drive-in series of movies and classic Dolphins games (including the team’s two Super Bowl wins) inside the stadium and in its Open Air Theater on the south side of the venue, said Tom Garfinkel, Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium vice chairman and CEO. Inside the stadium, there’s room for 230 cars, with tickets priced at $39 a vehicle. Open Air Theater tickets are priced at $12-$19 apiece. There’s also […]

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Padres, Live Nation Team Up

The Padres invested $700,000 for a permanent stage in the Park at the Park, shown in a rendering, and signed Sycuan Casino Resort as presenting sponsor. (Courtesy San Diego Padres) Three-year deal puts eight shows annually in green space Petco Park has become a stronger concert venue. Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres have signed a three-year deal with Live Nation to book eight concerts annually at the Park at the Park, the 3-acre green space behind center field. As part of the agreement, which will be announced today, the Padres invested $700,000 to build a permanent stage behind the batter’s eye and signed a three-year deal with Sycuan Casino Resort as its presenting sponsor. The casino was already a team partner and is sponsoring the Padres’ 50thanniversary season in 2019. The concert deal is a revenue share between the Padres and Live Nation, said Erik Greupner, the team’s president of […]

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Padres Add Punch to Premium Space

The Compass Premier Club at San Diego’s Petco Park has a fresh look after a $2.5 million upgrade. (Courtesy San Diego Padres) Compass Premier Club has real estate broker as newly signed naming-rights sponsor Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres have revamped a premium club at Petco Park and signed real estate broker Compass to a three-year deal to sponsor the upgraded space. The Compass Premier Club, a $2.5 million project funded by the Padres, brings new life to an 8,000-square-foot lounge that had not been renovated since the ballpark opened in 2004, said Erik Greupner, the team’s president of business operations. Carrier Johnson, a local architect involved in the original San Diego Ballpark District master plan, designed the Compass Premier Club and BNBuilders constructed it.   As part of re-creating the club, the Padres removed five rows of 122 regular seats to install 42 theater-style loge box seats with […]

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