Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres at the Estrella Jalisco Landing at Petco Park

Cubs at Padres Baseball Game

Tuesday, May 10


California, here we come!

Grab some peanuts and Cracker Jack, and join your fellow Huskies at Petco Park on Tuesday, May 10, to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the San Diego Padres.

Festivities will be held on the Estrella Jalisco Landing at Petco Park, which is located directly below the scoreboard in left field. The landing consists of two levels with multiple buffet stations on the upper level, beverages available on the lower level and open, drink rail-style seating on both.

The cost of this event is $75 per person. The price includes a game ticket, a full BBQ buffet and beverages consisting of Coke products, Budweiser, Sculpin IPA and Swingin’ Friar Ale. The buffet will include Friar Frank Tarantino dogs with the fixings, pulled pork and chicken sliders, kettle chips, three-cheese mac and cheese, garlic roasted potatoes and individual bags of peanuts.

The gates to the landing will open at 5:10 p.m. PDT, and the first pitch will be thrown at 6:40 p.m. Food and beverage service will begin at 5:40 p.m. and will be served until one hour after the first pitch. Beverage service will be through the bottom of the seventh inning.

Questions? Contact Dana King, '05, at or 815-753-5421.


Event Information

Cost: $75 
All sales are final, no refunds.

Tuesday, May 10
5:10 p.m. – Estrella Jalisco Landing gates open
6:40 p.m. – First pitch




5:20PM Tue 10 May 2022, Pacific timezone


Petco Park
100 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

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