By Peter Jon Shuler, Anya Schultz and Olivia Allen-Price “We said our goodbyes to Candlestick Park months ago — feeling the smooth plastic seats beneath us, or swigging the final beer at a tailgate, or even giving the stadium a nostalgic glance from 101. But still, to see the long-armed excavating machine tear … Continue reading
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department has teamed with the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants on From the Clubhouse, the Giants’ official source for game-used and autographed memorabilia. From the Clubhouse will be selling Candlestick Park artifacts authenticated by MLB. From the Clubhouse will be selling seatbacks, section … Continue reading
Fans had one more chance to say their final goodbyes to Candlestick Park Sunday.The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department held the Candlestick Farewell Community Day for the public. It was the last free admission event before its final closure. The park will be demolished in 2015 to make way … Continue reading
July 12, 2014 at 7 p.m.
The final football game ever at legendary Candlestick Park will take place on July 12 when NFL Hall of Famers Joe Montana and Jerry Rice and their 49er teammates Roger Craig and Dwight Clark face off against a team of NFL stars captained by NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino in the best flag football game ever, “Legends of Candlestick,” presented by HP. An opening game between the San Francisco Police Department and San Francisco Firefighters will precede Candlestick Park’s unforgettable football finale.
Tickets for “Legends of Candlestick” are $30, $40 and $50 and will be available for purchase on May 10, 2014 at Ticketmaster.com
August 14, 2014
Tickets for the Paul McCartney “Farewell to Candlestick Park: The Final Concert” go on sale Monday May 5th at 10am at www.APEconcerts.com.
Putting the rumor mill to rest, Sir Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will indeed return to San Francisco August 14 to play Farewell to Candlestick: The Final Concert. This once-in-a-lifetime occasion is sure to be doubly bittersweet as Paul closes the same iconic venue where The Beatles played their final concert date on August 29, 1966. Of Paul’s most recent visit to San Francisco, headlining last year’s Outside Lands festival, the SF Weekly gushed “one of pop music’s original supernovas… let us bask in its incredible warmth for the best part of three hours… the question of whether or not it was a ‘good’ show almost doesn’t apply — Paul McCartney… was good in a way that no other show could be.”
Tickets for Paul McCartney’s Farewell to Candlestick: The Final Concert will go on sale Monday, May 5 at 10am. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Thursday, May 1 at 10am through Sunday, May 4 at 10pm.