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San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

March 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

Join Emerald Events and The Bubble Rollers™ at the San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade. It is known as one of the nation’s largest non-motorized parades, and is recognized as part of  a world-wide celebration called Fiesta de las Golondrinas or Festival of the Swallows. The Fiesta de las Golondrinas is tied to the return of the swallows to the Mission San Juan Capistrano on St. Joseph’s Day.

Event Info

The Parade and Mercado will be held downtown. It is a full day of family-fun that celebrates the Old West and the return of the swallows from their winter home in Argentina.  Arrive early, as street closures are in effect by 10:00 A.M.  The parade begins promptly at 11 A.M.

Pickup and free parking can be found at Fluidmaster located at 30800 Rancho Viejo Road, SJC and at the Capistrano Business Plaza located at 30250 Rancho Viejo Road on the east side of Interstate 5 (use the Junipero Serra Exit)