Celebrate the return of the swallows at the 61st Annual Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Faire.
The 61st Annual Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Fair will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The Fiesta de las Golondrinas celebrates the return of the swallows to the San Juan Capistrano Mission on St. Joseph’s Day, which is March, 19th.
The Parade takes place throughout downtown San Juan Capistrano. The Swallows Day Parade is one of the nation’s largest non-motorized parade. It is a spectacular event that you will want to attend. It is organized and presented by the San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association.
Take the convenient Shuttle Bus or arrive early as most street closures are in effect by 10AM. This is a fun family event celebrating the annual return of the swallows. Parade starts at 11AM.
Metrolink train tickets can be purchased via the Metrolink App. Tickets purchased will allow for a free transfer to Metro Rail by scanning the mobile ticket at the gates.
Use Metrolink's $10 Weekend Day Pass on either Saturday or Sunday for unlimited rides systemwide!
The San Juan Capistrano Metrolink Station rests in the heart of the historic district and is an easy walk to the Mission and Los Rios District.
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
March 23, 2019