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Swallows Day Parade & Mercado Street Faire

San Juan Capistrano welcomes the return of 62 Annual Swallows Day Parade

San Juan Capistrano, Calif.- Saturday, March 12 will welcome the return of the 62nd Swallows Day Parade following a 2-year pandemic hiatus.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am.

The Fiesta de las Golondrinas on March 19 celebrates the return of the swallows to the San Juan Capistrano Mission on St. Joseph's Day.

San Juan Capistrano Mission

The Swallows Day Parade in downtown San Juan Capistrano is considered one of the nation's largest non-motorized parade. The Swallows Day Parade is presented by the San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association.

Mercado Street Faire

Head on over to Historic Town Center Park throughout the day to enjoy Mercado Street Faire.

The City will be offering free special event trolley service on two convenient routes throughout the community.

Map of Parade Route

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