Pictured: Marie and James Kelly were chosen as this year’s Fiesta Association dignitaries—Ms. Fiesta and Señor San Juan. Photo: Collin Breaux/The Capistrano Dispatch As published…
A Celebration of the Swallows’ Return to San Juan Capistrano
The 61st Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Faire
was held on March 23, 2019 in downtown San Juan Capistrano. Watch it below!!
The 62nd Swallows Day Parade will take place Saturday March 21, 2020!
The Swallows Day Parade is part of the Fiesta de las Golondrinas, or Festival of the Swallows, a celebration of the return of the migratory songbird to Mission San Juan Capistrano on St. Joseph’s Day. During this three-month Fiesta de las Golondrinas, the Fiesta Association is responsible for various fundraising and community activities including Taste of San Juan, Kids Pet Parade, El Presidenté Ball, Fiesta Grande which includes the Hairiest Man & Soiled Dove Contests, and the infamous Hoos’Gow Day round-up, all culminating with the Swallows Day Parade and The Mercado.
Fiesta Association Events
- 2018 Fiesta de las Golondrinas
Looking to Join our Posse?
We are looking for volunteers for the upcoming Fiesta de las Golondrinas season. Support the Swallows' Day Parade, and the events leading up to it, by becoming a member of the Fiesta Association today!
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News & Updates
The San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association has announced its new board for the 2019/2020 parade season. The all-volunteer nonprofit organization hosts an array of events…