Swallows Day Parade
The Swallows Day Parade is a RAIN or SHINE event.
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Swallows’ Day MetroLink Promotion
Maps and Memos for Parade Entrants
annual Swallows Day Parade
will be held
on Saturday, March 22rd, 2014. The Parade is
part of Fiesta de la Golondrinas celebrating the legend of the return of the swallows to the San
Juan Capistrano Mission on St. Joseph's Day, March 19th.
The theme for the 2014 Swallows Day Parade
'New Trails West'!
Swallows Day Parade is the nation's largest non-motorized parade. It is
organized and presented by the San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association and takes
place right in down-town San Juan Capistrano.
The Parade and Mercado can be a full day of family fun,
celebrating the Old West and the return of the swallows from their winter home
in Argentina. Arrive early, as most street closures are in effect by 10:00 a.m. with the parade beginning promptly at 11 a.m.!
Swallows Day Parade Brochure:
Click here to view the 2013
For more information call (949) 493-1976.
Note: There will be construction at the Ortega Highway (74) and the I-5
Interchange during the 2014 Fiesta de las Golindrinas. It
may affect the parade route. Further information will be posted on out web
site as it becomes available. Consider alternate routes to enter the city such as the Junipero Serra or Camino Capistrano exits from the I-5.
Watch the 2013 Parade:
2013 Parade Video Link
55th Annual Fiesta de las Golondrinas Sponsors Page