Due to new mandates regarding public gatherings with respect to the COVID-19 virus the Parade and Mercado have been POSTPONED. Not cancelled. We will have a new date this year, hopefully sooner than later. Thank you and be safe!

2020 Swallows Day Parade Postponed
After careful consideration and based on guidance from public health professionals, the City of San Juan Capistrano and the Fiesta Association have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Swallows Day Parade, scheduled for March 21, due to growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus. City staff remain in daily communication with the County Health Care Agency and emergency managers, and will continue to follow guidance from state and federal authorities related to upcoming community events and City programs in order to protect the health and safety of our residents, visitors and business community. For the most up to date information on COVID-19 in Orange County, please visit the Health Care Agency website at:

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