Signature Events


Saint Joseph’s Day and The Return of the Swallows Celebration
Don’t miss this world renowned celebration every March.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
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Thirteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival
A friendly competition of young, mariachi musicians celebrating talent, interpretation and inspiration within one festival.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Music Under the Stars
Saturday evening summer concert series hosted in the courtyard of the historic Mission. Concert gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Music begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m.
2017 Concert Dates: June 24, July 8, July 22, August 5, and August 19
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Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala Concert and Dinner
The most exclusive gala benefit hosted in Orange County every year. Features a pre-show hosted reception, extravagant entertainment in the Great Stone Church and the most romantic dinner setting display. Underwriting opportunities available.
Friday, September 15, 2017
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Christmas at the Mission
Mission San Juan Capistrano is proud to participate in San Juan Capistrano’s annual Christmas tree lighting festivities. Bring the whole family to this event as we invite the public to celebrate the holidays with us.
Saturday, December 2, 2017
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