Five-Year Calendar of Events


2019

Tuesday, March 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. • St. Joseph’s Day/Return of the Swallows Celebration

Saturday, March 23 • 11:00 a.m. • San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, May 18 • 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Fifteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival

Saturday, June 22 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #1

Saturday, July 6 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #2

Saturday, July 20 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #3

Sunday, July 21 • 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Symphony at the Mission

Saturday, August 3 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #4

Saturday, August 17 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #5

Friday, September 20 • 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala

Saturday, December 7 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Capistrano Lights: Opening Event (formerly known as Christmas at the Mission) 

Sunday, December 8 – Monday, January 6, 2020 • Capistrano Lights


2020

Thursday, March 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. • St. Joseph’s Day/Return of the Swallows Celebration

Saturday, March 21 • 11:00 a.m. • San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, May 9 • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Sixteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival

Saturday, June 27 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #1

Saturday, July 11 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #2

Saturday, July 25 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #3

Saturday, August 8 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #4

Saturday, August 22 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #5

Friday, September 11 • 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala

Saturday, December 5 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Capistrano Lights: Opening Event (formerly known as Christmas at the Mission) 

Sunday, December 6 – Wednesday, January 6, 2021 • Capistrano Lights


2021

Friday, March 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. • St. Joseph’s Day/Return of the Swallows Celebration

Saturday, March 20 • 11:00 a.m. • San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, May 15 • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Seventeenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival

Saturday, June 26 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #1

Saturday, July 10 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #2

Saturday, July 24 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #3

Saturday, August 7 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #4

Saturday, August 21 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #5

Friday, September 10 • 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala

Saturday, December 4 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Capistrano Lights: Opening Event (formerly known as Christmas at the Mission) 

Sunday, December 5 – Thursday, January 6, 2022 • Capistrano Lights


2022

Saturday, March 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. • St. Joseph’s Day/Return of the Swallows Celebration

Saturday, March 26 • 11:00 a.m. • San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, May 14 • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Eighteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival

Saturday, June 25 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #1

Saturday, July 9 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #2

Saturday, July 23 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #3

Saturday, August 6 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #4

Saturday, August 20 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #5

Friday, September 16 • 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala

Saturday, December 3 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Capistrano Lights: Opening Event (formerly known as Christmas at the Mission) 

Sunday, December 4 – Friday, January 6, 2022 • Capistrano Lights


2023

Sunday, March 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. • St. Joseph’s Day/Return of the Swallows Celebration

Saturday, March 25 • 11:00 a.m. • San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, May 13 • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Nineteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival

Saturday, June 24 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #1

Saturday, July 8 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #2

Saturday, July 22 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #3

Saturday, August 5 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #4

Saturday, August 19 • 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. • Music Under the Stars #5

Friday, September 15 • 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Romance of the Mission Benefit Gala

Saturday, December 2 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Capistrano Lights: Opening Event (formerly known as Christmas at the Mission) 

Sunday, December 3 – Saturday, January 6, 2020 • Capistrano Lights

Dates Subject to Change – Events may require a separate ticket.
Includes: Community and Signature Events. No Private Events or Events Hosted by Mission Volunteer Organizations.
Revised April 2019