Special Event Programs

Native American Heritage Day
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Join us on November 7, 2019 to celebrate Native American Heritage Month at Mission San Juan Capistrano!
In honor of the local Acjachemen people and people of all native communities, all students onsite will have the option to attend a presentation of Journeys to the Past, a Native American Storytelling experience presented by indigenous storyteller Jacque Tahuka Nunez. In addition to this presentation, Native American Basket Weaver volunteers will be onsite demonstrating their craft.

Pricing for the Day:
Self-Guided Tour – $11 per person
Audio Tour – $12 per person
Docent Tour – $14 per person


St. Joseph’s Day Return of the Swallows
Thursday, March 19, 2020

St. Joseph’s Day and the Return of the Swallows Celebration is a world-renowned tradition celebrating the annual return of the famous swallows to Capistrano. Book your field trip at the Mission on March 19, 2020 and enjoy special programming in addition to your normal field trip experience. Includes ringing of the historic bells, live mariachi music, community presentations, Native American Storytelling, a presentation by cliff swallow expert Dr. Charles Brown, and much more.

Pricing for the Day:
Self-Guided Tour – $12 per person
Audio Tour – $13 per person
Docent Tour – Not available


Earth Day + STEM Programming
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Join us on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 for our Second Annual Earth Day Celebration. Extra optional activities available on this special day include free garden tours, bee and butterfly presentations, basket weaving demonstrations by Native American Basket Weaver volunteers, and more!

Pricing for the Day:
Self-Guided Tour – $11 per person
Audio Tour – $12 per person
Docent Tour – $14 per person


3 Ways to Book Your Field Trip

BY PHONE (949) 234-1306
Phone reservation hours available Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ONLINE Book Today!
Complete online registration and submit.
Please allow up to three business days for your request to be processed.

EMAIL bookatour@missionsjc.com
Please allow up to three business days for your request to be processed.