The San Juan Capistrano Swallows Day Parade is Saturday March 12 2016.
Metrolink and OCTA offers Eco Friendly Transportation solutions to getting to the Parade!
Celebrate the return of the swallows at the 58th Annual Swallow’s Day Parade on Saturday March 12 2016
The parade begins at 11 a.m., but plan to arrive early to avoid the street closures that start at 10 a.m.
Hours for the Mercado Street Faire are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All the events are within easy walking distance of the Metrolink station and
many businesses offer discounts to riders.
Metrolink will be hosting a kickoff celebration on Saturday, March 12, 2016 beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Metrolink kickoff is at Anaheim-ARTIC Metrolink Station located at 2626 E. Patella Avenue in Anaheim.
Arrive early and be one of the first 50 visitors and receive a free roundtrip Metrolink ticket to San Juan Capistrano.
Bring a non-perishable donation to play Plinko and win prizes.
The train for San Juan Capistrano departs Anaheim at 9:31 a.m.
Save with a $10 Weekend Day Pass
Only $10, Metrolink’s Weekend Day Pass is valid system-wide on Saturday or Sunday and is available for purchase beginning at 7 p.m. on Fridays at all Metrolink station ticket vending machines with weekend service.
Check the weekend schedule for departure times.
How to Get There by Train To the Swallows’ Day Parade
Board Metrolink Train 660 or 859 at the station nearest to you.
Arrive at San Juan Capistrano station.
From the station, walk to the parade and Mercado in Town Center Park, on El Camino Real just off Ortega Highway.
Walk back to the San Juan Capistrano Metrolink station.
Take Metrolink Train 667 or 860 from San Juan Capistrano to stations north and east.