San Juan Capistrano Festival of the Butterflies Street Fair Saturday August 7 2021.
Festival of the Butterflies is a Free Family Friendly Event on Los Rios Street in San Juan Capistrano at 10:00am to 4:00pm.
10:00am – 10:30am: Mariachi Nuevo Capistrano & Amanda Cobb Improv
10:30am – 11:30am: Speakers: Scott Logan & Dr. Eric Strauss
“Why Should We Care About our Native Pollinators?”
11:30am – 12:00pm: Ballet Academy Movement (BAM)
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Opening Ceremony at the Los Rios Park Stage
National Anthem: Members of Mission Basilica School Choir, SJC
Native American Blessing: Adelia Sandoval
Goin Native Welcome: Marianne Taylor & Mary Crawford
City Welcome : John Taylor, Mayor
12:30pm – 12:45pm: Butterfly Headpiece Contest At the Los Rios Park stage*
*Register near the stage from 11:00am – 12:15pm.
Come with your headpiece already assembled and be ready to model it proudly!
The judging criteria will be relavance to the theme, creativity and uniqueness, use of recycled/upcyclced/organic materials.
The prize will be dinner for 2 to a SJC local restaurant!
12:45pm – 1:00pm: Children’s Parade
Starting at the Goin Native headquarters and ending at the Los Rios Park stage
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Speaker: Wendy Caldwell on “The Monarch Butterfly”
1:30pm – 2:00pm Speaker: Susie Vanderlip
“What’s Up with Western Monarchs in OC and Southern California this season?”
2:00pm – 2:15pm: Performance: Round About Players “Ghosts & Gold of San Juan Capistrano”
2:15pm – 2:45pm: Speaker: Katie Newman on “Butterfly Plants for the Garden & Kitchen!
2:45pm – 3:15pm Speaker: Laura Campom “Native Gardening for Butterflies – and Hummingbirds too!”
3:15pm – 3:30pm: Performance: Round About Players “Ghosts & Gold of San Juan Capistrano”
Festival of the Butterflies Sustainability Transportation Solutions
Parking is very limited.
Please consider taking public transportation/walking/biking!
Goin Native is located at 31661 Los Rios Street in San Juan Capistrano
Los Rios Park is located at 31781 Paseo Adelanto in San Juan Capistrano
Zoomars is located at 31791 Los Rios Street in San Juan Capistrano