62nd Annual Swallow's Day Parade, Saturday, March 12. Back after a two year hiatus, the Swallow's Day Parade will once again be weaving its way through the beautiful streets of San Juan Capistrano. Join us as we march with Italian pride in our Italian entry which has won many awards and continues to be an exciting addition to the parade. Be a part...

On Friday, March 19, the Mission San Juan Capistrano officially celebrated both its reopening to the public and the annual return of the swallows. After two extended closures during the past year, the Mission is once again open for guests to explore. Considered the Jewel of the Missions, Mission San Juan Capistrano was founded in 1776 by Father Jun...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

Join us as we march with Italian pride in the largest non-motorized parade in the country.  Our Italian entry has won many awards and continues to be an exciting addition to the parade.  If you join our parade entry wear Italian colors, dress in traditional clothes or Carnivale costumes. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.  We are meeting at...

Celebrate this feast day at Historic Mission San Juan Capistrano 10:00am – 2:00pm. This annual celebration includes our Italian St. Joseph Table, ringing of the historic bells, live mariachi music, community presentations, special guest lecture on Cliff Swallows, Mission Basilica School performances, history of St. Joseph Day and the Swallows legen...

Sometimes, (virtually) wandering around the United States getting to now Italian American leaders, I end up meeting somebody who really is committed to promote and celebrate the Italian culture, our language, our values. I live in Italy, and for me it is always incredibly inspiring to see how much love there is for my country, outside of it. Today...