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Trolley Service

The City of San Juan Capistrano will be offering FREE special event trolley service on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the 61st Annual Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Faire.  

The Parade takes place throughout downtown San Juan Capistrano and is one of the nation’s largest non-motorized parades.  It is organized and presented by the San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association.

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FREE ALL-DAY PARKING on Parade Day: The City of San Juan Capistrano is offering FREE all-day public parking at Reata Park and the Community Center for the 61st Annual Swallows Day Parade on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  Avoid the traffic and parking congestion on Parade Day, and take the FREE trolley into town from both parking lots from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.!  Reata Park is located at 31257 Ortega Highway and the Community Center is located at 25925 Camino del Avion.












On June 25, 2018, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors approved Measure M2-Project V funding in the amount of $958,642 for the City of San Juan Capistrano.  The City's 10% match of $105,516 will be paid for thru eligible Air Quality Management District (AQMD) 2766 Subvention funds.  This grant allowed the City to purchase two trolleys and provide summer and special event trolley service for the next five years.  The grant is effectively July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2023.  Questions or comments regarding the program may be directed to the City's Assistant Public Works Director Tom Toman at (949) 234-4580 or email



For service information and real-time trolley arrivals, download the "Ride Systems" trolley tracker app for your smartphone.

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