For residents, visitors and tourists, San Juan Bautista offers a meaningful experience in an early California setting. Detached from the pressure of our modern world, the friendly people, slower pace of life, rustic original architecture and exceptional weather combine to lift your spirit.

 

January 2020

WED
1.1.20
New Year's Day

January 1, 2020
SAT
1.4.20
Living History Days

 


Step back in time to the early days of San Juan Bautista during Living History Days.

Master Gardeners: Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop. Come join Diane Mehan, Master Gardener for this free workshop. SHP Orchard, 10am – Noon, 2nd and Mariposa Streets

Register at mbmg.ucanr.edu

January 4, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4661
SATs
1.4.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

January 4, 2020 8am-1pm
SAT
1.4.20
Community Pickle Ball Playdays

Drop in Playday Saturdays 9-12pm. Everybody is welcome $2 donation. For more info call Kelly 831.801.0892 or Vickie 831.297.0550. San Juan School, 100 Nyland Drive.

ONGOING EVERY SATURDAY!

January 4, 2020, 9am - 12 noon
100 Nyland Drive, San Juan Bautista
Kelly 831.801.0892
FRI - SUN
1.17 - 1.19
72nd Annual Men’s Retreat

January 17-19, 2020
St. Francis Retreat
831.623.4234
SAT
1.18.19
Literary Center Special Presentation

Preparing to publish a book: what you need to know but have trouble finding out. 10-12. Be pre-informed, know your options. Fee $10 for incidentials, RSVP The Literary Center San Juan Bautista.

January 18, 2019, 1pm-3pm
Center, 301 The Alameda, B-7 (next to Windmill Market)
director@msipress.com
MON
1.20.20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Make a difference Volunteer in your community

January 20, 2020
SAT
1.25.20
37th Annual Mission 10 Race

7:30 am:

  • Half Marathon
  • 10 Miler
  • 5K Race
  • Elliot Swank Memorial 1 Mile Kids Fun Run.

www.facebook.com/Mission10Race or www.hollisterrotary.org

January 25, 2020 7:30am

February 2020

SAT
2.1.20
Living History Days

February 1,2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
SATS
2.1.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

February 1,8,15,22,29, 2020 8am-1pm
FRI
2.14.20
Valentine’s Day


Specials, throughout San Juan Bautista

February 14, 2020
MON
2.17.20
Presidents' Day

Presidents’ Day Celebration & Sale

March 2020

SAT
3.7.20
Living History Days

March 7,2020 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
SATS
3.2.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

SATURDAYS 8am-1pm
SUN
3.8.2020
San Juan Weekly Farmers Market

Every Sunday
Mariposa & 3rd to 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
TUE
3.17
St. Patrick's Day

SAT - SUN
3.27/28/29th
WEEKEND SCHEDULE

 

 Weekend Schedule Update

18th Barrel – Music Saturday, Sunday

Bears Hideaway – Music Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Brewery 25 – Pineapple Baby Beer Release & another “Secret Beer”

Daisy’s Saloon – Music Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Vertigo Coffee Roasters – 7am-9pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday

March 27,28-29th, 2020
Throughout Historic District

April 2020

Wed-Wed
4.1-8.20
Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

POSTPONED – Please keep checking back for complete up-to-date information.

 

www.pjiff.com

Thursday, April 2nd (see schedule for times)
Reschedule to be announced
https://pjiff.org
SAT/SUN
4th&5th
Service Club Plant & Flower Sale

 

POSTPONED – Please keep checking back for complete up-to-date information.

San Juan Service Club
ANNUAL FLOWER SALE

April 4th & 5th 2020
8am to 5pm

Benefits Local Boy Scouts, Scholarships & Community projects

April 4&5, 2020, 8-5pm
Preschool Parking Lot, The Alameda
San Juan Service Club
SAT
4.4.20
Historic Park *CLOSED*

State Historic Park will observe regular hours of operation 10am-4pm
Living History Days will resume May 2.

April 4,2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
SATS
4.4.10
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

SATURDAYS 8am-1pm
SUNS
4.5.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

CLOSED CHECK BACK
Mariposa between 3rd to 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SUN
4.26.20
Fremont Peak Day

Games, picnic, flag raising commemoration. Sponsored by VFW and Native Daughters of the Golden West.

April 26, 2020 11:30am - 3pm
Fremont Peak
831.623.4320

May 2020

FRI - SUN
5. 1-3. 2020
The Great San Juan Bautista Rib Cook Off

16th Annual The Great San Juan Bautista Rib Cook Off

https:thegreatsanjuanbautistaribcookoff.com

Music, Food and Shopping

Hours:

  • Friday 11-7
  • Saturday 11-7
  • Sunday 11-5

 

May 1st-3rd
Historic San Juan Bautista
http://www.williamsltd.com
SAT
5.2.20
Living History Days - DUTCH OVEN COOKING

May 2, 2020 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
SAT
5.3.20
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
May 3, 2020
Old Mission San Juan Bautista
831.623.2127
SATS
5.4.2019
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Every Saturday, 8am-1pm
SAT
5.9.20
Aromas Country Garden Tour

Featuring artists in the gardens

SUNS
5.10.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

Every Sunday throughout the year.

Every Sunday
Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: Jerrylami16@gmail.com
SAT
5.16.2020
San Juan School Fiesta Fun Run

Fiesta Fun Run – 5K,10K & 1 Mile Fun Run 2020
Run, walk, or stroll through the streets of historic San Juan Bautista.

This year choose between a 5K or 10K route. The route for both races will begin on The Alameda in front of the San Juan School Soccer Field. The route will take runners up to 2nd Street, past the Old Mission and out to our beautiful agricultural valley.

5K & 10K participants will receive a finisher’s medal and an event t-shirt.
-Medals will be awarded three deep in standard age categories.

Fun Run participants will receive a finisher’s ribbon and an event t-shirt.

Race Start Times:
8:45 a.m. 1 Mile Family Fun Run
9:15 a.m. 5K & 10K Races

My 16, 2020 8am-1pm
San Juan Bautista Scoccer Field
Jhicks@sbcoe.org

June 2020

SAT
6.6.20
Living History Days

June 6, 2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SATS
6.6.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Held on Saturdays throughout the month

Saturdays, 8am-1pm
SUNS
6.7.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday
Mariposa Between 3rd & 2nd Sts.
Jerry Lami: Jerrylami@gmail.com
SAT-SUN
6.20-21st
Early Days at SJB State Historic Park

Costumed Docents, storytelling demonstrations and tours.

 

June 20-21, 202011am - 4pm
SJB State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SUN
6.21.20
Old Mission San Juan Fiesta

Celebration with Music & Dance.

June 21,2020
Old Mission San Juan
831.623.2127
SAT
6.27.20
Los Padrinos Car Show

June 27, 2020
Historic Third Street
fb: Los-Padrinos-Car-Truck-Club

July 2020

All Month Long
7.1-7.31
Fremont Peak Observatory programs

call to confirm dates / varies by season, including annual Star-B-Q.

 

July 2020
Fremont Peak Observatory
Info for groups call 831.623.2645
SAT
7.4.20
Living History Days

July 4, 2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SATS
7.4.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Saturdays, 8-1pm
SUNS
7.5.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday, 9:30-2:30
Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd
Jerry Lami: Jerrylami16@gmail.com

August 2020

SAT
8.1.20
Living History Days

August 1, 2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SATS
8.1.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Held on Saturdays throughout the month.

Every Saturday, 8am-1pm
SUNS
8.2.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday - 9:30 - 2:30
Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: Jerrylami16@gmail.com
SUN
8.9.20
55th Annual Antique and Vintage Craft Faire

Antiques, collectibles, nostalgia, memorabilia, food and fun.

August 9,2020
Downtown San Juan Bautista
SUN
8.30.20
Aromas Day

A day in the country.

August 30,2020 9am - 4pm
821.277.8194

September 2020

SAT
9.5.2020
Living History Days

September 5, 2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SATS
9.5.2020
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Held on Saturdays throughout the month.

Every Saturday, 8am-1pm
SUNS
9.6.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY MARKET

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday, 9:30-2:30
Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SAT
9.19.20
SIP & CELEBRATE


Beer, Wine & Cider Stroll

September 19, 2020
Historic San Juan Bautista
Franfitzharris@sanjuanbautistaca.com
SAT
9.26.2020
Vertigo Day

Correction from Calendar of Events Handout. 

EVENT  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

3pm

  • Tours, $15 per person

4:30

  • Lecture, $10 per person.
  • Combo lecture/tour $20. Per person.

8:10

  • FREE Movie Showing State Historic Park Plaza.
September 26, 2020, 3pm
San Juan Bautista
831.623.4881
SAT
9.27.20
Un Pequeno Paseo en Bicilete/A Little Bike Ride
September 27, 2020 1pm
San Juan School
fb: SBCSafekids

October 2020

SAT
10.3.2020
Living History Days

October 3, 2020, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SUNS
10.4.20
SAN JUAN WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday, 9:30-2:30pm
Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SUN
10.18.20
Gold Coast Rods Car Show

October 18, 2020
Historic San Juan Bautista
Otis 831.601.2375
FRI - SAT
10.30 - 10.31
13th Annual Ghost Walk

6:30 pm

  • 1st tour starts
  • Ghost & Paranormal Activities Tour.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Juan Bautista.

Nighttime tour tickets on our website.

October 30,31st, 2020, 6:30pm
FRI
10.30.20
Jardines de San Juan Annual Dia de los Muertos Party

Free Admission
Tequila & Mezcal Tasting $20.
Live music by Groupo Macabra
Taco Bar & Face Painting
Day of the Dead Costume Contest

October 30, 2020 5-10pm
Jardines Restaurant & Back Garden
831.623.4466
FRI
10.30.20
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FIESTA

Join BenitoLink for Dia de los Muertos Fiesta
Altar
Music by Tanner Hallinan Quartet (Latin)
Or d’oevres
Raffle
Face painting 6-7:30
Must be 21

Tickets through Eventbright: $15
At the door $20.

October 30, 2020, 5:30-10pm
18th Barrel Tasting Room, 322 Third Street, SJB
lesliedavid@benitolink.com or Laura Romero at lauraromero@benitolink.com
Fri-Sun
10.30-11.1
El Teatro Campesino Presents DIA DE LOS MUERTOS


featuring: ESPERANZA DEL VALLE
Friday- 8pm
Saturday -2pm & 8pm
Sunday 12 pm & 5pm

Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2020
El Teatro Campesino Playhouse
831.623.2444
SAT
10.31
Children’s Halloween Party

FREE HALLOWEEN PARTY

new location ~

 

October 31, 2020, 4-6pm
Carl Martin Luck Memorial Library, 801 Second Street

November 2020

SAT
11.7.2020
Living History Days

November 7,2020 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SATS
11.7.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Held on Saturdays throughout the month

Every Saturday
SUNS
11.1.20
SAN JUANS WEEKLY FARMERS MARKET

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday, 9:30-2:30
Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SAT
11.14.20
Shop, Stroll & Mingle OPEN HOUSE

November 14, 2020 4-8pm
Throughout Historic Downtown District
831.623.9338 or birdbits2000@yahoo.com

December 2020

FRI
12.05 - 12.20
El Teatro Campesino Holiday Play

***NEW THIS YEAR***
“La Pastorela” will be presented inside the ETC Playhouse!
705 Fourth St. San Juan Bautista

One of the masterpieces of the centuries-old tradition, this story recounts the humble shepherds trek to Bethlehem to adore the Christ Child, but along the way, they encounter evil forces that will stop at nothing to keep them from reaching the baby.

English/Spanish runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.

December 5-20nd, 2020, Thursdays & Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
EL TEATRO CAMPESINO PLAYHOUSE, 405 4TH ST, SJB
ETC: 831.623.2444
SAT
12.5
Living History Days

December 5,2020 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SAT
12.5.20
15th Annual Holiday of Lights Celebration & Parade

11 am

  • Merchants Open house
  • State Park “Living History Day”
  • Park Decorating
  • Cowboy Christmas Songs
  • Saloon Dancing
  • Cider and Cookies

6pm

  • Parade

7pm

  • Pictures with Santa
  • Caroling on the corner.
December 5,2020
Historic Downtown San Juan Bautista
TUE
12.8.2020
Oriana Choral/Holiday Choir Performance

CHECK BACK TO CONFIRM
Old Mission San Juan Bautista
FRI
12.18.20
Bonfire with Santa Arriving on Firetruck

December 18, 2020, SUNSET
Community Center, 10 San Jose Street
MON
12.21.20
Annual Winter Solstice Observation
December 21, 2020 6am
Old Misison San Juan Bautista, 406 Second Street
Living History Days

1st Saturday of the month, 11am - 4pm
State Historic Park
Vertigo Coffee Roasters, Pop Ups
1st Saturday of the month
Side Walk Saturdays

Merchant Sales

1st Saturday of the month
Credo Studios
1st Saturday of the month
Master Gardeners Public Information Booth

Ask about Master Gardener Classes

2nd Saturday of the month, 8am-12pm
Plaza Hall Porch
831.623.4881
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Every Saturday, 8am-1pm