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.

PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR EVENT UPDATES DURING COVID-19

 

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
SAT/SUN
Aug.
Old Mission Mass Schedule

Mission San Juan Bautista will be celebrating Mass in the Garden.

English Mass: Saturday at 5:00pm and Sunday at 10:00am

Misas en Espanol: Sabado 7:00 pm y Domingo 12:00pm, 1:30pm

Every Saturday & Sunday
Old Mission Garden
Mission Office 831.623.7607
SUNS
8.2.20
FARMERS MARKET- Postponed

Will Resume on Sundays when safe to do so.

Mariposa between 3rd & 2nd Streets
Jerry Lami: Jerrylami16@gmail.com
SUN
8.9.20
55th Annual Antique Faire - Postponed

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

Look for future rescheduled event dates.

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

A day in the country has been canceled.

August 30,2020 - canceled
821.277.8194

September 2020

DAILY
SEPT
SJB State Historic Park

STATE HISTORIC PARK REMAINS OPEN FOR OUTDOOR USE. TOURS & LIVING HISTORY DAYS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.

Park remains open daily for outdoor use only.
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SATS
9.5.2020
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Held on Saturdays throughout the month.

Every Saturday, 8am-1pm
SAT/SUN
SEPT
Old Mission Mass Schedule

Mission San Juan Bautista will be celebrating Mass in the Garden.

English Mass: Saturday at 5:00pm and Sunday at 10:00am

Misas en Espanol: Sabado 7:00 pm y Domingo 12:00pm, 1:30pm

Every Saturday & Sunday
Old Mission Garden
Mission Office 831.623.7607
SUNS
Sept,
FARMERS MARKET - Postponed

Will Resume on Sundays when safe to do so.

Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SAT
2020
SIP & CELEBRATE - Rescheduled


Beer, Wine & Cider Stroll

TO BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE WITH SAFETY AS A #1 PRIORITY.

2020
Historic San Juan Bautista
Franfitzharris@sanjuanbautistaca.com
SAT
9.26.20
Vertigo Day-Rescheduled

POSTPONED      Please check back for updated schedule.

 

 

 

Postponded
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

Daily
Oct.
SJB State Historic Park

STATE HISTORIC PARK REMAINS OPEN FOR OUTDOOR USE. TOURS & LIVING HISTORY DAYS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.

Park remains open daily for outdoor use only
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
SUNS
Oct.
FARMERS MARKET - Postponed

Will Resume on Sundays when safe to do so.

Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SUN
10.18.20
Gold Coast Rods Car Show - CANCELED

Historic San Juan Bautista
Otis 831.601.2375
SAT
10.24
GHOST STORIES de San Juan Bautista

 

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Juan Bautista.

Information on fb & website.

October 24th, 7 pm
Zoom LIVE
FRI
10.30.20
Jardines de San Juan Annual Dia de los Muertos Party -CANCELED

 

CANCELED

 

Canceled
Jardines Restaurant & Back Garden
831.623.4466
FRI
10.30.20
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS-Pending updates

CHECK BACK FOR UPDATED INFORMATION

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

PLEASE CONTACT ETC PLAYHOUSE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION

This Fall we welcome you all to join us virtually for a series of Art Making workshops in celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Though we may not be able to physically come together, we look forward to connecting virtually.

These offerings will be free and open to all however, donations will gladly be accepted.

Oct. 5 - 12th, 2020
Virtual Workshops
831.623.2444

November 2020

DAILY
NOV.
SJB State Historic Park

STATE HISTORIC PARK REMAINS OPEN FOR OUTDOOR USE. TOURS & LIVING HISTORY DAYS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.

Daily
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
Sunday
11.01.20
SJBCBA POP UP

Visit us at Brewery Twenty-Five. Meet local author, buy San Juan Bautista Logo Items and learn about San Benito Gives Community Auction.

Look Forward to seeing you!

November 1, 10am-2pm
108 Third Street
Jillpagaran@sanjuanbautistaca.com
SATS
11.7.20
Pinnacle Organically Grown Produce

Held on Saturdays throughout the month

Every Saturday
Tue-Sat
11.13-17
San Benito Gives Community Auction

Our participation in San Benito Gives has helped us decorate the downtown area.  For the Fourth Year we will be raising funds to help in the holiday decorations.

Nov. 13-17
ONLINE
SUNS
Nov.
FARMERS MARKET - Postponed

Every Sunday Throughout the month

Every Sunday, 9:30-2:30
Jerry Lami: jerrylami16@gmail.com
SATS
11.14-12.19
Shop, Stroll & Mingle SATS until 7pm

Stroll & Shop starting November 14th through December 19th Shops will be open until 7pm.

 

Every SATURDAY Nov- Dec 19 2020 OPEN TIL 7pm
Throughout Historic Downtown District
831.623.9338 or birdbits2000@yahoo.com

December 2020

Sat.
12.14-19th
Holiday Shopping Late Night

Holiday Hours every Saturday until 7pm.

12.14-19
Mon-Sat
San Juan Saints Silent Auction

Dec. 14-19
Online
Daily
Dec
SJB Historical Park

STATE HISTORIC PARK REMAINS OPEN FOR OUTDOOR USE. TOURS & LIVING HISTORY DAYS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.

Month of December
State Historic Park
831.623.4881
DEC
12.3-18
San Juan Bautista Holiday of Lights

 

Register Nov 1 – 30th to celebrate the Holiday quarantine style! Beginning December 3 spread your Joy to the World with Holiday decorations in your yard, including your house or business. Displays will be voted on through December 18 by those passing by on foot or by car. Winners will be chosen by popular vote with the final decision from our judging panel.

https://forms.gle/oRcV7gSUzk968wWXA

December
Throughout Historic San Juan Bautista
TUE
12.8.2020
Oriana Choral/Holiday Choir Performance-canceled

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

The Annual Bonfire has been canceled for this December.

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