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San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association’s Kids Pet Parade Returns to Historic Los Rios District

Mark your calendars for more fun from the Fiesta Association.  Below is the press release:

San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association’s Kids Pet Parade Returns to Historic Los Rios District

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – The San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association presents its annual Kids Pet Parade on Sunday, February 23 at Los Rios Park (31747 Los Rios Street) in the historic Los Rios Street.  Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. and the parade runs from noon to 2:00 p.m.

Children of all ages can enter the parade and contests including Best Team Costume (owner and pet), Best Domestic/Household Pet, Best Barnyard/Farm Animal, Best Exotic Pet and Best Bird.  All pets must be leashed, haltered or caged during the entire event.

Ribbons will be given for all 1st – 4th place entrants and first place winners receive a $10 Petco gift card.

The top award, the “Judges Choice” winner, will be featured in the 56th Swallows Day Parade on Saturday, March 22.

Entry fee is $5.00 per category and includes one entry into Zoomars Petting Zoo that day and a hot dog lunch provided by Mission Grill following the parade.

In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled on Sunday, March 2.

Fiesta de las Golondrinas, meaning Festival of the Swallows, activities pay tribute to the annual return of the swallows and San Juan Capistrano’s Spanish and western heritage. The 2014 Swallows Day Parade, themed “New Trails West,” is one of the nation’s largest non-motorized parades and draws worldwide interest.

For more information about the Kids Pet Parade or other Fiesta de las Golondrinas events, call 949.240.6770 or visit

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