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Schedule for Rodeo Week in San Juan Capistrano

Below are more details on the upcoming RMV Rodeo and Rodeo Week in San Juan Capistrano, courtesy of the City:

The following Chamber of Commerce sponsored events will take place the week prior to the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo at the City’s Riding Park. Contact the Chamber of Commerce for ticket information for these events.

  • Aug. 15 – The Kick Off BBQ is from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Oaks Winery. This Chamber sponsored event will have live music by Swingshift, food by Mission Grill, and special select wines from Hamilton Oaks Winery, 29943 Camino Capistrano. Admission is $35 per person which includes food, entertainment, dancing, and valet parking. No host bar.
  • Aug. 17 – Rodeo Ride at Reata Park and Event Center, 28632 Ortega Hwy., from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. please call for reservations–will fill up quickly. Horses available for rental.
  • Aug. 19 – Cowboy Music & Poetry with Rusty Richards – Camino Real Playhouse, 31776 El Camino Real
  • Aug. 20 – Concert featuring Brent Payne – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Historic Town Center Park, 32852 El Camino Real
  • Aug. 21 – Tequila Tasting event at El Adobe Restaurant, 31891 Camino Capistrano, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. $20 per person.
  • Aug. 23 & 24 – The Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo at the City’s Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park at San Juan Capistrano; ticket information is available at\.

Contact the Chamber of Commerce for tickets and details for all events at 949-493-4700 or
For more info on all rodeo week events, visit

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