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Outside SCR: Know Before You Go

Ticket Pick-Up
  • Box Office & Will Call — Located to the left of the Mission Gate House, the main entrance to the Mission, at 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675.
  • SCR Box Office Hours at the Mission: 6 p.m.–8 p.m. on performance nights only. Look for staff in SCR logo attire and name badges to assist you. (The Box Office hours at the bottom of this page are applicable only to our Costa Mesa home.)
  • Tickets are not available for pick up during the Mission’s regular operating hours.
COVID Safety

Because the performance is outdoors, at this time we do not anticipate the need for proof of vaccination/negative PCR test, nor will masks be required. For your safety, however, we strongly encourage masking any time you are outdoors in a crowd.

Entrances
  • Main/Gate House Gate — Main entrance to the Mission on Ortega Hwy. This is the suggested entrance for Quads A and C seating sections.
  • East/Serra Gate Entry— On El Camino Real. This is the suggested entrance for Quads B and D seating.
  • Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Parking

There is plenty of public parking available surrounding the Mission.

  • Free parking, as well as some paid lots, are available on the streets surrounding the Mission.
  • A paid parking structure is located off of Verdugo, near Trevor on the Tracks restaurant. Five-minute walk to the Mission.
  • Los Rios Parking at Los Rios Park, 31791 Los Rios St. Seven-minute walk to the Mission.
  • Park & Ride lots at Junipero Serra Rd and the 5 FWY. An Uber, Lyft or taxi ride over to the Mission. Uber, Lyft or taxi times based on availability.
Train Transportation

The Amtrak Surfliner station is located at 26701 Verdugo Street, just two blocks from Mission San Juan Capistrano. The last northbound train departs at 10:26 p.m. amtrak.com/stations/snc

Maps & More Information


For more directions, visit the Mission here.

Seating
  • Premium seating sections—chairs are provided.
  • Quads A and B Regular Lawn Seating—you bring your own blanket. No chairs.
  • Quads C and D—you bring your own blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
Seat Cushion Rentals

A limited number of seat cushions will be available to rent at the SCR Theatre gift shop located on the right side of the seating area, on a first come, first served base. Blankets will be available to purchase.

Food & Beverages

In addition to restaurant take out, you may bring your own food and drink to the Mission, including alcoholic beverages. Coolers may not exceed 2ft X 2ft in size and tables are not allowed. All coolers, baskets, bags, etc. need to be small in order not to block any walkways. No barbecue grills, catering services, umbrellas and tiki torches. Water, soft drinks and a limited selection of snacks will be available for purchase at Mission San Juan Capistrano.  Look for the concessions table near Quad C.

Partner Restaurants

Bueno Bueno Mexican Kitchen 
26762 Verdugo St C,
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 388-4588

Special Offer: Receive 10% off your purchase of food and non-alcoholic beverages for dine in and take out.  Curbside pickup available.

Ysidora Restaurant and Lounge 
Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano
31692 El Camino Real,
Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 503-5720

Special Offer: Receive 10% off your purchase of food and beverages with proof of ticket.  Reservations recommended for Dine-in

Ellie’s Table at Egan House 
31892 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
(949) 558-5310

Special Offer: Free Ellie's Table coffee or cookie with proof of ticket.

Sundried Tomato Cafe "31781 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 661-1167

Special Offer: Receive 10% off your purchase of food and non-alcoholic beverages for dine-in and take out. Reservations recommended for Dine-in

Area Restaurants

Cedar Creek Inn 
26860 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 240-2229

Ciao Pasta Trattoria 
31661 Camino Capistrano, 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 

El Adobe de Capistrano 
31891 Camino Capistrano 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
(949) 493-1163 

Five Vines Wine Bar 
31761 Camino Capistrano, Ste. 11 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
949-800-9145 

Hennessey's Tavern 
31761 Camino Capistrano 
 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
(949) 441-4777 

Heritage Barbecue 
31721 Camino Capistrano,  
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 

L'Hirondelle Restaurant 
31631 Camino Capistrano 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
(949) 661-0425 

Paddy's Station 
26701 Verdugo St Suite B 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
(949) 661-3400 

Rancho Capistrano Winery 
26755 Verdugo Street 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 
949-481-6682 

Selma’s Chicago Pizzeria 
31781 Camino Capistrano 
San Juan Capistrano 92675 

(949) 429-3599 

Trevor at the Tracks 
26701 Verdugo St. 
San Juan Capistrano 92675 
(949) 493-9593 


Bee Advisory

If you are allergic or sensitive to bees, precautions should be taken. The Mission is home to a garden environment and on occasion, bees are present.

Service Animals

Service animals, such as guide dogs for the blind, are welcome at the Mission. No other pets are allowed.

Important Information
  • Comfortable shoes recommended, as the grounds are uneven due to the historic nature of the site.
  • After sundown, the Mission can be quite chilly. We suggest you bring a jacket.
  • Restrooms and drinking fountains are located in the North Wing of the Mission—family, baby changing stations, and ADA accommodations are available.
  • Lighted attention-getting devices and anything that distracts or is deemed potentially unsafe for the performers are highly discouraged—this includes flashlights and cell phones in flashlight mode immediately adjacent to the stage.
Accessibility
  • Parking for persons with disabilities is located at the parking structures.
  • There is an unloading zone directly in front of the Mission for reducing travel distances for guests with disabilities.
  • Both entrances accommodate wheelchairs and walkers easily.
  • Go here for an ADA map.

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