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  • Kids’ Pet Parade and Expo

  • kids' pet parade and expo

    Skip traffic and parking. Take Metrolink!

    On Saturday, February 18, your family fun day begins with a train ride to the Kids’ Pet Parade and Expo in San Juan Capistrano. The event begins at 10 a.m. in Los Rios Park, just a short 2-minute walk from the station. Afterwards stay for the Animal Rescue Expo or stroll the beautifully historic San Juan Capistrano.

    Enter to win two free Metrolink tickets!

    Here’s your chance for free roundtrip tickets to the Kids’ Pet Parade and Expo! Enter now for your chance to win.

    Only $10 Round Trip

    Let Metrolink take you to all the fun!

    Taking Metrolink on the weekends won’t break the bank! Adults, ride as much as you want Saturday or Sunday for just $10. Kids 17 and under ride free. Each paying adult can bring up to three kids for free! All monthly ticket holders ride for free on weekends.
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    Metrolink Train Schedule to San Juan Capistrano Station

    Both the OC line and the IEOC line can get you to the Kids’ Pet Parade and Expo. Be sure to exit the train at the San Juan Capistrano Station.

    Event Information

    Expect everything from a llama to a Labrador at the Kids’ Pet Parade! Children bring exotic pets, cats, dogs, even farm animals to be judged. Many are in costume. Winners make it to the Swallows Day Parade in March!

    Please note: if you want to bring a pet to the parade, it must be in a small carrier that can fit under the seat or on your lap.

    Expo and sign-up | 10 a.m.
    Pet Parade | 12 p.m.
    Judging follows the parade

    See event website for more details.

    Woman buying ticket from vending machine

    Buy Metrolink tickets at the station or on your phone.

    You can purchase tickets at any Metrolink stations from the ticket vending machine. If you download the Metrolink Mobile App, you can do everything from your smartphone.
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