A Festive Fall at Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano

October 03, 2021

Now that fall has arrived, and cooler weather graces the charming inland town of San Juan Capistrano, Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano has plenty planned to welcome the season ahead: 

Trick or Treat SJC: Stop by El Café Real on October 31 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. as little ones pick up candy and adults opt for lite bites or a tapas menu complete with short rib sliders, mac and cheese croquettes, special la Colombe craft drink specials, and more. Catch a free festive movie in the courtyard and spooky decorations amidst the olive grove. 

No reservations are required. First come first serve.

Day of the Dead Dinner Celebration: Join Ysidora on November 2 –– Did de los Muertos –– for a celebratory dinner in remembrance of loved ones who have passed. Take a seat in the courtyard at large communal tables adorned with skulls, candles and colorful decorations to enjoy live music and a specially-curated meal prepared by Chef Aaron inspired by Mission San Juan Capistrano Ysidora Forster’s hospitality and fare she served. Guests will be invited to write down the names of loved ones who have passed to add to two grand alters nestled beneath the olive trees. 7 p.m. | Cost: Adults - $55++ / Children under 12 - $19++ | Reserve your table here

Second Thursday Nuvo Olive Oil Tastings: Retreat into the property's enchanting Olive Grove to experience A Journey into the Culinary World of California Olive Oil with property partner NUVO Olive Oil. Learn about the history of California olive oil and become experts in how to spot great EVOO, as well as enjoy a number of tastings crafted by the property team including Executive Chef Aaron Obregon’s signature 'Exploding Olive'; blood orange olive oil cake; balsamic vinegar cocktails; local fruits, nuts, olives, honey, and bread with olive oil and balsamic; as well as EVOO and balsamic based gelato and sorbet from NUVO. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Upcoming dates: Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9, etc. | Price: $20 per person | Booking link: here

31692 El Camino Real in San Juan Capistrano.

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