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Festival of the Bells 2014

07/19/2014 - 07/20/2014
All Day

Festival of the Bells 2014

Celebrating 245 Years


Saturday, July 19th
10am ~ 9:30pm

Blessing of the Bells @ 12pm
Dancing under the Stars 6~9pm

Sunday, July 20th
11am ~ 5pm

Pancake Breakfast @ 8am
Fiesta Opens @ 11am
Anniversary Mass @ 12pm
Blessing of the Animals @ 3:30pm

Join us for food, games, prizes, bounce house, live entertainment, booths, and great family fun!

Each year in mid July, parishioners, volunteers and visitors all gather for one weekend to celebrate the beginning of Christianity in the western United Stateswith food, entertainment, dancing and traditional activities like the Blessing of the Bells and the Blessing of the Animals.  All five Mission bells are rung during the weekend festivities, including an original bell dating back to 1802.  The Festival of the Bells is a great family event and is a great opportunity for everyone to visit and learn more about this historical landmark.


Event Details:

Date(s) - 07/19/2014 - 07/20/2014
Time(s) - All Day

Mission San Diego de Alcalá
10818 San Diego Mission Road
San Diego, CA 92108

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