Incorporated in 1869, known as "The City of History", the City of San Juan Bautista is nestled in the heart of the San Juan Valley between the Gabilan Mountains and Flint Hills. Rich with culture and history, San Juan Bautista offers residents and visitors a refreshing small town atmosphere filled with the charm and character of the past. When visiting, we welcome you to the City of San Juan Bautista!
Tour the Old Mission San Juan Bautista, the largest of the California missions, and our State Historic Park with the only Spanish Plaza left in California. Enjoy local theater at El Teatro Campesino which has set the standard for professional Latino theatrical production in the United States. Our National Register of Historic Places, the San Juan Bautista Commercial District offers a wide variety of rare and unique items as well as authenic food from around the world. While you enjoy the downtown experience be sure to look around town and take in the historic experience, you might even meet a few ghosts! San Juan Bautista has something for everyone and is sure to become one of your most favorite destinations.