Mission Days Festival & Concert


June 8th Mission Concert & June 9th Festival

See below for the many events that are planned. All are welcome to our parish celebration of the 227th anniversary of our founding and the birth of our Catholic faith here in the East Bay. Additional details about the organ concert can be found here.

227 Anniversary Flyer
There are 3 ways to enjoy Mission Days

St. Joseph Parish/Mission San José, in collaboration with the Committee for Restoration of the Mission San José, has a wonderful weekend planned for commemorating the 227th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission.

Saturday, June 8th at 5pm Gala. The Committee for Restoration of the Mission San José invites you to our “Meet Me at the Mission” Gala in the Mission’s beautiful Patio Garden. You will experience wonderful Mariachi music to greet you, local wine by Mission Peak Vineyards, tasty tapas, a historic artwork silent auction, an organ concert of 17th century music followed by a reception of luxurious desserts. Advance tickets are required and can be purchased HERE. All proceeds support the preservation and restoration needs of Mission San José.

Sponsorships Still Available. Help the Committee for Restoration of the Mission San José raise funds to preserve Old Mission San José for future generations. The Museum, housed in the original 1809 convento building, is the oldest building in Alameda County. Funds are needed to protect its adobe bricks exposed to the elements, specifically replastering and repainting some areas. Sponsor info HERE.

Saturday, June 8th at 7pm Organ Concert. Come for an evening of musical splendor at Mission San José. Music Director, Ron McKean, organist, will perform his selections on the exquisite Rosales Opus 14 and showcase the rich tapestry of 17th-century sacred organ music. Be transported to the vibrant heart of Spanish and Mexican cultures. More details available HERE.

Sunday, June 9th Festival. Celebrate Founder’s Day Mass at 8:00am in the Mission Church with the subsequent regular schedule of Sunday Masses in St. Joseph Church followed by International Food, Music, Entertainment and Raffle. Details HERE.The Mission will provide Guided Tours on both days. Saturday at 11:00am and Sunday at 1:00pm. Sunday’s tour includes an interlude on the Spanish organ. While visiting us, buy something in our Gift Shop.

Mission Days Festival & Concert