Formally known as the Western Days Festival,
In 1950, the event known today as Western Days was launched as the Valley Center Country Fair.
As Western Days celebrates 70 years in 2020, the Western Days committee this week voted to bring back a bit of history where it all began.
Accoridng to a spokesman for the committee, “We’re renaming the Western Days Festival to the Western Days Country Fair. Join us at the Valley Center Elementary School on Saturday, May 23, 2020 immediately following the parade.”