Fiesta del Valle de Española
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The Fiesta del Valle de Española is the largest annual community event for the Española Valley. Founded in 1933, it became an annual community event in 1969 and commemorates the colonization and settlement of the Española Valley in 1598 by Don Juan de Oñate. Nearly 50 years later, the event has evolved to be an event focused on preserving the cultural traditions and history of the Valley and generate community pride & heritage.