photos by Sherri Dunlap

cm_powaydays2Volunteer, vendor, and sponsor applications are now open for anyone who wants to be part of this year’s Poway Days, a favorite local tradition. This year’s festivities will kick off with the Poway Days Parade and Community Day Festival on Sept. 9. SeptemberFest on Sept. 16 will feature local brewery and winery tastings, live music, and the So You Think You Can Sing competition. Finally, the Poway Rodeo returns on Sept. 22 and 23.

The Poway Days committee is seeking a variety of volunteers to help the events run smoothly: equipment, grounds keeping, security, traffic control, setup and breakdown, radios, coordination, and organizing committee members. Individuals and groups are welcome, and youth volunteers must be accompanied by an adult.

Commercial, packaged food, food, handcrafted, and nonprofit vendors are welcome for the Poway Days Community Fair, and a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. Learn more at and