Poteet Strawberry Festival

Poteet Strawberry Festival

 

Can you really call yourself a resident of Texas if you don’t go to a small Texas town annual festival?! They happen all over the state almost all-year round, especially during the Spring and Fall. San Antonio-area residents love the Poteet Strawberry Festival that has been held annually for 70 years just 25 miles south of San Antonio. You can find music entertainment, a carnival, various contests, a parade and more!

FESTIVAL

The Poteet Strawberry Festival will be from Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15. On the grounds, located at just off Hwy 16, festival-goers will find a carnival, arts and crafts, music stages, rodeo performances, traditional festival food, and, of course, strawberries! Poteet is known as the “Strawberry Capital of Texas” after all. If you get there on Saturday morning by 10 a..m., you’ll also get to see the parade which features, the annual float contest, music, entertainment, and the Festival Royalty Court.

MUSIC

The festival is loaded with three days of live music with bands who are Country Western and Tejano stars, as well as regional bands. Here’s the lineup:

Friday, April 13
The Doo Wah Riders
David Treviño y Los Tremendos
Bree Jimenez
David Lee Garza y Los Musicales

Saturday, April 14
Tanya Tucker
The Doo Wah Riders
David Treviño y Los Tremendos
Wednesday Ball and the Show Band
Natalie Rose
Jaime y Los Chamacos
Ramon Ayala

Sunday, April 15
The Doo Wah Riders
Cody Layne
Little Texas
The Spazmatics
Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon

Visit the official Poteet Strawberry Festival website for exact performance times.

 

FOOD

Vendors at the festival always deliver on the traditional Texas festival foods such as: hamburgers, fajitas, corn in a cup, bbq sandwiches, sausage wrap, frito pies, funnel cakes and more. This festival has its own speciality food group: strawberries. Festival-goers must try all things strawberries and be sure to look for the packages marked “Fresh Produce-Poteet, Texas” during Festival Weekend. At the festival, save room for the strawberry lemonade, strawberry shortcake, strawberry ice cream, chocolate-dipped strawberries, strawberry cheesecake, and strawberry nut bread.

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    9 AM – 7 PM

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    9 AM – 7 PM

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    9 AM – 7 PM

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    10 AM – 6 PM

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    1 PM – 6 PM

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