POTEET, Texas – Thousands of people are expected to attend the 75th annual Strawberry Festival in Poteet this weekend.
The three-day festival kicks off Friday, April 22, and will end on Sunday, April 24.
Here are some things you should know before you head to Poteet, which is about 40 minutes south of downtown San Antonio.
Tickets are required for anyone ages 13 and up.
Online ticket prices are $5 per person on Friday and $15 per person on Saturday and Sunday.
Prices at the gate are $10 per person on Friday and $20 per person on Saturday and Sunday.
Poteet Strawbery Festival hours are 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, heading into Sunday morning, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday.
The festival’s annual parade will kick off at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
The parade route will begin at the corner of FM 1470 and School Drive before heading south on 9th Street.
It will then turn right onto Avenue H and continue north to 4th Street before heading right on School Drive and ending at Horton Lane.
Think the festival is all about strawberries? You’re mostly right but there are a ton of great artists performing this year.
Kevin Fowler, Sara Evans, Randall King and other big names will all be performing at the festival. The full lineup can be viewed here.
Location and Parking
The festival will take place at 9199 N State Hwy 16.
Parking at the festival grounds is free.
Things you can NOT bring
- Outside drinks
- Outside foods
- Ice chests
- Ice bags
- Pets - with the exception of service animals
*Exceptions are made for baby/infant/toddler necessities.