Everything you need to know before attending the Poteet Strawberry Festival this weekend

Poteet is celebrating its 75th anniversary of the Strawberry Festival

Photo taken at Poteet Strawberry Festival by Mark Scott on Flickr. (Flickr)

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.

Anchor Stephanie Serna, daughter Rooney at Poteet Strawberry Festival. (KSAT)


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
  • Coolers
  • Ice bags
  • Pets - with the exception of service animals

*Exceptions are made for baby/infant/toddler necessities.

About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.