Crimson Berries Beckon Hungry Tourists to Poteet.

"Crimson Berries Beckon Hungry Tourists to Poteet."  

So read the headlines of the San Antonio Express back in the early days of the Poteet Strawberry Festival.  Located in the heart of the Artesian Belt, Poteet is recognized as the "Strawberry Capital of Texas."  It began as a small kitchen garden crop of the city's founders Henry and Ida Mumme.  The first year of marketing Poteet strawberries proved very successful and strawberries sold for $20....that's more than they sell for on today's market.  In the early 20's some of Poteets residents invited their San Antonian neighbors to share in their harvest and sample their newest fruit crop.  The Poteet Rotary Club continued the tradition when it organized the 1st Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival in 1948.

Then and Now


Since then, each April, on the first or second weekend, Poteet welcomes, not only San Antonio, but the world, to partake of their sweet delicacies.  The 67th annual Festival is on April 4, 5 & 6, 2014. The festival has 14 areas of continuous entertainment featuring concerts with nationally known Country Western and Tejano stars, regional bands, gunslingers, carnival, various contests, and rodeo performances. There is something for everyone!

Easy to Get to

The Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds are located 22 minutes south of Hidden Valley RV Park on Texas Highway 16. The Festival Grounds will open at 6:00 PM Friday and at 10:00 AM both Saturday and Sunday.  
Buy online and SAVE
Admission is free on Friday evening.  On Saturday and Sunday at the gate, adults pay $15.00.  Online tickets are available for $12.50 or $10 if you buy 2 or more.  Children age 12 and under are admitted free of charge.  Gate admission covers all stage entertainment on the Festival Grounds---the best entertainment package in Texas!  
Poteet Strawberry Festival  from Hidden Valley RV Park
Address: 9199 South State Highway 16
Poteet, TX 78065

Can we help?

Need your tickets printed or a computer to order them?  Need a map to easily find your way?  Give us a call or stop by the office and we'll do it.  210-623-6737

Teri welcomes you to Hidden Valley RV Park

Teri Blaschke is the RV Park operator of family owned HiddenValley RV Park in San Antonio, TX and writer of the park blog “A Little Piece of Country in San Antonio.” Teri contributes to various other blogs with a focus on either travel or social media and how it relates to the outdoor hospitality industry but her passion is serving the RV travel community by providing a memorable RV camping experience and growing the Hidden Valley RV family.  Connect with us on Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter@HiddenValleyRV

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