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Can you say strawberries? Strawberry jam, strawberry pie, crates of strawberries! You know it’s springtime when Poteet announces its annual Strawberry Festival Friday through Sunday, April 13-15, on the fairgrounds located on S.H. 16 in Poteet.

With more than 250 groups from South Texas participating, visitors are bound to find something they will enjoy that will make going to the festival a family tradition!

All the fun, food, and festival atmosphere will include entertainment, such as gunfighters, magicians, a tractor pull, a fireworks display, and carnival.

The kids will enjoy their own area with a live performance in the Radio Disney Zone, a strawberry-eating contest, Marsha’s Petting Zoo, and more.

Plus, visitors can enjoy live music from such entertainers as Kevin Fowler and Mark McKinney on Friday, Siggno, David Lee Garza Y “Los Musicales,” and Brandon Rhyder on Saturday, and Clay Walker, “The Almost Patsy Cline Band,” and many more on Sunday.

Carnival Armband Night is Thursday, April 12, from 6-10 p.m. The carnival will remain open through the weekend.

Events run from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, all day Saturday, and until 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Admission is free Friday, and $15 Saturday and Sunday. Children 12 and under, and active, reserve, and retired military will be admitted free.

Parking on festival grounds is free.

For more information, call 830-276-3323 or visit www.strawberryfestival.com for a calendar of events.
 

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