Located in the center of a
truck-farming region; called the "Strawberry Capital of
Texas." Poteet, also has
extensive ranching, dairying, and production of peanuts,
hay and forage grains among other things.
World's Largest Strawberry-
Celebrating the distinction of
producing 40 percent of Texas' strawberries is a monument
to this favorite fruit. This Giant replica is seven feet
tall and weighs 1,600 pounds! Also monument of Poteet
Canyon, Steve Canyon comic strip character named for
Held in early April this very fun
and popular festival draws thousands of people every year
to pay tribute to the sweetness of this region's fruit.
In addition to judging and auction of strawberries, such
events as a rodeo, fiddlers contest, and dances are held,
along with fireworks and a variety of entertainment.
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