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Mission Statement

It is the mission of the San Jacinto Day Foundation to encourage and promote the observance of SanJacinto Day and produce one of the largest fund raising events in the state of Texas, the Pasadena Strawberry Festival.

Description

The Pasadena Strawberry Festival is a three day event held annually on the 3rd weekend in May to celebrate a time when Pasadena, Texas was known as the Strawberry Capital of the South, presenting a perception very different than that of today's petrochemical industy. What began as a one time celebration on a high shcool football practice field has become one of the largest and popular annual events in the Pasadena area drawing over 56, 000 in attendance and utilizing the entire 106-acre Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds Complex. This award -winning event offers a wide wariety of both indoor and outdoor activities, attractions and entertainment ranging from the"World's Largest Strawberry Shortcake" , barbecue cookoffs, and helicopter rides to continous musical entertainment, children's activites and the State Mud Volleyball Tournament. With it;s thrilling carnival, shopping, fabulous variety of foods, animal shows, clowns, and specialty acts, the event provides a fun - filled weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

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http://www.strawberryfest.org

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