Heritage, History, and Hospitality
Cuero, a classic Texas town, always welcomes visitors to its historic location in the Coastal Bend along highways 183S and 87S. DeWitt County, also known as the Wildflower Capital of Texas, as designated by the 1998 Texas Legislature, hosts visitors to view the over 1,000 different flora species in April. As a birding bonus Cuero is site #28 on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail; maps are available at the Chamber of Commerce office. Visit www.cuero.org for more information.
Cuero’s major festival is the Turkeyfest Celebration.Held the second full weekend of October, it celebrates Cuero’s designation as “Turkey Capital of the World”, when many of the farmers produced turkeys over fifty years ago. Diverse entertainment includes a giant parade, arts and crafts, food booths, carnival, zany turkey contests, street dances and fun for the whole family. Visit www.turkeyfest.org for more information.
During the holidays bring your family and friends and experience Cuero’s “Christmas in the Park” lighted driving tour. Cuero also boasts three successful museums: DeWitt County Historical Museum, Cuero Heritage Museum, Reuss Pharmacy Historical Pharmaceutical Museum.
Wildlife abounds in DeWitt County that includes deer, turkey, quail, dove, squirrel, and wild hogs and other game animals.
History and charm fill the air everywhere you visit and shop in Cuero. Everyone has an interesting story to share . . . just ask. Come to enjoy Cuero, but stay to enjoy the stories.
For more information call 361-275-2112 or visit our website www.cuero.org.