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How to celebrate Fourth of July in Katy

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Katy, Texas is hosting a variety of fun events to celebrate the holiday leading up to The Fourth, and on Independence Day as well. 

1. Red, White, & Boom

Come out to Katy’s very own waterpark where Typhoon Texas is hosting a three-day stretch of July 4th celebrations, closing with a firework show each night. Visit the event website above for ticketing and more information. 

Date: July 2-4
Location: Typhoon Texas. 555 Katy Fort Bend Road. 
Days and Times: Friday and Saturday from 10:30 AM- 9:00 Pm. Sunday 10:30 AM. to 11 PM.

2. Freedom Parade, Festival and Movie Night

The Katy Heritage Society is hosting its annual July 4th celebration and parade. They will also be showing “The Sandlot” at 8:30 PM on the park’s green space. Popcorn, snacks, drinks, and snow cones will be available for purchase. Visit the event website above for ticketing info and more information about the event. 

Date: July 3, 2021
Location: 5990 George Bush Drive
Times: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


3. Freedom Fest

Come out for live music and a fireworks show at the Wildcatter Saloon. Featuring music by William Clark Green on Saturday and Aaron Lewis on Sunday. The event is only open for those 21 and older. Visit the event website above for ticketing and more event information. 

Date: July 3, 2021
Location: Wildcatter Saloon 26913 I-10 East


4. Katy Freedom Celebration

The City of Katy is partnering up with Typhoon Texas Water Park’s July 4th event. Feel free to join the community in the parking lot of Katy Mills Mall to see the Typhoon Texas Firework show, starting around 9 PM. Visit the event’s Facebook page above for more information. 

Date: July 4, 2021
Location: Near Katy Mills/Typhoon Texas
Time: 9:00 p.m.

5. Smith Ranch Fourth of July Jamboree

Bring your swimsuit and get ready to jump into the water at Smith Ranch’s water area! They will be featuring a concession stand, pony rides, and all kinds of goodies and games for the entire family. They will even have a fully-stocked bar with margaritas, beer, and wine. The night will conclude with a giant fireworks show. 

Visit the event’s Facebook page above for more information on the event and ticket pricing. 

Date:  July 4, 2021
Location: 25440 Beckendorff Rd.
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

6. Indy-pendence Day: Raiders of the Lost Ark in 4K!

Come out to the Alamo Draft House to celebrate the Fourth of July, and watch Indiana Jones in 4K!

Visit the event website above for more information and ticketing. 

Date: July 4, 2021
Location: Alamo Drafthouse at 2707 Commercial Center Blvd.

7. Katy VFW Fourth of July Celebration

After July 4th, Katy VFW will be featuring the honor guard’s Posting of the Colors and a 50-gun salute. 

Date: July 5, 2021
Location: 6206 George Bush Drive
Time: 10:00 a.m.