Get an early start on your Independence Day celebration at the Katy Freedom Celebration this Saturday, Juy 1. This fun event will be held at the Katy Fire Station, VFW Park, Heritage Park & Museum and Katy Elementary and will feature activities with Katy's first responders, a petting zoo, snowcones, a live DJ, a dunking booth, bounce houses and much more. The Katy Freedom Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 1, and culminate with a huge fireworks extravaganza!
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Don't miss a free, family-friendly movie screening of Beauty and the Beast this Saturday at Alamo Drafthouse! The movie will begin at dusk, so grab dinner at one of the restaurants in the LaCenterra area and bring your blankets for a night of family fun. Alama Drafthouse is located at LaCenterra Cinco Ranch, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
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This weekend, get a group together and head to Katy City Park for the City of Katy Trash-Off! This fun community event gives Katy community members the opportunity to help clean up harmful debris and litter from several designated areas around the greater Katy community. Individuals, teams and families are welcome.
This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Katy City Park. For more information, visit here.
Don't miss the Katy Color Run 5K, which will be held tomorrow, Saturday, 25, at 8 a.m. This event will begin at Hope Impacts, located at 1450 W. Grand Parkway S., G447. It will feature the 5K, as well as a kids run, health screenings, entertainment, activities for kids and much more. For more information on this event, visit here.
On Saturday, April 1, you can catch a glimpse of what life in the 1800s was like for the early pioneers of Texas at the 32nd annual Katy Folk Life Festival. This event will allow visitors to see how these pioneers dressed, ate and survived in the late 19th century. The Katy Folk Life Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at the Kenneth D. Welch Outdoor Learning Center in Katy, and admission is only $1.
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Mark your calendar for Relay for Life of Katy, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, from 4 p.m. to midnight at Katy City Park. Relay for Life is a nation-wide event that raises funds to go toward cancer research and ultimately finding a cure to cancer. The event benefits the American Cancer Society, and hundreds of Relay for Life events are held across the nation each spring in their honor.
Since it will be held on April Fool's Day, Katy's Relay for Life will fittingly be themed "Let's Make a Fool Out of Cancer." For more information on Relay for Life of Katy, visit READ MORE »
The Katy area is gearing up for Super Bowl LI this Sunday! The City of Katy will hold its Taste of Katy Chili Cookoff this Saturday, followed by the Celebrity Sweat Flag Football Game, which will feature several celebrity players. Dallas Cowboys' Michael Irvin and Cincinnati Bengals quarterback / Katy Tiger alum Andy Dalton will be in attendance, as well as many more. This fun event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Rhodes Stadium, and tickets will be available at the gate.
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Last week, Katy ISD held the grand opening of its first SPARK Park. SPARK is a program that developes parks on the grounds of public schools with the mission of providing a play area for surrounding neighborhoods and the entire school area. The park is located on the Winborn Elementary school grounds and is free and open to the public. The park features slides, monkey bars, benches, picnic tables, an outdoor classroom setting and much more.
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On Saturday, Nov. 12, The American Cancer Society will be hosting a Katy-Area "Bark for Life" event, a walk event designed specifically for dogs and their owners to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. By participating in the event and donating to the American Cancer Society, participants are contributing to the American Cancer Society's goal of less cancer and more birthdays.
Bark for Life of Katy will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Katy City Dog Park. For more on this story, visit READ MORE »
You won't want to miss the 36th annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, voted by the Katy community as the Best Annual Community Event. This year's festival will feature two days of action-packed fun, with food trucks, a carnival, craft and food booths, and two stages of continuous live music and entertainment.
The Katy Rice Harvest Festival will be held this weekend, October 8 through October 9, from noon to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children ages 10 and under, senior adults, military and law enforcement (with proper ID). $15 wristbands will also be READ MORE »