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Special Events

The City of Katy Parks & Recreation Department is committed to offering unique and quality community events that engage all age groups and abilities to get out, get active and have fun within our City. The following is a list of Parks and Recreation events planned for 2017.   For more information, please call 281-391-4840.

 

March 24-25, 2017 – The Community Campout is geared toward families with young children.  There are two campouts each year with the first held at VFW Park from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24 until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 25.  Participants will be responsible for bringing their own tents, sleeping bags, etc.  Fixin’s for hot dogs will be provided for Friday evening and there will be activities and attractions including an outdoor movie and campfires.  There is no fee to participate, but registration in advance is necessary to ensure we enough supplies on hand.

April 8, 2017 – Bring the kids out to celebrate Easter during Baskets and Bunnies from 9 a.m. until noon at the Katy City Park. Kids can enjoy games, activities and crafts while they wait to visit and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  

May 6, 2017 – The Katy Doggie Derby will bring the fun and pageantry of the Kentucky Derby to the Katy Dog Park at 5414 Franz Road.  We will have games and activities for dogs and their companions, and we encourage everyone to arrive in their best Derby attire.  We’ll also be hosting local pet related businesses that can pass out information and samples.  The Katy Doggie Derby will be from 9 a.m. until noon and we will be accepting donations to support our local shelter.

June 9, 2017 – The City of Katy hosts Katy Summer Nights at Katy City Park beginning at 8:00 p.m. and usually runs till 11:00 p.m., depending on the movie selection.  

July 1, 2017 – The Katy Freedom Celebration will be on Saturday, July 1.  The morning program will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the City of Katy complex between the Katy Fire Department and VFW Park.  There will be plenty of activities hosted by the Katy Fire Department, and Katy Parks & Recreation Department.  The evening program of fireworks and music will be held in the area near Typhoon Texas and Katy Mills Mall and will take place between 8 and 10 p.m.

July 14, 2017 – The City of Katy’s second Katy Summer Nights will be at Katy City Park and will begin at 8:00 p.m. and usually runs till 11:00 p.m., depending on the movie selection.  

August 11, 2017 -The City of Katy’s final Katy Summer Nights will be at Katy City Park beginning at 8:00 p.m. and usually runs till 11:00 p.m., depending on the movie selection.  

November 3-4, 2017 – The Community Campout is geared toward families with young children.  We have two each year with the second held at VFW Park from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3 until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4.  Participants will be responsible for bringing their own tents, sleeping bags, etc.  Fixin’s for hot dogs will be provided Saturday evening and there will be activities and attractions including an outdoor movie and campfires.  There is no fee to participate, but registration in advance is necessary to ensure we enough supplies on hand.

 

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