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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. Below are a few of the annual events in the City. For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 281-391-4840.

April 19, 2014
Bring the kids out to have Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Harvest Plaza from 10:00 to Noon.  A light meal will be served and the kids can enjoy games and crafts while they wait to visit and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. If your children bring their baskets, volunteers will be on hand to help them decorate the baskets in preparation for Easter. Be sure to visit the monthly Katy Market Days event afterward.

May 3, 2014
Paws in the Park – Bring your dog to the annual spring fling at the City of Katy Dog Park from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Pet registration and pet photography will be available. Admission to the event is one can or bag of dog food per dog which will be donated to a local shelter.

July 4, 2014
The Katy Freedom Celebration fireworks display will be held at Katy Mills Mall on Friday, July 4. The fireworks are launched between the east side of the mall and Katy Fort Bend Road. This display begins at dark (approximately 9:00 p.m.) and can be viewed from several miles around the mall area.

October 25, 2014
The annual Howl-A-Ween is moving to the Saturday before Halloween from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Your four-legged friend can come dressed to scare to the City of Katy Dog Park for a frightful fun time. The highlight of the event is the costume contest, but other fun and games will be plentiful. The cost of admission is one bag or can of dog food per dog which will be donated to a local shelter.

December 6, 2014
In its 42nd year, Holiday on the Plaza is a family classic. New for 2014 we are partnering with Katy Market Days to combine Holiday on the Plaza with A Katy Old Fashioned Christmas. The events will start at 10 a.m. and the tree lighting will be held at 6:30 p.m. The official lighting of the City Christmas Tree and photos with Katy’s Santa Claus are sure to create treasured memories. The Parks and Recreation Department will have booths with holiday activities for children including letters to Santa, making your own Christmas Ornaments and Reindeer food! Photos with Santa are available for $5. The event hosts local entertainment from church and school choirs to dance teams and the community favorite Katy Tiger Mascot.

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