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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.

March 21, 2015 – Baskets & Bunnies: Join us for our annual Easter event on Saturday March 21, from 10am-2pm at Harvest Plaza. Children’s activities include crafts, a petting zoo and pictures with Peter Rabbit! Pictures will be held between 10am and 12pm. Feel free to hang around to shop and stroll through downtown Katy for Katy Market Day from 10am-5pm. Antiques, arts and crafts, fresh produce and more! For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 281-391-4840.

 

March 27 – 28, 2015 – Spring Community Campout: The event will start on Friday at 5pm through Saturday. Come out to VFW Park and set up your campsite with us! Friday evening will feature a scavenger hunt in the park and crafts starting at 6pm. Enjoy a hot dog dinner, camp fire and s’mores! Get comfortable with your family under the stars during this season’s outdoor movie, “Yogi Bear” and cuddle up for the night in your tents. Saturday morning we will be serving a pancake breakfast before you head out to enjoy the rest of your weekend. All children must be accompanied by a parent. You must register at 5718 Second Street, Katy, TX 77493. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 281-391-4840.

 

May 2, 2015 – 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.

June 12, 2015 – Katy Summer Nights

 

July 10, 2015 – Katy Summer Nights

 

July 4, 2015 - The Katy Freedom Celebration fireworks display will be held at Katy Mills Mall on Saturday, 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.

July 13 – 17, 2015 – Katy Keepers Academy

 

August 14 – Katy Tailgate

 

October 24, 2015 – 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.

November 6 – 7, 2015 – Community Camp Out  The event will start on Friday at 5pm through Saturday. Come out to VFW Park and set up your campsite with us! Friday evening will feature a scavenger hunt in the park and crafts starting at 6pm. Enjoy a hot dog dinner, camp fire and s’mores! Get comfortable with your family under the stars to enjoy an outdoor movie before cuddling up for the night in your tents. Saturday morning we will be serving a pancake breakfast before you head out to enjoy the rest of your weekend. All children must be accompanied by a parent. You must register at 5718 Second Street, Katy, TX 77493. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 281-391-4840.

December 5, 2015 – In its 43rd year, Holiday on the Plaza is a family classic.  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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