KATY COVER STORY –
It’s summertime in Katy and that means fun in the sun! There are so many amazing things to do in the Katy area this summer perfect for the entire family from Independence Day celebrations to festivals to market days – right in your own back yard. Whether it’s a movie night in the park of gigantic proportion or a midsummer music festival, there’s something for everyone all summer long!
Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 2nd • 9 am – 5 pm
George Ranch Historical Park
Celebrate our great Nation at the George Ranch. Come and let Freedom Ring together! Step back in time and experience the history of an authentic American cattle ranch and learn about the local people who made this county great. Activities for the day will include square dancing with the Houston Square and Round Dancing Council, cowboy campfire popcorn and patriotic-themed paper crafts!
Buy general admission tickets today by visiting https://www.georgeranch.org/event/park-admission.
Saturday, July 2nd • 6 pm – 10 pm
Katy Heritage Park
5990 George Bush Drive
Join the annual Freedom Festival at Katy Heritage Park. Enjoy yard games, the Sandlot movie, crawfish and more. One ticket is needed for adults and children one and older. Ticket includes activities and movie. All purchases are a donation to a nonprofit and nonrefundable for any reason. Advanced tickets recommended as ticket sales are limited. Visit https://www.katyheritagesociety.com/event-details/2022-freedom-festival.
Monday, July 4th • 11 am
Typhoon Texas Houston
The City of Katy and Typhoon Texas are partnering for another year of Patriotic fun! Guests are encouraged to come out and enjoy a day of 4th of July fun and entertainment at Typhoon Texas. Then, stick around for the Freedom Celebration fireworks show starting at 9 pm hosted by the City of Katy. Guests can view the fireworks from inside the water parks or they can view the fireworks from Katy Mills Mall. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cityofkaty.com.
Fulshear Freedom Fest 2022
Monday, July 4th • 6 – 9:30 pm
Fulshear High School
9302 Charger Way in Fulshear
Come out for an evening of live music from the Bag of Donuts, local food trucks, vendor booths and a spectacular Independence Day Fireworks Show. For more information, visit www.fulshearkaty.com/events.
Saturday, July 16th • 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday, August 20th • 10 am – 4 pm
Downtown Historic Katy
5717 Second Street
Shop around 100 vendors, food trucks, beer garden, inflatables for the kids and wonderful antiques. And, all area boutique shops will be open! For more information, visit https://allevents.in/katy/katy-market-day-july-16th-downtown-katy/200022469891849.
Saturday, July 16th • 10 am – 10 pm
700 Westgreen Boulevard
Enjoy the night with performances by three incredible bands: Bo Phillips Band, a country cover band from Stillwater, Oklahoma; The Chee-Weez from New Orleans and Queen Nation, a Queen tribute band from Los Angeles. Enjoy a BBQ Cook-Off, large carnival with slides up to 25 feet, food from various food trucks in the greater Houston area and a spectacular fireworks show! Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/midsummer-festival-tickets-338194588117?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.
2nd and 4th Sunday of the Month
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
The Farmers Market is back! Make plans to come out. There will be local vendors selling homemade goods and fresh produce. Visit https://www.lacenterra.com/event/Farmers-Market/2145550318/.
Movies in the Park
Friday, August 12th • 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Park
6202 George Bush Drive
Get together with your friends, family and neighbors for some ROAR summer fun! showing Jurassic Park. Pre-movie activities and treats available before the movie begins at 8 pm. Entry is free. There will be snacks and drinks available for purchase. Attendees can bring chairs, blankets, food and drinks. No glass, alcohol or pets. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Hosted by Katy Parks & Rec. Follow Facebook page @katyparksandrec or visit www.cityofkaty.com/events for more specific event details.