Events calendar for Dec. 2021

By R. Hans Miller and Susan Rovegno
Posted 11/24/21

ALL MONTH

The Light Park at Typhoon Texas

Typhoon Texas at 555 Katy Fort Bend Road, near Katy Mills Mall, will host The Light Park. This holiday event features a drive-through light display …

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Events calendar for Dec. 2021

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ALL MONTH

The Light Park at Typhoon Texas

Typhoon Texas at 555 Katy Fort Bend Road, near Katy Mills Mall, will host The Light Park. This holiday event features a drive-through light display that is family-friendly. While enjoying the glitzy Christmas-inspired display, attendees can listen to DJ Polar Ice with seasonal music and a touch of humor. This event began in November and runs through Jan. 2, 2022. Tickets cost $30-$35 per vehicle. Visit www.thelightpark.com for additional information and to purchase admission.

DEC. 2

Katy Christmas Tree Lighting

The City of Katy invites the community to its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony AT Katy City Hall located at 901 Ave. C in downtown. This free event will include special guests such as Santa and Mrs. Claus. Additional activities include a reading of “A Christmas Story,” pictures with Santa, cookie decorating and more. This free event begins at 6 p.m. and continues until 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/CoKTREE2021

DEC. 3

Live Nativity

Celebrate Life Church of the Nazarene at 6205 Franz Road in Katy invites the public to stop by for a live nativity. The show, entitled “A Christmas Journey” is an outdoor, walk-through show which tells the story of the birth of Christ. Guides will take guests through a series of live-action scenes that retrace the journey of Mary and Joseph. Show runs 7-9 p.m. Free admission. For more information, visit www.wecelebratelife.org/celebrateholidays or call 832-606-3304.

The Arc of Katy Gala

The Arc of Katy will celebrate the season with their annual gala at Beckendorff Farms located at 28533 Morton Road in Katy. This year’s theme is “A Taste of the Holidays” and the event will feature an evening of dining and holiday-themed entertainment. Proceeds from the event will go to support The Arc of Katy’s mission to empower and enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. A curated auction, raffle and wine pull will be included in the event along with a few surprises. The fun goes from 6-11 p.m. Individuals $150. Sponsorship opportunities available from $225. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/ARCGala2021.

DEC. 4

Pancakes with Santa

Join the Katy Fire Department at 1417 Avenue D in downtown Katy for breakfast with a jolly old elf. This event is co-hosted by the department and the Katy Professional Fire Fighters Association to help raise funds for the KTFirefighters Scholarship Fund which helps area high school students become EMTs. The crews with KFD have set a goal of providing four scholarships this year. Strap on your breakfast bib from 7:30-10:30 a.m. $5 per plate. Donations appreciated. For more information visit www.facebook.com/ktfirefighters

Katy Old Fashioned Christmas

Have a blast at the Katy Downtown Plaza at the intersection of Avenue D and Second Street in downtown Katy with this annual event. This eleventh year for the one-day festival runs from 4-11 p.m. and includes more than 180 vendors, food trucks, entertainment, a beer garden, inflatables for youngsters, a visit from Santa and more. Proceeds from the event will go to support Katy Christian Ministries and donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted. Event and product prices will vary. For more information, visit www.katymarketday.com or call 281-391-1993.

DEC. 5

Join the Celebration

Visit Holy Covenant Methodist Church at 22111 Morton Ranch Road in Katy for a concert by the Lone Star Symphonic Band. Director Bob Bryant will lead the musical ensemble in a show honoring the holiday season. Showtime is at 4 p.m. $7 advance tickets. $11 at the door. For more information, visit www.lssb.org and click on the “Join the Celebration” link.

DEC. 11

Katy Community Run and Pancake Breakfast

Run out for a quick jog or sprint and join the staff of Good Times Running Co. for their fourth-anniversary run and a free pancake breakfast. The run event begins at 6 a.m. and is followed by a pancake social from 7-9 a.m. All levels of running experience are welcome to participate. Attendees are asked to RSVP via Good Times Running Co.’s Facebook event at https://bit.ly/GoodTimes4th and clicking the “going” button.

DEC. 16

Meet the Commissioners

The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will host this event at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Houston West-Katy at 16435 I-10, Houston to provide Katy area residents with the opportunity to meet Fort Bend County Commissioner Vincent Morales and Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle. Morales and Cagle each had their districts altered recently to include portions of the Katy area in their respective counties. $40 chamber member. $50 non-member. $500 corporate table for eight. For more information visit https://bit.ly/ChamberCommissioners

DEC. 17

80s Christmas Party

The Wildcatter Saloon will host its tenth annual 1980s-inspired Christmas celebration starting at 9 p.m. Musical entertainment will be provided by Spicolis for this totally rad event, so pop and lock into your parachute pants, grab your neon and hypercolor and don’t forget to pop your collars for a fun night with this free show at 26913 I-10 on the west side of Katy. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/WildcatterChristmas

DEC. 18

“Polar Express” at the Park

Stop by Central Green at LaCenterra from 4-7 p.m. for a free showing of this holiday film that celebrates the joy of the season. The event will include a party with mascots, face painting and other family-friendly activities – including giving children a chance to make their own cardboard railcars and join others in a parade around the park. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/POLARPARK

DEC. 31

New Year’s at Mo’s Place

Head out to Mo’s Place at 21940 Kingsland Blvd. in Katy for live music and a New Year’s celebration that will make you tap your toes. Steel Country takes the stage to keep folks on the dance floor and ready to ring in 2022 and say goodbye to 2021 and all its challenges and blessings. For more information visit www.mosplacekaty.com or www.steelcountrylive.com

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