10 Places Katy Families Can Enjoy for Free


July 21, 2021

By Natalie Cook Clark

Katy schools resume classes in three weeks, which means summer is quickly coming to a close. Soak up these last days with family and friends at some of these beloved Katy FREE locations.

MKT Railroad Museum in Old Katy.

Mary Jo Peckham Park

Retreat to Mary Jo Peckham Park to connect with nature. The property surrounds a beautiful, stocked fishing pond with walking trails. Plus kids love the expansive playground with free putt putt golf. They also have various fitness classes with first priority given to City of Katy and Harris County residents.

MKT Railroad Museum

Visit the most iconic landmark in Katy! The MKT railroad museum is an historic landmark with life-sized exhibits. Make sure to take your photo with the famous red caboose car.

Historic Katy Shops & Antiques

Downtown Katy is home to several eclectic antique shops! You can spend hours browsing their impressive and unique collections. Visit KT Antiques where they welcome shoppers with their nostalgic soda fountain and free cookies then head to Limited Edition Arts and Antiques known for their art-deco prints and extensive movie memorabilia. Historians will love Southern Historical Antique Shop for its unique variety of Historical items both Military and Civilian.

Katy Heritage Park

Take a photo in front of the "You'll Love Katy" mural! While your there, explore the history of Katy's heritage at the Wright House, Stockdick House, and visit the Tradition Bank Bandstand.