KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
October 23, 2020
By Natalie Cook Clark
Welcome to Halloween in Katy! Local residents have summoned the spooky spirits this year with creative themes and good old-fashioned frights. From skeleton scenes to high-tech projections, Katy homes feature fun, free entertainment for families to enjoy.
Photo credit: Carmen Cardona Revolorio
Katy Homes Deliver Scares and Fun with Spooky Decor
This season, Katy homes are going all out with Halloween decorations. Check out our list of the most festive and spookiest local homes!
Kingsland Boulevard and Houghton
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2020 has brought panic and fear unlike anything society could have imagined. Yet one Katy family has found a way to channel all that we are feeling into a fun and timely Halloween theme. Catch their COVID-themed horror marathon complete with skeletons galore at Kingsland Boulevard and Houghton across from Nottingham Elementary.
Zombies, Skeleton Bikers, and Projections...Oh my!
Outback Drive in Katy Lakes Estates
Photo credit: Voya-Dana Milasinovic
This Katy home has everything from zombies and skeletons on tractors and motorcycles. After dark, the yard and windows come to life with spooky projections (see sneek peek in the video below). Find this Katy home on Outback Drive in Katy Lakes Estates.
Visitors can also find this skeleton desperately working on her tan!
Traditional Halloween with Creative Tombstones
Abby Aldrich in Williamsburg Settlement
Photo credit: Rachel Trevino-Camacho
Looking for traditional Halloween yard decorations? Check out this home in Katy's Williamsburg Settlement. We love the big pumpkin at the door, but their creativity scores big with the names adorning the homemade tombstones. Don't miss "Chris P. Bacon!"
Katy's Skeleton King
Firethorne at Crested Butte Drive and McDonough Way
Photo credit: David Gman
Look no further for the biggest skeleton in town. This Katy skeleton towers over his domain that even includes a skeleton horse. Don't miss this spooky house in the Firethorne community. Drive by on Friday or Saturday evenings to see the full display lit up.
Spooky Cutouts Galore
Cascade Springs and Blossom Meadow Drive
Photo credit: Aubrey Bougeois
Cute and spooky cutouts take over this Katy yard. Don't miss the black cat taking on the rat! Look high and low to appreciate the festive decor covering the yard from trees to the ground.
Singers Out of Their Gourds
1059 Hidden Canyon Road
Video credit: Jonathan Chavez
Make sure to roll down your windows when you drive by this well-decorated Katy home on 1059 Hidden Canyon Road. You’ll be treated to a performance of harmonizing pumpkins!
Skeleton Pirates, Afterlife Carriage, and Zombies
Fort Stockton and Red Bay
Photo credit: Mary McCreary
Skeletons take all forms in this Katy yard. Pirates, zombies, and even a skeleton horse pulling a spooky carriage are present and accounted for. The lit-up carriage shows a skeleton at rest as more skeletons struggle to pop up from beyond the grave.
Spooky Dolls Inspired by Real-Life Mexican Island
6627 Pleasant Stream Drive
Photo credit: Brenda Haynes
This Katy yard takes its inspiration from Mexico's "Island of the Dolls." Spooky dolls hang from the trees, the house, cars, and appear throughout the yard. Learn more about this spooky home and the resident's story here.
All the Frights
Cinco Park Place Closest to Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Video credit: Marie Balderas
This video conjures all of the spooks and spirits to this Cinco Ranch home. The eerie blue light illuminates the figures as they animate and frighten those who dare to visit.
Spooky Yard Crew Observes Pandemic Protocol
Tilstock and Kelliwood Oaks
Photo credit: Susan Suze
Skeletons get to some yard work while sporting pandemic inspired masks.
Skeletons Lounging About
Oakwood Knoll Drive and Ensley Hollow Drive
Photo credit: Thora Christiansen
These skeletons know how to relax! Wave back to those resting in their lounge chairs. Don't forget to say "hi" to the dearly departed trying to join their fun.
They Come from the Ground
Sierra Lake Drive and Mountain Meadows
Photo credit: Janae Krell
This creepy Katy home showcases creatures crawling out of the ground and trapped in ominous cages. When the sun goes down, special lighting illuminates the spooky scene.
Clowns Come out to Play
Abby Aldrich Lane in Williamsburg Settlement
Video credit: Corina Myers
These Katy clowns swing, play, and scare visitors in animated frights designed to entertain. Don't miss this Katy home on your family's spooky home tour!
More Than Just Funny Bones
21822 Canyon Peak Lane
Photo credit: Francesca Moore
Don’t miss the skeletal antics in the Cinco at Willow Fork subdivision. You never know what they might be doing because12-year old Francesca regularly rearranges the skeletons and creates new scenes to delight the neighbors.
Did we miss a spooky Katy home? Let us know and email firstname.lastname@example.org