As the weather turns from scorching hot to muggy warm, Katyites are spending more time outdoors in search of fall fun and recreation. We've compiled a list of fun festivals with everything from train rides to dragon boat races to amusement rides. Happy fall, Katy!
KATY MAGAZINE | October 2018 By Natalie Cook Clark
Check out these festivals in Katy and our surrounding communities.
Sept. 29 - Nov. 25 (weekends)
Be prepared to see the masses dressed up as lords and ladies, kings, queens, and more! Don’t be shy to join the fun and dress up yourself. Music can be heard throughout and stage performances are available with free seating. Try a variety of cultural foods found at every corner. There will be Renaissance-inspired craft making, amusement rides, and shops at the festival.
No Label Brewing Co.
Oct. 26 7-10 pm Ticket includes two beers, special Oktoberfest glass, dinner by Sauerkraut food truck, music by Auf Gehts Musik and dancing. Extra beers can be purchased onsite (No one under 21 admitted)
Sept. 28 - Oct. 7 Rosenberg
The Fort Bend County Fair has grown into one of the largest and most successful fairs in Texas. Entertainment this year includes Turnpike Troubadours, Koe Wetzel and more. Enjoy favorites like the BBQ Cook-Off games and booths, carnival as well as the naming of the Fort Bend County Fair Queen.
Fall activities are open Wallis
Mazes, slides and rides....OH MY! There is so much to see and do on the Farm. Stroll thru our Rope Maze, slide down our Giant Slides or run the "Rat Race". You can challenge your opponent on our Pony Hops, Steer Roping or race our Pedal Cars. How about a leisurely Hay Ride or a little more boisterous Barrel Train ride? An unlimited amount of fun is to be shared in the fresh country air. Enjoy the pumpkin patch! Tickets are $20 (24 months and younger are free.)
Oct. 1 - Nov. 1 (closed Oct. 20)
Hitch a hay ride and see over 85 scarecrows, and thousands of pumpkins. Barbecue sandwiches are available or attendees can bring food and have a picnic. Admission is$15 per person, but with a group of 15 or more admission is $8 per person. Every child with paid admission gets a free pumpkin.
Oct. 4 - 7
Be Greek for a day with live entertainment, cathedral tours, food, and games and activities for children of all ages.
Oct. 13 - 14
Brooks Lake at Fluor | Sugar Land
Families can watch different teams paddle and race to
the finish line on dragon-like boats. There is a new race
to enjoy every 15 to 20 minutes. Enjoy lion and dragon
dances, martial arts, and tai chi performances. Live music will create an exciting atmosphere and food vendors will also be available. Shaved ice is a popular treat for many at this event. Admission is free.
Katy Rice Festival
Oct. 12 - 14 Historic Downtown Katy