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Holiday Happenings Katy Families Love in 2022

Katy Magazine News

December 1, 2022

By Natalie Cook Clark

Katy is full of holiday events full of festive spirit and cheer. Mark your calendar, call family and friends, and get ready to celebrate the jolliest season in Katy, Texas.

City of Katy Tree Lighting

December 1, 2022

901 Avenue C

6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy performances, Santa, and the annual City of Katy Christmas Tree Lighting.


Santa's Wonderland

December 2, 2022

Chick-Fil-A Cinco Ranch

6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy time with Santa plus a professional photo for $5. Reservations are required and can be made online.


Now Through December 16, 2022

Santa leaves the station at 6:15 p.m. each night

The Katy Fire Department has begun their annual Santa tour of Katy neighborhoods that they service. Santa rides and greets neighborhoods from the top of a fire truck.

Santa’s sleigh is followed by helper Elves in a marked Katy Fire Department truck that will be collecting donations of non-perishable canned goods to deliver to the local Katy Food Pantry. They will also collect unwrapped toys for the Lions Club and Toys-for-Tots Programs.

The popular tour has a night off on December 1, 2022 to attend the City of Katy Tree Lighting event. Listen for the sleigh bells and follow the Katy Fire Department’s Facebook page for updates.

December 2

Willow Creek Farms 2

December 5

Pin Oak Village

December 6

Woodcreek Reserve, Wooded Hollow, Reserve at Katy, Avalon at Spring Green

December 7

Fawn Lake, Pine Lakes, Magnolia, Redbud, East & West Elm Circle, Huntington Ct., Hunters Terrace, Manorwood

December 8

Cane Island South

December 9

Cane Island North

December 12

Patricia Fern, Ash Birch, Danover, Victoria Lakes, North & South Woods and Falcon Point Apartments

December 13

1st Street, East Ave., Ave. A, Ave. B, Ave. C, 11th Street, 13th Street, Pine Meadows, K.A.T.Y. Streets and Whispering Lakes

December 14

East Ave., Airline Dr., Heights Dr., Drexel Dr., Katyland, Heritage Meadows & Katy Manor Apartments

December 15

Lilac, Town Park, Pineview Terrace, Heritage Park West, Fortuna, Patna, Villagw Green, Elder & Carson

December 16

Green Meadows, Gardenia, Delfren, Dahlia, Iris & the Enclave at Katy


The Polar Express Event

December 3, 2022

Central Green Park at LaCenterra

5:30 p.m.

Watch the holiday movie and enjoy games, activities, characters, face painters, and more!


A Katy Old Fashioned Christmas

December 3, 2022

Historic Downtown Katy

10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Katy families can see Santa and shop from 200 vendors. Enjoy food trucks, entertainment and more at this Holiday tradition.


Photo credit: St. Peter's UMC

Handel's Messiah Sing Along

December 4, 2022

St. Peter's United Methodist Church

20775 Kingsland Blvd.

7:00 p.m.

Join professional soloists and a full orchestra in this holiday tradition that has been serving Katy for over a decade.


Christmas at the Park

December 4, 2022

Katy Heritage Park

5990 George Bush Drive

5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Take pictures and talk to Santa at this festive event hosted by the Katy Heritage Society. The Grinch will also be there! Take in the beautiful holiday sights including 8 decorated trees in the historical Katy homes.

Visit their website for tickets and information.


December 11, 2022

Brazilian Christmas Market

Wildcatter Saloon

1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy Brazilian vendors and celebrate the culture’s culinary, arts, and music. They are also asking for new toys to be donated to the 7th Toy Drive Campaign that benefits kids here in Katy.


Lone Star Symphonic Band


December 11, 2022

4:00 p.m.

Holy Covenant United Methodist Church

22111 Morton Road

Continue to celebrate Lone Star Symphonic Band's 30th season with their holiday concert, "Peace." Tickets are $7 and can be purchased online.


December 15, 2022

Christmas Gift Market

Willow Fork Country Club

10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy this indoor and outdoor market with free admission.


December 17, 2022

10:00 a.m.

Katy Magnolia Cemetery

6801 Franz Rd., Katy

Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

For more information about sponsoring a wreath, or volunteering at the event, click here.


Jingle Jam 2022

December 16, 2022

The Fellowship

227650 Westheimer Parkway

6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a Katy tradition with Christmas photo booth, cookies, movies, crafts, and more!



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