Katy Holiday Festivals, Home Tours, and Fun Events for Families


By April Carroll

The holidays present the perfect time to make families memories. With beautifully decorated homes to tour, festivals, craft markets and of course, Santa Claus, Katy has something for kids of all ages. Bundle up (if we're lucky enough for it to be cold) and scope out these awesome events close to home!

Spartan Holiday Home Tour

Seven Lakes High School PTSA

Wednesday and Thursday, December 4 - 5

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Advance purchase tickets - $15

At the door tickets - $20

Tickets available at the following locations:

Learning Express, 6501 South Fry Road

Beau Kisses, 23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard

Elaine's Everett's Lighting, 9727 Spring Green Boulevard

Southern Divas Boutique, 23110 Cinco Ranch Boulevard

Seven Lakes High School, 9251 South Fry Road

For more information email SLHS PTSA.

Tickets are available online here.

Cougar Stars Holiday Home Tour

Cinco Ranch High School Cougar Stars Dance Team

Thursday, December 5, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, December 6, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

This special tour consists of 5 homes beautifully decorated for the holidays.

Tickets are $15 and available at the following locations: Beau Kisses, Hauerlands, Cobblestone Cottage and Southern Divas Boutique. Fore more information visit their website here.

Taylor High School Holiday Home Tour

Thursday, December 5, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, December 6, 10:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Visit Katy homes decorated with holiday lights, trees and garland. Choose from three different touring sessions.

Tickets are $15 if purchased ahead of time, and $20 if purchased on the day of the tour. Get tickets at the Senior Office at Taylor High School, or from Hauerland’s on Mason Road.

Christmas Heritage Tour and Cookie Walk

Katy Heritage Society

5990 George Bush Drive, Katy

Thursday, December 5

5:00pm – 7:00pm

For this evening of fun, pick up a special box for your cookies at the Katy Depot between 5:00pm and 6:30pm, then head over to Heritage Park. At each home, you'll collect cookies to fill your box while enjoying the unique Christmas decor. Each tree is decorated by a different Katy business.

Tickets - $25

For more information email the Katy Heritage Society.

City of Katy Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony Katy City Hall

901 Avenue C, Katy

Thursday, December 5 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Mayor’s annual tree lighting ceremony will take place at Katy City Hall in Historic Downtown Katy.

This special family event features live entertainment and a showing of the cult classic holiday movie A Christmas Story. Enjoy a whole evening with live entertainment from a local choir and dance company, hear a Christmas story, and don't forget your Christmas lists to send back to the North Pole with Santa! Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Donations for Marine's Toys for Tots drive will be accepted, and should be new, unwrapped toys.Bring your friends and family to kick off the holiday season with the Katy community while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies. Don’t forget to take pictures with Santa!

Photo courtesy Jodi Black

Cinco Ranch Ladies Club Nutcracker Christmas Fundraiser The Club at Falcon Point

24503 Falcon Point Drive, Katy

Friday, December 6 11:00am - 1:30pm

Join the Cinco Ranch Ladies Club for their annual fundraiser luncheon in honor of the Ballard House of Katy. Guests will have the opportunity to give back to a great organization that gives so much to others in need during a time of healing.

There will be live Christmas music, a silent auction and fun Christmas festivities. Bring a friend - the more the merrier!

For more information and tickets click here.