KATY MAGAZINE l DECEMBER 2019
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
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!