KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
January 18, 2022
By Natalie Cook Clark
Katy’s Central Green Park is a half-acre public park dedicated to giving Katy families events like fitness classes, free movie nights, live music, and more. The multi-purpose venue promises bigger events this year as it continues to be a space to gather and celebrate community.
Central Green Park Brings Fun Events for the Katy Community
Katy’s Central Green Park, developed by Willow Fork Drainage District (WFDD,) is located at the south end of LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. It is a true entertainment destination close to shopping dining, theaters, and libraries. The park provides a multi-purpose venue for many standing weekly events, monthly events, special events, and more.
“We have an exciting calendar for 2022,” says Yvonne Arceneaux, Willow Fork Drainage District’s Park Director.“We will have some new festivals and events and we are bringing back your favorite signature events.”
Residents can also enjoy getting outside in the beautiful space for weekly Tai Chi, Yoga on the Green, and Laughter Yoga.
Happening this Weekend
Coming up this weekend on Friday, January 21, Katyites can enjoy free live music to the big band sounds of Brass Inferno. The 12-piece Brass-Rock Party Band takes the stage 7:00 pm-9:00 pm.
Also, this weekend is a free family movie night. On Saturday, January 22 families can enjoy Paw Patrol: The Moviestarting at dusk. Bring snacks and a blanket.
Annual H-Town Sports Day to be the Biggest Yet
The biggest event coming up for Central Green Park is their 3rd Annual H-Town Sports Day. This year’s event promises to be the biggest yet. The event is February 26 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm.
“Come meet some of your favorite athletes that play professionally for an H-town team or live here in the Houston area,” says Arceneaux. Players from the NFL, NBA, MLA, NASCAR, and more will be there.
Meet local athletes like Ryan Yarborough, Joe Wesley, Kyle Washington, Mike Holmes, Stevie Ray, Reggie Johnson, Garrick Jones, Robert Reid, Brandon Johnson, Anthony Goods, Reggie Rusk, David Lovelace, Amobi Okoye, The Shooting Stars, Diesel and the Houston Dynamo Street team.
Katy’s own Ty Hymel will be there with his NASCAR.
Fitness professionals, trainers and experts will also be at the event to answer your fitness questions.
Big Plans for 2022
There is so much to look forward to this year now that Central Green Park has released their 2022 calendar of events.
April 2, 2022
12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Take a trip to Scotland on the green and hear cultural music, play kid friendly highland games, enjoy dance and colorful dress. Rumor has it that Nessy, the Loch Ness monster may show up.
April 8, 2022
A Prince Tribute band.
Enjoy the Summer Concert Series including some major talent. Details to come.
August 6, 2022
Back to School Bash.
August 27, 2022
September 9-10, 2022
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
October 1, 2022
Travel around the globe with a country from each region. Music, dance, games, culture and more!
October 15, 2022
Annual Diwali Mela celebration.
November 11, 2022
Annual Veteran's Day Celebration
There will be a war bird flyover, speeches from Veteran's and a major music act.
December 10, 2022
The green will be transformed with lights, activities, music and holiday fun.
Outdoor events can change based on the weather, so it is important to follow Central Green Park on Facebookfor updates on events.
Visit Central Green Park’s website for updated information on coming events.