Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers and Fort Bend County Libraries are hosting the 3rd annual Literary & Fine Arts Festival & Parade in partnership with Katy SummerFest on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library located at 2620 Commercial Center Drive in Katy. Festival organizers are expecting up to three thousand visitors. Free parking and shuttle buses will be at LaCenterra High School.
Go to www.fortbendlfafp.com for information. All performances and vendors will continue to be added as the big day approaches.
The Festival Will Include:
• An essay and art contest for participating students in Fort Bend ISD, Katy ISD and Lamar CISD campuses within Precinct (All contestants are chosen by their particpating campus teachers.)
• Best of Show scholarship prizes of $1,000.00 will be awarded in each category which will include an art contest – one for elementary, one for junior high and one for high school and an essay contest – one for K – 2nd grades, one for 3rd – 5 grades and one for 6th – 8th grades
• Judges Choice award winners will receive summer camp scholarships
• Cutest Character Parade – children ages 2 to 10 come dressed up in their favorite book characters and are led through LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch by a Sherriff’s motorcycle, high school drumline, drill team members, cheerleaders, and high school mascots, the Chick-fil-A cow and more! Parade registration is open from 10:30 – 11:00 AM at the library and the parade begins promptly at 11:00.
• Drawings for awesome prizes for participating teachers
• Live performances by high school orchestras and choirs
• Summer camp vendors as well as retail vendors
• Food trucks
• Children’s activities including face painting, petting zoo, gaming truck, photo booth, Dino Man and much more!
• First response vehicles.
• Helicopter fly-over by the Sheriff’s department.