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 AM – 2:00 PM at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library located at 2620 Commercial Center Drive in Katy.
The festival includes:
*An essay and art contest for participating students in Fort Bend ISD, Katy ISD and Lamar CISD campuses within Precinct 3
ALL CONTESTANTS ARE CHOSEN BY THEIR PARTICIPATING 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 through our generous sponsors
*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, KVPAC, Katy ISD theatre kids, high school mascots, the Chick-fil-A cow and NEW: HOUSTON ASTROS Shooting Stars! 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 choirs
*Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Katy board-breaking demonstration by their black belt students
*Summer camp vendors as well as retail vendors
*Children’s activities including face painting, petting zoo, gaming truck, photo booth, Dino Man and much more!
*First response vehicles
*Helicopter flyover by the Sheriff’s department
*Finger printing for children by the Precinct 3 Constables
Please check out our website at www.fortbendlfafp.com for a list of all of our generous sponsors. All performances and vendors will continue to be added as we approach the BIG day!