Rice Harvest Festival

City in Talks to Assume Katy Rice Harvest Festival Sponsorship

By George Slaughter Katy city officials are speaking with their counterparts in the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce about the city’s taking over sponsorship of the annual Katy Harvest Festival. “We’re planning on having a Rice Harvest Festival,” Mayor Chuck Brawner said. “We’re planning to put it on. We’re taking the lead on keeping the Katy Rice Harvest Festival going.” Brawner said the festival is being planned for October, as it has been held in […]

Annual Rice Harvest Festival Underway for Katy Residents and Visitors

Katy City Hall provided a backgrop to some of the Katy Rice Festival vendor stations (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter One might say that the annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, which began Saturday and concludes today, has something for everyone. Attendees had plenty of attractions from which to choose. These included arts and crafts for sale, children’s attractions and rides, live performances on two stages, food, and well-placed beverage stations—no small issue Saturday, given the warm temperatures. Booths were set up by local businesses, professional networking and social organizations, and churches, among […]