Fourth of July

Katy Celebrates Fourth of July

A future Katy firefighter operates a hose Thursday - George Slaughter photo

By George Slaughter Katy-area residents joined Americans in celebrating Independence Day Thursday. In Katy, the city hosted a freedom celebration Thursday morning at Katy Heritage Park, 6001 George Bush Dr. The crowd, the size of which might be estimated at about 1,500-2,000 people, enjoyed refreshments and a variety of attractions, including an animal petting zoo, bounce houses, cooling booth, dunking booth, slide, train ride, and various interactive games. Local celebrities taking their turns in the […]

Katy’s Typhoon Texas Ready for Fourth of July Festivities

KATY, TX – With the Fourth of July just around the corner, Typhoon Texas is getting ready to celebrate Independence Day in a big way. Celebrations at the waterpark will kick off Friday, July 1 at 5 p.m. with a live DJ and dance contest at the park’s Float, Glide, Glow Friday Night Slides event. The fun continues Saturday and Sunday with live music at the Typhoon Texas Main Stage where guests can enjoy the […]

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site – Summer Fun 2016

Historic Site plans park-wide celebration for Fourth of July Located on 293 acres of lush park land, the picturesque Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site gives visitors unique insights into the lives and times of the 59 delegates who met there on March 2, 1836 to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico.   From 1836 to 1846, the Republic of Texas proudly but precariously existed as a separate nation. Washington on the Brazos […]