Katy Heritage Park

Katy Heritage Carnival Makes Its Debut

The Katy Heritage Society hosted its first Heritage Carnival on Saturday at Katy Heritage Park. (Terry Carter/UD Photos.com photo)

By George Slaughter For the second consecutive weekend, Katy hosted some enjoyable outdoor activities and ideal weather to accompany them. Saturday afternoon, the Katy Heritage Society hosted the first annual Katy Heritage Carnival at Katy Heritage Park. The carnival featured live music, a petting zoo, and an archery range, among other vendor booths and attractions. The historic homes for which the park is known were open for tours, as was the city’s Johnny Nelson Katy […]

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 […]