Katy Mills Mall

Celebrate Halloween at Katy Mills with Trick-or-Treating & Annual Boo Bash

Katy Mills invites ghouls and goblins of all ages to join us for a spooky and exciting Halloween celebration this year! On Monday, October 31, costumed-clad children are welcome to trick-or-treat indoors throughout the day, as more than 60 stores will be handing out treats. From 5pm-7pm on Halloween, the center will host their annual Boo Bash for kids, complete with a fun bounce house, balloon artist, tasty treats, and ghoulish giveaways. Check individual stores […]

Katy Mills Celebrates National Outlet Shopping Day™

  Houston, TX – In celebration of the first-ever National Outlet Shopping Day™ on June 11 and 12, Katy Mills will reward shoppers with fantastic finds, exclusive deals and giveaways all weekend long.   In addition, as part of the epic two-day blowout, Katy Mills along with all Simon Premium Outlets and Mills, is offering the Ultimate Power Shopper Giveaway to all visitors throughout the weekend. The grand prize package, valued at $75,000, includes a premium electric vehicle from VinFast and a […]

Katy Area Safety Fest Postponed to Spring

By George Slaughter Citing concerns about getting the pandemic under control, officials have postponed the Katy Area Safety Fest from Oct. 16 to April 23, 2022. “As an organization comprised of mostly public safety personnel, Katy Area Safety Fest’s primary goal is to promote safety in our community,” Joseph Casciotti, Katy Area Safety Fest president, said. “We feel it is only right to free up critical resources to address the current need: getting the pandemic […]

Global Water Center’s Mobile Discovery Center (MDC) addresses the lack of clean, safe water

Looking for a highly interactive, educational, and fun experience? The Global Water Center’s Mobile Discovery Center (MDC) addresses one of the most serious issues facing the world – the lack of clean, safe water. Affecting 2.2 billion people, the global water crisis is urgent and enormous, but solvable. The MDC tells the story of water and this crisis through cutting-edge technology and interactive exhibits. It is free to the public and made for all ages. […]

Cirque Italia Water Circus Coming to Katy Texas

Have you ever dreamed of going on an epic pirate adventure and discovering a buried treasure? Cirque Italia is giving you the opportunity to come along on this thrilling quest in their BRAND NEW production! Don’t miss out on your chance to join us in KATY, TX for performances February 4-7! Cirque Italia is enforcing all recommendations set forth by the C.D.C. and local municipalities. The safety of our guests and employees are of the […]

City to Stage Scaled-Back Fourth of July Fireworks Show

By George Slaughter After some initial confusion Monday morning, Mayor Bill Hastings announced at Monday afternoon’s city council meeting that the Fourth of July Freedom Celebration fireworks show is on as scheduled. Hastings said the show, set for 9 p.m. July 4 at the Katy Mills Mall, will be scaled back. Social distancing will be encouraged as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect Katy. “Considering the economic impact coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on local business, […]

Katy Mills Mall to Close in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

By George Slaughter Katy Mills Mall will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed through March 29 in response to the national COVID-19 pandemic, the mall’s owner said. “The health and safety of our shoppers, retailers, and employees is of paramount importance and we are taking this step to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities,” Simon Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President David Simon said in a statement. Simon, based in […]

Two Houston Women Arrested, Charged with Theft at Katy Mills Mall

Katy Police on Thursday confiscated these homemade booster bags and pliers believed to disable store security systems – Katy Police Department photo

By George Slaughter Katy Police arrested and charged two women with theft Thursday at the Katy Mills Mall. Police said Teniqua Baines, 33, of Houston, was charged with theft with two or more prior convictions, a felony, and possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. Visha Reed, 35, also of Houston, was charged with theft and possession of a controlled substance. Both are misdemeanors. Police said the arrests are a result of a joint operation aimed at […]

Police to Request More Officers for New Substation

By George Slaughter The Katy Police Department is requesting that the city hire more police officers for a substation being built at Katy Mills Mall. Ward A Council Member Frank Carroll said a public perception exists that both the mall and the nearby Typhoon Texas waterpark are not safe, and a revenue drop off—for both local businesses and the city—results from that. He cited a recent case in which police charged two suspects with aggravated […]

Major Redevelopment Planned for Katy Mills Mall

Mayor Chuck Brawner and Katy Mills Mall General Manager James Ross (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Officials from the City of Katy and Simon Malls, owner of the Katy Mills Mall, announced a multi-million dollar mall redevelopment project Thursday morning at Katy Mills Mall. Katy Mills Mall is one of the city’s key attractions and economic generators. The announcement follows four years of discussions between city officials and Simon Malls of Indianapolis, which owns the mall. Officials declined to give a specific figure. Officials expect the changes, which […]