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October 6, 2021
By Natalie Cook Clark
Fall is here and that means it’s time to plan your schedule to attend some of the many great fall festivals in Katy. The Katy Heritage Society is launching an exciting new event this season where Katyites of all ages can enjoy a vintage carnival.
The Katy Rice Festival Parade float from the Katy Heritage Society won first place in the “Best of Show” category. Photo courtesy of: Adrienne Davitz.
Katy’s families can enjoy a vintage carnival
Vintage Carnival is the theme of the Katy Heritage Society’s first major fall community event. The event is scheduled for October 16 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Katy Heritage Park (5990 George Bush Dr.)
Something for all generations
“It’s safe, old-fashioned family fun,” says Adrienne Davitz, president of the Katy Heritage Society. “It brings together all generations and the community. “
The Katy Heritage Society hopes to make it an annual event based on feedback from attendees.
For 41 years, the Katy Heritage Society has been dedicated to preserving and protecting Katy’s past by acquiring and maintaining historic structures and working to protect local monuments.
Their mission also applies to community events and this theme fits perfectly.
An Early Bird Ticket package is currently on sale. Guests can get 25 carnival tickets for $ 20. Prices will increase during the event. Katy Heritage Society members receive a $ 2 discount off the price of their ticket package.
Participants will pay for tickets to play carnival games, buy food like cotton candy, etc. Each game will take 1 to 2 tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased during the event.
Buy your tickets online here.
The new owner of the Cardiff Rice Dryer helped with the Cardiff Rice Dryer model of the float.
Over 20 vintage games planned
More than 20 vintage carnival games are planned for the event. They are all run by local businesses and the volunteers are chosen by members of the National Honor Society.
There will also be a petting zoo, a clown, live music and food.
All proceeds go to the Katy Heritage Society.
The Katy Heritage Society will also be holding a booth this weekend. Katy Rice Festival. They took part in the Rice Festival Parade last weekend and won first place in “Best of Show”.
Their historic homes are open for tours and are a great way for local families to learn about and understand Katy’s rich history.
The Katy Heritage Society is Katy’s oldest non-profit organization. Learn more about this organization, the schedule of home visits and opportunities to join their website.
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