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Thirty - Fourth Annual Rice Harvest Festival in Katy
 

Thirty - Fourth Annual Rice Harvest Festival in Katy

 

 

The Katy Rice Harvest Festival has been in the past and will continue into the future a huge and extremely important economic annual event for the City of Katy and a major contributor to local merchant’s economic year. The Festival will be held on Saturday October 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM until midnight and on Sunday October 12, 2014 from noon until 6:00 PM. This marks the 34TH annual Rice Harvest Festival. This event has been named as one of the top 10 festivals in the whole Houston area for several years. Originally this Festival was named a "Sellabration" and was intended to bring the community together for the purpose of educating the populace about the rice industry and let the area farmers show the local citizens what they were doing for the benefit of the general public living in the Katy area. This year as last year it is expected that the Festival will draw 50-60 thousand folks to the downtown Katy area over the course of the weekend. It will be crowded.

 

Thirty - Fourth Annual Rice Harvest Festival in Katy

Above picture taken by and copyrighted by Bob Gilbert with all rights reserved.

 

The Festival is held in Historic downtown Katy which is approximately 28 miles west of downtown Houston. The City of Katy is an old city as it was formed after being a train stop along the route going from San Antonio to Houston back in 1895.

 

The Rice Festival will cover Avenues B, C plus, 2nd and 3RD streets which are about 1 mile north of I-10. Ticket prices for admission are $8.00 per person per day. Children that are ages 10 and under are admitted free of charge. This is really a cheap price for a great function and that is loaded with fun. Events include all day entertainment on two stages being Katy and rice stages, arts and crafts with over 300 booths, numerous food booths, rice cooking contest, and a carnival. Pets on a leash are allowed inside the festival. No exotic pets are allowed.

 

Parking is free of charge at the Katy Mills Mall. A free shuttle service will be provided to and from the parking area. Please click here for a map of where to park.

 

The Rice Festival is a family oriented event and bad behavior will not be tolerated . Proceeds from the festival will be used by the City of Katy for fireworks display and will benefit various local schools.

 

Make your plans to attend as you and your family will have a lot of fun while munching on great food from a wide variety of available items  while being entertained. If you want more information go to their web site. The Rice Festival is another excellent Katy area fall event to attend. Enjoy fall here in Katy

 

Thirty - Fourth Annual Rice Harvest Festival in Katy



 

 

 

 

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Published Tuesday, October 07, 2014 5:02 PM by Bob GILBERT

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