PREVIEW: Tomball Night celebrates 46 years of family fun in Downtown, Aug. 3

Tomball Night returns to Downtown Tomball on Aug. 3.

Tomball Night returns to Downtown Tomball on Aug. 3.

The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce hots its annual citywide festival on Friday, Aug. 3, in Downtown Tomball.

Visit the GTACC's website for more event information.

According to chamber information, here is a preview of what to expect at Tomball Night.

Schedule of events
Tomball Night festivities begin at 5 p.m. with live entertainment, children's activities, food, drinks, vendor booths, giveaways and shopping opportunities.

  • General event festivities: 5 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
    Location: Downtown Tomball (Commerce, Walnut, Market and Elm streets)

  • Health and wellness expo: 5-8 p.m.
    Location: Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St., Tomball

  • Parade of Lights: 9:15 p.m.
    Parade route: East on Main Street from Buinghausen Road to the railroad tracks, left on Peach Street

  • Fireworks display: 9:45 p.m.
    Location: Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball

Parking, admission
Parking and admission are free. Parking lots are available on:

  • North Elm St.

  • behind and in front of City Hall at 401 Market St.

  • along side streets in Downtown Tomball

Road closures
Various streets in Downtown Tomball will be closed to traffic, as vendor booths will be set up in these areas.

  • 100 block of Commerce Street

  • North and South Walnut streets

  • 100, 200, 300 blocks of Market Street

  • S. Elm Street

Participating local businesses will be open late to welcome shoppers with specials, giveaways and door prizes.

Other activities
A Health & Wellness Alliance Expo runs 5-8 p.m. at the Tomball Community Center, featuring interactive fun to educate attendees about healthy family lifestyles.

The Tomball Night Car Show, hosted by Tomball Tinters, features classic cars, jeeps and trucks as well as live music and a barbecue food trailer. Registration to enter a car begins at 5 p.m. with limited space. $25 (fee to submit car show entry), free (admission). Tomball Tinters, 27503 Business 249, Ste. 9, Tomball. Find more details here.

By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.


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