Know before you go: Road closures, parking areas and 2 other things to know about Tomball Night on Friday, Aug. 4

The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Tomball Night on Friday, Aug. 4.

The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Tomball Night on Friday, Aug. 4.

The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting Tomball Night this Friday, Aug. 4, featuring children's activities, vendor booths, a parade, a fireworks display and small business specials.

Here's what to know about the citywide festival.

1. Time, location, cost

The event begins at 5 p.m. in Downtown Tomball. Activities are held throughout the Commerce, Walnut, Market, Main and Elm streets area. Admission to the event is free.

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2. Road closures

Portions of downtown area roads will be closed to traffic during the event:

  • Commerce Street

  • N. Walnut Street

  • S. Walnut Street

  • Market Street

  • S. Elm Street

3. Public parking

Free parking is available in the N. Elm Street parking lot as well as the lots near City Hall at 401 Market St. Additionally, guests can park throughout downtown Tomball where street parking is permitted. Parking is not permitted on Main Street.

4. Activities

In addition to vendor booths and children's activities in Downtown Tomball, the evening features a variety of events at different locations throughout the city.

Downtown Tomball: 5-10 p.m.

  • Live entertainment

  • Food and drink vendors

  • Children's activities

  • Business specials

  • Extended hours for small businesses, featuring giveaways and door prizes

Tomball Community Center, 221 Market St.: 5-8 p.m.

  • Health fair

Main Street: 9:15 p.m.

  • Parade of Lights: The parade runs east on Main Street from Buvinghausen Road to Peach Street.

  • A fireworks display follows the parade at 9:45 p.m. at the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza.

View a full list of vendors, locations and activities. Visit the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce online for more information. 866-670-7222
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.