The 26th edition of Katy’s Sip N Stroll event on Nov. 4 will bring back the popular local culinary event and support The Ballard House, aiding patients facing life-threatening illnesses.

What’s happening

Presented by Keller Williams and Kroger, Katy Sip N Stroll is Katy's premier wine and culinary event, boasting over 35 food tasting stations, 300-plus beverage options, live music and a DJ.

The event's "light up the night" theme encourages attendees to add illumination to their attire. The ARK by Norris Event Center provides free parking and shuttle services.

The details

Attractions include the Kroger Experience Alley, live entertainment at the Aruba Tourism Party Stage and craft cocktails at The White Claw Liquid Lounge. Food samplings from over 30 restaurants, wines from over 60 vintners and artisan vendors await attendees as well.

Proceeds support The Ballard House, offering housing to patients and their caregivers. The charity recently expanded with a 40-guest hospitality house.

Dr. Gregory Chronowski, a professor in the department of radiation oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center and the center medical director for radiation oncology operations in the Houston-area locations, highlights The Ballard House's role in helping patients access treatment.

Ballard House Manager David Brown emphasized the rising demand for housing assistance.

Private deluxe hospitality tents are available, with tickets on the event website.

Katy Sip N Stroll aids The Ballard House's mission, and tickets are available at Learn more at

Katy Sip N Stroll details:
  • 6-9 p.m. (general admission), 5-9 p.m. (VIP admission)
  • $65 (general admission), $95 (VIP)
  • The Ark, 21402 Merchants Way, Katy