A blues, gospel and folk festival; a family campout at VFW Park; and a horror market with celebrity meet and greets are just a few events to attend in Katy this fall.

Houston Folk Festival

This traveling country, folk and blues music festival stops in Katy this fall. It features talents such as American Music Awards-winning group The Steepwater Band. In addition to musical acts, attendees can expect 100 artists and crafters, a farmers market, and a Taste of Texas Food Garden with gourmet cuisine as well as craft beer and wine.Fall Community Garage Sales

Keep Katy Beautiful will catalogue several garage sales throughout the city to visit this fall. This event promotes a reduce, reuse, recycle and rebuy concept to help keep homes in Katy clean and organized, while also giving residents the opportunity to tour the city as the seasons change. Residents can get their garage sale included in a city map by registering online by Oct. 23 at 5 p.m.Haunted Halloween Horror Market & Music Fest

The Wildcatter Saloon presents this Halloween-themed and celebrity-studded event to celebrate this spooky season. Meet and greets with movie stars, costume contests, trick or treating, live music and a local vendor market are some of the features of this event.Home Run Hounds

Home Run Dugout will host a dog costume party all day long to celebrate Halloween. Prizes will be awarded for best costume.Annual FPF Gumbo Cookoff

Gumbo chefs will battle for first place at this competition cookoff benefitting the Fulshear Police Foundation. This year’s cookoff, hosted at Cross Creek Ranch, will include gumbo samplings, family fun, outdoor games, Zydeco music performances, and both live and silent auctions.Deka Strong Road Show

F45 Training on Morton Ranch Road will host this decathlon-style challenge designed to test and celebrate fitness. The competition and showcase consists of 10 training zones, tailored for both men and women weights. Competitors can enter solo or in two-person teams.
Annual Community Campout

The city of Katy hosts this yearly event for Katy families to enjoy the outdoors and amenities at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Park. Register to pitch tents and bring sleeping bags to enjoy movies; games hosted by Dick’s House of Sport, and Katy Parks and Recreation; dinner and breakfast; and smores at the overnight campout.Pajama Night Story Time

Cinco Ranch-area families are invited to the Fort Bend County library for an early evening of Thanksgiving-themed stories, songs, activities and craft projects. This event is for families with children of all ages.