Searching for events in Katy? Here's what is happening around town in December and January. This list is not comprehensive.

Magical Winter Lights

Wishing for the holiday spirit to linger a little longer? This lantern festival boasts over 60 displays of intricate designs of various themes, shapes and sizes. Attendees can walk through a Spaze Maze, explore Dino Land or stick to the winter wonderland theme with towering Christmas trees. The event also features a carnival, food trucks, and live shows and performances.
  • Dec. 20-Jan. 7; 5-10 p.m. (Sun.-Thu.), 5-11 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.)
  • Admission starts at $18, carnival wristbands $25
  • 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Katy
Stage Presence Workshop

The School of Rock in Katy will teach students how to rock the stage with this one-day workshop. Using activities to break through insecurities, the camp helps kids develop their confidence, find camaraderie with their fellow musicians and identify their own unique stage persona—tailored to them.The Party at Nakatomi

This event at No Label Brewing Co. will borrow a theme from the 1988 action flick "Die Hard," which is set at a Christmas party. Event goers are encouraged to wear argyle sweaters or participate in a "Die Hard" costume contest. It will feature live music from the Homebrewed Brass Ensemble in the early evening, a photo booth, Party at Nakatomi merch and a showing of the classic film. Plus, food from the TX Birria Boyz food truck will be available.Painting with a Twist

Anyone over 12 years old can get artistic at this event that will offer attendees the a canvas to paint a portrait of Santa Claus and make their own candle from scratch. Event goers will be allowed to bring their own food and drinks, including alcoholic beverages. The venue will provide cups, plates, napkins and bottle openers.Beginner’s Line Dancing

Instructors will teach the basic steps and adjust to any skill level at this afternoon event at Woodsland Park and Community Center, which is home to the city of Katy’s senior services' day activities and community fitness classes.Aggie Business, Beer & Bones

The Katy Area Chamber will host a group of Texas A&M alumni at Katy’s Little Woodrow's sports bar for an evening of cold brews, cocktails, dominores, bar games and ball games. It serves as a way to build a network of Aggie professionals across industries.Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

To honor the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Central Green park encourages Katy residents to gather for a celebration of his life. The event will feature live music from the Endurance Quartet, and Ronnie Colman and Merlot; a DJ; a community art project; crafts; giveaway booths; and a recounting of King’s “I Have A Dream” speech.The Police and Cars Tribute Night

This age 21 and up event will at the Wildcatter Saloon promises a music-filled evening of ballads from rock bands The Police and The Cars. Come alone or with a group of friends to dance the night away.