To-do list: 4 Katy-area tree lightings to attend in 2019

Lights on Christmas tree
'Tis the season for tree lighting ceremonies. (Courtesy Elena Sistaliuk/Adobe Stock)

'Tis the season for tree lighting ceremonies. (Courtesy Elena Sistaliuk/Adobe Stock)

Editor's note: This story, which originally published on Nov. 22, has been updated Nov. 25 with the Nov. 30 tree lighting ceremony at MKT Distillery.

The Katy area will play host to several tree lighting ceremonies.


Nov. 22, LaCenterra Tree Lighting: LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch will light a 51-foot Christmas tree and host activities, such as music, food and drink and photos with Santa. 6-9 p.m. Free. 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy. www.facebook.com/event/574397549963641/

Nov. 30, Christmas Tree Lighting: MKT Distillery will light a tree on top the J.V. Cardiff rice drier, a tradition held by George Cardiff until 1999 when he retired and shut down the rice facility. The MKT event will include live music, a bounce house for children, a food truck and cocktails. 5373 First St., Katy. 833-658-1870. www.facebook.com/events/2279191012404999/


Dec. 1, Fulshear’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: The Fulshear Chamber of Commerce and the city of Fulshear will light a tree in front of Ace Hardware .5:30 p.m. Free. 8411 FM 359, Fulshear. 832-600-3221. https://mms.fulshearkaty.com/Calendar/moreinfo_responsive.php?eventid=353679&org_id=FKAC


Dec. 5, Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting: The city of Katy will light a tree in downtown Katy. There will be choir and dance performances along with hot chocolate and cookies. •6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Katy City Hall, 901 Ave. C., Katy. 281-391-4800. www.cityofkaty.com/Home/Components/•Calendar/Event/323/161
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By Jen Para

Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Jen has written about business, politics and education. Prior to CI, Jen was the web producer at Houston Business Journal.


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