15 Katy-area events and attractions to see this fall

There are a number of ways to enjoy fall in the Katy area, from checking out a family-friendly festival, facing fears at a spooky haunted house or getting out into nature to enjoy the weather. (Courtesy Fotolia)
There are a number of ways to enjoy fall in the Katy area, from checking out a family-friendly festival, facing fears at a spooky haunted house or getting out into nature to enjoy the weather. (Courtesy Fotolia)

There are a number of ways to enjoy fall in the Katy area, from checking out a family-friendly festival, facing fears at a spooky haunted house or getting out into nature to enjoy the weather. (Courtesy Fotolia)

There are a number of ways to enjoy fall in the Katy area, from checking out a family-friendly festival, facing fears at a spooky haunted house or getting out into nature to enjoy the weather.



Pumpkin patches


Blessington Farms

Details: free admission, kid-friendly, outdoors, food and drink available to purchase

510 Chisolm Trail, Simonton

832-444-8717

Hours: Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 21


Dewberry Farm

Details: kid-friendly, outdoors, food and drink available to purchase

7705 FM 362, Brookshire

281-934-3276

Hours: varied hours Fri.-Sun. through October and early November

First Christian Church

Details: free admission, kid-friendly, outdoors

22101 Morton Ranch Road, Katy

281-492-2693

Hours: Mon.-Fri. noon, Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-sundown throughout October

First United Methodist Church

Details: free admission, kid-friendly, outdoors

1127 Third St., Rosenberg

281-342-3333

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. through October

Oil Ranch

Details: kid-friendly, outdoors, food and drink available to purchase

23501 Macedonia Road, Hockley

936-931-1111

Hours: Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. through October

Haunted houses


13th Floor Haunted House

7075 FM 1960 Road W., Ste. 20, Houston

281-816-5054

Hours: varied hours and dates through Nov. 6

Creepy Hollow Haunted House

12872 Valley Vista Drive, Rosharon

800-357-3323

Hours: Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.-midnight (through Nov. 6); 7-10 p.m. (Oct. 24 and 31)

Phobia Haunted Houses

5250 S. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston

713-526-3323

Hours: varied times during weekends in October through Nov. 6

Redrum Haunted House

Details: kid-friendly, outdoors

1800 E. Hwy. 90A, Richmond

281-762-0034

Hours: Fri.-Sat. 7 p.m.-midnight through October; 7-10 p.m. (Oct. 24 and 28);

7-11 p.m. (Oct. 31)

TX Zombie Hunt

Details: kid-friendly, outdoors, food and drink available to purchase

22011 Southwest Freeway, Richmond

281-342-5885

Hours: 8-11 p.m. through October

Other fall events


Oct. 27: Fulshear Scarecrow Festival

The Cross Creek Ranch master-planned community will host its annual festival in Downtown Fulshear. The event features live music, kid-friendly games, an adult grape stomp, pumpkin decorating and a scarecrow contest. Participants will also get to vote on which scarecrow deserves the top prize.

4:30-7:30 p.m. Free (admission).

8201 Harris St., Fulshear

832-600-3221

www.fulsheartexas.gov

Oct. 29, 30 and 31: Halloween Fun Fest

Smith Ranch hosts an annual child-friendly Halloween event with a pumpkin patch, moonwalks, hay rides, paddle boats, pony rides, games, food and more.

4-8 p.m. $10.

25440 Beckendorff Road, Katy

281-371-3318

www.facebook.com/smithranchkaty

Oct. 23-25 and 30-31: Halter Inc. festival

Halter Inc. is hosting its 18th annual child-friendly fall celebration, complete with a pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoos and a stockyard maze.

Noon-5 p.m. $10.

17410 Clay Road, Houston

281-508-6501

www.halterinc.org

Oct. 20-31: Alamo Drafthouse screenings

Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra has screened fall movies throughout October. Patrons can expect to see “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Scream” and “Halloween.” Some movies include special menus to make the showing special.

Times and ticket prices vary; food and drink available to purchase

2707 Commercial Center Blvd., Ste. K-100, Katy

281-492-6900

www.drafthouse.com/houston

Oct. 29: Fort Bend Museum Ghost Tours

Fort Bend Museum has been guiding visitors along its weekly Friday Ghost Tours in October. Participants can expect an exclusive after-hours tour that will show them all the strange occurrences that have happened at the museum.

7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. $15 (ages 4 and up), free (ages 3 and under).

Additional details: kid-friendly, outdoors, food and drink available to purchase

410 S. Fifth St., Richmond

281-342-6478.

www.fortbendmuseum.org
By Sierra Rozen

Metro Reporter, South Houston

Sierra joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in September of 2021 after graduating with a degree in communication and a minor in journalism from St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. Sierra covers all things in the South Houston area but in particular covers Friendswood ISD, Friendswood City Council and Harris County METRO. Prior to CI, Sierra served as the viewpoints and life and arts editor for Hilltop Views, as well as interning for Austin Woman Magazine.



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