4 events in Katy this weekend, Nov. 19-21

One event happening in Katy this weekend is the Home for the Holidays Gift Market. (Photo courtesy Canva)
One event happening in Katy this weekend is the Home for the Holidays Gift Market. (Photo courtesy Canva)

One event happening in Katy this weekend is the Home for the Holidays Gift Market. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Looking for something fun to do in Katy? Check out one of these events this weekend!

Nov. 19: Tree Lighting at LaCenterra holiday event

The annual Tree Lighting at LaCenterra will feature a real-life snow experience, vendors and holiday food vendors, a live musical performance by Hybrid 7 and more. Santa will light the 51-foot Christmas tree in Heritage Square at 7:40 p.m. 6-9 p.m. Free (admission). 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy

http://lacenterra.com/event/Tree-Lighting-at-LaCenterra-Presented-by-Texas-Childrens-Hospital/2145554645/

Nov. 19-21: Light Park


The Light Park is an electric holiday light show featuring millions of lights synchronized to a festive mix of Christmas music. 5:30-11 p.m. $35 (per vehicle). Typhoon Texas Waterpark parking lot, 555 Katy Fort Bend Road, Katy. http://thelightpark.com

Nov. 19-21: Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Home for the Holidays is Katy's largest gift market featuring more than 150 merchants. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $6 (general admission), $10 (first call shopping). Katy Merrell Center, 6301 S. Stadium Lane, Katy. 281-788-4297. http://homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com

Nov. 20: Cane Island Farmers Market

This farmers market features artisan crafts, fresh produce, handmade goods, coffee and food. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (admission). Kane Quarter, 2100 Cane Island Parkway, Katy. http://caneisland.com/news-events

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