City of Tomball announces 2021 events, subject to COVID-19 guidelines

With much of the city's festival season halted in early 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, this year's 2021 festival calendar is contingent on COVID-19 guidelines and mandates at the time of the events, according to the Jan. 20 release. (Community Impact staff)
With much of the city's festival season halted in early 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, this year's 2021 festival calendar is contingent on COVID-19 guidelines and mandates at the time of the events, according to the Jan. 20 release. (Community Impact staff)

With much of the city's festival season halted in early 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, this year's 2021 festival calendar is contingent on COVID-19 guidelines and mandates at the time of the events, according to the Jan. 20 release. (Community Impact staff)

The city of Tomball, known for its robust schedule of festivals and events, announced its 2021 calendar Jan. 20. With much of the city's festival season halted in early 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, this year's 2021 festival calendar is contingent on COVID-19 guidelines and mandates at the time of the events, according to the Jan. 20 release.

Returning festivals include the Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival on May 1, the Honky Tonk Chili Challenge on June 19 and the July Fourth Celebration & Street Festival this spring and summer. The city's family movie event, Second Saturday at the Depot, is scheduled to return June 12.


Events scheduled this fall include GroovFest on Sept. 18, Paces 4 Pink on Oct. 2, Zombill in Tomball on Oct. 9, Bluegrass Tomball on Oct. 16, Depot Day on Nov. 13, the Christmas tree lighting Nov. 19 and Deck the Depot on Dec. 4.

The city's signature events are open to the public and free to attend.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.