The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 49th annual Tomball Night on Friday, Aug. 6. The event was canceled in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic for precautions. However, the event returns this year with live music, children's activities and rides, prize drawings, raffles, vendors, and cash giveaways in downtown Tomball. The event begins at 5 p.m. and culminates with fireworks.

A parade of lights will also take place east along West Main Street from Vernon Avenue to the railroad tracks and turn left on Peach Street, according to chamber information. The parade begins at 9:15 p.m. and will be followed by a fireworks display around 9:45 p.m. at The Depot, located at 201 S. Elm St.

Businesses will also stay open late for shoppers, with participating local businesses offering specials, door prizes and giveaways.

A health and wellness expo is also scheduled from 5-8 p.m. at the Tomball Community Center, located at 221 Market St.

The event is free to attend, and parking is available at no cost in lots on North Elm Street, behind and in front of City Hall at 401 Market St., and along the side streets throughout downtown Tomball, according to chamber information.