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The Katy Rice festival will be held this weekend on the historic streets of downtown Katy between 1 st. street and 4 street and Ave A to Ave D. If you are looking for good old fashion family fun at a reasonable price this is the place to be!  The downtown Katy area is exit # 741 off of I-10 and downtown Katy is approximately 1 mile north of the freeway. There will be 300 plus booths of crafts and food, entertainment, and a carnival. The Festival dates back to 1981 and it is expected that 40,000 - 50,000 people will attend this year.  Entertainment will be held on both Saturday and Sunday at the Katy Stage and the Rice stage and will include music, dancing, choirs, Tae Kwon Do, jump roping and many other acts. The Festival will be held on Saturday from 8 AM to Midnight and Sunday from 10 AM till 7 PM Parking is free of charge at Katy High School just off 1463 and Highway 90. Free shuttle service will carry visitors to downtown Katy for the events.

 The Festival also has a Carnival. The Carnival actually starts on Friday evening at 6 PM and runs till 11 PM. The Carnival will operate from 10 AM till close on both Saturday and Sunday. Entertainment will start at 10:00 AM on Saturday at the Rice Stage and at noon on Sunday on the same stage.

Tickets are $6.00 per adult per day and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. Senior Citizens age 65 plus are free and so are Military personnel with proper ID. Credit cards and checks are NOT accepted at the festival. Only Cash Money! Carnival armbands are one day all you can ride per person and cost $20 per person for Saturday and Sunday. The Carnival armband costs $15 for Friday evening.

Every ticket purchased at the Festival will generate a $ 1.00 donation to the Be An Angel Park which is handicapped accessible and located at Franz Road and Ave D. 

Visitors can not bring ice chests or alcoholic beverages into the Festival.

Have a great time and relax while forgetting about the Stock Market, Politicians, Retirement and the fact that all of us are going to have to work our entire lives. See you there!!!

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Howdy and evening Bob

Bob my friend, I sure bet folks had a mighty enjoyable time attending the Rice Festival of 2008. I sure did enjoy reading your mighty fine blog post on it.

Have a good one

Dale in New Hampshire

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