Precinct 4 October Festivals

Summer may be over, but the fun continues this fall in Precinct 4. Whether you love cider and sweaters or costumes and candy, we have an event for you. Check out the lineup below.

Native American Heritage Day
Saturday, Sept.11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

Join Jones Park staff and volunteers in the Akokisa Indian Village for a celebration of tribal culture. Observe demonstrations and learn about the native peoples that lived in southeast Texas.

Movie Night: The Lorax
Friday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.
Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

Take advantage of the cooler weather and shorter days by joining us for a movie under the stars. View “The Lorax,” inspired by Dr. Seuss’ children’s book, on the big screen at KMP. Participants will receive take-home craft kits. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks.

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Civic Adventure Day
Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Collins Park, 6727 Cypresswood Dr. in Spring

Spend the day exploring the outdoors during the third annual Civic Adventure Day. Meet local civic heroes and leaders and learn how they support the community daily. Registration is required at hcp4.net/events. For more information, call Harris County Precinct 4’s Special Events Division at 713-274-4050.

Pollinator Festival and Plant Sale
Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mercer Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a day of shopping, games, educational exhibits, entertainment, and more during the fourth annual Pollinator Festival and Plant Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens. Find plenty of Texas native plants to create a stunning pollinator garden, including zizotes milkweed, fragrant mistflower, maypop, Hercules’ club, and spicebush. Activities include lawn games, a scarecrow contest, live music, a library display with a book sale, and more. To help us celebrate, dress in bee, butterfly, bat, hummingbird, or flower attire. For more information, call 713-274-4160.

Indigenous Peoples Day
Monday, Oct. 11
Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at KMP by immersing yourself in the culture. Attendees can hear historical accounts, view native dances performed by local tribe members, learn about culture and nature, and create crafts. Registration required. Visit www.hcp4.net/kmp/events for a list of activities.

Sunday Afternoon in the Park
Sunday, Oct. 17, from noon to 4 p.m.
Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball

One of Tomball’s oldest fall festivals returns this October with pony rides, a petting zoo, carnival games, children’s crafts, and more. Don’t miss this free event for all ages. Concessions will be available.

Tricks & Treats Among the Trees
Saturday, Oct. 30, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

Trick-or-treating is better under the trees! Don a costume and visit Jones Park to enjoy tasty treats and fun fall activities, including crafts, live creepy critters, games, hayrides, and more.

International Landscape Lighting Institute: Design Reveal
Monday, Nov. 8, from 6:45 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Mercer Botanic Gardens

Join Mercer for a fiesta under the stars as lighting designers from around the world transform the Tropical Garden, Forest Floor, and Formal Garden into glowing works of art during International Landscape Lighting Institute’s annual lighting design course grand finale. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see Mercer’s gardens transformed into stunning landscape lighting displays while enjoying refreshments and entertainment.