Mont Belvieu welcomes New Year with new city park

MONT BELVIEU—The City of Mont Belvieu will celebrate the grand opening of its new 70-acre park and sports complex with a New Year’s Eve Bash.
The event will kick-off at the park on Eagle Drive at 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting and opening ceremonies.
From 6 to 10 p.m. there will be rides for the kids and food.
Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be sold for $1. BBQ sandwiches, chips and drinks will be sold for $1.50.
Vendors will be on hand to sell kettlecorn, funnelcakes and lemonade. Volunteer groups will serve hot chocolate, coffee and cider.

Three county bands will provide the entertainment in the park’s amphitheater. Leading off at 6 p.m. will be local artist Jimmy D. Smith. At 8 p.m. Django Walker, son of Texas music legend jerry Jeff Walker will take the stage.
The night’s headliner, Honeybrowne will take the stage at 10 p.m. The Austin-based band recently released their latest album “Indie Till We Sell Out.”
A fireworks display will begin at midnight.
The new park has been four years in design and construction and features, nine lighted ballfields, three multi-purpose fields, seven playgrounds, two group pavilions, a splashpad, skatepark, amphitheater and large amenity pond.
“The park was designed to serve our growing community for many years to come,” Mont Belvieu Mayor Nick Dixon said.” We believe everyone will be impressed with the quality design and detail to attention that went into the project.”
Everyone is reminded to bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the bands in the amphitheater. Also, alcohol is prohibited in the park and coolers are prohibited for this event.