• Shell Food Mart

    Welcome to Hempstead!

    Photo courtesy of The Hotline Press

    The Hempstead Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Michael Wolfe, and Mayor Pro Tem Pat Chernosky welcome Shell Food Mart to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning, June 27th. Stop by for groceries, fuel, and delicious deli food.

  • 2017 Festival of Lights

    "Lights in Unity Make a Brighter Community"

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      The Hempstead Garden Club decorates a tree in the Gazebo Park.
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      Setting the stage for the Festival of Lights.
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      Songs for the season performed by the Hempstead High School band.
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      Santa rides in on his Texas sized sleigh.
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      Scouts on parade!
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      Knight Insurance brings Sponge Bob ...
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      ... and friends!
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      First United Methodist Church serenades Hempstead with Christmas carols.
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      Hempstead Little League batting a thousand and bundled up against the cold.
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      Some cars are just made to dance ...
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      ... and some are made to shine.
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      Waller County EMS proudly serving and celebrating with the community.
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      Fun and fantasy with face painting for every one!
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      Enjoying lights and community late into the night.
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      Delicious food and drink, fun things to wear, and opportunities for giving.
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      There's always a line for Santa!
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      Of course we've been good this year!
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      More face painting and music you can dance to.
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      The Queen's Court prepares to present awards.
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      Congratulations to the winners of the coloring contest!
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      Winding down the evening with Santa.
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      Chamber of Commerce volunteers gather for a photo.
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