Fort Bend, TX – August 21, 2023 – On Saturday, August 19th, marked the much-anticipated grand opening of the Fort Bend Epicenter, a day of celebration, community engagement, and an undeniable spirit of unity. From 10 am to 4 pm, residents of Fort Bend County and surrounding areas came together to witness the unveiling of what promises to be a cornerstone for the community.
The event was made even more remarkable thanks to sponsor support from Energy Texas, Southwest Mitsubishi, GFL Environmental, Bud Light, Pepsi, and Chick Fil A.
Attendees enjoyed an array of activities designed to cater to every age group and interest. From interactive booths with Houston Volleyball Academy and Triple Threat Basketball to entertaining displays, the Fort Bend Epicenter grand opening was more than just an inaugural event—it was an experience.
The Houston Astros also made a stop at the open house and lucky fans were able to step up and take a picture with the World Series trophy.
“We are incredibly proud to be able to share this new venue with the residents of Fort Bend County. This will positively impact the community in a major way as we host local, regional, and national events,” said Toby Wyman, General Manager for Fort Bend Epicenter.
Sports Facilities Account Executive John Sparks shared, “We’re beyond excited to unveil the Fort Bend Epicenter to our community. This facility represents the culmination of tireless effort, dedication, and a shared vision of growth and progress.” He added, “As the Account Executive, I’m incredibly proud of what we have achieved here, and I’m confident that this Epicenter will be an asset to this community and bring growth and positive economic impact to Fort Bend County. The best is yet to come!”
With its doors now officially open, the Fort Bend Epicenter is ready to host all kinds of events that include basketball and volleyball tournaments, cheer competitions, as well as live entertainment events such as Christmas Cantata, Top Rank ESPN Boxing, AEW Dynamite and Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live.
About Fort Bend Epicenter The Epicenter is the newest premier multipurpose sports and entertainment venue in Fort Bend County, TX. It is the center of the community, as well as a regional hub of activity, innovation, and economic development. At 230,000 sq. ft., it boasts six basketball courts, 12 volleyball courts, indoor event spaces, and an outdoor pavilion. This Texas-sized venue equipped for a range of activities will establish Epicenter as the paramount regional destination for sports and events. The Epicenter is a member of the SF Network, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing network of sports facilities, and is operated by the industry leader in outsourced operations, The Sports Facilities Companies. For more information, visit The Epicenter’s website. Top of Form
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