Paddleboarders float below the Waco Railroad Bridge East.

Waco

Travel Region

Prairies and Lakes

Population

140,000

Enjoy a refreshing break from the traffic of I-35 with outdoor recreation among the hills and cliffs of Cameron Park, visit the zoo, tour the birthplace of Dr Pepper, or take a trip to one of the city’s diverse museums.

Upcoming Events

Texas Food Truck Showdown

April 1

Heritage Square , 311 Austin Ave.

Come hungry and prepare for tasty eats and pop-up shopping. Enjoy a beer and wine garden while youngsters play in the KidsZone. On average, 40 food trucks from around the country participate, and more than 25,000 people attend.

thetexasfoodtruckshowdown.com/our-story

Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

April 15

Base at Extraco Event Center, 4401 Bosque Blvd.

Presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet honors newly elected inductees for the Class of 2022, including Robert Brazile, Jose Cruz, Scott Drew, Carlette Guidry-Falkquay, Priest Holmes, Adrian Peterson, Cynthia Potter, and Michael Strahan.

tshof.org/induction

Silo District Marathon

April 22

Magnolia Market and Downtown Waco , 601 Webster Ave.

The fourth annual Silo District Marathon weekend has a race for everyone, including the USA Track and Field-certified, Boston Marathon-qualifying marathon. Whether you are running for a cause or testing your own limits, Waco is the place to be all weekend.

goallevents.com/e/silo-district-marathon-2023-E200022938860543

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