Paddleboarders float below the Waco Railroad Bridge East.

Waco

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

Ram Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo

Jan. 3-5

The PRCA brings the top cowboys and cowgirls from among the Texas circuit to compete. Spectators enj...

"Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit"

June 2-Jan. 6

This exhibit takes you on a journey back in time to experience the legend of Titanic like never befo...

Mid-Tex Farm, Ranch, and Garden Show

Jan. 31

The 49th annual show offers exhibitors a first-rate forum to present their products and services to ...

10-2-4 Collector's Club Convention

March 10

The 10-2-4 Collectors’ Club celebrates its 34th annual convention. The public is invited to view a...

Waco Charity Open

March 14-16

This is part of the Disc Golf Pro Tour. The Waco Annual Charity Open has been running for decades a...

Spring at the Silos

March 14-16

In celebration of the arrival of spring, this event features a free vendor fair, additional food tru...

The Texas Food Truck Showdown

March 16

The 5th annual competition hosts food trucks from across the state and thousands of foodies gather t...

Heart of Texas Airshow

April 6-7

Experience thrilling entertainment with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, a military jet team, warbir...

Silo District Marathon

April 28-29

Annual race, hosted by Magnolia, began in 2018 because of Chip’s goal to run a marathon in honor o...

"Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit"

Jan. 26-May 12

Step into the pages of Eric Carle’s colorful picture books. "Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet...

Texas Association of Single Square Dancers Round Up

March 7-9

Square dancing is a clean, family-oriented, fun activity for all ages from early teens to nonagenari...

Bowen Musicfest

June 2

The 21st annual music festival returns with great performances from country music star and Wacoan Wa...

USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championship

June 8

Participants are challenged on this course that takes your breath away. Climb up and down and flow i...

Sharkfest Swim

June 15

This swim consists of three distances: 1K, 2K, and 4K. All swims are in Lake Brazos and start and fi...

Cattle Barons Ball

June 29

This one-of-a-kind evening features food, live music, dancing, and an auction. ...

Fourth on the Brazos

July 4

People come together year after year for this local tradition. Enjoy food, music, and fireworks. The...

TriWaco

July 14

The annual TriWaco triathlon features both sprint and olympic tri courses and begins with an open-wa...

Margarita and Salsa Festival

Aug. 24

Make plans to attend the biggest, coolest, and hottest party of the summer. The 24th annual festival...

"Be the Astronaut"

May 25-Sept. 8

This exhibit premiered at Space Center Houston to record-breaking crowds and teaches STEM-based cont...

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