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

Silo District Marathon

April 22-24

The third annual Silo District Marathon weekend has a race for everyone, including the USA Track and...

Texas Food Truck Showdown

March 28

Come hungry and prepare for tasty eats and pop-up shopping. Enjoy a beer and wine garden while young...

Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

March 12

Texas Farm Bureau Insurance presents the 61st annual Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. Th...

Waco Family and Faith International Film Festival

Feb. 3-5

Handpicked creatives, community leaders, educators, and business professionals who believe in equita...

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