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

IRONMAN 70.3

Oct. 27

This triathlon begins with a 1.2-mile point-to-point swim in the Brazos River, starting almost direc...

The Stars Over Texas Jamboree

Nov. 7

This is a family-friendly music stage show presented the first Thursday of the month. Shows rotate b...

H-E-B Zoo Stampede

Nov. 9

Whether you are as swift as a sidewinder or as slow as a toad, we have the race for you. This annual...

The Stars Over Texas Jamboree

Dec. 5

This is a family-friendly music stage show presented the first Thursday of the month. Shows rotate b...

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Oct. 5-Jan. 5

See the McStuffins Toy Hospital environment and explore the hospital, assume doctor play roles, and ...

Tellabration!

Nov. 10

This event celebrates the ageless art of storytelling. Sponsored by the Heart of Texas Storytelling ...

The Art in Science and The Science in Art

Oct. 23

Enjoy and learn from illustrated presentations by nationally-known speakers: a Hubble Telescope Proj...

The Nutcracker with the Waco Symphony Orchestra

Dec. 15

Ballet Frontier has been captivating audiences with their production of "The Nutcracker" for eleven ...

Elissa Lee Koljonen in Concert with the Waco Symphony Orchestra

Jan. 16

Award-winning violinist Elissa Lee Koljonen joins the Waco Symphony Orchstra....

Stars Over Texas Jamboree Christmas Edition

Dec. 5

This is a family-friendly music stage show presented the first Thursday of the month. This month's s...

Christmas on the Brazos

Dec. 13-15

The Historic Waco Foundation invites visitors to the annual Christmas on the Brazos celebration with...

Stars Over Texas Jamboree Oldies Edition

Jan. 10

This is a family-friendly music stage show presented the first Thursday of the month, and the second...

Stara Over Texas Jamboree Gospel Edition

Feb. 6

This is a family-friendly music stage show presented the first Thursday of the month. Shows rotate b...

The Lion Guard: Educational Exhibit

Jan. 18-May 10

Based on Disney Junior’s hit series "The Lion Guard," the exhibition takes guests on an adventure ...

Christmas at the Silos

Dec. 6-7

A weekend of holiday festivities includes a Christmas market of artisan vendors, Santa Claus, family...

Wynonna and The Big Noise in Concert

Dec. 7

Wynonna—along with her band, The Big Noise—bring their brand new “Rockin’ Roots Christmas To...

Waco Wonderland

Dec. 6-8

Downtown Waco is the place to be for a three-day celebration of holiday fun, food, and cheer. Enjoy ...

MidTex Farm, Ranch, and Garden Show

Feb. 1

Visitors have the opportunity to view top exhibits of the newest farm and ranch equipment, seed, che...


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