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

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...

The Stars Over Texas Jamboree

Sept. 5

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

"Be the Astronaut"

May 25-Sept. 8

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

Down on the Bayou Cajun Celebration

Sept. 14

Dance the night away while you enjoy the tastes of a New Orleans-inspired dinner complete with an op...

Heart of Texas Wine and Food Festival

Sept. 21

This festival is the major fundraiser of the Humane Society of Central Texas. Patrons may taste more...

Skittles Waco Wild West 100

Sept. 21

This bicycle tour has a route for everyone, including a family 10-mile route to a 105-mile route. Al...

The Stars Over Texas Jamboree

Oct. 3

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

McLennan Community College Foundation Golf Classic

Oct. 4

The 33rd annual tournament benefits student scholarships and special projects through the McLennan C...

Heart O' Texas Fair and Rodeo

Oct. 3-13

This year, enjoy one more day of the rodeo, fairgrounds, and attractions. Over the past 64 years the...

Brazos River .5K

Oct. 13

The local chapter of the Society of Lazy and Carefree Runners (SLACR) presents the second annual Bra...

Silobration

Oct. 17-19

The highly-anticipated fifth annual Silobration features over 90 artisan vendors from every corner o...

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 ...

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