The Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo offers all the classic rodeo events. Photo courtesy of Waco CVB

All of Texas is invited to Waco’s Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo from Oct. 3-13. Check out the games and rides at the carnival, watch all the exciting rodeo events, grab a drink at the wine and beer garden, and watch as wiener dogs face off in the annual wiener dog race. There is also local live entertainment from dance and cheer groups to musicians at the Hometown Stage, a Running with the Bulls 5K race and fun run, an academic rodeo for kids with contests in math and spelling, and the H-E-Buddy Barnyard that features an exotic animal petting zoo, agricultural exhibits, performers, and a nursery and birthing center for expecting animal mothers. 

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