There is no doubt that Waco tourism has been temporarily slowed down by the Coronavirus. But we thought we would concentrate on some of the positive things that have been happening on the tourism front. Waco locals are an important part of tourism; they have kept some doors open while we wait for travel to…

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Many people are now using Zoom as a videoconference tool. You’ll notice some people have a custom background they use. These are called Zoom virtual backgrounds and they are easy to upload and implement. Zoom has a detailed setup procedure and video here. Please note that you’ll either need a very plain background, or a…

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Here is a list of tourism-related closures and COVID-19 changes in the Waco area. This is a rapidly changing situation, so if you know of anything that needs to be added, please email susanm@wacotx.gov. The Governor’s Report to Open Texas Sheltering in Place Waco Vacation Rentals is renting their short term rental properties as mid-term…

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Valentine’s in Waco can include a variety of fantastic things to do and romantic dining options.  Many area restaurants are planning a special menu for this happy holiday. Check out the list below and schedule now to dine at one of Waco’s beautifully decorated restaurants with your loved one. Please click on the restaurant name…

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Are you visiting Waco and need something delicious to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further, because here are some must-try places when nothing will do but sweet treats. Locals welcome too!      Baked Bliss Co. Cinnamon rolls. That’s all we have to say. Not only are their cinnamon rolls amazing, but their cupcakes,…

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It’s no secret that Dr Pepper is one of the most well known and most liked sodas in the south; but many don’t know that its home is right here in the Heart of Texas. The old brick bottling plant is located in downtown Waco and now houses the Dr Pepper Museum which focuses on…

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It’s time to plan your New Year’s Eve now! Here’s a list of events we know of as of 12/2/2019. Did we miss yours? Email info to Carla Pendergraft at carlap@wacotx.gov. New Year’s Eve Barkin’ Ball: Winter Wonderland  Fuzzy Friends Rescue welcomes your attendance to the charity event voted “Best in Waco” for 12 consecutive…

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The Magnolia Silos Decorated for the Holidays

Let it be known: Waco is wonderful. Located in the heart of Texas, Waco is famous for Baylor University, Cameron Park and the Brazos River, and many museums and attractions, as well as the hip shopping mecca Magnolia Market, created by Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper fame. But Waco’s appeal includes a rich…

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Waco Restaurant Week is a one-week, city-wide event taking place at local restaurants, coffee shops and bars across Waco. Restaurant weeks are held across the country to introduce people to restaurants and places they haven’t had a chance to visit. All menu items sold under the Waco Restaurant Week menu specials will donate 10% to…

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