48 Hour Film Project – Austin/Waco

May 24, 2022

Are you an aspiring Waco filmmaker? Here’s a fun opportunity to write, film, edit, and score a short film in 48 hours. This competition is based in Austin, but we are hoping for some Waco filmmakers to get involved and shoot around Waco. Cost to participate is $168 per team if you enter before the…

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Mother’s Day in Waco 2022

May 6, 2022

Celebrating Mother’s Day in Waco this year? Here’s a list of ways you can celebrate here in Waco.   Free Mother’s Day Brunch Saturday, May 7 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bledsoe Miller Community Center | 300 N. MLK Jr. Blvd. https://www.facebook.com/events/516912866811448/ Mother’s Day Buffet Sunday, May 8 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.…

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Texas Sports Hall of Fame CLOSED

March 3, 2022

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame is closed today for a private event.

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Dining Out in Waco on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day 2021

December 21, 2021

Spending Christmas in Waco this year? Here’s a list of restaurants open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Waco.   Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill  614 N. Valley Mills Dr.  |  254.751.9084 Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.   The Backyard  511 S. Eighth St.  |  254.235.1151 Open Christmas Eve from…

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Thanksgiving Day 2022 – Dining Out in Waco

November 19, 2021

  Spending Thanksgiving in Waco this year? Here’s a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in Waco. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill  614 N. Valley Mills Dr.  |  254.751.9084  |  Open 11am to 8pm Thanksgiving meals available to pre-order for pickup – deadline: Monday, Nov. 22. The Backyard  511 S. Eighth St.  |  254.235.1151  |  Open…

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New Film Project Looking for Assistance and Contacts in Waco

July 16, 2021

A group of filmmakers are working on a new film project telling the story of serial killer Kenneth McDuff.  They will be researching, interviewing, and shooting around the Waco area in the weeks and months to come. Here are some of their needs so far. If you can help, please email carlap@wacotx.gov and she will…

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4/20 Event

April 12, 2021

Hit up Dancing Bear Pub for some brews and food from Guess Family BBQ. Live music provided by Josh Roberts and Caleb Roberts.

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Reuters – USAA Best Spot for Military Retirees

March 11, 2021

In 2010, Waco, Texas was ranked No. 1 for military retirees to maximize their benefits, raise families and start second careers. It was followed by Oklahoma City and Austin, Texas, according to the survey by USAA, a financial services company for military families, and Military.com, a military and veterans’ membership organization. Overall, the research weighed 20…

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Expedia – America’s Top Dinosaur Destinations

March 11, 2021

Click here to view the full article. BACK TO THE MEDIA PAGE

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Trip Advisor

March 10, 2021

Waco came in at #2 in Trip Advisor’s 2018 Top Destinations on the Rise. Click here to view the article. BACK TO THE MEDIA PAGE

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