Good Things Happening in Waco Tourism

May 18, 2020

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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Rendering of the Magnolia Market expansion plans

Construction Progress on Magnolia Market Expansion

May 11, 2020

Construction is really coming along on the expansion to the Magnolia Market in Waco, TX. These photos were taken on May 11, 2020.

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Classie Ballou – Johnny B Goode

April 14, 2020

Classie Ballou performing Johnny B Good at the Brazos Nights Concert Series in 2010. American zydeco and rhythm and blues guitarist Classie Ballou, Sr. calls Waco home. He and his family are local favorites. BACK TO THE VIRTUAL VISIT PAGE

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Martin Museum of Art

April 14, 2020

The Martin Museum of Art features exhibits by national and international artists and touring historical art shows. It is home to a permanent collection of modern and contemporary paintings, sculptures, and prints. BACK TO THE VIRTUAL VISIT PAGE

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Mayborn at Home

April 14, 2020

Kids of all ages will have fun with these creative videos and activities from the Mayborn Museum Complex. Content is updated regularly. Click here to visit Mayborn at Home. BACK TO THE VIRTUAL VISIT PAGE

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Free Waco Zoom Backgrounds

April 14, 2020

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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Waco Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary Concert

April 13, 2020

In 2011, Waco Symphony Orchestra celebrated their 50th anniversary. Some things never get old! Enjoy WSO’s concert featuring the music of The Beatles.   BACK TO THE VIRTUAL VISIT PAGE

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Virtual Zoo Field Trip

April 13, 2020

Thank you to Greater Hewitt Chamber of Commerce and Cameron Park Zoo for providing weekly virtual field trips. This video is all about tigers! Visit the Cameron Park Zoo’s Facebook page for more fun videos.   BACK TO THE VIRTUAL VISIT PAGE

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Explore Waco’s History

April 12, 2020

Back to the beginning . . .   Take a trip down memory lane using the images, videos, stories, and podcasts at wacohistory.org and wacohistorypodcast.com. Waco History lets you explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped our community’s history. Learn about the region through layered, map-based, multimedia presentations, use social media to share your…

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Take a Virtual Trail Ride in Cameron Park

April 12, 2020

Sit back and ride along on this trek through Waco’s Cameron Park. A 52 acre park recognized as part of the US National Trails System.  BACK TO THE VIRTUAL VISIT PAGE

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