New photos from visitors!

December 26, 2017

The Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau recently implemented a new app that allows us to feature photos from our visitors. All you have to do is add Waco as your location, and we will “see” your photo. If we like it, we will send you a request! Check out the two rows of photos near…

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New Waco Map is Available!

December 4, 2017

We are excited to announce that the new Waco Visitor Map is now available. Because of the explosion of new tourism-related businesses, we increased the size of the map by 25%. The downtown side of the map includes restaurants, lodging, tours and recreation, attractions, and shopping. Please note that we are showing a different view…

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Fixer Upper is Ending…

September 26, 2017

Winston Churchill once said, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Chip and Joanna Gaines have announced that Season 5 of Fixer Upper will be their last. But in many ways, they are just getting started. Joanna is…

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Waco 52 Pop-Up Exhibition

August 11, 2017

The Waco 52 Pop-Up gallery is a celebration of outstanding artists who live and work in Waco and McLennan County. The exhibit is located at 712 Austin Avenue and will run until September 2. It has input from over 100 artists, performers and creatives organizations in our community. Waco 52 captures the spirit of this…

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10 Places to Buy Local Art in Waco

April 24, 2017

Creativity abounds in Waco and we have just the list to help you get your fix of original, local art. There are a number of galleries and studios across the city offering work from artists of diverse mediums and backgrounds. See the blog post from Rae Jefferson of Creative Waco! Creative Waco https://www.creativewaco.org/blog/2017/4/14/8-places-to-purchase-local-art-in-waco  

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New Paddle, Kayak, Canoe Rental Companies on the Brazos

March 27, 2017

Two new companies opened recently in Waco. Waco Paddle Company rents stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes for you to enjoy the Brazos River.  You can visit their trailer near the food trucks located at University Parks Drive and Franklin Avenue.  From there, you can paddle under Waco’s historic Suspension Bridge, through the picturesque bluffs of Cameron…

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New Waco Meeting Planner Guide!

March 10, 2017

We are pleased to announce Waco’s newly updated Official Meeting Planner Guide. If you plan conventions or other types of events, you’ll want to check it out. We work with all venues in town, including the Extraco Events Center, Baylor Club, McLane Stadium, and the Waco Convention Center. Our staff is familiar with area caterers, A/V…

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There’s an App for That!

February 2, 2017

Introducing the new official Waco visitor app. It’s free to download at the Play Store and Apple Store.  Once you’ve downloaded it, you will have a handy guide during your visit to Waco. It includes much of the information found on our website. Information is updated instantly as we add or change it, so it…

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Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum sees excellent attendance growth

January 6, 2017

Byron Johnson, director of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, recently reported on an excellent upward growth trend in their attendance numbers. Looking at the years 2008 through today, 600,000 people ran the gauntlet of construction on I-35 and visited the museum during this period. And the numbers are on the upswing. Despite…

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Queso Grande

December 29, 2016

Brazos Valley Cheese, located at Homestead Craft Village, has just relocated to a larger building and store. You can watch them make their award winning cheeses, sample new flavors, and shop for cheeses and other locally sourced products. Award winning cheeses offered include: Smoked Gouda Vansorman Horseradish Pecan Cheddar Eden Brie White Cheddar Visit their…

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