Welcome to the Grand Assembly of Texas, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls!

June 21, 2019

We are pleased to welcome the Grand Assembly of Texas, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls to Waco for their 96th Annual Session. This group is comprised of 1,100 young ladies from Rainbow Girl chapters all over Texas. They learn good strong American values through their work in this organization. The theme this year…

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New Hotels Coming to Waco – Updated, June 2019

June 11, 2019

With Waco’s explosive tourism growth for the past three years, and high hotel occupancy rate, developers have stepped forward to build an abundance of new hotels.  The destination as a whole generated 2.6 million visitors in 2018, as measured through attendance figures at major attractions. Waco’s hotel occupancy continues to exceed nearly every other city…

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The Growing Waco Music Scene

May 22, 2019

Keeping up with Waco’s evolving music scene is challenging in a good way. There are several websites that promote live music, musicians and musical groups, and venues that feature live music. More and more musicians are finding work in the Waco area. It’s all part of Waco’s natural development toward becoming a place that supports…

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New “Cycling in Waco” Map!

April 16, 2019

Several months ago, Dave Morrow and representatives of the Waco Bicycling Club approached us about producing a new “Cycling in Waco” map. This would be a map of the best roads and routes for road bikes. We loved the idea because visitors to Waco often come here to bike the trails of Cameron Park, and…

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Job Openings at the Waco Convention Center & Visitors Bureau

April 2, 2019

The Waco Convention Center and Visitors Bureau has several job openings. These are all City of Waco positions based at the Waco Convention Center.  TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.workforwaco.com VISITOR BUREAU CUSTOMER SERVICE REP (Part time) Code: 787-1 Group: PART TIME Job Family: OFFICE CLERICAL Posting Start Date: 04/30/2019 Details: Click Here for Job Description Salary:…

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7 Reasons to Choose Waco for your Next Convention

April 1, 2019

Waco has been hosting meetings and conventions since its founding in 1849. Situated on the Brazos River in the “Heart of Texas,” there are some great reasons to make it your next choice for a convention or meeting. 1. Central Location in Texas Located just 100 miles from both Dallas and Austin, on I-35, its…

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New Radio Advertisements for Waco Tourism!

February 28, 2019

One of the ways we promote Waco to leisure travelers is through radio advertisements. The ads below will be running on various media channels such as Pandora. The voiceover talent is none other than our own Todd Bertka!

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Waco Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2018

November 16, 2018

Traveling to Waco and here over Thanksgiving? Here’s a list of restaurants open Thanksgiving Day in Waco. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill – 614 North Valley Mills Drive – (254) 751-9084. Open 10:30 – 2pm Cracker Barrel – 4275 N. I-35 – (254) 799-4729. Open 6am to 10pm Cracker Barrel – 221 Enterprise Blvd – (254) 420-3505.…

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The LaSalle-Circle Shuttle has Passed the Test!

May 21, 2018

The LaSalle-Circle Shuttle has passed the 90 day test and is now part of the regular Waco Transit routes. Ridership figures showed the route has become the third most popular in just 3 short months, behind only the Silo District Trolley and Route #9 (South Terrace). And it’s free to ride! If you’re visiting Waco,…

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WACO CELEBRATES NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEEK

May 9, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Carla Pendergraft Director of Marketing Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau Phone: (254) 750-5806 Email: carlap@wacotx.gov Waco, TX (May 9, 2018) – National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is being celebrated across the country this week, including here in Waco. This is a time when travel and tourism professionals…

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