Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill – 614 North Valley Mills Drive – (254) 751-9084. Open Christmas Day, open from 10:30 AM- 9 PM.   Cracker Barrel – 4275 N. I-35 – (254) 799-4729. Open on Christmas Eve from 6AM – 2PM. Closed Christmas Day.   Cracker Barrel – 221 Enterprise Blvd – (254) 420-3505. Open on Christmas…

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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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The Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau has released a new map called “Historical Markers of McLennan County.” This map includes six new historical markers from the Texas Historical Commission’s database. The map is free, and is available at the Waco Tourist Information Center, 106 Texas Ranger Trail, next to the Texas Ranger Museum. The map…

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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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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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SCHEDULE Here’s the schedule for this year’s Fourth on the Brazos, presented by H-E-B and the City of Waco. The free, riverside event will take place at Touchdown Alley, next to McLane Stadium. 5 p.m. – Gates Open 6 p.m. – Smooth Jazz Generation 7:15 p.m. – The 5th Annual Corndog Classic 7:30 p.m. –…

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Mark the calendar . . . Free concert, food trucks and family fun in Downtown Waco on June 10! The Old 97s and Shinyribs are up on the stage! For 30 years, the free, award-winning concerts have provided good times and great music along the riverfront with outstanding musicians, food trucks and family fun. The…

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The 18th Annual Bowen Music Fest Jun 5, 2016    | Indian Spring Park (Downtown Waco) A day of concerts including .38 Special, Pat Green, Stoney LaRue and many more. 3 pm. In the past four years the Bowen Classic has raised over a million dollars for charities that help children. See web site for ticket…

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