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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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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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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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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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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Opening on Thursday, August 18, Baylor University presents a new African-American photo exhibit, “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives.” The exhibit will be on display in Carroll Library from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, through December, 2016. Carroll Library can be found at 1429 S. 5th St., Waco, Texas. The exhibit featurea 28 black-and-white…

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Due to construction, some of our key downtown  exits will be closed this summer. These include 4th/5th St. exits (335A) and University-Parks Drive (335B). To get to Downtown Waco, including the Convention Center, hotels, restaurants, shopping, attractions, and Magnolia Market please use the following exits. From Dallas, Exit 335C, Martin Luther King Dr. From Austin,…

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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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Due to construction, some of our key downtown  exits will be closed this summer. These include 4th/5th St. exits (335A) and University-Parks Drive (335B). Please take Exit 335C, Martin Luther King Dr. to get to downtown Waco. You’ll find this is a quick and easy way to access the Convention Center, downtown hotels, restaurants, shopping,…

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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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