If you’re looking for ways to celebrate the Fourth of July, there’s no shortage of activities in Waco & the Heart of Texas! Here is a sampling of some of the great events happening this weekend. Get out, have fun, and enjoy the holiday in the Heart of Texas!!
Fourth on the Brazos
Indian Spring Park (100 N. University Parks Drive)
Annual Fourth on the Brazos celebration featuring family fun, tasty food, live music from Blaze of Glory: The Bon Jovi Experience, the Waco Community Band and H-E-B’s Fireworks. 6:30-11 pm. FREE
Downtown Waco (Downtown)
Enjoy sips, bites & specials all day. Stay late because businesses will be OPEN LATE!
Veteran’s Memorial Dedication
Hewitt Park (801 S. Hewitt Dr.)
The Hewitt VFW Post #6008 will be dedicating a memorial for all veterans and branches of the military, July 4, 2014, 9:00 am, Hewitt Park. This memorial honors those military service men and women who were wounded and/or killed in combat.
Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Downtown Waco off University Parks Dr. (400 N. University Parks Drive)
Waco Downtown Farmers Market—featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco. 9 am – 1 pm.
Quaker Stake & Lube (2805 W. Loop 340)
Touch of Grey (classic rock/variety) performs 7-11 pm. Free.
Austin Avenue Ghost Tours
Ninfa’s Restaurant (220 S. 3rd St.)
Historic Ghost Walk down Austin Ave! $20 per person, ages 12 and up. Minors MUST be accompanied by the parents or guardians. To make reservations please call (254) 749-5839.
Slippery Minnow, Lake Waco Marina (3201 Overflow Dr.)
Brett Hendrix Band performs. 8 pm. Call 254-848-7979.
Sip & Swirl
Valley Mills Vineyards (8532 Hwy 6)
Come early for a good seat, we can make reservations. Bring your own food. No outside alcohol is permitted. Children are allowed.
Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive)
The Mayborn Museum Complex offers free admission on the first Sunday of every month.
Armstrong Browning Library – closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Earle-Harrison House – closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday
Historic Waco Foundation – Earle-Napie- Kinnard, Fort House, McCullock House, and East Terrace – closed Friday & Saturday
Red Man Museum – closed Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Masonic Grand Lodge – closed Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Homestead Heritage Traditional Crafts Village – closed Sunday
Waco Mammoth Site – closed Sunday & Monday