Celebrate Waco with National Travel and Tourism Week Specials
Celebrate Waco during National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7, 2022.
National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community. It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, communities, and personal well-being.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE SPECIAL OFFERS FROM OUR WACO TOURISM PARTNERS
1424 Bistro – Happy Hour Sunday, May 1st – Saturday, May 7th
From 5 pm to 6:30 pm
$2 off Wine by the glass or $2 off drinks from the bar.
$2 off appetizers
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BRÛ – One free pastry w/any 2 coffees or teas, while supplies last.
Dr Pepper Museum – Join The Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute as they celebrate their 31st Birthday on Saturday, May 7th. The museum will be offering throwback admission pricing from 10 am – 5:30 pm – $2 admission just like when the Museum opened in 1991. The museum will also give away a year’s supply of Dr Pepper to the 2,000th visitor that day.
Hawaiian Falls Waco – Offer valid May 7-19, 2022
To celebrate Waco, Tourism, and the start of another amazing season, all McLennan County residents can purchase four tickets for just $60! Present your proof of residency at the front gate to redeem this amazing offer.
Magnolia Table – Offers all Wacoans 20% off at Magnolia Table every Monday-Friday for dine-in orders. Just let your server know you are local.
Pura Vida Paddle – From now through May 21, 2022, use promo code PVPaddle to receive 15% off your rental. Open weekends only through May 29th at Lake Waco and Brazos River locations.
Simply Irresistible – Free gift when you mention Travel and Tourism. No purchase is necessary.
Veronica’s – Free chips and house-made salsa w/any entrée.
Waco Trolley Mural Selfie Tour – Free tours sponsored by the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau. Limited seating available. Use the coupon code CELEBRATEWACO to book online.
- Tuesday, May 3, 2022
- 10 am
- 1 pm
- 4 pm
- Saturday, May 7, 2022
- 10 am
- 1 pm
- 4 pm
Waco Welcome Center & Gift Shop – Stop by for a free cookie from Mo’s Cookies! The Waco Welcome Center will also offer a special edition wooden Waco ornament with any purchase. Limit one per customer. Monday-Saturday, May 2-7, 2022.
WACO METRO AREA TRAVEL STATISTICS – THE VALUE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM TO OUR COMMUNITY
From the Office of the Governor, Texas Economic Development & Tourism
2020 Travel Economic Impact Overview – Waco MSA
- Direct Visitor Spending – $483 million (down 24.5% from 2019)
- Direct Employment – 5,250 jobs (down 14.1% from 2019)
- Direct Earnings – $155 million (down 10.2% from 2019)
- Tax Revenue – $48 million (down 20.5% from 2019)
For additional statistics, please visit https://www.travelstats.com/impacts/texas
For Waco-specific statistics, please visit https://wacoheartoftexas.com/tourism-research-and-statistics/. 2021 information will be available on this page as soon as we receive it. Previous year numbers are typically available mid to late summer.