Waco Holiday Events – Nov. and Dec. 2023

The holidays are a special time in Waco. Holiday gift markets, Christmas trees, special holiday-themed musical programs, and plenty of twinkling lights set the stage. This year, there’s even a real ice rink for you to try ice skating! Here is a listing with links to some of the upcoming happenings: Waco Cultural Arts Fest…

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48 Hour Film Project – Austin/Waco

Are you an aspiring Waco filmmaker? Here’s a fun opportunity to write, film, edit, and score a short film in 48 hours. This competition is based in Austin, but we are hoping for some Waco filmmakers to get involved and shoot around Waco. Cost to participate is $168 per team if you enter before the…

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Good Things Happening in Waco Tourism

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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Free Waco Zoom Backgrounds

Many people are now using Zoom as a videoconference tool. You’ll notice some people have a custom background they use. These are called Zoom virtual backgrounds and they are easy to upload and implement. Zoom has a detailed setup procedure and video here. Please note that you’ll either need a very plain background, or a…

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Tourism-Related Closures in the Waco Area

Here is a list of tourism-related closures and COVID-19 changes in the Waco area. This is a rapidly changing situation, so if you know of anything that needs to be added, please email susanm@wacotx.gov. The Governor’s Report to Open Texas Sheltering in Place Waco Vacation Rentals is renting their short term rental properties as mid-term…

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Valentine’s Day Dinner In Waco

Valentine’s in Waco can include a variety of fantastic things to do and romantic dining options.  Many area restaurants are planning a special menu for this happy holiday. Check out the list below and schedule now to dine at one of Waco’s beautifully decorated restaurants with your loved one. Please click on the restaurant name…

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Treat Yourself in Waco

Are you visiting Waco and need something delicious to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further, because here are some must-try places when nothing will do but sweet treats. Locals welcome too!      Baked Bliss Co. Cinnamon rolls. That’s all we have to say. Not only are their cinnamon rolls amazing, but their cupcakes,…

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