FESTIVALS & EVENTS
Art on Elm is a free pop-up art exhibition on historic Elm Avenue featuring local artists, musicians, craft and food vendors, and children's activities.
For 30 years the award-winning Brazos Nights FREE concert series has provided Downtown Waco with outstanding musicians, food trucks and family fun. (Locations vary.)
Holiday gift market with vendors from around the country, brought to you by the Junior League of Waco.
Showcasing heart-warming, heart-breaking, heart-stopping independent films. Plus, we create networking, inspire filmmakers and feature true Texas hospitality.
Join us in downtown Waco for First Friday! On the first Friday of each month, to enjoy sips, bites & specials all day from local businesses.
Heart-pounding airshow with the top civilian performers and military teams in the world!
Fair food and rides, creative arts, calf scramble, livestock show, amazing live music, and professional rodeo.
Milk a cow, raise a barn, and watch a master craftsman fashion a fine Windsor chair from a rough log! Sample homemade multicultural dishes and enjoy maple pecan ice-cream while touring our farm on a horse-drawn hay wagon.
A weekend festival providing an opportunity to celebrate African American heritage and independence.
Live music and—you guessed it—margaritas and salsa! Enter your best recipe or just come enjoy.
Featuring 16 of the best Texas wineries, small bites prepared by local chefs, live music, lawn games, good times!
The very first state-wide food truck showdown! Featuring live entertainment and 40+ trucks.
A fun, imaginative, interdisciplinary approach to art and culture. Featuring Dancefest, Worldfest, Filmfest, Sciencefest, Artfest, Musicfest.
Downtown Waco's month-long celebration of holiday food, fun and cheer!
The Market is open every Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm, featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco.
Taste more than 200 wines and sample food from 30+ restaurants. Live entertainment; V.I.P. “Top Dog” area with exclusive preview event; sports area with beer and BBQ cook-off; Red Carpet Dog Walk; large silent auction; and the famous “Cork Pull.”