Waco Weekends

September 26, 2023
Baylor sign on flag pole in downtown Waco

Waco is a lively and vibrant community packed with things to see, taste and explore. Below you’ll find just a few fun things to do when you come to visit our lovely Wacotown!

  • Eats: Feeling hungry? Waco has many local restaurants dedicated to cuisines from Texas and all over the world.

    • You can find classic Tex-Mex at Hecho En Waco, barbecue at Helberg Barbecue and wood-fired pizza at MOROSO Wood Fired Pizzeria. 

    • If you seek a trip around the world, try places like Clay Pot Restaurant for authentic Vietnamese food or Alpha Omega Grill & Bakery for a taste of the Mediterranean. 

  • Magnolia: Are you a long-time HGTV fan? Maybe you just need some inspiration? Magnolia is a tourism staple of Waco, and it offers numerous places for guests to spend their time and find new things.

    • Magnolia Table is the perfect breakfast and lunch spot, using only fresh, homegrown ingredients.

    • Silos Baking Co. is a great place to stop and grab a delicious pastry or famous cupcake. 

    • In the mood for some shopping? Magnolia Market is the place for you! Here you can find inspiration and even pick up a few new pieces for your space back home. 

  • Culture: Want to know what makes Waco Waco? Our city offers visitors and locals many different opportunities to connect with its history, culture and people.

    • Take a tour of the Dr Pepper Museum, stock up on local goods from the Downtown Farmer’s Market and check out art at Cultivate 7Twelve, the downtown art gallery.

  • Caffeine: Need a pick-me-up? There are plenty of spots around Waco with one goal in mind: to keep you energized during your trip!

    • Visit Pinewood Coffee Bar for a quick break with some craft coffee, Thrst Coffee Shop for coffee and tea drinks inspired by Hispanic culture or Cha Community for premium boba tea.

Only one question remains: what are you waiting for? Visit the Waco Weekends website now to start planning your trip to our wonderful city and learn all about why we love calling Waco home!