Visit a Waco Fall Festival For Family-Fun Seasonal Activities!

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Fall is a beautiful season to create happy memories as a family. This time of year is full of festivals and celebrations, perfect for families with kids of all ages. From art exhibitions, lawn games, and food trucks to a traditional fair and rodeo, there’s sure to be an event in the Waco, Texas area where you’ll find lots of opportunities for family fun. Check out a Waco Fall Festival for your next family outing! 

3 Waco Fall Festivals Perfect For The Whole Family to Attend

Waco Cultural Arts Fest

The Waco Cultural Arts Fest started in 2003 and has continued to delight kids of all ages with hands-on activities, visual art and entertainment, and performances. This eclectic festival features 50 artists and over 300 performers (poets, dancers, musicians, and other entertainers). The festival takes place at Indian Spring Park and the Waco Convention Center. 

Families can enjoy art pieces, early childhood activities, wood sculpture making, mask making, easel art, face painting, dance and musical performances, food vendors, and science exhibits. The Waco Cultural Arts Fest will be held at 101 N University Parks Drive Waco, TX 76701.

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Bring the whole family to the Silos for this annual homecoming celebration. Daytime music, a vendor fair, a roller rink, and outdoor concerts are just some of the exciting parts of this yearly event at Magnolia. 

Silobration is a free event (except for ticketed special events) and typically takes place in late October. Families can enjoy live music on the lawn by artists from around the country. The Silobration Vendor Fair allows you to walk the streets of Waco as you meander through vendor booths and shop from artisans and business owners from around the country.  

Special, ticketed events include concerts, tours of the castle from Fixer Upper, and a 90-minute guided tour of the Silos. Silobration will bring the fun to 601 Webster Avenue, Waco, Texas 76706.

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Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo

Held at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, the Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo has supported the Central Texas community for the past 70 years. This annual fair welcomes hundreds of thousands of Texas residents. It is a place for families to gather together and form a sense of community. 

At the Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo, families can enjoy livestock shows, food cookoffs, music performances, a fun run, dance performances, art exhibitions, a petting zoo, and of course, a rodeo! At the rodeo, families will delight in watching professional bull riders, high-speed team events, barrel racing, and more. 

The Extraco Events Center can be found at 4601 Bosque Blvd Waco, TX 76710.

Waco Fall Festival

These three Waco Fall festivals are great family activities perfect for the Fall. From exciting rodeos to fun concerts to vendor fairs, there is sure to be something for everyone in the family. Spend this season creating happy memories together as we welcome all things the wonderful season of Fall has to offer.

If you are ready for more Waco family content, then check out my Waco Family Photography portfolio. Also, check out this blog post: 3 Waco Pumpkin Patch Locations to Visit for Fall Family Fun!!

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