Holiday Events

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Looking for some cool holiday events to build your trip around? Here’s just a few!

35th Annual Homestead Fair – Nov. 25- 27, 2022. Watch a cow being milked, shop homemade crafts, enjoy entertainment, and food!

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Big Christmas Expo – Nov. 26-27, 2022. Shopping, festivities, food, and entertainment!

Wild Lights at Cameron Park Zoo – November 25- December 31. Holiday light spectacular at the zoo!

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Waco Trolley Christmas Lights Tour – 90-minute tour that lets you see the best Christmas lights displays in the greater Waco area.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Dec. 1-4. In this Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when they collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book by Barbara Robinson.  For tickets: or

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Waco Wonderland – December 2-4, 2022. With snow tubing hill, fireworks show, holiday parade, Ferris wheel, the Santa House, gift market, and more!

Waco Small Biz Winter Expo – December 10, 2022. Over 20 vendors, food trucks, pictures with Santa, face painting, and music. Located at the Cen-Tx Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


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The Nutcracker – December 11, 2022. Join the Waco Symphony and Ballet Frontier of Texas for the holiday magic of The Nutcracker! With brave toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes, and the sparkling Sugar Plum Fairy, you won’t want to miss this treasured holiday tradition. Back by popular demand, Ballet Frontier returns to Waco to conjure a childlike wonder in all of us.

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The Most Wonderful Show of the Year – Dec. 15-18. This annual celebration of Christmas takes us on a Yuletide journey across Texas. From the Rio Grand Valley to Lubbock back to the Coastal Bend, and everywhere in between, join us in celebrating the holiday in a uniquely Lone Star way! From O Tannenbaum to las Posada to All I Want for Christmas is You, it’s fun for the whole family! For tickets: or


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Christmas at the Silos – Dates TBD.

Barkin’ Ball 2022 – December 31, 2022. “A Night in Vegas,” celebrating 25 years of second chances for dogs and cats.

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