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Over 25 Activities to Do With Kids In Waco

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Spring is here, ya’ll! Whether you are local or simply driving through, there is an activity for everyone.

Here are over 25 activities to do with kids in Waco:

  1. Dr. Pepper Museum

    Did you know that the Dr. Pepper Museum has a happy hour? Large fountain drinks are 50% off Monday through Saturday from 11-1 and Sunday from 12-1. You don’t have to pay admission to visit the soda fountain or gift shop.

  2. Waco Mammoth National Museum

    Mark your calendar for Mammoths on the March!  This is a spring festival from 9-5pm on March 25th. Games, Petting Zoo, Train rides, and more.

  3. Playdate in Poage Park

    Poage Park recently had a facelift and it’s so much fun! Bring your lunch and stay a while.

  4. Cameron Park Zoo

    You can never go wrong with the zoo. Be sure and check out their upcoming events, like Spring Break Bayou Bash, and grab your friends for a play date.

  5. Hey Sugar

    Candy colored heaven. It’s no surprise why kids love this local candy store.

  6. Cheddar Box Wednesday’s

    Did you know that Cheddar Box offers $5 sandwiches to locals on Wednesday? It’s the perfect day to beat the crowds and take advantage of the beautiful Magnolia grounds.  

  7. Cotton Belt Trail

    Load up your bikes and take a 2.5 mile ride on Cotton Belt Trail. Enjoy the scenery and sunshine!

  8. Photo Ops in front of murals

    Here are the top 5 murals in Waco:
    *”City With A Soul”: 501 S. 8th St. On the backside of The Findery
    * “Dear Waco We Love You”: 926 La Salle. On the side of Shades of Shabby.
    *”WacoTown”: 217 S. 4th St.
    *”You Look Nice Today Waco” 115 N. 7th St.
    * “Starry Night”: 1000 Columbus Ave.

  9. Antique Shopping

     Laverty’s, LaSalle Shoppes, Junque in the Trunk, and Cedar Chest just to name a few.

  10. Common Grounds

    You must order a Cowboy coffee and let the kids play on the stage in the backyard seating area.

  11. Suspension Bridge/Feed the Ducks

    Take a stroll over the bridge and let your littles feed the ducks. Then, take a walk across the street for a California Heat taco from Fuzzy’s Taco Shop. Yum!

  12. The Art Center of Waco

    Check out the upcoming kids classes like “Squish, Scribble, and Splat” or “Cookies & Coloring”. Tons of choices for your little artist.

  13. Brazos Bluff Ranch

    Only 10 miles from downtown Waco, Brazos Bluffs Ranch offers horseback riding, fishing, and more.

  14. Practically Pikasso

    Waco’s only eclectic art studio. Fun for the whole family: painting, pottery, and more.

  15. Waco Tours

    The perfect way to see the best of Waco. A 2.5 hour tour featuring Lover’s Leap, home tours, Harp Design Co., and a guaranteed good time.

  16. BlueSky Helicopter Tour

    Waco’s newest tour. Take a quick 15 minute flight or splurge on a sunset flight for you and a loved one.

  17. BSB Cable Park

    Did someone say lazy river? The cable park and royal flush slides are for the thrill seeker and an absolute blast.

  18. Paddle Board

    We are so excited that Pura Vida is bringing paddle boarding back to Waco.  Save the date for “Sunday Funday” on March 26th from 2-5 PM. There will be a DJ, free use of boards, and demos of SUP yoga. You can find them at the bottom deck of Buzzard Billy’s.

  19. Spring at the Silos

    Artisans from across the country will gather at Magnolia for one big community event going on March 16-18.  There will also be activities on the lawn for the entire family. You do not want to miss it!

  20. Mayborn Museum

    The Mayborn is a kids dream! This is a must see. Be sure and check out the Wizard of Oz Exhibit. It will not disappoint.

  21. Catch a game

    Baylor sports are in full swing. (no pun intended). Check out their full schedule here.

  22. First Friday

    Events, food, drink and specials around downtown Waco all day on the first Friday of each month.

  23. Farmers Market

    Hands down, the best way to start your Saturday. Local farmers, good eats, and even better company.

  24. Visit the Bears

    Kids driving you crazy? Grab some ice cream from Heritage Creamery and walk to see the bears & fountain on campus.

  25. Hewitt Public Library

    From the gorgeous facility to story time, Hewitt Public Library is a family favorite.

  26. Flips Friday Fun

    Flips Gymnastics offers a Friday morning fun day once a month from 10-11:30. At only $5 a child, it’s worth every penny.

  27. Jump n Place

    With free wifi available and large screen TV’s, you can keep up with the game or get work done while your kids work off that energy on our many inflatables. Adults are always free!

  28. Urban Air

    Indoor trampoline park that is ideal for some family entertainment.

  29. Lemonade Stand

    A great way to get your kiddos in the kitchen and teach them the value of a dollar. Plus, it makes for some super cute photo ops.

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One Response to Over 25 Activities to Do With Kids In Waco

  1. Brittany March 4, 2017 at 1:20 pm #

    Love this list! Great to know about the Silos event.