Weekend Roundup: May 4-7th in Waco,TX


Hey Wacoans! There is no shortage of events and activities this weekend. Check out what’s going on in Waco May 4-7:


::Thursday May 4::

Summer Movie Series at the Silos
601 Webster Ave.


Magnolia, First Friday, CampusTown, and the Hippodrome are teaming up to put on a family movie night at the Silos Thursday, May 4th, beginning at sunset! This will be a free event and will not require a ticket. Just bring the kids out and enjoy Toy Story on the lawn. The Market and food trucks will also be open for after-hours shopping and dinner. Don’t forget a blanket to sit on, but please note that lawn chairs, alcohol and smoking will not be permitted on the grounds of the Silos.

::Friday May 5::

 Cinco De Mayo at Hotel Indigo
211 Clay Ave.
Happy May! We welcome you to party on the patio with your pups in celebration of #FirstFridayWaco. Our event will be Cinco de Mayo themed in honor of the 155th anniversary! 🍺There will be food & drink specials from 2-6pm. Special treats will be provided on our patio area for your furry friends.

Paddle De Mayo
Pura Vida Paddle
100 N Interstate 35
Cinco de Mayo OR let’s make it a Paddle de Mayo!! $2 off rentals all day!! Grab a cerveza from Buzzard Billy’s then jump on a board or kayak!

 First Friday
Join the fun in downtown Waco for First Friday! The First Friday of each month enjoy sips, bites & specials all day. Stay late because businesses will be OPEN LATE!

 First Friday Pup Crawl
5:30 pm – 9:00PM
Announcing the first ever Pup Crawl! On May 5th, bring your pups downtown for a dog-friendly First Friday! All of your favorite Waco animal organizations will be downtown with adoptable pets, fun activities, human + pup caricatures, a photo booth and MORE!

Kentucky Derby Party
Balcones Distillery
A Balcones Distillery and Kindred Events party: Get excited for the Kentucky Derby at this pre-party Friday night featuring southern bites from Milo Biscuit Co., a mint julep and music from The Union Revival. $16 cover charge. 

Brazos Nights
Indian Springs Park
This annual Cinco de Mayo celebration returns with our good friends at La Ley 104.1 FM and Fuzzy’s Tacos. After more than 30 years in the business David Lee Garza y Los Musicales have generated hit after hit with a combination of easily danceable melodies and earthy roots music blend of Country, Tex-Mex and straight up Tejano.

::Saturday May 6::

 Waco Downtown Farmers Market
500 Washington Ave. {new location}
Spend your Saturday morning in the heart of downtown surrounded by community, shopping for local produce and artisan items and enjoying live music and prepared foods from crepes to pupusas.

 Steak Cook Off and Wine Festival
Heritage Square
This inaugural family-friendly event pits steak savvy cooks against each to see who’s king of the grill. There will also be wine tastings from local wineries, live music and more.

 Kid Zoobilee
Cameron Park Zoo
5-8 PM
Did someone say mermaids? In addition to enjoying their favorite animals, kids can enjoy great food, play games of all kinds, get their face painted, play on water games or just run through Grammy Nell’s play area.

Downtown 301
Waco’s premiere modern dance company, Out On a Limb Dance (OOLD), celebrates its 10th anniversary of bringing innovative choreography to the I-35 corridor. In celebration of this milestone, OOLD will be collaborating with several local artists for an evening to indulge the senses including dance, live music, visual art, spoken word, dinner and wine.

 2017 Waco Heart Ball
Baylor Club
A Celebration of creating and sharing. Our evening celebrates: our work and mission; our donors and volunteers; and — most importantly — the lives saved and improved because of everyone’s effort.

::Sunday May 7::

Mayborn Museum
1300 S University Parks Dr.
Get in to the Mayborn Museum for FREE the first Sunday of every month.

 Tacos Del Gordo
Alpha Omega {929 Franklin Ave.}
Come and experience the very first pop up from Chef Matt Cummins. They will be serving Waco with the finest Mexican cuisine this side of the border.