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Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend in Waco, TX

Camp Fimfo Waco is a quick 10 minute drive away from Downtown Waco - making it the perfect home base for your many family adventures! There are so many things to do in Waco, TX that you'll never be bored during your camping trip! Keep reading for the top events of 2024 that you won't want to miss.

An aerial view of downtown Waco, Texas in the summertime, 5 miles from Camp Fimfo Waco

Stagecoach Wine Trail: January 18-29, 2024

History AND wine? You got it! You can taste wines at various wineries along the Texas Stagecoach Wine Trail. The Wine Trail takes you along the same routes that western stagecoaches took in the early days of travel and exploration. Learn more about stagecoaches, a symbol of the West, and dive into the Texas history we all share while exploring new wineries in the area! At your initial stop, you'll receive a paper passport which you'll use to check-in to each winery. You have ten days to visit all the wineries along the trail and enjoy your tastings.

Spring at The Silos: March 8-9 & 15-16, 2024

Take part in Magnolia’s annual spring celebration, Spring at the Silos, featuring a beautiful garden in full bloom, a unique shopping experience, a vendor fair, guided tours, food trucks, and daytime events at the Silos! Bonus, this event is free and open to the public. You know you've always wanted to check out Magnolia, so why not visit during their spring extravaganza?

Carden Circus: March 8-10, 2024

Looking for a spring event in Waco to take the kids? For over 50 years, the Carden family has been bringing an astonishing show to people across the country. Head to the Extraco Events Center and revisit magical memories of your childhood while creating new ones with your own children that will last a lifetime! 

A vintage trailer in an RV site at Camp Fimfo

Total Solar Eclipse at Camp Fimfo Waco: April 5-8, 2024

With 4 minutes, 13 seconds of totality, Waco is one of the best places to view the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse. Camp Fimfo Waco is the perfect destination for your eclipse viewing! Eclipse glasses will be provided to all guests. Plus, there will be themed activities and events on-site to celebrate. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity! Get Outside and book your Eclipse weekend stay here.

🎶 It's a total eclipse at our park 🎶

A food truck sign at one of Waco's signature events, the Texas Food Truck Showdown, happening in Downtown Waco, 5 miles from Camp Fimfo Waco.

Texas Food Truck Showdown: April 13, 2024

The Texas Food Truck Showdown is back for 2024! Started by the Chamber of Commerce in 2015, the Showdown quickly became one of Waco's signature annual events. This year, 40+ food trucks from around the country and 25,000 people are expected to be in attendance! This Downtown Waco event will also host live music, a pop-up market, a beer & wine garden, and more. 

Silo District Marathon: April 22-23, 2024

Is one of your goals for 2024 to exercise and move your body more? Go for a new personal record and run alongside Chip Gaines when you take on the Silo District Marathon. Started in honor of Gaines’ goal to run a marathon, the event is just as much fun for runners as it is for long-distance road warriors. This is a great thing to do in Waco during your visit!

A guest at Comic Con in cosplay

Central Texas Comic Con: April 27-28, 2024

Looking for one of the best pop culture experiences in Texas? You're in luck! Central Texas Comic Con will be held at the Extraco Events Center in Downtown Waco. Check out some of the coolest toy, gaming, anime, and collectible vendors from all over the United States — don't forget to dress up like your favorite character! Plus, you'll have the opportunity to meet some of your favorite anime stars from My Hero, Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, and more. Get your tickets today!

Badass Texas Run: May 26, 2024

Add this Waco run to your race bucket list! The Badass Texas Half/10k/5k is a legendary, can't-miss event. The course(s) take you along the Brazos River, through Cameron Park, East Brazos Park, and Washington Bridge. Spectacular views and a hefty challenge — give this race a shot! Runners will receive some exclusive swag, an "All Grit, No Quit" t-shirt, a finishers medal, and a custom bib. Participants can also attend a complimentary "Shakeout Run" BBQ on the Saturday prior to the race! Happy running!

The stage at the Camp Fimfo Campout Concert Series in Waco, Texas

Camp Fimfo Campout Concert Series: April 26-28 & Fall 2024

If you missed the inaugural Camp Fimfo Camput Concert Series last September, no worries! You're in luck! The Campout is back for a 2024 spring (and fall!) series. More details will be announced in the near future, including dates and epic lineups of performers, but for now... stay tuned and keep your eyes peeled for an announcement! Camping packages are available now, as well as ticket-only purchases. 

The Texas Elvis Weekend: August 29-31, 2024

Take a step back in time and experience all that is Elvis Presley at the Texas Elvis Weekend. This Elvis-packed weekend at the Waco Convention Center will feature live musical performances from the 2023 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion, along with many other award-winning tribute artists. Purchase tickets here.

The Baylor Bears mascots, Bruiser and Marigold, posing in front of a Camp Fimfo Waco truck at a Baylor University football tailgate

Baylor University Football: Sept. - Dec. 2024

Join us in cheering on the Baylor Bears! Whether you’re attending the games at McLane stadium or rooting for the home team from a tailgate, Waco is the place to be during the fall football season. Camp Fimfo Waco is nearby, only 5 miles away, making it the perfect place to stay for every home game! Plus, arrive to campus in style with Camp Fimfo Waco's brand new boat shuttle, courtesy of Brazos Water Sports! Enjoy a scenic 30-minute round-trip pontoon boat ride on the Bosque and Brazos River directly to and from Camp Fimfo Waco and McLane Stadium. There are three options to choose from depending on how long you'd like to tailgate ahead of the game! 

Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo: October 3-13, 2024

Since 1953, The Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo has been a fun-filled week in October. With professional rodeo events, live music, craft and cooking competitions, a midway filled with exciting rides and plenty of fair food, this fair is an annual tradition for thousands of Texans, and a top-rated Waco event!

Ironman 70.3 Waco: October 6, 2024

Want to challenge yourself and take your training to the next level? Swim down the Brazos River, then fly along and feel the breeze as you traverse through the beautiful Texas countryside of rural Waco on your 56-mile bike journey. The energy of Waco will then carry you along the 13.1-mile run, capped by one of the most picturesque IRONMAN 70.3 finish lines in North America at the historic Waco Suspension Bridge.

The iconic Magnolia Silos entrance sign in Waco, Texas

Christmas at the Silos: December 2024

No better way to get into the holiday spirit than by experiencing the holiday magic at Magnolia! Festive events like special menu items, visits with Santa, letters to the North Pole, plenty of twinkling lights to observe and much more can be expected at Christmas at the Silos. Don't miss out on the Magnolia holiday festivities!


No matter what time of year you plan your camping trip at Camp Fimfo Waco, there's no doubt that there will be many things to do near Waco, TX during your stay. We hope you make it to multiple events this year, and remember to post about your camping memories and tag @campfimfo. If you're ready to book your stay or browse availability, you can book online here.