Waco Wonderland is located at Heritage Square at 300 Austin Avenue in Downtown Waco.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

5 P.M to 10 P.M.- Gates Open (Food Trucks, Ferris Wheel, Santa, Market & Entertainment)
5 P.M. to 7 P.M. - The Cocoa Crawl
(Lula Janes, Gourmet Gallery, Dichotomy, Dr Pepper Museum, Hippodrome, Cultivate 712, Papillion Antiques)
7 P.M. - Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks Show

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

8 A.M. to 10 A.M. - The Wonderland Run (Presented by Communities in Schools)
10 A.M. - Wonderland Parade
10 A.M to 10 P.M.- Gates Open (Food Trucks, Ferris Wheel, Santa, Market & Entertainment)
3 P.M. to 10 P.M. - Snow Hill Open
7 P.M. - "ELF" on the Big Screen

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

Noon to 6 P.M.- Gates Open (Food Trucks, Ferris Wheel, Santa, Market & Entertainment)
Noon to 6 p.m. - Snow Hill Open
Noon to 5 p.m. - Petting Zoo Open

 
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TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY AND FIREWORKS
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM - Friday, December 1

This community-wide celebration includes a special Lighting of the Tree with our city leaders, holiday music and a dazzling fireworks show over downtown. 

"ELF" on the Big Screen
7 PM - Saturday, December 2

Thanks to our friends at Waco Hippodrome, we will be showing a holiday movie on the big inflatable screen in front city hall. The movie is free for all!

 
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FERRIS WHEEL, SNOW TUBE HILL, TRAIN RIDES, CARRIAGE RIDES AND PETTING ZOO

Wristbands are $5 to for all you can ride, slide and play . . .

  • Wonder Wheel - Get a bird's eye view from 65-feet in the sky. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Snow Tube Hill - Grab a tube a blast down this slide that's made of real ice and snow! Open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. ***Riders must be 42 inches or taller***
  • Train Rides - Hop abound this trackless train! Open Friday - Sunday
  • Petting Zoo - Camels, donkeys and more! Open Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

Downtown Carriage Rides are also available via Eagle Eye Ranch. The cost is $5 per rider and the rides are not include in the wristband price.

 
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HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT STAGE

Friday, December 1
5 p.m. – Waco High School Orchestra
University High School Orchestras
6 p.m. – Joy’s School of Dance
7 p.m. - Tree Lighting and Fireworks
7:30 p.m. - Waco High Jazz Band

Saturday, December 2
11 a.m. – Footprintz Dance
11:45 a.m. - Centex Cheerleading
12:15 p.m. – Artistry Dance
1 p.m. – China Spring Dance Academy
2 p.m. – La Vega Pee Wee Cheer
3 p.m. - Enchanted Kingdom's Frozen Performance
5 p.m. – Waco ISD Choirs around the Christmas Tree
6 p.m. – Connelly High School Choir
7 p.m. – Hippodrome Movie

Sunday, December 3
1 p.m. – G.O.D’s Praise Worship Team
2 p.m. - Christian Youth Theater
3 p.m. - Olan Guerrero & Red Letter Day
4 p.m. – Destined to Worship