Quality Inn & Suites Near University
2410 South New Road
Waco, TX 76711
Phone: (254) 296-0550
Fax: (254) 296-0417
The Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco belongs to Baylor University and is the home stadium for its football team, the Baylor Bears. This stadium was built in 1950 and has a seating capacity of 50,000.
This complex is one of the largest indoor arenas in Texas. Livestock shows, karaoke sessions, Mutton Bustin and many other exciting events take place from time to time. The main event, of course, is the Heart O' Texas Fair and Rodeo held every autumn. The multi-purpose air conditioned facility has a rodeo seating capacity of more than 6,000 with a space of 38,750 square feet of arena floor. Almost 9,000 can be accommodated during non-rodeo events. Lots of dust, grime, cowboys and their hats, but not in that order! High School Graduations, banquets and parties are also organized with prior arrangement. Ample parking is available.
Baylor University's favorite pastime, baseball has long been a recreational summertime sport. The grass attracts the bear fans from all over the city. The 3rd best college baseball stadium in the country, Baylor Ballpark plays hosts to several national tournaments. The stadium is equally visited by locals and tourists alike. Die hard baseball fans, come and witness the future stars of baseball at this stadium. Call ahead for more details.
The Carleen Bright Arboretum spread over 16 acres (0.06 square kilometers) includes 8 acres (0.03 square kilometers ) of botanical gardens. Scenic nature trails, a lush landscape with a pond, waterfall and rose garden; the Arboretum is a paradise for nature lovers. Visitors can also spot the official Woodway bird, the Cardinal here. Also, an amphitheater and a gazebo are located within the grounds. The beautiful gardens are a great venue to host wedding and parties.
Located close to The Art Center Of Waco, Bosque River Stage offers a change from the regular concert-viewing experience. Set against the backdrop of the scenic river and open to nature, this amphitheater hosts concerts by local as well as national performers on tour. Artists and bands like Brave Combo, Johnny Gimble, Junior Brown and other numerous musicians have performed at this unique venue. Visit the website to know about their upcoming events.