WaCon will be held at the convention center located in downtown Waco.
Waco Convention Center - wacocc.com
100 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
Looks like Baylor scheduled not only a football game on the Saturday of WaCon but also the HOMECOMING game. Unfortunately, we have to schedule almost 9-12 months out to secure space, so it was hard to avoid. We've been lucky in dodging home games the past two years.
Friday likely will be busy, in the area, but not terrible. Sunday will be fairly easy to navigate as well. Unfortunately a large chunk of Saturday will be pretty busy downtown.
It also means several hotels in nearby are booking up quickly. Right now we know that there are still rooms at places that are within 5-10 minutes of the convention center: America's Best Value Inn, Super 8 Waco University Area, The Camille House Bed & Breakfast, and a couple of Motel 6's.
Parking is free in most of Waco, so you won't get hit with multiple parking fees which is nice.
We're also looking into doing a drawing for everyone that brings us their hotel receipt on Sunday that had to stay outside of the immediate downtown area. Prizes to include some games and free tickets to next year's convention.
We'll keep everyone updated as we look into more options to make your convention experience as painless as possible.
Our sponsoring hotels are:
Courtyard Marriott across the street from the Convention Center, 101 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701 (254) 752-8686
Hotel Indigo Baylor (4 blocks away - has shuttle service) 211 Clay Ave, Waco, TX 76706 (254) 754-7000.
Other local hotels:
Hilton Waco (next door) 113 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76701 (254) 754-8484
Clarion Inn Near Baylor University (about seven blocks away) 801 S 4th St, Waco, TX 76706 (254) 757-2000
You can also refer to the map below to find several other options for hotels in the area.
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