At Homestead Fair in Waco, Texas, hand-weave a basket, build a birdhouse, or make any number of nearly two dozen hands-on projects for adults and kids alike. Enjoy uplifting concerts by children and adult choirs and orchestras each day. Shop gifts, home furnishings and fine crafts made by skilled artisans. Attend a seminar to learn to grow your own food, or engage in discussions on challenging cultural topics.
Required for entry to the fair, and includes access to all concerts, workshops and seminars, petting zoo, hay bale maze and dozens of fine crafts demonstrations. Open rain or shine, no refunds.
Take a hay ride to our scenic overlook, where you can take in a panoramic view of the farm below. Possibly the best photos of your visit will be found here.
Ever wanted to hand-milk a cow? Join us each morning during the fair to learn “hands-on” how to hand milk and what it takes to care for a family milk cow.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Gather each afternoon and evening for live gospel music, bluegrass, children’s and adult choirs and orchestras.
Explore unforgettable culinary delights from around the world: Asian curries, Mexican Gorditas, tamales, oak-smoked brisket, brick oven sourdough pizza, burgers, apple cider donuts, kettle corn, and more!
Engage in a delightful immersive Christmas shopping experience. Watch as world-class artisans craft home goods and gifts, and shop their unique collections which are in the White House permanent collection and have earned national awards and been featured on TV.
Attend seminars and presentations that teach everything from beekeeping, bread baking, soap making, and food preservation, and engage in discussions on challenging cultural issues.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Designated handicap parking spots
- Shuttles for transport from remote parking lots to the Fair admissions entrance
- A golf cart in the handicap parking area can take you to the Fair admissions entrance
- Wheelchairs may be available upon request – ask at guest check-in (limited availability)
- Handicap restrooms