Ready for Christmas: Waco Wonderland kicks off holiday celebrations downtown

Posted on December 07, 2016
 

It's Christmas time in the city of Waco!

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Ready for Christmas: Waco Wonderland kicks off holiday celebrations downtown

Carl Hoover | Waco Tribune

Signs of Christmas have been in Waco stores for weeks, if not months, but the Waco Christmas season gets officially launched this weekend with downtown Waco’s Waco Wonderland, amplified by other downtown-area Christmas celebrations.

This year’s Wonderland, held at Heritage Square, features some notable changes from the past three, starting with a Snow Tube Hill replacing the artificial ice skating rink of previous years. The number of people skating had started to drop off over time, leading organizers to turn to something new, said Jonathan Cook, the city’s community promotions specialist.

“It’s an event that’s constantly evolving, but downtown has changed a lot in the last three years,” he said.

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