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Big Top Shopping Pavilion - Waco | Extraco Events Center | October 7 - 17, 2021


THURSDAY OCTOBER 7 - SUNDAY OCTOBER 17, 2021
HOURS VARY BY DAY, PLEASE SEE THE SCHEDULE BELOW.

100% INDOOR MARKET

BIG TOP SHOPPING PAVILION IS LOCATED INSIDE THE B.A.S.E. AT EXTRACO EVENT CENTER AS A PART OF THE HEART OF TEXAS FAIR & RODEO.  RODEO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED TO GAIN ADMISSION TO THE B.A.S.E. BUILDING AND MARKET.

TICKETS TO THE HEART O TEXAS FAIR & RODEO GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 7, 2021, PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE AT https://www.extracoeventscenter.com/p/tickets--deals.


LOCATION: EXTRACO EVENTS CENTER (B.A.S.E. BUILDING)
4601 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76710


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PARKING OPTIONS:

There are multiple paid parking options available at the Heart O Texas Fair & Rodeo.  All parking located directly at Extraco Event Center is paid including general parking and VIP parking, valet parking is not available. Click to view and print a parking map which details the location of each parking lot.  You can also view parking and security policies of the HOT Fair & Rodeo online here.

GENERAL ADMISSION:

General admission to Big Top's Shopping Pavilion at the Heart O Texas Fair & Rodeo is included in your General Admission ticket to the Fair & Rodeo.  Please do not purchase a ticket from scammers on Facebook.  The safest way to purchase legitimate tickets is on the official website, click here, tickets go on sales September 7, 2021.

 

DAILY HOURS:

Thursday, October 7, 2021 6-10p
Friday, October 8, 2021 4 – 11p
Saturday, October 9, 2021 noon – 11p
Sunday, October 10, 2021 noon – 11p
Monday, October 11, 2021 4 – 10p
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4 – 10p
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4 – 10p
Thursday, October 14, 2021 4 – 10p
Friday, October 15, 2021 4 – 11p
Saturday, October 16, 2021 noon – 11p
Sunday, October 17, 2021 noon – 11p
 

ADA COMPLIANCE:

The facility is ADA compliant including ADA bathrooms located directly at the Shopping Pavilion area.  The B.A.S.E. facility has concrete flooring and is wheelchair accessible.  Service dogs are permitted with appropriate identification and paperwork.  General pets are not allowed.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Get ready to have a great time!  The #1 review we receive from shoppers at Big Top Events is, "We had SO much fun!".  It is our pleasure to offer a wide selection exhibitors to bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, holiday items and so much more!  There is a little bit of everything and something for everyone!  Prices range from as little as $5 and up to $2,000 and beyond.  Our market is 50% hand made items and 50% manufactured items.  100% of Exhibitors are small business owners, shopping with us puts money directly into the local community.  90% of Exhibitors are based here in the Lone Star State, others travel from Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisianan, Oklahoma and Arkansas!
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: Do I need a ticket to attend?
A:  Yes, admission is included in your Heart O Texas Fair & Rodeo ticket, purchase online.
  


Q: What should I wear?
A:  Be comfortable and be{you}tiful.
  Wear what makes you comfortable, you'll be walking quite a bit.  You can come juts as you are or take the opportunity to get "cowgirled up" - break out the bling and boots!  For indoor events we recommend both closed toe or open toe shoes.  Big Top Shopping Pavilion inside the B.A.S.E. is an indoor climate controlled building with concrete floor.  The Fair & Rodeo grounds are mainly outdoor asphalt or indoor concrete.

Q: What size clothing do boutiques carry?
A:  Every size!
  We try to bring a verity of boutiques each with their own unique style and a wide range of sizes.  You will find baby, kids, juniors, standard and plus size clothing.  Clothing is generally 80% girls and women's styles with 20% being for boys and men.  Some of the top trending styles include boho, cowgirl, modern, soft and flirty, lounge wear, shoes, swim wear, intimates and layering pieces, robes and slippers and so much more!  Most women's boutiques carry XS-XL with many expanding to XS-3XL.  Clothes are generally on season and transition staple pieces.  Clothing prices range but are mostly comparable to "Marshall's" pricing.

Q: Is there anything besides clothing?
A:  Yes, yes a millions times yes!
  You will find something unique around every corner.  We host a verity of Exhibitors including: home decor, furniture, gourmet food, recycled & upcycled pieces, art, yard decorations and so so so much more!  Just about everything can be customized, monogrammed, embroidered or designed to your specifications.

Q: Will there be furniture?
A:  Yes, bring your trucks and trailers so you can haul it home!
  We have a handful of furniture Exhibitors who hand craft solid wood furnishings.  If you're looking for a simple end table or a full dinning room set - you can find it at Big Top!  Our Exhibitors have a wide selection of styles including farm house inspired, reclaimed, vintage & antique pieces, solid wood, modern and more.  Most Exhibitors accept custom orders and can design the perfect piece to fit your lifestyle and specific measurement requests.

Q: What kind of gourmet foods will be available for sale?
A:  We define gourmet foods as pre-packaged items that are intended for you to consume at home.
  We are so proud that many of our Exhibitors have grown and are featured on the shelves of many grocery store shelves including H-E-B!  This is a great opportunity to meet the makers and get the inside scoop on their story!  Gourmet foods include salsas, dips, dip mixes, casserole mixes, cobbler mixes, ready made meals, artisan chocolates and sweets, pastries, cakes & pies, jelly & jams, pickles, canned vegetables, spices & rubs, sauces, produce and more! 

Q: Will there be holiday decor?
A:  Absolutely!
  Generally speaking you will find decor related to upcoming holidays (within the next 3 months).  We host a HUGE selection of Christmas decor for inside the home and outdoor decorations during our fall markets ranging from September to November.  September and October markets host a wide selection of fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving decor.  Our spring markets ranging from February to April host a splendor of Easter and spring decorations.  Summer markets from May - August typically host patriotic, spots and summer themed decorations

Q: Are there activities for kids?
A:  YES! 
Enjoy all that the Fair & Rodeo has to offer including a full carnival and midway.  Directly at the Big Top Shopping Pavilion in the B.A.S.E. there will be Doorways to Agriculture interactive agriculture exhibit presented by Texas Farm Bureau.

 

The hyperlink to Texas Farm Bureau is https://texasfarmbureau.org/

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Q: Do Exhibitors accept credit and debit cards?
A:  Yes, 99% of Exhibitors accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash. 
There are ATMs located throughout the Extraco Event Center which can be used to pull cash as needed.

 

EXHIBITOR ROSTER:

A peak at the floor plan with shopping and fun at every turn!

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2nd Chance Silverware Jewelry
Agency for Retired, Elderly & Disabled
AP Performance
Bestees Graphic Designs and More
Blush Gypsy, The
Buckin Buffalo Boutique
Color Street
Coyote Blu
GJ's Mercantile
Junkyard Jewel
Mary Kay
Mashup Foods
Montgomery Construction Co.
My Leather Treasures
My Paisley Acorn
Nana's Britches and Bows
Paparazzi Jewelry
Patriotism
Public Safety Logos
Rise Power
Robyn's Nest
Spencer's Custom Wood
TEXAS Custom Leather
True Frequency Products
Turquoise Buffalo and Co.

& more - list updated often (rev. 6/29/21)


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