HOT parade to hit downtown Waco

The Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo parade will be held at 6 p.m. today in downtown Waco. The parade will mark the beginning of the Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo, which will be held from October 4 to 12 at the Extraco Events Center. The parade, one of Waco’s largest, will consist of more than 100 entries including the Baylor Riding Associations which will be riding five of their horses.

The route begins at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Franklin Avenue traveling down Franklin to end at Ninth Street. For more information on the parade, visit