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Homestead Craft Village

608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5441
+1 254-754-9600
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Not your ordinary craft village

First let me say the food is just wonderful. I had the seasonal special of a turkey sandwich on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sherri S
Garland, Texas, United States
Do NOT miss this place!

This is probably one of the best places I have been to in a long time. This review would be too... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Janice S
Houston, Texas
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Homestead Heritage is an agrarian- and craft-based intentional Christian community. Its literature stresses simplicity, sustainability, self-sufficiency, cooperation, service and quality craftmanship.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“general store” (13 reviews)
“grist mill” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5441
+1 254-754-9600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First let me say the food is just wonderful. I had the seasonal special of a turkey sandwich on toasted cranberry bread with a cranberry sauce and sweet potato fries. So good. Had a fabulous huge piece of coconut cream pie. The is not just...More

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is probably one of the best places I have been to in a long time. This review would be too long if I listed everything amazing about this place so I will just say, "Go and see for yourself!" Venue is quiet and peaceful...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I stumbled across this community online searching for things to do in Waco. It is a Christian-based craft community that is self-sustaining in its food production. Each craft on site was represented by its own building. Community craftspeople are on site producing a variety of...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Go. Just go. Spend the day. Enjoy a meal. Step back in time. Cotton grown, picked, woven and turned into clothing. Grain grown, picked, ground at the gristmill, packaged and sold. See furniture craftsmen at work. Watch potters. See the water wheel. Drink fresh spring...More

Thank happytraveler4209
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We really didn't know what this community was about when we drove out here, but it was highly recommended by the ladies at the visitors center in Waco and we learned the restaurant is excellent. So, we drove only about 10 miles outside of Waco...More

Thank egraves888
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very fun and interesting place to go to. There are demonstrations of various crafts and handmade gifts to buy. Well worth the time!

Thank KRCody
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We happen to pass this place and decided to stop, it was late in the day but they were still willing to show how things worked, very fun to watch and informative. Have classes that can be taken that will go back to do they...More

Thank Witchypoo262
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The vist to this quaint place is like going back to the 1800+. This is not an reenactment but how people choose to live their life. It is well organized and extremely friendly and very helpful.That have classes on, basket-making furniture making even learning how...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The Craft Village is a good place to tour after a meal at the Cafe Homestead. There are several buildings spread out among acres and trails that offer different crafts of a different time. Woodworking, Ceramics. Blacksmith, Fabrics, weaving, farming, a grist mill, big barn...More

Thank scoutdreams
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food at the restaurant was fresh and good. The staff was also kind and helpful. I liked seeing the pottery kilns and the wood shop and the grain mill, etc...but there was a little bit of a cartoonish air to the whole thing. Maybe...More

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29 June 2017|
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Response from brendat175 | Reviewed this property |
Closed all day on all Sundays. Great place to eat at the cafe and browse the shops Monday through Saturday.
5 December 2016|
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Response from Great-Laughs | Reviewed this property |
No clue. I can't imagine that it would be the same group. What I witnessed of the adults and children, they were so respectful and loving. They have this aura of goodness and have such servant hearts. Keep in mind that there... More
17 October 2016|
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Response from Ben O | Property representative |
We don't have a festival in October, but we have one on Thanksgiving Weekend. You can checkout our website (homesteadfair) for more details. Hope to see you there!