Waco, TX – According to the city officials, the event organizers estimate a crowd of approximately 15,000 attendees.
City officials also announced the parking times:
- Parking areas for the event will open at 8 a.m.
- Entry gates will open at noon.
- Event is expected to begin at 2 p.m.
They also expect an impact to traffic in the vicinity of the area throughout the day. Law enforcement officers will assist and be stationed at intersections and parking areas. Ladies and gentlemen, please exercise caution and plan for delays if travelling in the areas surrounding the airport.
The intersection of Flat Rock Road and Skeet Eason Road will be controlled by law enforcement and for event exit only or access to Airport Park. Yankie Road should be used for local traffic to have access to Flat Rock Road west of Skeet Eason. Steinbeck Bend and China Spring Highway/N. 19th Street will be controlled by officers throughout the day and the signal will be in flash as needed. Regular vehicular traffic can avoid this intersection by utilizing Washington Lane and Rock Creek Road. Due to construction, Airport Road is limited to northbound traffic only.
According to the city officials, there will be a dedicated route to access the terminal area. Airport visitors will travel on Steinbeck Bend and proceed on Karl May Drive to the airport entry. Early arrival is recommended. The gates for the event open at noon. For those planning to attend the event or receive event information, registration is available here.