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Homestead Craft Village

608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705
+1 254-754-9600
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An Unexpected Surprise

We really didn't know what this community was about when we drove out here, but it was highly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Crystal River, Florida
via mobile

This is a very fun and interesting place to go to. There are demonstrations of various crafts and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“general store” (13 reviews)
“grist mill” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705
+1 254-754-9600
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 7 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

1  Thank localyn
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Homestead on a Wednesday about 11. We had lunch at the cafe. While the food is a bit expensive it is very fresh and good. Service is kind and with a smile. Then you get to walk through forge, gristmill, woodwork shop, basket...More

1  Thank jenniferbox
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. The barn had some beautiful handcrafted items. All kinds of things ranging from foods to chairs. Absolutely amazing items. We walked around some of the places in the village, it was interesting to see some...More

2  Thank g m
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was a great attaction. They have several shops that you can watch them make cheese, bread goods, wood work and pottery. You can also buy products at the village. The staff were very friendly. We were able to walk down to the cheese storage...More

1  Thank Myrna C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Here's a special surprise - check out the Homestead Craft Village a lovely community of artisans. The woodwork, needlework, pottery and iron work will amaze and delight. Take the time to chat with the various artists - they will explain their craft and delight you...More

Thank Clare C
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28 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.
4 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
16 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!