Silobration is Magnolia’s annual celebration featuring a free vendor fair, food trucks, daytime activities, and two after-hours concerts featuring Johnnyswim on the Silos grounds. The after-hours concerts on Friday and Saturday are the only Silobration events that will require a ticket. This year’s Silobration will take place October 18-20.
We can’t wait to celebrate Magnolia’s fourth annual Silobration with you!
Vendors from across the country will be lining the streets surrounding the Silos to set up shop and share their products with you! The Vendor Fair will be open Thursday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. The Vendor Fair will be a free event, no tickets needed. Keep checking back here for additional daytime activities and a complete list of Silobration vendors, which will be added as we get closer to the weekend.
On October 19th and 20th we will be closing the grounds at 5:00 p.m. to prepare for a nighttime concert event featuring Johnnyswim, with a special appearance by Chip and Jo! This concert is the only activity that will require a ticket all weekend long. Concert ticket holders will be able to re-enter the grounds for the event beginning at 6:00 p.m., and the concert and program will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Magnolia’s fourth annual Silobration will take place Thursday, October 18 through Saturday, October 20.
While a ticket is required for the concert on Friday and Saturday night, Silobration’s annual vendor fair is free and open to the public each day from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tickets are not required for children under the age of 3.
All Silobration concert tickets are general admission only. There will be no VIP tickets available.
Magnolia Market will both operate under normal business hours on Thursday, October 18. On Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, Magnolia Market will close at 5 p.m., but will reopen from 6 p.m. until the concert is over. Please note that you will not be able to enter Magnolia Market after 5 p.m. without a concert ticket. Silos Baking Co. will operate under normal business hours the entire event weekend, and the Silos Baking Co. Airstream trailer will be open on the grounds to ticket holders during the evening concerts.
Magnolia Market is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Silos Baking Co. is open Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Yes, Magnolia Table will be open on Silobration weekend during its normal business hours from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please note that the kitchen closes at 3 p.m., so make arrangements to arrive early.
We recommend all guests dress comfortably. October temperatures vary from year to year in Texas, so be sure to check the weather forecast for Waco as you pack your bags.
Whether you’re planning to spend the night or stay for the weekend, we suggest booking a hotel room as soon as possible, as many of the surrounding hotels tend to fill up quickly. You can find a full list of nearby hotels here.
Yes! However, Waco Regional Airport is relatively small and typically requires a connecting flight from a major nearby airport like DFW or Austin-Bergstrom. It’s not uncommon to fly into Dallas or Austin, rent a car, and make the drive, either. Waco is roughly a 90-minute drive from either city.
The safety of our guests, employees and vendors is our number one priority. All events will take place rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe.
You can pick up your tickets on Friday (10/19) and Saturday (10/20) between the hours of 9:00am – 8:00pm at the guest services tent.
Representatives from the guest services department will be available onsite from 9:00am-6:00pm on Thursday (10/18) and 9:00am-8:00pm on Friday (10/19) and Saturday (10/20).
No lawn chairs or blankets will be permitted on the grounds for the concert. A limited number of picnic tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Wheelchairs and umbrella strollers are permitted—there will also be a designated area available for guests needing wheelchair or ASL assistance. The venue is wheelchair accessible, and elevators are located inside Magnolia Market.
The concert is a general admission, standing room only event. A limited number of picnic tables are available on a first come, first serve basis on the perimeter of the lawn area.
Yes. The safety of our guests, vendors and employees is always our top priority. As always, there will be a mandatory bag check at the entrance and a police presence throughout the venue and surrounding area.
While no outside food or drink is permitted beyond the ticket entrance, our food trucks will be open during the concert and water is available.
You will not be able to swap or exchange tickets for different nights at ticket check in. If you want to change nights, and tickets are still available, please contact Guest Services.
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