About Us

Welcome to HILCO Civic & Event Center.  We are the newest civic center in central Texas. We are conveniently located between Fort Worth and Waco right off of I-35W. We have an 18,745 sq. ft. state of the art facility that can hold from 1,040 guest banquet style to 1,600 guest theatre style. We are able to accommodate any size event by dividing up the hall into ¼, ½, ¾, or utilizing the entire hall.  

As you plan your event with HCEC you will notice from the start that we have a one of a kind event planning staff that will assist you in any way possible. From weddings to birthday parties to large corporate events we will help make your special event a reality. Our staff will listen to your wants and needs to put your plan into action. We provide services from as simple as only the venue rental to a turnkey experience.  We can provide catering, customized floral arrangements, unique entertainment, and extended hours.   

At HCEC, our mission is to provide you with the most comprehensive event planning and services possible so that you and your guests can focus on making memories you’ll cherish forever.  Our goal is to build long lasting customer relationships and we do that by making your experience fun and worry-free.  We look forward to helping you plan your next unforgettable event.