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Great for walking

Love walking , trust me you won’t get bored . It’s a peace and calm park especially in the morning... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Robin J
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Breckenridge, Texas, United States
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One of the few remaining Chautauqua left

Definitely worth visiting o the last Saturday in September every year for the Chautauqua gathering... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
konradvonhochstaden
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Jan 3, 2018
“Great for walking ”
Sep 24, 2016
“One of the few remaining Chautauqua left”
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Getzendaner Park, 400 S Grand Ave, Waxahachie, TX 75165
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Love walking , trust me you won’t get bored . It’s a peace and calm park especially in the morning . I have been walking here for 2 weeks , and I will keep on walking here . Let’s do Walkathon !

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robin J
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting o the last Saturday in September every year for the Chautauqua gathering. It's a shame the surrounding park is so run down. Get it together, Waxahachie. Why else would anyone want to visit you?

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank konradvonhochstaden
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We are talking about the most beautiful park I've been too, Getzendaner Park, Waxahachie Tx. Large 200+ year old oaks shading the most of a few play grounds for the young in heart, large grassy areas for the energetic, and a large oval asphalt drive...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Timothy L
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I have attended many events at the Chautauqua. From High School Band Concerts and Coronations to public speaking events and plays. You feel like you are being transported back to a simpler time. Even though there is no air conditioning in the building, the ventilation...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

I was involved in multiple shows for many years. The performances were always held here. It's a beautiful space. The only downside is the lack of heat/air. Come prepared!

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank danielanoelc
Reviewed January 14, 2016

If you are looking for a historic place in "Hachie", this is at the top of the must see places. Had the experience of watching my daughter in a play at this venue...made it all the more special.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Kirk P
Reviewed December 11, 2015

We just attended the Christmas presentation of Happy Hollandaise, a wonderful holiday play performed by local actors. The unique building was handicap accessible and quite comfortable for a mild Texas winter evening. Be aware that there is no heating/cooling and no indoor plumbing available. The...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

The Chatauqua is held the last Saturday of September every year. This year the theme was Space and Fred Haise, from the ill-fated Apollo 13 was the main speaker. It was fascinating to hear first-hand from a living hero of that mission. It was followed...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank konradvonhochstaden
Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful historic theater. It has wooden benches and no air-conditioning, so dress for comfort. Many local groups hold meetings and performances, including Waxahachie Community Theater productions. Beautiful location for weddings.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank lesliec157
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Chautauqua Auditorium is a wonderful place full of history. Sort of an octagon shaped building with roll up sides to let a breeze in. I have been to many events here several of which I have been involved in. Old time singing, rock n roll...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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