Spice Village - Waco, Texas

About Spice

Welcome to Spice Village, your ultimate shopping destination in the heart of Waco, TX!

Spice Village is more than just a shopping experience; it’s a vibrant location where creativity and entrepreneurship come together to create a truly unique atmosphere. Nestled in downtown Waco, our sprawling store offers a collection of shops, each bringing you a captivating blend of local charm and inspiration.

Step inside our doors and prepare to be transported to a world of discovery. With over 40 shops, Spice Village is a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind finds. From fashion and home decor to jewelry, art, and more, we’ve curated 30,000 sq ft of items that cater to every style and taste.

At Spice Village, we take pride in showcasing the talents of our community and providing a platform for small-scale entrepreneurs to thrive. When you shop at Spice Village, you’re not only indulging in a retail therapy session, but you’re also making a positive impact on the local economy and supporting the dreams of passionate individuals. Established in 1997 in the 100 year old renovated McLendon Hardware Co building, Spice was a pioneer in the development of downtown Waco shopping.

Step up the hand-built wooden staircase (we promise, it’s worth the climb!) to the second floor. Inspired by the original long-leaf pine beams still extant from the original building, Spice strives to blend the old and new. Texas memorabilia and old bikes hang from the ceiling. Vendors have free rein to build and decorate shops to suit their needs and tastes. It all combines to form an eclectic, ever changing environment Waco has come to love. Meander our aisles, discovering inspiration at every turn. Browse through beautifully crafted home decor items, discover a new scented candle, and find that perfect outfit that reflects your unique personality. With an ever-changing selection of products, you’ll always find something new and exciting to delight your senses. As one of our customers recently said: you don’t come to find things – things find you!

Whether you need styling advice, gift recommendations, or simply a friendly chat, our cheerful staff is dedicated to ensuring your shopping experience is nothing short of exceptional.

Spice Village is more than just a shopping destination—it’s a place where memories are made. Whether you’re a local resident or a curious traveler, we invite you to join us and experience the magic of Spice Village for yourself!

Meet Owner Jennifer Wilson

Meet Jennifer Wilson, a tenacious single mom who is not only managing the bustling shopping destination known as Spice Village in Waco, TX but also inspiring others with her unwavering dedication and entrepreneurial spirit.

Jennifer’s journey began with a vision to create a vibrant space that celebrated local talent, fostered creativity, and brought people together. As a small business owner, she faced numerous challenges, but her determination to build a better future fueled her every step.

With limited resources but an abundance of passion, Jennifer took a leap of faith and transformed her dream into a reality in 1997. She poured her heart and soul into transforming the recently renovated historic Mclendon Hardware Co building into the thriving shopping destination that is Spice Village today. Jennifer’s relentless pursuit of excellence, combined with her keen eye for design and unique, high-quality products, has turned Spice Village into a beloved hub for shoppers.

Spice Village Owner Jennifer Wilson

Running a shopping destination requires extraordinary strength and resilience, and Jennifer possesses these qualities in abundance. Jennifer’s dedication to showcasing local talent and supporting small businesses has become a cornerstone of Spice Village. She understands the challenges faced by entrepreneurs, and works tirelessly to provide a platform for them to showcase their products and thrive. Jennifer’s compassion, paired with her business acumen, has allowed her to create opportunities for countless individuals to pursue their dreams and achieve success.

Beyond her role as a business owner, Jennifer is deeply involved in the Waco community. She actively seeks ways to give back and support local initiatives, from sponsoring local events to organizing fundraisers for causes close to her heart. Her commitment to making a positive impact extends far beyond the walls of Spice Village, as she strives to create a better future for her child and the community as a whole.

Jennifer’s story serves as an inspiration to small businesses everywhere, proving that with determination, resilience, and a supportive community, it is possible to turn dreams into reality. Her strength, compassion, and entrepreneurial spirit are a testament to the power of perseverance and the incredible things that can be achieved against all odds.

As a mom, entrepreneur, and community leader, Jennifer Wilson is a force to be reckoned with. Her unwavering dedication to her family, her business, and her community sets an example for others to follow. Through Spice Village, she has not only created a thriving shopping destination but also a place where dreams flourish, and connections are forged.

Jennifer’s journey is an inspiration to us all, reminding us that no matter the challenges we face, with passion, perseverance, and unwavering love, we can overcome any obstacle and build a future filled with endless possibilities.