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Bastrop’s 1st annual Big Bang! Celebration 2023

July 1

July 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

8:00am - 9:30pm

Come join Bastrop, Texas on July 1 for the inaugural Big Bang Celebration full of patriotic events downtown and at Fisherman’s Park! Event includes the Bastrop Stampede 5K and Kids Mile, a Pet and Pal Parade downtown, a cornhole tournament, Bastrop B A N G O with prize drawing, and Market Days downtown with sidewalk vendors selling handmade items. The celebration culminates in Fisherman’s Park  with music, concessions and fireworks at dusk.

  • 8 a.m.: Bastrop Stampede 5K & Kids Mile Fun Run
  • 8:30 a.m.: Registration for the Pet and Pal Parade, Bastrop County Courthouse lawn
  • 9:15 a.m.: Judging for the Pet and Pal Parade, Bastrop County Courthouse lawn
  • 10 a.m.: Bastrop Pet and Pal Parade begins. Starts at County Courthouse, heads down Main Street and ends at Bastrop Opera House.
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Market Days on Main Street and Downtown Bastrop B A N G O
  • 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Cornhole Tournament
  • 6 p.m.: Music and concessions at Fisherman’s Park
  • Dusk: Fireworks!


July 1, 2023
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Downtown Bastrop
(512) 332-8996
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Fishermans Park
1100 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
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