Whether you find yourself in Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville or one of our smaller communities, there’s always something fun going on in Bastrop County. The area’s best events bring live music, great food, and unique activities to town, year after year, so when you find one you love, you can make it an annual tradition.

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July 2018

Casino Night

July 28 - July 28
Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX United States + Google Map

The 22nd Annual Casino Night will be held at the Smithville REC Center. Enjoy a fabulous buffet, gaming, raffles and more!

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Texas flags were proudly showcased during the 68th Annual Bastrop Homecoming and Rodeo

Bastrop Homecoming and Rodeo

July 31 - August 4
Mayfest Hill, 2804 TX-21
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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Whether you're returning to Bastrop for the weekend or visiting Bastrop for the first time, Bastrop's Homecoming and Rodeo is not to miss! The event…

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August 2018

The Farm Street Opry

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 6, 2018

Hosted by the Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, The Farm Street Opry is held the 1st Thursday of every month. The Opry features our house…

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Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

The Bastrop First Friday Art Walk is a monthly showcase and celebration of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops, and small businesses located in historic downtown Bastrop,…

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Sip, Shop and Stroll

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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kayakers on Colorado River

El Camino Real de SUP

August 11 - August 11
Fishermans Park, 1100 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
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$45 - $65

El Camino Real de SUP, Texas' original down-river race, is for beginners, elite paddlers and weekend warriors. The race extends six miles. Meet at Fisherman's…

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September 2018

The Farm Street Opry

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 6, 2018

Hosted by the Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, The Farm Street Opry is held the 1st Thursday of every month. The Opry features our house…

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Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

The Bastrop First Friday Art Walk is a monthly showcase and celebration of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops, and small businesses located in historic downtown Bastrop,…

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Sip, Shop and Stroll

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival

September 22 - November 3
Barton Hills Farm Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

Come to the Country! We’re opening in late September for the the 2018 Fall Festival at Barton Hill Farms. Get lost in our 5-acre corn…

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Smithville Wingfest & Home Brew Beer Competition

September 29 - September 29

Be sure to attend Smithville's very first Annual Wingfest & Home Brew Beer Competition! Details coming soon!

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October 2018

Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

The Bastrop First Friday Art Walk is a monthly showcase and celebration of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops, and small businesses located in historic downtown Bastrop,…

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Sip, Shop and Stroll

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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Colorado River 100

October 12 - October 13
Fishermans Park, 1100 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
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$65 - $75

Bastrop will again host one of the largest paddling events in the state of Texas, bringing together recreational and competitive paddlers in an exciting venue,…

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Smithville Photo Festival

October 13 - October 13
Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX United States + Google Map

Photographers, let your inner photographer snap! The Smithville Film Commission invites all levels of photography enthusiasts, models and set builders. Event includes photo contests, model…

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Elgin Hogeye Festival

October 27 - October 27
Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

The Hogeye Festival features a BBQ cook off, handmade arts and crafts, car show, live music, kids area, concessions, carnival, talent show, dessert contest, dart…

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November 2018

Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

The Bastrop First Friday Art Walk is a monthly showcase and celebration of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops, and small businesses located in historic downtown Bastrop,…

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Sip, Shop and Stroll

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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Veterans Day Car Show Weekend

November 10 - November 11

Honoring our American Veteran's is not something we take lightly in Bastrop, Texas. The Veteran's Day Car Show moved to downtown Bastrop several years ago…

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Airing of the Quilts/Garden Club Home Tour

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX United States + Google Map

See the charm of downtown Smithville Texas during the Annual Airing of the Quilts and Smithville Tour of Homes on. Gorgeous quilts will be displayed…

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Lost Pines Christmas

November 23 - December 31
Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

Lost Pines Christmas comes to Bastrop! Celebrate the holiday season in Historic Downtown Bastrop. From an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas to our dazzling night-time holiday…

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Lost Pines Christmas

November 23 - December 31
Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

Celebrate the Holiday Season in Historic Downtown Bastrop. From an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas to our dazzling night-time holiday parade to food & wine events…

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December 2018
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Elgin Holiday by the Tracks

December 1 - December 1
Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Holiday by the Tracks is Sponsored by the Elgin Main Street Program! Event activities include a visit to the Elgin Depot Museum, Holiday Bazaar, Hot…

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Smithville Festival of Lights and Parade

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for Smithville's FREE 2018 Festival of Lights & Lighted Parade in downtown Smithville, hosted by the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce. Your children…

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Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Bastrop Bastrop, TX United States + Google Map

The Bastrop First Friday Art Walk is a monthly showcase and celebration of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops, and small businesses located in historic downtown Bastrop,…

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Sip, Shop and Stroll

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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January 2019

Sip, Shop and Stroll

January 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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February 2019

Sip, Shop and Stroll

February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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March 2019

Sip, Shop and Stroll

March 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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April 2019

Sip, Shop and Stroll

April 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Sip, Shop and Stroll is one of the most anticipated events in Elgin. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, take a stroll through downtown…

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