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.

Bastrop’s River of Lights 2022

Fisherman’s Park 1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, Texas

Take in the River of Lights in Bastrop, Texas, Nov. 25, 2022 through Jan. 3, 2023 to see traditional to cartoon lighted displays and some...

First Friday Art Walk – December 2022

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX

Meet up with friends and family for Main Event's holiday artwork in historic downtown Bastrop, Texas. Meet some life-sized elves, enjoy live music, meet your...

Square Art Show 2022

Lost Pines Art Center 1204 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX

Lost Pines Art Center presents it's annual Square Show, back for another holiday season in Bastrop, Texas! The ever-popular juried Square Show, featuring original works...

Predators of the Pines Hike 2022

Bastrop State Park 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, TX

Who’s whoooo in the animal world at Bastrop? Come find out on this fun hike at Bastrop State Park! Meet at the playground parking lot,...

Art After Dark – December 2022

Lost Pines Art Center 1204 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX

The Lost Pines Art Center has so much in store for the Holiday Edition of Art After Dark with the debut the new Members Show,...

Lost Pines Christmas Festival 2022

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX

Join the Bastrop Main Street Program's Lost Pines Christmas Festival in historic downtown Bastrop, Texas. The event will include Christmas caroling, hot cocoa, popcorn, hot...

Bastrop Holiday Homes Tour 2022

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX

Join the festivities on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, from noon to 5 p.m. for Bastrop County Historical Society’s annual Holiday Homes Tour in historic Bastrop,...

Lost Pines Christmas Lighted Parade 2022

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX

Featuring more than 130 entries - from fanciful floats to fire trucks, unicycles to vintage cars, dancing Honey Bears to dignitaries, from Santa’s helpers to...