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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May 2018
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Barton Hill Farms Flower Festival

May 14 - May 27

Come to the Country! Join us weekends May 5 through May 27 for Barton Hill Blooms! Get lost in 10 acres of wildflowers. Pick a…

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June 2018

Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

June 1 @ 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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Elgin Flea Market Days

June 2 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Elgin Memorial Park Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Elgin Flea Market Days takes place at the Elgin Memorial Park, 1127 North Main. The event begins the February’s first Saturday and extends through December,…

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The Farm Street Opry

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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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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Sip, Shop and Stroll

June 14 @ 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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Elgin Western Days

June 19 - June 23
Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

The 49th Annual Western Days Festival hits historic Elgin, Texas the week of June 18 - June 23, 2018. The week is packed full with…

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Elgin Western Days Festival

June 19 - June 23

The Annual Elgin Western Days Festival is fun for the whole family! Activities include a parade, a carnival, sports tournaments, arts and crafts, live music…

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Bastrop Patriotic Festival

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - June 30 @ 9:00 pm
Fishermans Park, 1100 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
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Bastrop's Annual Patriotic Festival is filled with family friendly fun! Situated in beautiful Fisherman's Park beside the Colorado River along the June Hill Pape Riverwalk,…

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July 2018

Bastrop First Friday Art Walk

July 6 @ 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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Elgin Flea Market Days

July 7 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Elgin Memorial Park Elgin, TX United States + Google Map

Elgin Flea Market Days takes place at the Elgin Memorial Park, 1127 North Main. The event begins the February’s first Saturday and extends through December,…

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The Farm Street Opry

July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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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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Sip, Shop and Stroll

July 12 @ 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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Elgin Rodeo

July 13 - July 14
$5 - $10

The Elgin Rodeo is coming soon to Elgin! The top 20 teams will rope during rodeo performances, which begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free. 4D…

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Elgin 4th of July People’s Parade and Celebration

July 13 - July 14
Julius Marek Arena, 186B Hwy. 95 S. next to VFW
Elgin, TX 78621 United States
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Elgin People's Patriotic Fourth of July Parade. Put on your best patriotic wear and join us for this fun parade down Main Street in Historic…

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McDade Watermelon Festival

July 14 - July 14

At the McDade Watermelon Festival Car Show, enjoy the annual Grande Parade, music on the grounds, food, contests, games and lots of FUN! Free entry…

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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

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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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

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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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 4, 2019

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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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 4, 2019

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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