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.

Recurring Event Knife Making 2022

Knife Making 2022

Earth Native Wilderness School 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX

Learn to make your own knife using O1 tool steel. Students will learn how to shape a piece of tool steel into a knife of...

Bastrop County Buyers & Builders Convention 2022

Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center 1408 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX

Join the Bastrop County Business Owners Association for a two-day Buyers & Builders Convention in Bastrop, Texas. ​Whether you are a looking to build or...

Bastrop Music Festival 2022

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX

Get ready for some great live entertainment! Bastrop Music Festival is a four-day live music festival that includes around 40 shows at venues throughout Bastrop,...

Forts & Fairy Houses – Kids

Earth Native Wilderness School 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX

Do you see fairies in the woods or in your backyard? Would you like to know more about the folklore surrounding these tiny woods creatures?...

Smithville Wingfest & Chili Cook-A-Roo 2022

Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX

Come to downtown Smithville, Texas for the annual WINGFEST to try out contest wings, chili and home brew beer, along with selections at local restaurants...

Recurring Event Scream Hollow

Scream Hollow

Smithville Smithville, TX

Take a ride down a county drive to experience a "real" haunted house this Halloween season. Scream Hollow includes three haunted houses -- Mansion of...

USCA Aluminum Canoe National Championships 2022

FM 969 Bridge 1115 FM 969, Bastrop, TX

On October 1-2, 2022, the USCA Stock Aluminum Nationals will again be held in Bastrop, Texas. After a two year hiatus, the race will be...

Sustainable Home & Garden Show 2022

Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX

Join Keep Smithville Beautiful, an organization in Smithville, Texas, to discover how you can invest in home and garden improvements that will also save you...

Smithville Music Festival 2022

Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX

Enjoy the performances Smithville Music Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1 in the heart of historic downtown Smithville, Texas on the main stage and at various...

Art After Dark – October 2022

Lost Pines Art Center 1204 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX

Enjoy October's Art After Dark show at the Lost Pines Art Center in Bastrop, Texas. Three new shows are opening: Lost Pines Art Center's Featured...

Primitive Fishing for Kids 2022

Earth Native Wilderness School 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX

You know what’s fun? Fishing! You know what makes fishing even more fun? Creating your own fishing kit! Join Earth Native Wilderness School for the...