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.

Polar Bear Plunge 2024 at Morris Memorial Pool

Morris Memorial Pool 802 N Ave C, Elgin, TX, United States

Dive into the New Year with a refreshing dip in Morris Memorial Pool, in Elgin, Texas, then warm up with complimentary coffee and hot chocolate!...

Bastrop County MLK Day Walk 2024

Smithville Recreation Center 106 Gazley, Smithville, United States

The annual Bastrop County Martin Luther King Jr. Walk celebrates and remembers the life and impact of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., the chief...

Blurred Lines Sip n Paint 2024

The Clever Tiger: Art Studio & Gallery 32 N Main St, Elgin, TX, United States

Gather with fellow artists for step-by-step painting instructions at The Clever Tiger in Elgin, Texas, on Jan. 18, 2024. All the tools and instruction will...

Smithville Gravel Weekend 2024

Zapalac Rodeo 403 Zapalac Road, Smithville, TX, United States

Two bike races are featured in these hard early-season, gravel racing marathons with start/end at Zapalac Rodeo Arena in Smithville, Texas. On Jan. 20, the...

Women’s Wilderness Weekend 2024

Earth Native Wilderness School - Woodview Lane entrance 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX, United States

The field of wilderness survival is often male dominated, and Earth Native Wilderness School in Cedar Creek, Texas, wants to change that with a Women's...

Blow Your Own Glass – Wine Tumblers

Lost Pines Art Center 1204 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX, United States

The next available Blow Your Own Glass sessions will be Jan. 20, 2024, and will feature wine tumblers at the Lost Pines Art Center in...

Music in the Museum 2024: John Lomax III

Museum & Visitor Center of Bastrop County Historical Society 904 Main St,, TX, Bastrop, TX, United States

Come listen to Blues and Folk legend John Lomax III on Jan. 20, 2024 in the Bastrop Museum & Visitor Center in historic downtown Bastrop,...

History Talks 2024: Fairview Cemetery

Bastrop Public Library 1100 Church Street, Bastrop, TX, United States

Robbie Sanders, local historian and chair of the Fairview Cemetery Advisory Board, will tell the stories of Bastrop, Texas' Fairview Cemetery at the first quarterly...

2024 Survival Scramble

ColoVista Golf Course 100 Country Club Dr,, Bastrop, TX, United States

ColoVista Golf Club invites you to participate in the 2024 Survival Scramble, a 2-man flighted  invitational with 36 holes, on the weekend of Feb. 3-4...

Art After Dark 2024: February

Lost Pines Art Center 1204 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX, United States

The Lost Pines Art Center is hosting a special Mardi Gras edition of Art After Dark on Feb. 3 in Bastrop, Texas! Enjoy their Featured...

BCBOR Casino Night 2024

Community Gardens 1067 TX-71, Bastrop, TX, United States

Try your hand at the annual Bastrop County Board of Realtors Casino Night at Community Gardens, just west of Bastrop, Texas. Expect casino games, food...

Sweetheart Dance 2024

Lumberyard Music Hall 1109 Main St, Bastrop, TX, United States

Get a head start on Valentines Day at the annual Sweetheart Dance on Feb. 10 hosted by at the Lumberyard Music Hall in downtown Bastrop,...

ENWS: Birds Birds Birds 2024

Earth Native Wilderness School - Shiloh Entrance 921 Shiloh Rd, Bastrop, TX, United States

Owls, Ospreys and Orioles... Oh my! Do you ever wonder what those birds are saying when they call to each other? Do you ever find...

ENWS Pine Needle Baskets 2024

Earth Native Wilderness School - Woodview Lane entrance 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX, United States

Join Earth Native Wilderness School to explore the ancient art of pine needle basket making and learn all about this primitive skill from the east...

19th annual Bastrop Empty Bowl 2024

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

The popular annual Bastrop Empty Bowl provides attendees an opportunity to sample soups, stews, and chilies prepared by some of Bastrop’s best chefs in a...

Mardi Gras 2024 at the Brewery

Smithville Brewing Company 661 NW Loop 230, Smithville, TX, United States

Celebrate mardi-gras at Smithville Brewing Company in Smithville, Texas, with po'boys, beignets, NOLA slushies and fun for the whole family. Festive food, games, and beads...

Expressions of African American Culture 2024

Bastrop Opera House 711 Spring Street, Bastrop, TX, United States

Experience the Expressions of African American Culture through music, dance and spoken word on Feb. 18th at the historic Bastrop Opera House in Bastrop, Texas....

Rocky Hill Roundup 2024

Rocky Hill Ranch 578 FM 153, Smithville, TX, United States

Whether you prefer to mountain bike, E-bike or run a 5K, Rocky Hill Roundup at the famed Rocky Hill Ranch in Smithville, Texas, is your...

Rocky Hill Roundup 5K Fun Run 2024

Rocky Hill Ranch 578 FM 153, Smithville, TX, United States

Happening before the cycling races, the 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, is a challenging course for the entire family at Rocky Hill...

Event Series Stand Up Comedy 2023

Stand Up Comedy 2023

Film Alley Bastrop 1600 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX, United States

Get ready to laugh at Bastrop's Comedy Club located at Film Alley Theater in Bastrop, Texas. Amazing headlining comedians every Saturday night at 8 p.m.