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.

Elgin Studio Art Tour

City of Elgin 310 N Main Street, Elgin, United States

Save the date and plan to enjoy a weekend meeting artists and learning about their creative process, techniques and the inspiration for their works. The...

Event Series The Farm Street Opry

The Farm Street Opry

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

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

ARTic Expedition 2021

Valkyrie Ranch 2008 FM 2104, Paige, TX, United States

New dates! The ARTic Expedition has been rescheduled for April 2-4, 2021. It is a drive-through art event in at a 500-acre nature preserve near...

Luna Market 2021 – Strawberry Moon

Elgin Memorial Park Elgin, TX, United States

The Luna Market, held monthly, showcases local women artisans and makers, local food, entertainment with a bit of theater and whimsy. All goods at this...

Art Squared 2021 Opening Reception

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

The annual Square Show, Art Squared, is back at the Lost Pines Art Center in Bastrop, Texas! All works will be 12x12", and at great...

Main Event’s First Friday Artwalk 2022

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX, United States

Visit historic downtown Bastrop, Texas for an art and culture experience with the locals. Enjoy art galleries, music venues, pop-up artists and instagrammable opportunities. The...

Historic Elgin Art Exhibition 2022

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

This Saturday from 5-9 pm at The Clever Tiger, 114 Depot St, in downtown Elgin, Texas is the opening reception for the Historic Elgin Art...

Art After Dark at Lost Pines Art Center – August 2022

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

Join the artists for Art After Dark at the Lost Pines Art Center in Bastrop, Texas. See the beautiful works in the Members Show on...

Bastrop Art Fest 2022

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

Join the Lost Pines Art Center for Bastrop Art Fest 2022 in Bastrop, Texas, featuring arts and crafts vendors, artist demos, and interactive art activities!...

Holiday Luna Market 2022

Firewild Events & Catering 201 N Main Street, Elgin, TX, United States

Come browse this Holiday Luna Market in historic downtown Elgin, Texas, and enjoy shopping for handmade gifts by local artisans in a sparkling and intimate...

Square Art Show 2022

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

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...

Art After Dark – December 2022

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

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,...

Winterbourne Wonderland Formal 2022

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

Join The Clever Tiger in Elgin, Texas for a magical Christmas party where the space will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland by artist The...

Art After Dark – February 2023

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

The weather looks glorious for Art After Dark on at the Lost Pines Art Center in Bastrop, Texas. Spend an evening with artists and art...

LPAA Class 2023: Create Like Monet

Mary Nichols Art Center 301 Burleson, Smithville, TX, United States

Children, ages 5-12, will be introduced to the artist Claude Monet by artists in the Lost Pines Artisans Alliance in Smithville, Texas. Then your child...

Central Texas Walking Art Tour 2023

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

Stroll through historic downtown Bastrop, Texas, and visit the unique galleries and shops, showing over 200 artists! Enjoy artist demonstrations, live music and more. Admission...

Event Series Bird Lover Weekend 2023

Bird Lover Weekend 2023

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX, United States

Enjoy a weekend of family friendly activities in downtown Bastrop, Texas in this bird-themed festival to celebrate the upcoming World Bird Migratory Day. Enjoy demonstrations,...

Event Series Smithville Art Crawl 2023

Smithville Art Crawl 2023

Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX, United States

Lumberyard Studio presents The Smithville Art Crawl in historic downtown Smithville, Texas for a self-guided crawl through the neighborhood's art-centric businesses, featuring local Smithville makers....

Summer Luna Market 2023

Elgin Memorial Park Elgin, TX, United States

Come enjoy the Summer Luna Market, an stellar artisan market experience, and the very best date night in Elgin, Texas at Elgin Memorial Park. Luna...

Opening Reception: Works by da-gang qu & T.R. Rodriquez

Main Gallery Smithville 200 Main St, Smithville, TX, United States

Main Gallery Smithville TX will showcase new works by da-gang-qu and T.R. Rodriquez, alongside Main Gallery favorites Felice House, Malou Flato, Judy Paul, and Dana...

Bastrop Music Festival 2023

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX, United States

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,...

3rd annual Smithville Artist/Maker Market on Main 2023

704 Main 704 Main Street, Smithville, TX, United States

Please join the Smithville community for its 3rd annual Artist/Maker Market on Main. Enjoy an afternoon of music, art, crafts, one of kind treasures, and...

Art After Dark – December 2023

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

As part of Bastrop, Texas' Lost Pines Christmas, the Lost Pines Art Center is doing a special Holiday Edition of Art After Dark with a...

Art After Dark – Holiday Edition 2023

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

Join the Lost Pines Art Center for the opening reception of three new shows including the Members Showcase, the Featured Artist Exhibition and the annual...