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.

2nd annual Sausage Fest 2024

Lightnin' Bar 109 Central Avenue, Elgin, TX, United States

Head to the Lightnin' Bar in Elgin, Texas, for the annual Sausage Fest and early Independence Celebration on Saturday, June 29, 2024. The family friendly...

McDade Watermelon Festival 2024

Downtown McDade 565 Old Hwy 20, McDade, TX, United States

McDade, Texas celebrates its 76th annual Watermelon Festival with a street dance on Friday, July 12, 2024, and an all-day Saturday, July 13 festival with...

Bastrop Art Fest 2024

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

Bastrop Art Fest is back for another day full of arts and crafts vendors, hands-on activities, demos and kids crafts at Lost Pines Art Center...