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.

W.J. Nixon Masonic Lodge BBQ Cook-off 2024

Vernon L. Richards Riverbend Park 107 TX-71, Smithville, TX, United States

The W.J. Nixon Masonic Lodge No. 421 in Smithville, Texas, is hosting their first BBQ Cook-off with jackpot cash and other great prizes for brisket,...

Spring Market Festival 2024

Rising Sun Vineyard 233 Edmonson Ranch Rd, McDade, TX, United States

Celebrate Earth Day in McDade, Texas during Rising Sun Vineyard’s 4th annual Spring Market Festival in McDade, Texas. Savor the renowned wines while you support...

Bailey’s Bull Blast and Concert 2024

Mayfest Hill Park 25 American Legion Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

Mayfest Park Rodeo Arena in Bastrop, Texas, will be filled with bull-riding opportunities for kids and adults, followed by music by Nashville musicians Moe Bandy...

Festival De La Cultura – Bastrop, Tx 2024

Mayfest Hill Park 25 American Legion Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

Celebrate the vibrant Hispanic culture that’s a cornerstone of Texas’s heartland and pay homage to the community's rich and diverse heritage at this festival in...

Kentucky Derby Party 2024

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

On Saturday, May 4, race your way into Smithville Brewing Company for their Kentucky Derby Party. Event includes live music, fun for the kids, prizes...

Explore Elgin Arts & Culture 2024

Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX, United States

Celebrate for four days of arts and culture in historic downtown Elgin, Texas, with Elgin Music Festival, La Cultura Market, Sip Shop & Stroll, Music...

Elgin Music Festival 2024

Downtown Elgin Elgin, TX, United States

Elgin, Texas' will be the scene of over 100 musicians from all over Central Texas. The Elgin Music Festival, presented by the Elgin Arts Association,...

Yesterfest 2024

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX, United States

Celebrate Bastrop, Texas' pioneer spirit and diverse history with Yesterfest 2024, a day of re-enactors, demonstrators, vendors, speakers, storytellers, and music.  The event will engage...