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.

Bastrop’s River of Lights 2022

Fisherman’s Park 1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, Texas

Take in the River of Lights in Bastrop, Texas, Nov. 25, 2022 through Jan. 3, 2023 to see traditional to cartoon lighted displays and some...

Predators of the Pines Hike 2022

Bastrop State Park 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, TX

Who’s whoooo in the animal world at Bastrop? Come find out on this fun hike at Bastrop State Park! Meet at the playground parking lot,...

Sherwood Forest Faire: 2022 December Gathering

Sherwood Forest Faire 1883 Old Hwy 20, McDade, TX

Volunteer outdoors, be entertained, enjoy fellowship, camp out and get perks for next year's Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade, Texas. Gatherings are a Sherwood tradition...

Earth Paints & Pigments 2022

Earth Native Wilderness School 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX

Come explore art and nature with Earth Native School in central Texas. This class will explore the wonderful bounty of paints and pigments that can...

Urban Survival & Disaster Preparedness – January 2022

Earth Native Wilderness School 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX

Earth Native Wilderness is hosting a two-day survival and disaster preparedness class at their Cedar Creek, Texas location in January. What would you do if...