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 VFW 4th of July Fireworks 2024

Elgin VFW Post 6115 118 Sayers Road, Elgin, TX, United States

Bring your family to the VFW for the annual 4th of July patriotic celebration in Elgin, Texas. Activities include fireworks after dark, a cake walk,...

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...

Corvette Invasion 2024

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

Head to downtown Bastrop for the Largest Corvette Car Show in Texas with hundreds of Corvettes, vendors, music, and food for the entire family. Guest...

2024 FIA World Endurance Championship

Circuit of the Americas - LOT A Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Del Valle, United States

Lone Star Le Mans returns to Circuit of The Americas on Labor Day weekend 2024, as the sixth round of the 2024 FIA World Endurance...

ENWS: Intro to Wildlife Tracking 2024

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

The art of Wildlife Tracking give you a peek into the secret lives of Central Texas wildlife. Trainers at Earth Native Wilderness School will spend...

ENWS: Campfire Cooking 2024

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

Get ready for hands-on learning just like our ancestors have been cooking over open fires for hundreds of thousands of years. Expand your cooking skills,...