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.

Roadrunner Cup Rally Sprint Series 2023 – Do It For Dale

Rally Ready Driving School 304 Blue Jay Road, Dale, TX, United States

Come watch Rally Cars rip through the 140-acre Rally Ranch facility in Dale, Texas, and over the new jumps in Bastrop County, Texas. The Rally...

Chucks Big New Adventure 2023 Race #3

Rocky Hill Ranch 578 FM 153, Smithville, TX, United States

Welcome back to Chucks Big New Adventure for mountain biking races at the challenging course at Rocky Hill Ranch in Smithville, Texas in December. Chucks...

Event Series Dickens on Main 2023

Dickens on Main 2023

Downtown Smithville Smithville, TX, United States

Travel back in time as Main Street is transported back to the 19th Century for this special holiday event in historic downtown Smithville, Texas. Celebrate...

Bastrop Christmas Bird Count 2024

Bastrop State Park 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, TX, United States +1 more

On Jan. 1, 2024, start your new year by counting birds at Bastrop and Buescher State Parks in Bastrop and Smithville, Texas. Families and students,...

Renewal Ramble – a New Year’s Day guided hike 2024

River Trailhead at Colorado River Refuge 233 Riverside Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

Start your new year off right, in nature! Join Pines and Prairies Land Trust for a free guided hike at the Colorado River Refuge along...

2024 New Year 1-Man Mulligan

ColoVista Golf Course 100 Country Club Dr,, Bastrop, TX, United States

Grab your clubs and head to ColoVista Golf Course outside of Bastrop, Texas, for a New Year's tournament on their beautiful greens. Rely on your...

Polar Bear Plunge 2024 at Morris Memorial Pool

Morris Memorial Pool 802 N Ave C, Elgin, TX, United States

Dive into the New Year with a refreshing dip in Morris Memorial Pool, in Elgin, Texas, then warm up with complimentary coffee and hot chocolate!...

Smithville Gravel Weekend 2024

Zapalac Rodeo 403 Zapalac Road, Smithville, TX, United States

Two bike races are featured in these hard early-season, gravel racing marathons with start/end at Zapalac Rodeo Arena in Smithville, Texas. On Jan. 20, the...

Women’s Wilderness Weekend 2024

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

The field of wilderness survival is often male dominated, and Earth Native Wilderness School in Cedar Creek, Texas, wants to change that with a Women's...

2024 Survival Scramble

ColoVista Golf Course 100 Country Club Dr,, Bastrop, TX, United States

ColoVista Golf Club invites you to participate in the 2024 Survival Scramble, a 2-man flighted  invitational with 36 holes, on the weekend of Feb. 3-4...

ENWS: Birds Birds Birds 2024

Earth Native Wilderness School - Shiloh Entrance 921 Shiloh Rd, Bastrop, TX, United States

Owls, Ospreys and Orioles... Oh my! Do you ever wonder what those birds are saying when they call to each other? Do you ever find...

ENWS Pine Needle Baskets 2024

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

Join Earth Native Wilderness School to explore the ancient art of pine needle basket making and learn all about this primitive skill from the east...

Rocky Hill Roundup 2024

Rocky Hill Ranch 578 FM 153, Smithville, TX, United States

Whether you prefer to mountain bike, E-bike or run a 5K, Rocky Hill Roundup at the famed Rocky Hill Ranch in Smithville, Texas, is your...

Texas Independence Music Festival 2024

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

The annual Texas Independence Music Festival is back at Rising Sun Vineyard in McDade, Texas. You won't want to miss this jam-packed weekend filled with...

Minor League Pickleball Tournament 2024

Bastrop Area Pickleball Complex 141 Tahitian Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

Minor League Pickleball is launching fun, social, amateur team leagues across the country with play scheduled at the Bastrop Area Pickleball Complex in Bastrop, Texas....

Smithville Folk Music Festival 2024

Gazebo Park - Smithville 100 First Street, Smithville, TX, United States

Smithville Folk Music Festival is coming back to the Main Street Gazebo Park in downtown Smithville, Texas for two days due to interest from performers...

Spring Couples Scramble 2024

ColoVista Golf Course 100 Country Club Dr,, Bastrop, TX, United States

Spring Couples Scramble is a 36-hole tournament on March 16-17, 2024, at the famed ColoVista Golf Club. Lunch and dinner are served on Saturday, with...

Event Series Kids Nature Classes 2024

Kids Nature Classes 2024

Bastrop County Nature Park 375 Riverside Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

The monthly nature classes of Pines & Prairies Land Trust (PPLT) are geared towards ages 6-16 and lead by knowledgeable Lost Pines Master Naturalist volunteers...

Tahitian Village Community Yard Sale 2024

Tahitian Village, Bastrop TX 128 Tahitian Drive, Bastrop, TX, United States

Thifters unite for this community garage sale held in Tahitian Village Subdivision in Bastrop, Texas. Find all sorts of treasures at this once a year...

ENWS: Introduction to Wildlife Tracking 2024

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

Whether you are a naturalist, hiker, or just someone who appreciates wildlife this Cedar Creek, Texas, class will spend ample time in the field discovering...

ENWS Urban Survival & Disaster Preparedness 2024

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

What would you do if you lost access to public utilities, grocery stores, fuel for your vehicle, or the ability to communicate using cell phones,...

Family Bird Adventure 2024

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

Join Earth Native Wilderness School for a day of fun, instruction, and nature games that will help you and your family begin to unlock the...

Table on Main 2024

Downtown Bastrop 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX, United States

Picture an evening with friends, savoring locally sourced food and drinks at a community table in the heart of Historic Downtown Bastrop, Texas. A farm...