Featuring four days of live music and over 40 performances, the Bastrop Music Festival is set to take center stage, September 22 - 25, 2022. in the heart of Historic Downtown Bastrop. This festival features performances by bands of numerous genres in venues along the lower Colorado River, with a mixture of wristband-only night-time performances and free daytime events including shows for children.

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Top Spots to Beat the Heat in Bastrop

Looking to cool off this summer? That’s easily done in Bastrop. Texas is our turf, so we’re pros at staying in the shade. Swimming in the lake, indulging in ice cream, finding fun things to do indoors … yeah we’re definitely cool like that. Read on for a few of our favorite ways to beat the summer…

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Explore the Best of Bastrop with Our Planning App

Want to have an amazing time in Bastrop? Well, we’ve got an app for that! Our Visit Bastrop Texas app is available on both Apple and Android and lets you plan your perfect Bastrop vacay. You can: Mark events, attractions and tours you want to visit See a map of what to check out in Bastrop based on…

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The Best Spots to Savor the Sunset in Bastrop

We’re not saying Bastrop has a lock on spectacular sunsets, but it’s definitely one of our specialties. With the famous Loblolly Pines, the Colorado River, and a charming, historic community, we’ve got a lot of spots for you to settle in and take in an amazing sunset. Here are our favorite spots:…

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Rev Up Your Roadtrip in Bastrop

When that summer vacay is calling your name, a roadtrip to Bastrop, TX is a fun and wallet-friendly way to make that happen. Whether you’re looking from some me time or just a little we time, read on for great ways to enjoy your stay in Bastrop. Water Play Take the whole crew for a tour along the…

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Join Us for Juneteenth in Bastrop

Juneteenth is an important holiday in Bastrop. Also known as Freedom Day, it celebrates the day 250,000 enslaved Black people were freed in Texas on June 19, 1865. Although the Emancipation Proclamation became effective in 1863, some former Confederate states didn’t comply until years later. On that…

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Make it a Memorable Memorial Day in Bastrop

Proud of our heritage, we always make sure we do Memorial Day right in Bastrop. Come launch your summer playing at Lake Bastrop or the Colorado River, camp among the legendary Loblolly Pines in our state parks or catch live music and great home cooking in Downtown Bastrop. You won’t want to miss out…

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Be Our Guest to the Very Best of Bastrop

Our small town has always offered a big welcome. It’s one of the things that makes Bastrop so much fun to visit. That along with our wealth of natural beauty, diverse places to stay and great food to eat is why we’ve had so many new friends visit over the last couple of years. In light of all this…

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Fill Up on Good Eats and Fresh Air in Bastrop

Hello, al fresco! Head to Bastrop, TX for excellent food and great views. Bastrop has that small-town charm with tons of fresh air and beauty to spare thanks to it being so close to the Colorado River and some large state parks. Read on for the best spots to chill in the open air and chow down on…

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Venture to the Vegan Side in Bastrop

If you’re not already vegan, you just might be by the time you leave Bastrop, TX. The vegan and vegetarian food here is so, soooo good. We’re talking smoothies, smoothie bowls, cookies, cakes, pizza, salads, sandwiches, wraps and all kinds of good stuff. Go on, pull up a chair and prepare to feast…

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