Bastrop prides itself on its deep connection to Hispanic culture and heritage, which is why, if you’re in town this April, a stop by this festival is an absolute must. Join us at the very first Festival De La Cultura, a two-day celebration of Hispanic heritage. This family-friendly, authentic fiesta will feature a wide array of talented artists, authentic cuisine, and much more.

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Enjoy all that makes Bastrop truly unique

Anyone who has ever lived in or visited Bastrop knows this city is a special place. It’s especially perfect as a getaway for anyone living in Houston, San Antonio, Austin or Dallas. You’ll discover the hospitality that Texas is known for, but in Bastrop, you’ll find so much more. When you’re…

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Head to Bastrop for the 2024 Eclipse Show

Few events bring out the kids in all of us quite like a total solar eclipse. Well, get ready, Texas and the world, because the super science show is coming to North Texas on April 8, and Bastrop will be front and center for this exciting display. Make the celestial event an even more memorable one…

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Join the Mardi Gras celebration in Bastrop

You don’t have to wait until Fat Tuesday to enjoy the music, dancing, food and festivities of Mardi Gras! From Feb 1-3, the city of Bastrop is holding a variety of fun and exciting events during its inaugural celebration of the cultural traditions of Louisiana. “Bastrop TX Mardi Gras” will honor the…

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The Top Things To Do In Bastrop

No matter the time of year, there’s always something fun and fascinating to do in Bastrop. From family-friendly festivals and cultural events, to historic tours and adventurous outdoor activities, Bastrop is a beautiful place to stay for a day or a week … or longer. Coming up with just a few things…

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Lose Yourself in a Lost Pines Christmas in Bastrop

Bastrop is a wonderful place to live or visit year-round, but a Lost Pines Christmas is truly a unique and magical time. Christmas light displays, festive events, fun parades and homes decked out in their holiday best make for a memorable time for all ages. Here are a few tips on what’s going on in…

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Our Best Tips for a Grateful Getaway in Bastrop

The holidays are a truly magical time of year — but they can also be stressful, especially if you’re the one hosting. This year, why not mix things up a little and spend your Turkey Day exploring all that Bastrop has to offer? Grab the whole family and head to a genuine destination — where…

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Bastrop, TX is Your Fun Fall Destination

In Bastrop, the fall season brings cooler temperatures and plenty of fun things to do sure to please visitors of all ages. From a Willy Wonka musical and Hispanic Heritage museum exhibition to a pumpkin patch and a Christmas parade, the autumn season is an exciting time to enjoy all that Bastrop has…

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Summer’s Not Over Yet

It’s almost back to school season here in Bastrop, and parents and kids alike are preparing to settle back into their routine — which means saying goodbye to staying up late for movie nights or spending all day getting lost in the wonder of the outdoors. Back to school is on the horizon, but that…

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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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