Bastrop turns red, white and blue with a fun-filled, patriotic schedule of activities this Saturday, July 2rd, for the 31st Annual Bastrop Patriotic Festival at Fisherman's Park!  We welcome you to patriotic fun and memory making for the whole family.

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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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We’re Eager for Easter in Bastrop

Hop in for a fresh and fun Easter weekend in Bastrop, Texas. With the weather being so welcoming, a picnic is a must, so we’ll fill you in on the best spots. We’ll also tell you where to head for a fantastic brunch with all kinds of Easter goodies. If you love dressing up the kiddos and watching…

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Make Vacation Time Your Time In Bastrop, TX

There’s no doubt. Your vacation days will be well spent in Bastrop. Our charming town is perhaps the friendliest little town in Texas with beautiful state parks, the peaceful Colorado River, incredible comfort food, and a wide variety of places to stay including 4-star hotels, luxury yurts…

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The Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching in Bastrop

In Bastrop, even the birds feel Welcomed To It All! Bastrop is officially Bird City Texas certified by Texas Parks and Wildlife. The certificate recognizes the community as leaders in bird conservation and officially makes Bastrop a perfect destination for birdwatching. Bastrop is located along a…

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From Bastrop With Love: Holiday Gift Ideas

Being one of the friendliest towns in Texas means we’re especially good at giving heart-felt gifts. Gifts that surprise, delight and awe in a very merry way is our specialty. Let us walk you through the Bastrop gifts you’ll want to give this holiday season. Time Together Gathering your loved ones…

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Heroes and Hot Rods are Celebrating in Bastrop

Fuel up and cruise in with your crew to Bastrop this Veteran’s Day weekend for the 15 th Annual Heroes and Hot Rod’s Veteran’s Day Car Show. This Bastrop Area Cruiser’s Car Show is put on to honor American Veterans and boasts an impressive classic car display, plus a Veteran’s ceremony honoring all…

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Get Spooky in Bastrop this Halloween

Bastrop is home to a long and fascinating history, promising an unforgettable and even spooky escape this Halloween! Check out our list of Halloween fun happening in Bastrop this month! Haunted Night Zips Your favorite zip line tour gets SPOOKY this Halloween season. Night time zips with an added…

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Enjoy Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice in Bastrop

Bring your pumpkin love to Bastrop, TX this fall. We’re all set to celebrate all things pumpkin as National Pumpkin Day, October 26, 2021, draws near. Let us guide you to two of the best fall festivals in Central Texas with awesome pumpkin patches, hayrides, great food and more. If you dare to enjoy…

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