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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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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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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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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Our Bastrop Gifting Guide

As one does in Bastrop, we gift straight from the heart. It’s the best way to spread that holiday cheer we’re all in need of. Whether it’s handcrafted or just hand-picked, meaningful gifts are our specialty. Here are some suggestions on how to make Christmas extra special this year. Gifts for the…

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5 Things You Need to Do in Bastrop This Winter

The holiday season is the best time of year, but it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop after New Year’s has passed. Avoid post-holiday blues this winter by planning a little getaway to Bastrop. Enjoy an authentic Texas experience without the crowds and make sure you add these highlights onto your…

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The Best Holiday Treats Are in Bastrop

In all honesty, warm treats are the best part of the holiday season. And there’s something for everyone in Bastrop - from traditional buttery cookies to vegan and keto-friendly pies and pastries. Check out these local bakeries during your next trip for a delicious taste of the Christmas spirit…

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Holiday Cheer in Bastrop

From an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas and small-town traditions to a dazzling night-time holiday parade, Bastrop is full of holiday cheer! Here’s our list of what not to miss in Bastrop this holiday season: Lost Pines Christmas Nov. 29 – Dec. 24, 2019 Times and locations vary Join the…

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