Texas will be centerstage for a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!  In Bastrop, at approximately 12:20 pm, the moon will start to block the sun causing an (almost) total solar eclipse. The sun is expected to eclipse until 2:25 pm. We're located right outside the path of totality, making Bastrop a great place to view the eclipse without having to maneuver the crowds. Get accurate Texas Eclipse viewing information and plan your trip to Bastrop for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

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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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Spring Break the Right Way in Bastrop

For many students, spring break is the highlight of the first half of the year. Even if your school days are behind you, there’s something about those first few weeks of spring that makes you itch to pack up and get away for a weekend or two. If you’ve never considered spring breaking in Bastrop…

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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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Free and Fabulous Things to Do in Bastrop, TX

As “the most historic small town in Texas,” Bastrop is home to numerous places where you can discover our fascinating history for free. There are also plenty of activities and locations — from museums and markets to festivals and holiday adventures — where you can have hours of fun and excitement…

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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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Make This Summer One To Remember In Bastrop

It’s summertime and the living is easy…especially here in Bastrop! There’s no better place to take a summer getaway. Spend some time unwinding in the beautiful natural landscape Bastrop has to offer, treat yourself to some local goodies or experience the town’s culture at a local event. There’s…

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