The Lost Pines Knife Show is a family-friendly event showcasing dozens of Texas knifemakers selling their custom-made knives, live knifemaking and blacksmithing demos, live music and food trucks! Try your hand at axe throwing or forge your own horseshoe knife! Don't miss Central Texas' largest knife show this weekend September 30 - October 1!

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17th Annual "Heroes & Hot Rods" Veterans Day Cruise In & Car Show

  • Presented By: Bastrop Area Cruisers
  • Downtown Bastrop
  • Downtown
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
  • Dates: November 10, 2023 - November 11, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: (512) 745-6999
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Festivities for the 17th annual cruise and car show over Veterans Day weekend begin Friday afternoon with the Cruise-In on historic Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Come hang out and watch classic cars roll into town. Snag photos of your favorite car and talk to the car owners displaying vehicles. The car show takes place on Saturday.

Early November holds this flagship annual event! The car show attracts 400 entries and requires pre-registration to claim a place. This is a show that requires months of preparation and a legion of volunteers to achieve. The proceeds benefit dozens of non-profit organizations with an emphasis on veteran organizations. We are a patriotic group and are highly supportive of our veterans.


    2021 Cruise In (2)


2021 Heroes & Hot Rods Big Body   


2021 Heroes & Hot Rods Presentation of Colors

This event is brought to you by the Bastrop Area Cruisers which was founded in 1999 by 26 Bastrop area residents who love cars and enjoy the fellowship of others with the same interest. Learn more about the Cruisers and what they do at

See highlights from 2021 here! 

Proceeds from this event go to support Veteran organizations, The Bastrop High School Auto Tech Scholarships, and other local charities.