We’re going all out on our Bastrop Juneteenth Celebration with a block party, parade, and car, truck and motorcycle show. From a 5-star resort and luxury yurts to cozy cabins and a Victorian B&B, there are also lots of places to rest and recharge for the next event here. Read on for details on one of the best Juneteenth celebrations in Texas:

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Bastrop's 1st Annual Big Bang! Celebration

  • Presented By: City of Bastrop and HEB
  • Main Street & Fisherman's Park
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
  • Dates: July 1, 2023
  • Phone: (512) 332-8800
  • Price: Free

Come join us for the inaugural Big Bang Celebration full of patriotic events!   Begins with the Bastrop Stampede 5K and Kids Mile at 8 am. The Pet and Pal Parade begins at 10am, after which Bastrop's historic Main Street hosts a cornhole tournament. Bastrop B A N G O offers a chance for visitors to complete downtown bingo cards to be entered into a prize drawing. Lastly, Market Days takes place downtown with sidewalk vendors selling handmade items. The celebration culminates in Fisherman's Park at 6pm with music, concessions and fireworks at dusk.


Proudly sponsored by H-E-B and the City of Bastrop!



8AM: Bastrop Stampede 5K

8:30AM: Registration for the Pet and Pal Parade Begins

(Bastrop County Courthouse Lawn)

9:15 a.m.: Judging for the Pet and Pal Parade

(Bastrop County Courthouse Lawn)

10AM: Bastrop Pet and Pal Parade begins

(Starts at County Courthouse, ends at Bastrop Opera House)

10AM - 5PM: Market Days on Main Street and Downtown Bastrop B A N G O

11AM - 7PM: Cornhole Tournament

6PM: Fun at Fisherman's Park (music & concessions)

DUSK: Fireworks!