Bastrop TX Events to Put You in the Holiday Spirit

Posted by Janis Penick on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 3:25pm.

Downtown Bastrop Lighted Christmas ParadeJust two weekends remain until Christmas and that makes this the perfect time to celebrate with family and friends for the holidays. This weekend there are lots of outdoor activities to enjoy as well as a few indoor activities to let you warm up. Grab your coat and gloves if you are headed out at night. What is your favorite event or activity to put you in the holiday mood?

Enjoy light displays, a Christmas play, a parade, shopping  much more all over town. Here are some of the holiday activities that will be taking place this weekend.

Have Breakfast with Santa at Calvary Baptist Church from 9-11 a.m. Enjoy a breakfast of pancakes and sausage as well as cookie decorating, Christmas crafts and more.

Downtown Bastrop will host their annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday evening beginning at 6:00. Before the parade, enjoy the Lost Pines Christmas Snow Day in Fisherman’s Park. The weather may not be frightening yet but you can still have fun in the snow.

Bastrop Public Library will host their Holiday Open House Saturday from 10-3 at the library. Take park in food, music and graham cracker house decorating.

Before the Holiday Homes Tour on Saturday afternoon, the Bastrop Historical Society will host their annual holiday party, Rendezvous. There will be food, music and lots of fun.

Have your picture made with Santa at the Mina Masonic Lodge. There will be refreshments too. This is a free event and is open to the public.

The Bastrop River of Lights will take place nightly through January 3.

Bastrop Opera House will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at various times through December 21. There is no better way to get in the Christmas spirit then with the Herdman family!

Playhouse Smithville will host A Nightmare Before Christmas from December 6-21.

Decorate Cookies with Santa at the Sugar Shack on Saturday, December 7th.

The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines hosts the Holiday Light Stroll through the New Year. Enjoy beautiful light displays along with hot cocoa and delicious treats.

With so much to do this weekend, where will you start?

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