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Pet and Pal Parade

Celebrate Independence Day with your furry (or scaly, or feathered) friends at

Bastrop County's most unique event!


Join us on Saturday, June 29th for the Bastrop Pet & Pal Parade, where pets of all types strut their stuff down Main Street in their patriotic best.


Event Schedule:


  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration at the Bastrop County Courthouse Lawn
  • 9:15 a.m. - Judging at the Bastrop County Courthouse Lawn
  • 10:00 a.m. - Parade from the Courthouse to Main Street, ending at the Opera House


Award Categories:


  • Most Unusual
  • Most Patriotic
  • Most Creative
  • Best Pet & Pal Group
  • Best Pet & Pal Look Alike
  • Best Decorated Pet Vehicle (non-motorized)


One lucky participant will be awarded the Best Overall prize!


For more information, contact Debbie Denny at 512-844-3930 or


Dress up your pets and join us for the Bastrop Pet & Pal Parade—a fun-filled, patriotic celebration!




FIREWORKS @ Fisherman's Park

Join Us for an Epic Evening of Patriotic Fun at Fisherman's Park!

Date: Saturday, June 29th
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Fisherman’s Park, along the stunning Colorado River


Get ready for an unforgettable night under the stars! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, coolers, and the whole family for an evening packed with excitement and patriotic spirit. Here’s what we’ve got lined up:


Music filling the park to set the perfect atmosphere
Bounce Houses for the kiddos to jump around
Sprinklers to cool you off
Field Games for some friendly competition
Tasty Concessions to satisfy your cravings
Spectacular 15-minute Patriotic Fireworks Display set to music at dark


Parking Info:


  • There will be limited parking in the park.
  • Traffic will flow one-way through the park, from Farm to Willow.
  • Need assistance? We’ve got a drop-off spot at the intersection of Farm and Willow for those who can’t walk down into the park.


Don’t miss out on this amazing night of family fun and patriotic celebration. See you there!


The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.