about bastrop tx
an authentic texas experience
Nestled on the Colorado River, the city of Bastrop, Texas is located just 30 minutes from Austin, 90 minutes from San Antonio, and less than two hours from Houston. Bastrop is at the juncture of TX Highways 71, 21, and 95, and is 22 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
Bastrop is a small historic town known for its’ Texas size welcome and hospitality. With our city facility located in the historic area, residents and guests enjoy the charm and feeling of home as they stroll along the streets of our quaint downtown.
Antique shops, bakeries, restaurants, boutiques and an old time drug store are just a few things you will find as you walk through town. Just behind the shops on historic Main Street, awaits the Colorado River’s scenic Riverwalk and Fishermans Park. For a complete list of attractions, events, and other local information, VisitBastropTX.
about convention & exhibit center
ideal for weddings, trade shows, meetings, and more
Located 25 miles east of Austin, the City of Bastrop's new Convention & Exhibit Center is nestled in the heart of the Bastrop Historic District and beautiful Main Street area along the Colorado River. Opened in the Spring of 2011, this full-service facility is ready to host your convention, trade show, corporate meeting, wedding, concert, arts event, or banquet—just to name a few. The new 26,000 square foot Convention & Exhibit Center hosts the latest technological amenities, that can accommodate up to 750 banquet-style seating and 800 theater-style seating in a flexible Main Ballroom. The Center also includes a private Bridal Room, multiple meeting rooms, and additional outdoor venue space. This attractive facility is ideally affordable to state associations, event planners, trade show producers and brides. Local accommodations for overnight visitors include Hotels, Historic Bed & Breakfasts and a Four-Diamond Resort. Specialty shops, museums, historic sites, local restaurants and nature based activities await those visiting the Convention & Exhibit Center and Bastrop, Texas.