Kick off the holiday weekend with a party at Fisherman’s Park! Bastrop will turn red, white, and blue with a fun-filled schedule of activities for all ages. The event starts at 8 a.m. and continues throughout the day, with fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

They’ll have a dunk tank, Water Wonderland ($15), jalapeño eating contest, live music, drink and food booths, cow patty Bingo, a petting zoo, and more!

When: Saturday, July 2nd

Time: 8 a.m.–10 p.m.

1200 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX 78602

Photo by Akil Mazumder.

In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.