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Bastrop Patriotic Festival

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Name: Bastrop Patriotic Festival
Date: June 29, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Bastrop Patriotic Festival Schedule

Shuttle Bus Service from Performing Arts Center (PAC) 12pm-11pm
Why walk all that way to your car? Let us Shuttle you in our yellow school buses right to where all the action is! Free Shuttle all day long!

Drink Booths open 9:30am?10:30pm

1K Fun Run 8am
RUN, White & Blue 5K 8:20am

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Come out for Bastrop?s 3rd Annual RUN, White & Blue Glow Run!!! Bring the family, this is an all ages event! You can run, walk or skip and as you cross the finish line! Be sure you wear your favorite Patriotic Festival attire and come ready for fun! This is a Family Fun Run & Walk! Register by June 7th to be guaranteed this year?s race shirt!

Kidde Train Rides 9am-8pm
ALL ABOARD! Want to see the whole festival in one trip? Load up on the Kiddie Train to have a free trip around the park! All ages welcome!

Colorado River Alliance Mobile River Exhibit 9am-4pm
Interested I how the river works? The Colorado River Alliance has a really ?cool? way to learn about it! Come hang out in their air-conditioned trailer and learn some interesting things about our river!

Water Wonderland (wristbands $10) 10am-8pm
Have your kids been begging you to take them to Schlitterbahn? Well, for the purchase of a wristband they will have all day access to multiple water slides of all kinds! Come cool off and find some adventure in our Water Wonderland! Be sure to bring your water shoes!

Sand Volleyball games       10am-4pm
Do you love volleyball? We will have the courts opened and ready for players! Get a team or just bring yourself, and let?s play some volleyball!
Vendor & Activity Tent       10am-8pm
Games & crafts galore! We will have several free activities as well as booths with activities you can pay for. 
Knockerball & Carnival Court                 10am-8pm
Even more family fun activities!
Hot Pepper Eating Contest sponsored by Whataburger 1pm
Come out and show up how many Whataburger Hot Peppers you can eat! They have milk to cool your mouth after and prizes for the winner!
Pie Eating Contest sponsored by Maxine?s Café & Bakery 2pm
Only in Bastrop can you enter a pie eating contest sponsored by the Award-WINNING Maxine?s Café & Bakery! Their pies are so good, it won?t matter if you win, you?ll be excited just to be participating!
Hot Dog Eating Contest 3pm
Hungry? Nothing more Americana than Hot Dogs to celebrate America?s Birthday! Come be a true patriot and demonstrate how well you can eat a true American Classic!!!  
Car Display 3pm-8pm
The Bastrop Area Cruisers will dazzle us with their immaculate engines and cars of yesteryear! You may not own one, but you can pretend as you enter the park to enjoy the rest of the festivities!
Ice Cream Eating Contest sponsored by Menchie?s Frozen Yogurt 4pm
Oh man. You Scream, I Scream, We ALLL Scream for?. FROYO? Menchie?s Frozen Yogurt will host a froyo eating contest! Can you beat the brain freeze? We shall see! Only the strong survive!
Sack Races sponsored by the YMCA 5pm
Here?s your chance to show your kids you still ?got it?! Bring the family for a little friendly competition. Last one to cross the finish line is a ?rotten egg?!
Presentation of the Colors & Remarks from Mayor 7:15pm
Blake Torrey Band, LIVE! 7:30 - 9:00pm
Blake Torrey, a country singer/songwriter from the Bastrop/Smithville area, is known for bringing a rockin? live set that doesn?t disappoint!  Make sure to make your way to the stage early to watch this crew!
Star-Spangled Banner sung by members of Harmony4Him 9:00pm
Fireworks! BOOM! POW!! So Beautiful! God Bless America! 9:15pm
Chubby Knuckle Choir, LIVE! 9:30 - 10:30pm
New this year, music after the fireworks with Bastrop?s own Chubby Knuckle Choir to finish out the festival and give you the opportunity to dance the night away!!!

If you would be interested in being a Sponsor for the Bastrop Patriotic Festival, please contact the Bastrop Chamber at or give us a call at (512) 303-0558.

Deadline for sponsor's name to be included on printed materials and banners is Friday, May 31st!

If you would like to volunteer to help bring Bastrop Patriotic Festival to life, please contact the Chamber office at (512) 303-0558!

Food & Non-Food Vendors:
As of 4/8/19 the FOOD vendors are FULL.

Applications for Non-Food vendors are still available. Please contact the Chamber at or call 512-303-0558 for an application. Payment is required with submission ofapplication to secure a spot. No exceptions.

Per TABC regulations, no outside alcoholic beverages are allowed in the park during this event.
Event Media:
Fisherman's Park 
1200 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX  78602
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Contact Information:
Admission is FREE to the Park!
Some activities have costs associated (Water Wonderland all day armbands $10; see link for RUN, White & Blue 5K for fee and deadline details).
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