Hello Main Street,

I hope you are having a wonderful week. There are several updates so please see the information below. If you have any questions, please let me know.
All signs are prohibited in the City Limits and the Extraterritorial unless constructed, maintained, structurally altered, or improved by a valid City permit and authorized under the City of Bastrop's B3 Code.
Nameplate Signs
One nameplate per address limited to 3 square feet may be attached to a building wall within 10 feet of a principal entrance.
Nameplates can be either a panel or individual letters applied to a Building wall within 10 feet of an entrance to the Building. It shall not exceed 3 square feet and must be constructed of durable materials.

  • Quantity: 1 max.
  • Area: 3 sf max.
  • Width: 18 in max.
  • Height: 2 ft max.
  • Depth / Projection: 3 in max.
  • Clearance: 4 ft min.
  • Apex: 7 ft max.
  • Letter Height: n/a
To submit a sign permit, visit
Register for this FREE Webinar on Monday, November 15th from 2:00 pm until 3:30pm. Are you ready to hire, train, motivate, and retain excellent staff who stay, especially during these days of staffing challenges?

Then we invite you to come and learn everything that we've proven out with our most successful clients:
  • Understand best methods to attract and retain the qualified matches for the job
  • How to train and empower for excellent results and job satisfaction with a few enticing practices
  • Discover the secret to excellence with diverse and challenging personalities
  • Hear the most common training practice that sends staff running away and learn what to do instead
  •  Learn how to get results so incredible you can't help but to question if they are accurate, all while you enjoy working ON the business and less IN the business
And, walk away with a realistic yet robust plan for 4th quarter staffing to make your Holiday Merry, Bright and Profitable without feeling so burnt-out at the end!
Don't miss your opportunity to take part in this free Visit Bastrop extranet training from Simpleview! Tune in to learn how to help your business grow and prosper by using free tools to interact with your Visit Bastrop business listing. The extranet, or partner portal, is an essential tool for Visit Bastrop partners who want to manage existing data and maximize potential.
Partners that Prosper: Partner Portal Overview & Training
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom
Partners will learn:
·    How to access, create and manage their business listing profile
·    To understand reports of successes in the Benefits Summary
·    How to respond to RFPs and opportunities
Be sure to register early for this informative webinar.
Today, November 12th

The roads will close at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 12th and open on Saturday, November 13th at 5:00 pm.

• Main Street from Farm St to Pine St
• Pine Street from Main St to Water St

Event Hours: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tomorrow, November 13th

Roads Closed: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

• Main St from Farm St to Pine St
• Farm St from Water St to Main St
• Spring St from Alley A to the Opera House
• Pine St from Main St to Pecan St
• Water St from Walnut St to Pine St

Event Hours: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Veteran's Day Car Show
Today, November 12th and Tomorrow, November 13th, Grab the family or car lover in your life and head to the 15th Annual Heroes and Hot Rod's Veteran's Day Car Show weekend! The Bastrop Area Cruiser's Car Show is honoring American Veterans with its classic car display and Veteran's ceremony in Downtown Bastrop, TX. This event is FREE for spectators and open to the public.
All In The Timing
Head over to the Bastrop Opera House for All in the Timing tonight, November 12th & Tomorrow the13th at 7:00 pm and November 14 at 2:30 pm.

This critically acclaimed, award-winning evening of comedies combines wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun. Featuring six diverse but equally hysterical one-act comedies, David Ives’ All in the Timing is a witty, romantic, absurd, and existentially-minded theatre experience.
Painting of the Pumpkins
Head over to Black and White Interiors on November 13th and November 20th 11am-5pm and bring the kids out to paint a one-of-a-kind pumpkin! Painting supplies will be supplied and pumpkin cost will vary on size chosen. 
Ribbon Cutting - Art Institute of Austin
Lets celebrate the Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting of the Art Institute of Austin in Bastrop, Texas! The ribbon cutting is November 17th 4:00 - 5:30 PM at 921 Main Street. The mission of The Art Institute of Austin is to provide a quality, collaborative academic environment for individuals seeking creative careers through higher education! Please join us to celebrate the Art Institute of Austin and take tours of their new downtown Bastrop facility. 
Ribbon Cutting - Beads and Bangles by Deadra
Head over to 1022 Main Street on November 18th 4:00 - 5:00 PM for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Unique Beads and Bangles by Deadra.

For more information about the store visit:
The Main Street Advisory Board has been working on the rebranding of our city parking lots. Bastrop was named an inaugural Texas Bird City in 2020, so the board partnered with the Bird City Coalition to rename each parking lot after a native bird.

Click the graphic of the map to download the map.