Events in Lampasas

If you’re looking for a place in Texas to get outside and enjoy some fun festivals, Lampasas just might be your best bet. The city puts on no less than three large events during the year that showcase local arts and crafts and the art of gardening. Are you enamored with classic cars? Don’t miss the standalone car show held each summer, as well as the exhibit at the Christmas party in early December. Cyclists looking for a true challenge head to hilly Lampasas for the annual bike rice, while Native American culture aficionados come for the yearly artifacts show. Read on for more information about these and more annual events in Lampasas.


Lometa Diamondback Jubilee
Also known as the Rattlesnake Round-Up for its rattlesnake catching competition, this festival in the last weekend in March includes a rodeo with mutton bustin’, a carnival, live music, and a chili cook-off.
Downtown Lometa
Lometa, TX 76853


Bloomin’ Fest
The first Saturday in April, Lampasas hails the return of spring with Bloomin’ Fest, the city’s arts, crafts, and gardening festival. Live entertainment, activities for kids, and concessions are all part of the fun.
Historic Downtown Square
Lampasas, TX 76550

Lampasas Hillacious Bike Tour
Hit the pavement in April for this annual ride benefitting two local nonprofits in Lampasas. Routes range from a breezy 13 miles all the way up to a grueling 63 miles.
501 East North Avenue
Lampasas, TX 76550


Sulphur Creek Car Cruise
Lampasas’ annual classic car show and cruise goes down in W.M. Brook Park every second weekend in June. A burnout competition, door prizes, and barbecue dinner round out the festivities.
912 South Main Street
Lampasas, TX 76550


Spring Ho
The Lampasas Spring Ho event started out lasting one weekend, but there’s so much to do at this annual festival celebrating the city’s natural springs that it now lasts an entire week! A beauty pageant, county fair, carnival, arts and crafts fair, parade, and barbecue cook-off are just the tip of the iceberg.
512 West Cleveland Road
Lampasas, TX 76550


Indian Artifacts Show

Each year the AmVets Hall welcomes exhibitors from all over Texas who bring their Native American pottery, jewelry, and other items to sell, trade, or just show off to their fellow collectors.
300 Highway 281 South
Lampasas, TX 76550


Herb and Art Festival

More than 100 vendors will be out displaying their artwork, crafts, jewelry, food, plants, and other items at this annual celebration of horticulture and creativity.
Historic Downtown Square
Lampasas, TX 76550


Carol of Lights

The city’s annual yuletide festival rings in the holiday season with a fun run in the morning, followed by a Christmas bazaar and official lighting at the courthouse, ornament decorating, classic car exhibition, horse-drawn carriage rides through town, and of course, lots of strolling carolers.
Historic Downtown Square
Lampasas, TX 76550

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