BASTROP, Texas, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This winter, Central Texas locals, day-trippers and travelers looking to celebrate cooler weather and the change of seasons with good old-fashioned fun should jump in the car and head for Bastrop and the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa. In collaboration with local businesses and organizations, the most historic town in Texas offers a rich lineup for all—from winter wonderlands to Christmas Day feasts and holiday merriment.
Bastrop River of Lights – November 25 to December 31
Take in the River of Lights, with over 100 festive displays in a variety of seasonal themes starting in Fisherman's Park and lighting the way down the Lower Colorado River to Ferry Park. Enjoy the trail nightly from 6 to 9 p.m. starting Black Friday and through New Year's Eve.
Breakfast with Santa at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa – November 27
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus and their elves for the Annual Breakfast with Santa Event at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort. The celebration starts with sunrise fixings at the breakfast buffet. Then, families will enjoy meet-and-greets and photo opportunities with Santa and his elves. Additional holiday-themed activities include arts and crafts, a jump house and more. Open to guests and the public on Sunday, Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost is $32 for adults, $16 for ages 6–12 and complimentary for ages 5 and under. Reservations required; call 512-308-4950.
Lost Pines Christmas Wine Swirl – December 9
Sip, shop and swirl your way through a winter wonderland in historic downtown Bastrop. The Lost Pines Christmas Wine Swirl is Bastrop's premier wine tasting event, featuring a dozen Texas wineries sampling their vino inside of unique boutiques. Visitors can sample wines from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9. Tickets are $40 per person and will be available in October.
Bastrop Winter Wonderland – December 9–10
Bastrop is proud to present a Winter Wonderland on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9–10. Designed for children of all ages, the merry lineup features ice skating, hay rides, carriage rides, food vendors, s'mores and fun with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Lighted Christmas Parade – December 10
Bastrop's famous Lighted Christmas Parade features more than 100 fanciful floats and local participants lighting up Main Street in this joyful tradition. This year's parade theme is "There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays." Join family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
Christmas Day Feast at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa – December 25
Eat, drink and be merry at our Christmas Day Feast in the Lost Pines Ballroom at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa. Tempting offerings include soups and salads as well as traditional dishes—from sweet potato puree to seasonal vegetables—and unique delicacies like smoked salmon and oysters on the half shell. Guests can also enjoy a dessert station with cakes, pies and more. Join the feast Christmas Day from 12 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $65 for adults, $32 for ages 6–12 and complimentary for children ages 5 and under. For reservations, call 512-308-4950.
New Year's Eve Family Celebration Package at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa–
Two-night minimum required // December 30 to January 1 or December 31 to January 2
Kick off the new year at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines surrounded by all of your favorite people and the scenic Texas wilderness by booking the Annual Family New Year's Eve Celebration package, which includes accommodations for December 31; a traditional New Year's Eve BBQ; fireworks with a champagne toast; Texas-style ice skating on Riversong Lawn; a New Year's Day breakfast buffet and more. To book, call 1-800-55-HYATT or visit www.lostpines.regency.hyatt.com.
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SOURCE City of Bastrop