Located 25 miles east of Austin, the City of Bastrop's new Convention & Exhibit Center is nestled in the heart of the Bastrop Historic District and beautiful Main Street area along the Colorado River. Opened in the Spring of 2011, this full-service facility is ready to host your convention, trade show, corporate meeting, wedding, concert, arts event, or banquet—just to name a few. The new 26,000 square foot Convention & Exhibit Center hosts the latest technological amenities, that can accommodate up to 750 banquet-style seating and 800 theater-style seating in a flexible Main Ballroom. The Center also includes a Bridal Room, multiple meeting rooms, and additional outdoor venue space. This attractive facility is ideally affordable to state associations, event planners, trade show producers and brides. Local accommodations for overnight visitors include Hotels, Historic Bed & Breakfasts and a Four-Diamond Resort. Specialty shops, museums, historic sites, local restaurants and nature based activities await those visiting the Convention & Exhibit Center and Bastrop, Texas.