Lometa Diamondback Jubilee
This event is held the last Saturday in March, sponsored by Lometa Lions Club. This annual event features rodeo action and crowning of a rodeo queen, arts and crafts, a variety of concessions, a carnival, chili cook-off, barbeque cook-off, a street dance, musical entertainment and of course, lots of rattlesnakes!
This event is held the first Saturday in April. Held in association with the Highland Lakes Bluebonnet Trail, this festival is staged on downtown Courtyard Square. Featured are arts and crafts, entertainment, kids' activities, gardening specialists, springtime plants and concessions.
Lampasas County Hillacious Bike Tour
This bicycle tour is a new event in which participants have a choice of several distances - 9, 24, 36, 45 or 70 miles. In addition there are children's activities and attractions for non-cyclist family members. Riders use mostly county roads or farm-to-market thoroughfares.
City Wide Garage Sale
This events occurs twice each year in the months of April and November. The City Wide Garage Sale features booth rentals for those who wish to do some spring cleaning. Numerous vendors sell their items downtown. Food and drink concessions are available, and various community groups and organizations offer raffles and bake sales.
Fort Hood Welcome Party
Sponsored by the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce, this event provides the opportunity for local residents to share a meal and fellowship with Fort Hood representatives.
Lampasas Riata Roundup Festival
Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, this is a Southern Extreme Bull Riding Association sanctioned event staged at the FM 580 West Sports Complex. Events include: goat roping, mutton bustin', bucking ponies and bull riding.
Sulphur Creek Car Cruise
This annual event brings classic cars to W.M. Brook Park in Lampasas, and those spectators who participate can enjoy a walk through the past.
Spring Ho Festival
This annual event is one of the biggest draws for visitors to Lampasas. Thousands participate in seven days off festivities. As the week goes on, activities keep participants busy from early morning until after dark. Arts and crafts booths, a parade, carnival, beauty pageant, county fair, fireworks show, 10k, and one-mile runs, and a myriad of other events make the festival one that shouldn't be missed.
Toughest 10K, One Mile Run and Family Fun Run
This event takes place during the week of the Spring Ho Festival, and is for those who like to spend part of their Saturday morning competing in timed running events. Medals are offered to the top male and female finishers in various age groups.
Indian Artifacts Show
Hundreds attend this annual event that take places in August that features vendors, exhibitors and skilled craftsmen who share a love of Indian artifacts. Vendors offer wares for sale or trade, and they enjoy imparting their knowledge of ancient times and artifacts.
Lampasas County Wine Tour
The Chamber of Commerce sponsored event features tastings from local and area wineries. Winery owners share tasting tips, information on the wine industry and exclusive specials on their products. Ticket holders participate in a reception with a guest speaker, with light snacks and beverages offered.
Started in 2007 after a hiatus, the spooky fun-filled event hits downtown Lampasas on the Saturday closest to Halloween. With Vision Lampasas backing the event, a variety of activities is presented for children: a haunted house, costume contest, kiddie train and of course trick-or-treating opportunities around the square. The event balances scary and silly; providing the perfect environment for young children to trick-or-treat in a safe way.
Herb & Art Fest
Featured downtown around Courtyard Square, vendors and exhibitors offer a variety of art and garden wares for sale at the annual event. Experts in various herb-related fields share their knowledge and tips with visitors during cooking lessons and workshops.
This event is held at the H-E-B parking lot, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce where barbeque sandwich meals are sold by the bag, and county information is offered to usher in the hunting season.
Christmas on the Creek
Celebration of the holiday season continues as vendors, food and activities for all ages are offered at W.M. Brook Park, which is a glow with Christmas decorations that fill the park.
Carol of Lights
This annual event is sponsored in part by the Ajinomoto Windsor Foods plant in Lampasas. Everything Christmas happens on the Courtyard Square: stores remain open late to offer Christmas cheer, Mrs. Claus brings stories and crafts for children, residents turn out in droves to see emblazoned parade floats.
Held every December in downtown Lampasas, this Yule celebration features a Christmas Lighted Parade, Santa Claus visit, caroling around the downtown square, late night shopping, gingerbread house and Christmas tree decorating contests, entertainment on the bandstand and a bake sale at the museum.
Holiday Tour of Homes
One of the largest fundraisers for the Lampasas County Museum, the Tour of Homes allows ticket-holders to visit a selected roster of area homes decorated for the holidays. Light refreshments are offered at the museum.