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Spring Events In San Marcos, TX

It’s Spring in San Marcos and that means our calendar begins filling up with all sorts of fun events! Live music, an action-packed air show, a tour of historic homes, a quirky parade and a whole lot of markets – you’re going to want to plan your spring SMTXperience now. Spring Events…

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Spring In San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos really comes alive in the spring. Carpets of wildflowers dot the landscape, and the trees return their lush green color. The sun is high and, most importantly, the temperature is not, making it the perfect time of year for outdoor adventures. Take To The Trails One of the best ways to…

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Pet Friendly San Marcos

Of course San Marcos is a great place for people, but did you know it’s also a great place for pets, too! From a hike through the Hill Country to a dip in the San Marcos River, and of course lots of delicious food and craft beer in between, San Marcos is a must-visit for anyone wanting to pamper…

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in San Marcos, Texas

St. Patrick’s Day Events St. Patrick’s Day Concert Kissing Alley March 17 at 7 pm Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a special concert in Kissing Alley featuring music from The San Marcos Bagpiper, Kenny Normal Band and Elephant Ears. Sean Patrick’s Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party Sean Patrick’s…

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The 7 Best Hiking Trails in And Around San Marcos

The gorgeous scenery, gently winding rivers and interesting wildlife in San Marcos make it a wonderful destination for outdoor lovers of all ages. You can experience the area’s natural beauty in a Glass-Bottom Boat Tour at The Meadows Center, in an inner tube floating the San Marcos River, or with a…

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San Marcos Spring Break

Can you believe it, Spring Break is almost here! Relaxation, great food, shopping, adventure and more – the week-long break is just a little teaser of what summer has in store. Whether you are enjoying your break with friends, family, kids, or by yourself, we have some ideas for your Spring Break…

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A Presidential Guide to San Marcos, TX

A fun fact about San Marcos is that at one point it was home to a future United State President! Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States, was a student at Texas State University back when it was Southwest Texas State Teachers College and became a San Marcan. From a museum in his name…

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Valentine's Day in San Marcos, TX

It’s February, the month of love! While this year may be a little bit more, you know, subdued, that doesn’t mean we still can’t treat the ones we love! Whether you’re looking to celebrate with a traditional date night or a local adventure, we have some great ideas for your perfect Valentine's Day…

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Black History in San Marcos, TX

Black History Month is a great time to honor, learn about and celebrate our San Marcos Black community. From a larger-than-life jazz icon to The Calaboose African American History Museum, gorgeous pieces of art and rich history – San Marcos wouldn’t be the place we all know and love without our…

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