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Valentine's Day in San Marcos, TX

It’s February, the month of 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. The Traditional Date Night Ah, the classic date night dinner and drinks. You really can’t go wrong with treating…

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MLK Day in San Marcos, Texas

Whether you observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on your own or via a community-wide celebration, with art or time of reflection, we have some ideas for how you can honor and recognize the holiday. MLK Day Celebrations MLK Children's Craft January 12 | 10:00 -11:00am Bring the kids to the San Marcos…

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Celebrate The New Year In San Marcos

Well, 2023 is (thank goodness) right around the corner and we can’t wait to ring it in, San Marcos-style! From live music performances and multi-course dinners to cozy firework shows – you’re sure to find a fun way to say goodbye to 2022. NYE at The Porch The Porch This 21+ party starts at 8pm and…

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The Perfect Holiday Weekend in Downtown San Marcos

While it’s always a great time to explore all that Downtown San Marcos has to offer, there is something magical about Downtown during the holiday season. From shopping at local boutiques and art markets to a cozy cup of coffee and a stroll to see the festive décor and murals – there’s plenty of…

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Shop Small in San Marcos

You’re making your list, you’re checking it twice, you’re shopping small businesses because you’re really nice… The holidays are upon us and it’s time to limber up and hydrate because you’ll want to shop San Marcos till you drop! San Marcos is THE place to find just the right thing, but don’t take…

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San Marcos Cinema

Hunkered down for a movie night? We created a list of movies and shows filmed in San Marcos for you. Some of these are 15 seconds of San Marcos glory and some were filmed here in their entirety. Let us know which ones are your favorites! Boyhood, Amazon Friday Night Lights, Hulu Piranha, Hulu…

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Fall Favorites in Downtown San Marcos, Texas

The fall season in Downtown San Marcos means wearing that new outfit, seeing old friends, and exploring local businesses. From strolling through a pumpkin patch and sipping on spiced lattes to finding the best deals at local boutiques and discovering vintage treasures – find your new fall favorites…

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Best Brunch Spots In San Marcos, Texas

A leisurely brunch is a spectacular way to start, or end, your SMTXperience. Sweet or savory, caffeinated or boozy, San Marcos has several excellent brunch spots for you to try for yourself. People watch while you enjoy a mimosa or two, dine with a view of the San Marcos River, enjoy Downtown San…

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Celebrate Mother's Day in San Marcos, TX

Celebrate Mom in San Marcos, TX with, well, whatever you think she'd like to do! Maybe she wants to spend some time in the great outdoors with her family. Or maybe she'd prefer a quiet afternoon of pampering and spa treatments... Perhaps she'd like to end her day at a local nightlife hot spot or…

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The Instagrammable Guide To San Marcos, Texas

There are few things that fuel our San Marcos-loving souls more than seeing visitors and locals sharing their #SMTXperience on social media. Snapping a photo of your coffee? Love it! A story of the San Marcos River? Yes, please! We love following along on your adventures (feel free to tag us, too at…

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