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Holiday Season in San Marcos

Once the Thanksgiving turkey has been consumed and the cranberry sauce nobody ate has been disposed of properly (it’s tradition) it’s officially time to look towards all the festivities that December brings. Whether you’re hoping to check off some names on your to-gift list, take the perfect holiday…

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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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Spooky Season In San Marcos, Texas

Photo By: Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park Enjoy Halloween fun all month long in San Marcos, Texas! Enjoy an interactive murder mystery or themed professional wrestling, a family-friendly fall festival or costumed live music, oh, and a visit to the Underworld, if you dare… You’re in for an…

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Football Season In San Marcos

Break out your maroon and gold – it’s football season in San Marcos! Bobcats of all ages will be heading to Bobcat Stadium for tailgating and cheering their team on to victory. While you may be in town to cheer for your alma mater or join in on your kid’s college fun, there’s plenty to experience in…

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Mermaids, Murals & Art Markets

While there’s never a bad time to visit SMTX, September is one of the best months for an art-filled and off-the-wall SMTXperience. Travelers searching for a quirky and colorful weekend adventure will love San Marcos’ local art scene, markets, and even a festival dedicated to mermaids! We are the…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in San Marcos, Texas

There are several ways to commemorate Juneteenth here in San Marcos! Take part in a 5k in the morning, visit the Calaboose African American History Museum and celebrate with a wonderful lineup of art, education and community at the celebration. The end of slavery in the United States has been…

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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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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 Art of Bill Hutson in San Marcos, TX

A.J. Meek, Portrait of Bill Hutson Next to a Window, c. 1981, sepia photograph, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork courtesy of the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College. All rights reserved. About Bill Hutson Bill Hutson was born in 1936 in the Dunbar neighborhood in San Marcos. His father…

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