Shopping in San Marcos is always an adventure! We’ve got one of the largest outlet shopping centers in the country where you could spend days, and we mean days, combing over all the discounted scores at name-brand and luxury stores. There are lots of markets to shop – a market for those looking for witchy goods, a large art market on the Courthouse lawn, a very large vintage market, and more. Of course, it’s not a trip to San Marcos without visiting our local boutiques and specialty stores offering everything from unique knickknacks to trendy clothing. And who could possibly resist the call of vintage treasures? Not us, that’s for sure – and one thing’s for certain, San Marcos has some of the best vintage stores in Central Texas.

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Outlet Shopping is BIG in SMTX

Y'all, did you know San Marcos has one of the largest outlet shopping malls in the entire United States? We're talking 210 name-brand and luxury stores offering some incredible deals! In fact, the San Marcos Outlets are the only Texas location for these outlet stores: Balmain, Brahmin, CH Carolina Herrera, Citizen, Clarins, Dooney & Bourke, Gucci, Invicta, Jimmy Choo, Lafayette 148 New York, MCM, Salvatore Ferragamo, Saint Laurent, Stuart Weitzman, Versace, Vince, West Elm, and Williams-Sonoma. 

With so many stores to choose from, you may want to prioritize where you want to shop first. We recommend perusing the directory (see Tanger’s here and Premium’s here), seeing where your must-shops are located, and creating a plan of attack. And should you or your shopping companions need a bit of rest and refreshments, you can refuel and regroup at one of the 20 eateries and restaurants on-site. There is also a play area outside of the Food Court on the San Marcos Premium Outlets side and at the Tanger side by the Dickie's store for any littles that need to get some energy out between bouts of shopping.

The San Marcos Outlets heard that everything is bigger in Texas and said, “hold my locally brewed craft beer.” To say that the San Marcos Outlets are big is, well, an understatement. It is MASSIVE! In fact, the San Marcos Outlets are made up of two outlets: Tanger Outlets and San Marcos Premium…

The San Marcos Outlets heard that everything is bigger in Texas and said, “hold my locally brewed craft beer.” To say that the San Marcos Outlets are big is…

Shop Some Local Favorites

You never know what treasures you’ll find shopping at San Marcos’ boutiques and shops around town. Check out our stylish boutiques with the latest trends and always-in-style classics. Peruse eclectic artisanal stores and galleries with one-of-a-kind San Marcos-made wares like ceramics, hand-blown glass, textiles, jewelry, and more. No matter what kind of shopping strikes your fancy, you're sure to find and take home something you can’t find anywhere else.

 

Specialty shops, trendy boutiques, art galleries, apothecaries, record stores, and so much more - trust us, you're going to love shopping local in San Marcos, Texas.

Specialty shops, trendy boutiques, art galleries, apothecaries, record stores, and so much more - trust us, you're going to love shopping local in San Marcos, Texas.

A young couple shop vintage in Downtown San Marcos, Texas

All About the Vintage

Explore San Marcos' quirky vintage shops where you can discover some real treasures from the past like vintage graphic tees or old-school cowboy boots. While shopping for pre-owned clothing and goods is great for the environment, it’s also very “in” right now for other reasons. Buying used allows you to really get creative with your new items. From upcycling and tailoring to mixing things you might not have been inspired to in a conventional store setting, you can really harness your own personal style. You truly never know what unique things you’ll find thrift shopping!

Vagabond

From western wear to sports apparel and everything in between, Vagabond Vintage is truly a treasure…

Old Soul Exchange

Featuring a treasure trove of vintage fashion, hand-crafted curio, and retro home décor – Old…

Love Buzz

Love Buzz is a vintage and modern clothing store specializing located in Downtown San Marcos. They…

Shop 1893

Shop 1893 (located inside the Price Center) aims to provide a stimulating and enriching shopping &…

Twice Blessed

A consignment and resale store in Downtown San Marcos. Jewelry, accessories, clothing, housewares…

Man buying organic produce at the farmer's market in Downtown San Marcos, TX

San Marcos' Best Markets

Arts, vintage, farmers, and even mystical! There are lots of fun markets to peruse and shop in San Marcos, Texas. Check out what our local artisans are creating, taste the flavors of San Marcos through our regional vendors, and find a hidden treasure you didn't know you needed! 

 

Art Markets

Art Squared
2nd Saturday of the month
Hays County Historic Courthouse

 

Martian Culture
2nd Sunday of the month
Zelicks

 

Full Moon Makers Market
4th Sunday of the month
Stonebound Treasures

 

Vintage Markets

Friday Funktion
Every 4th Friday of the month
The Davenport

 

Vanilla Bean Market
Every 3rd Saturday of the month
Kissing Alley

 

Flea Markets

San Marcos Flea Market
Every Sunday
Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park

 

1893 Flea
2nd Saturday of the month
Price Center

 

And more

Abracadavar Witches Market
1st Saturday of the month
Wake the Dead Coffee House

 

San Marcos Farmers Market
Every Saturday
Hays County Historic Courthouse