San Marcos, TX is the perfect destination for a fun bachelorette trip. Laid-back breweries, elevated cocktails, atmospheric wine bars, and lively nightlife hot spots - you’re sure to find the perfect place to cheers to your bachelorette weekend. Of course, a San Marcos bachelorette party needs an adventure or two! Nighttime group paddling, tons of shopping, live music and comedy shows, and more are a perfect way to get your group together. You’ll need to refuel after all your fun! Explore the flavors of San Marcos via our delicious brunch spots, quaint coffee shops, indulgent classics, and more.


There’s no better classic bachelorette party activity than indulging in some nightlife! Hit the Downtown Square, the heart of San Marcos’ nightlife scene, for colorful drinks, good tunes, and even better times. Start your night by pregaming with delicious Tex Mex and margaritas at Chimy’s or Blind Salamander. Next, head over to Axis for a $5 pitcher. Then, soak in some views at Veranda Rooftop Bar & Patio. Take the night up a notch at Wildfire Night Club. Wildfire hosts various events every week ranging from globally recognized DJs to karaoke to some of the best up-and-coming Texas country artists. Not your vibe? Try The Vault. The Vault offers a variety of specials and events including live DJ sets, cocktail deals, bottle service, and more. We want you to have a fun and safe San Marcos weekend, so make sure you have a designated driver or rideshare available for the end of your night. 


San Marcos offers an abundance of laid-back settings perfect for a relaxing and personal bachelorette trip. Begin your trip at The Davenport with savory delights like charcuterie or hummus boards. Experience live music and craft beer at Roughhouse Brewing and Middleton Brewing. Enjoy a game of cornhole or pool at BullDaddies while savoring seasonal crawfish and tasty wings amidst its rustic Texan vibes. For a sophisticated, classy ambiance paired with delicious cocktails and sangria flights, Patio Dolcetto is a must-visit, reminiscent of Tuscan Texas Hill Country. Indulge in Indian cuisine and choose from 24 beers on tap at North Street, located conveniently next to Zelick’s, which serves Texas craft beers, margaritas, burgers, and more. Both North Street and Zelick’s offer double the fun and be sure to check each place for happy hour specials, deals, and upcoming events.


Nightlife Hot Spots


Laid-Back Imbibing

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Live Music & Comedy

For the adventurous and light-hearted ladies, check out our live music and comedy scene. Test your comedy skills during open mic night at Wake the Dead Coffee House. Bust out your boots and head to Cheatham Street to get a taste of heartfelt country music. Attend a themed night at The MARC, or enjoy craft brews with live performances at Roughhouse Brewing. Comedy and live music enthusiasts are guaranteed to find a show at various spots around San Marcos, ensuring laughter-filled memories.

Activities & Adventures

If you have a sense of adventure- San Marcos offers unique experiences like glow tours with Paddle SMTX, Get Up and Go Kayaking, and The Meadows Center. Adrenaline junkies can skydive at Skydive Spaceland. Explore the outlet malls for retail therapy or hunt for vintage treasures at local markets. Immerse yourself in street art with a mural hunt for Instagram-worthy photos, and cool off with a dip in the river. If you're up for a challenge, try SUP Yoga for a fun twist on traditional yoga. These exciting activities are perfect for large groups. 

San Marcos Flavors

There are plenty of dishes for plenty of appetites in San Marcos. Root Cellar and Blue Dahlia have an array of flavorful breakfast foods and mimosas. Ivar’s is the perfect place to enjoy a riverside lunch with options ranging from breakfast to burgers to pasta. North Street, Palmer’s, and Balcon offer an intimate and charming dinner scene for you and your friends. Pro tip- check each place for reservations and online waiting lists.

Mimosa Filled Brunch

Looking to get the party started in the AM? Texas Bean & Brew offers indoor and outdoor seating with mimosa flights flavoring in orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cherry, cranberry, mango, pink lemonade, and more. Root Cellar Cafe and Blue Dahlia Bistro offer quaint and cozy vibes for a more relaxed sipping experience. Kerbey Lane features a view of the river and boasts a signature mimosa - sparkling, pomegranate & pineapple juice. Looking for something a little stronger? Head to Crafthouse where you can cure your hangover with a little hair of the dog and some chicken & waffles at their all-day breakfast. 

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Unique Shopping Experiences

Purchase last-minute accessories, stationery, decor, and outfits before your big day, or treat yourself to a designer item at the San Marcos Outlets. Discover colorful glass creations, browse traditional art markets, or pamper yourself with artisanal soaps and body products. Explore quirky boutiques for funky trinkets, toys, and games, or indulge in aromatic finds at local apothecaries. San Marcos offers something unique for every shopper's taste and style.

A view of the pool at Melrose River Club in San Marcos, Texas

Atmospheric Places to Stay 

Staying in San Marcos can be just as much fun as playing in San Marcos! Luxury river glamping, a colorfully converted church, a boutique hotel in Downtown San Marcos, and more are great options for groups looking for a unique home away from home.