San Marcos Like A Local

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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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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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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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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Celebrate The New Year In San Marcos

Well, 2022 is (thank goodness) right around the corner and we can’t wait to ring it in, San Marcos-style! From jazz performances and multi-course dinners to DJ sets and a costume party – you’re sure to find a fun way to say goodbye to 2021. NYE Cosmic Costume Party with Rusty Dusty & Typical Girls…

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5 Ways San Marcos is Perfect for Meetings & Events

Placed on the banks of the beautiful San Marcos River and saturated with all the charm of the Texas Hill Country, San Marcos is one of the top getaways in the Lone Star State. Where better to host your next meeting, incentive trip, conference or event than one of the most picturesque and creative…

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ImMERse Yourself In San Marcos

You might think it’s odd to see mermaids in San Marcos, but the mermaid/aquamaid has quite the history around these parts. From being incorporated into local artworks to being celebrated in parades and fairs, San Marcos is a must-visit for anyone who loves the quirky and colorful. So mark your…

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