San Marcos Like A Local

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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Colors of San Marcos

Whether exploring San Marcos in-the-flesh or through a screen, the sights and colors of San Marcos are one of the most unique parts of the city! Here are a few of our suggestions for adding some San Marcos flair to your day. Join the Mermaid March Take a field trip to see all 10 of the statues…

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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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How to Experience SMTX's Thriving Art Scene

San Marcos has a growing art community and an emphasis on public art. This mural by local artist Morgan Haberle Egan is on the back of the Root Cellar Bakery and Catering Center. San Marcos is famous for many reasons. It is notorious as a hotspot for all river-related activities. It is known as a…

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10 Unique Events in San Marcos, Texas, That You Should Experience

Add unicycles to football and you get the Stupor Bowl in San Marcos, Texas San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau San Marcos, located halfway between San Antonio and Austin, is known for its lush landscape, friendly people, delicious cuisine, winding rivers and Honky Tonk bars. And though it’s a…

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