Fall Markets in Downtown San Marcos, TX

There's always a new pop-up market to discover in Downtown San Marcos. This Fall, travelers searching for a quirky and colorful weekend adventure will love San Marcos’ local art scene, vintage markets, and even a festival dedicated to mermaids! Plus, take home some organic goodies from local vendors at the Farmers Market every Saturday morning.

Family strolling through a pop-up art market in Downtown San Marcos, TX

Art Squared

September 10, October 8, November 12, November 26, December 10
9 am - 4 pm
Hays County Courthouse Lawn

Art lovers will love exploring Downtown San Marcos on the second Saturday of every month at Art Squared. Taking place on the Hays Country Historic Courthouse Lawn in the heart of Downtown, Art Squared is a juried arts and fine crafts market that brings the best local artists together in one place. You’ll find great art of all kinds, live music, free kids’ arts and crafts booth, live art demonstrations, and more.

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

Farmer's Market

Every Saturday
9 am - 1 pm
111 E. San Antonio St.

There’s no better place to be on Saturday mornings than at the Farmer’s Market in Downtown San Marcos. Farm-fresh produce and other homegrown or homemade products are available at the market. Pick up something fresh to nibble on while you peruse what San Marcos has to offer, or grab some San Marcos-grown groceries to cook at home.

Woman painting on a canvas at the Martian Culture market in Downtown San Marcos, TX

Martian Culture

September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11
8 pm - 12 pm
Zelicks Ice House

Get yourself a cold beverage of your choosing and peruse the wares and works from local artists, as well as some working in real-time, at Martian Culture. Live music, good drinks, and a great atmosphere at Zelicks make Martian Culture a popular nighttime market.

Mother and child talking to a woman dressed as a mermaid in Downtown San Marcos, TX

Downtown Mermaid Street Faire

September 24
1 pm - 8 pm
111 E. San Antonio St

This unique market takes place after all the excitement of the Mermaid Parade, so you’re going to want to come early and watch mermaids take over Downtown San Marcos and then shop! The Downtown Street Faire is an all-day event that includes live music, a juried art market featuring 100 local vendors, and food trucks.

A display of handmade jewelry at the Friday Function market in Downtown San Marcos, TX

Friday Funktion

Recurring monthly on the 4th Friday
7 pm - 1 am
The Davenport

This fun nighttime market focuses on vintage finds. Friday Funktion takes place at The Davenport, a great nightlife spot, so while you peruse you can enjoy cold drinks and live music with a great silent disco happening later on in the evening.