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Downtown Swing

San Marcos Downtown Square

The Downtown Swing festival is a weekend-long celebration of Western Swing that takes place in historic downtown San Marcos. The four days of family fun is a free event and includes a Hall of Fame Show, as well as farmers' and arts markets.

This is not a ticketed event. All shows are FREE to attend, and attendees are encourage to stay for the weekend to take advantage of four days of live music across multiple downtown venues.


6:30pm - 9:30pm     The Georges @ Live on the Lawn (San Marcos Plaza Park)



7:00pm - 9:00pm    Hot Texas Swing Band @ AquaBrew



10:30am - 12:30pm     The Swingettes @ The San Marcos Farmers Market

1:00pm - 3:00pm      The Eric Gerber Three @ Art Squared Arts Market

8:00pm - 10:00pm     Big Cedar Fever @ Root Cellar Bakery

10:00pm - 11:00pm     Dolly Parton Tribute & Look-a-like Contest @ Stonewall Warehouse



11:00am - 2:00pm     The Haberdashers @ Buzz Mill

11:00am - 2:00pm     Trio del Rio @ The Price Center

What's Near Here?

San Marcos Downtown Square

Downtown | Among our treasures, locally-owned shops and restaurants, bistros and nightspots adorn every corner of historic downtown San Marcos, fueling American’s favorite vacation pastimes – shopping and eating!

Local Artist Exhibits

Local artist exhibits can be found around town at several spots including coffee shops, restaurants and local businesses.

Hays County Historic Courthouse

Downtown | Recently restored, the 1909 Hays County Courthouse is nestled in the center of the downtown square. Historic exhibits are now housed in it's lower floors.