Events

Jan 1 to Dec 31

Live Music This Week

Various San Marcos Venues

Plan your evenings in San Marcos where there’s live music every night of the week! This list of who’s playing where is updated every Wednesday afternoon so come back often.

Jan 1 to May 10

TXST Bobcat Athletics

TXST Athletics Ticket Office

Texas State University Bobcats are a member of the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference. There is always a sport in season. Grab your maroon and gold and catch a game.

Feb 22

Downtown San Marcos Farmer's Market

San Marcos Downtown Square

San Marcos Farmer's Market provides an outlet for Central Texas farmers to market their crops and a source of fresh, homegrown and homemade products for the local consumer. Held every Saturday in Downtown.

Feb 22

Mistick Krew of Okeanos Mardi Gras Parade

Belvin Street

Laissez les bon temps rouler! The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras Parade is an annual celebration of Mardi Gras with floats, music and lots of fun.

Feb 22

Hip Hops and Grain

Hops & Grain

Every 4th Saturday is Hip Hops and Grain time at Hops & Grain San Marcos! there will be live hip-hop while you check out some local artists and vendors with a little local craft beer for flavor.

Feb 23

Unicycle Football

San Marcos Activity Center

Unicycle Football is exactly as it sounds. American Football played entirely on unicycles. They play a 5 on 5 "flackle" (flag/tackle) variant on hard surface. There are a few minor adjustments in the rules to accommodate being on a unicycle but it's good ol' American Football as you know and love.

Feb 24

Bill Middleton Open Mic Night

Middleton Brewing

Come sign up and play at the Middleton Open Mic night dubbed as Hays County's longest continuously running open mic night. Come join Bill Middleton every Monday from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Feb 25

Gravedgr (free show)

The Marc

AfterDark presents Gravedgr free for one night only in San Marcos at the Marc. Doors at 7:00pm.

Feb 26

Kent Finlay's Songwriters Circle

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Come join the Cheatham Street Music Foundation as they host their weekly Songwriters Circle. Talented musicians from around Central Texas will perform original songs throughout the night. You never know who might walk in and perform!

Feb 26

BIll Malone: Three Chords and the Truth

The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University

Bill Malone literally wrote the book on country music. He was the first scholar to place the genre in historical context with his classic book, Country Music U.S.A., in 1968. More than 50 years later, he remains a preeminent voice in the field — he was the only historian featured in Ken Burns’s Country Music series (2019) on PBS.

Feb 28

Escapism Plan

The Porch

Chief and the Doomsday Device brings you a live eclectic DJ mix EVERY Friday at Tantra. The show will also feature a SMTX, pop-up record shop and art show.

Mar 1

The Ascension Tour

The Marc

AfterDark and Disco Donnie present: The Ascension Tour featuring Liquid Stranger, Dirt Monkey, Luzcid and Sully. Doors at 8:00pm.

Mar 1

Unicycle Football

San Marcos Activity Center

Unicycle Football is exactly as it sounds. American Football played entirely on unicycles. They play a 5 on 5 "flackle" (flag/tackle) variant on hard surface. There are a few minor adjustments in the rules to accommodate being on a unicycle but it's good ol' American Football as you know and love.

Mar 3

Living in a Watershed

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

This event will help you learn what a watershed is, how humans impact watersheds, and how they can protected and our water resources.

Mar 5

Music Flicks in the '666: regional showcase of new music videos

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Local musicians are invited to submit newly made music videos for a community-wide showcase. Music videos will be interspersed with live performances from Rusty Dusty, Holiday Indians + a debut set from And They're Deadly.

Mar 5

LBJ Museum Spring Lecture

LBJ Museum

The LBJ Museum's spring lecture series featuring Professor Emeritus and author Dr. David H Zarefsky.

Mar 7

Middleton Brewing 5K Beer Run

Middleton Brewing

Beer run are you in? This is a family friendly event (strollers welcomed). The course follows the rural paved road into the neighborhood behind the brewery.

Mar 7

First Saturday Birding Hikes

Various San Marcos Venues

(First Saturday of every month at sunrise) Interested in birding hikes? From water fowl to woodpeckers to hawks to songbirds - you never know which feathered friends will be spotted.

Mar 14

Downtown Walkabout

San Marcos Downtown Square

Experience downtown San Marcos during the Downtown Walkabout every second Saturday for an array of activities including the San Marcos Farmer's Market, a curated artisan market on the courthouse square (ArtSquared *Mar-Dec*), a community market (San Mercado) and other events hosted by local downtown businesses.

Mar 14

San Mercado Community Market

Price Center

San Mercado is a monthly community market held every 2nd Saturday in Downtown at the Price Center from 9:00am-4:00pm.