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 Tuesday afternoon so come back often.

Aug 17

Escapism Plan

Tantra Coffeehouse

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.

Aug 18

Saturday Farmer's Market

San Marcos Downtown Square

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | 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.

Aug 18

Birdquest Tour

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Did you know that Spring Lake is a stopover for many migratory birds that use the Central Flyway? Have you always wanted to learn what bird is making that call?

Aug 18

The Drugstore Gypsies

Cheatham Street Warehouse

The Drugstore Gypsies will take the historic Cheatham Street Warehouse stage yet again. Doors at 8:00pm, Tickets: $10

Aug 18

What So Not

The Marc

AfterDark Entertainment presents: What So Not live at The Marc. Doors at 8:00pm. Tickets: $20-$25.

Aug 19


Buzz Mill

San Marcos Artist Collective's monthly showcase for art, vibrancy and talent live for the community. Featuring everything from glassblowing, music and witches to henna, animals and more! Free and family friendly event.

Aug 21

Hot Summer Nights Music Series-Big Nasty Juke Joint Experienecs

Kissing Tree

7:30pm-9:30pm The music is hot and the beer is cold! Kissing Tree is thrilled to kick off our Hot Summer Nights in the biergarten. Both residents and public are welcome to join this free, weekly outdoor music series. Enjoy food and drinks at the bar at Independence Hall and dance the night away this week's band is Big Nasty Juke Joint Experience bringing in some blues music.

Aug 21

American Aquarium

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Shake off the weekday blues with American Aquarium at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Doors at 8:00pm, Tickets:$12/adv or $15/door

Aug 22

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!

Aug 25

Hot Glass Cold Beer

Wimberley Glassworks

Join Middleton Brewery and Wimberley Glassworks last Saturdays monthly through September as they welcome the weekend with hot glass and a cold beer!

Aug 25

Rattler Run & 5K

San Marcos High School

The Rattler Run & 5k is a Fast and Furious 5K. One of the best races in Central Texas! Great family fun and kid friendly event. We cannot forget to mention that the 1st place finishers win hand-painted rattlesnake trophy!

Aug 25

Eddie Durham Birthday Jazz Fest Celebration

Eddie Durham Park

A celebration of the birthday of San Marcos born, internationally known jazz composer, musician, and pioneer of the electrified guitar, Eddie Durham. this event will feature music, poetry, presentations, barbecue and plenty of family friendly fun!

Aug 25

Mermaid Headdress Making Session

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Get ready for all things Mermaid! The Meadows Center will provide a Mermaid headdress base and supplies to decorate so that each participant can walk away with a headdress.

Aug 25

Monthly Martindale Market

Martindale, TX

The monthly Martindale Market will feature many vendors offering a variety of products including handmade crafts and arts, farm fresh foods, vintage clothing, antiques and much more.

Aug 25

4th Flea Community Market

Looking for a Bargain? Need to de-clutter? 4th Flea is a new Community Flea Market taking place on the 4th Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. - 1p.m. Shop up to 30+ booths -- indoors and out

Aug 31

The Cover Letter

Cheatham Street Warehouse

The Cover Letter hailed as "the most reinvented version of Americana you've ever heard... like if the rock of Meatloaf was thrown into the folk world" by Free Press Houston plays the historic Cheatham Street Warehouse.

Sep 1

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.

Sep 1

Landon Bullard & The Mostly Sober

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Landon Bullard & The Mostly Sober bring their mix of country western and americana music to the stage at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Doors at 8:00pm. Tickets: $8

Sep 2

First Sunday San Market

Pita Shop

The First Sunday San Market takes place in the Pita Shop parking lot on Old Ranch Road 12 and features art and craft vendors, local farmers and gardeners.