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

ALL EVENTS POSTPONED 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.

Mar 24 to Apr 30

San Marcos Arts Center ONLINE Sale

San Marcos Art Center

The San Marcos Art Center maybe currently closed but that doesn't mean you can't view and purchase some fantastic local art. Shop morning, noon and night from the comfort of your home.

Apr 9

Music on the Square: Ditch Crickets and David Beck's Tejano Weekend

Hays County Historic Courthouse

POSTPONED Enjoy a free Downtown concert series on the Courthouse lawn every Thursday evening in April with tunes from musicians that got their start in San Marcos.

Apr 9

Farmer Fred's Spring Carnival

San Marcos Plaza Park

POSTPONED: NEW DATE: TBA Free Admission! Come on out for an evening of games, candy, prizes, live music and the Easter bunny – what better way to usher in the Spring season?

Apr 10

Escapism Plan

The Porch

POSTPONED 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.

Apr 11

Art Squared

San Marcos Downtown Square

CANCELLED NEXT DATE JUNE 13 Art Squared is a juried arts and fine crafts market where you'll find great art of all kinds, live music, free kid's arts and crafts booth, live art demonstrations and more!

Apr 11

Downtown Walkabout

San Marcos Downtown Square

POSTPONED TILL JUNE 13 Experience downtown San Marcos 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 around Downtown.

Apr 11

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.

Apr 11

San Mercado Community Market

Price Center

CANCELLED NEXT DATE JUNE 13 San Mercado is a monthly community market held every 2nd Saturday in Downtown at the Price Center from 9:00am-4:00pm.

Apr 13

Bill Middleton Open Mic Night

Middleton Brewing

POSTPONED 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.

Apr 13 to Apr 18

Chalk Art SMTX (Virtual Festival)

San Marcos Downtown Square

Embrace your inner artist during San Marcos' first ever chalk art festival. This event will be done virtually. It’s social distancing, but with chalk! This year’s theme is #GoGreenSMTX to celebrate Earth Day.

Apr 15

Kent Finlay's Songwriters Circle

Cheatham Street Warehouse

POSTPONED 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!

Apr 16

Art in the Yard

Railyard Bar and Grill

POSTPONED TILL MAY 21 Art in Yard is every 3rd Thursday at Railyard and will feature local art, handmade goods, live music and specials on food and drinks.

Apr 16

Music on the Square: Time of Night and Minor Mishap Marching Band

Hays County Historic Courthouse

POSTPONED Enjoy a free Downtown concert series on the Courthouse lawn every Thursday evening in April with tunes from musicians that got their start in San Marcos.

Apr 16

SMTX 3rd Thursday

San Marcos Downtown Square

POSTPONED TILL MAY 21 Live music, local art or discovering a new favorite restaurant or boutique - SMTX 3rd Thursday is a great event for exploring downtown San Marcos and all it has to offer.

Apr 18

Spring Lake Earth Day Festival and Family Fun Day

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

POSTPONED UNTIL OCT 10 Spend the afternoon celebrating Mother Earth through entertainment, education, exploration and fun at The Meadows Center as part of the Spring Lake Earth Day Festival.

Apr 18

Mutt Strutt

San Marcos Plaza Park

POSTPONED NEW DATE:Sept 26 It’s time to celebrate your “good boy or girl” with a morning filled with activities! Kick off the festivities with a one-mile walk along the San Marcos River.

Apr 18

Puns of Steel

Wake the Dead Coffee House

POSTPONED NEW DATE:TBA Puns of Steel is San Marcos's premier comedy/ workout extravaganza! Hosted by the monogamist Gabe Cortez and god fearing James Torres; comics will he doing their sets while running on a treadmill at increasing speeds.

Apr 19

TXST Sprint Tri

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

POSTPONED: NEW DATE: TBA The Texas State Sprint Triathlon is comprised of a 500-meter swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a 5k run. This event is one of the few opportunities to swim in the pristine and protected waters of Spring Lake. Don't miss your chance! The race is great for veterans and first time triathletes.