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 Tuesday afternoon so come back often.

Aug 1 to May 31

Texas State University Bobcat Athletics Events

TXST Athletics Ticket Office

Texas State University is home to the Bobcats Division I athletics program that competes in the Sunbelt Conference.

Nov 26 to Dec 31

218 Co-op Guest Artist: Bill Ray Mangham

218 Co-op Gallery

Come see Billy Ray Mangham's work featuring both his ceramic sculpture and his new portraits while he is the featured artist of the month at 218 Gallery Co-op.

Dec 14

Merry at the Meadows Holiday Boat Ride

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Enjoy the lights and sounds of the holidays on this sunset 45-minute holiday themed boat ride at the Meadows Center.

Dec 14

Wine and Wassail

San Marcos Downtown Square

Main Street presents their annual Wine and Wassail walk in historic downtown San Marcos. This event will feature a progressive tour of retail businesses serving a variety of wines, homemade wassail and paired hors d’oeuvres. There will be live music from the San Marcos High School Orchestra.

Dec 14

Nightmare Before Christmas Ball

AquaBrew

The Rattler Orchestra and Studio San Martian are teaming up again to bring you another night of fun and splendor at AquaBrew full of beautiful orchestra music, local art, costume contest and other holiday fun!

Dec 14

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.

Dec 15

Eye of the Dog Studio Artists' Holiday Sale

Eye of the Dog Art Center

Please join Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham and 20 other fine artists' for the Eye of the Dog annual artist's Holiday Sale. Free and open to the public 11:00am-7:00pm.

Dec 15 to Dec 16

A Lonestar Christmas Carol

Price Center

A Lone Star Christmas Carol provides a twist on the Dickens classic via bluegrass, swing, Western,country, and even a little jazzy blues in a funny and poignant Texas-style retelling.

Dec 15

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.

Dec 16

Infusion

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.

Dec 16

Merry at the Meadows Holiday Boat Ride

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Enjoy the lights and sounds of the holidays on this sunset 45-minute holiday themed boat ride at the Meadows Center.

Dec 16

Unicycle Football

San Marcos Activity Center

Unicycle Football is exactly as it sounds. American football played entirely on unicycles. We play a 5 on 5 "flackle" (flag/tackle) variant on hard surface.

Dec 16

Sunday San Market

Sunday San Market

Sunday San Market features art and craft vendors, local farmers and gardeners.

Dec 19

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!

Dec 19

Camp Comedy

Buzz Mill

Camp Comedy is a weekly open mic night at Buzz Mill every Wednesday. The sign up for the show is at 7:30pm. The show will start at 8:00pm on the frontier patio. Every month we will feature a resident comedian who will also be given an extended set. Each comedian is chosen based on performances at open mic.

Dec 20

3rd Thursday Downtown Walkabout

San Marcos Downtown Square

Every 3rd Thursday of the month come downtown for an evening of food, drinks, art, shopping, and music as we celebrate our creative city. Stroll through historic downtown. The event runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Dec 20

Kissing Alley Concert Series

Kissing Alley

This free and family-friendly event that is right in the heart of downtown San Marcos. The Kissing Alley Concert Series is a partnership with KZSM.org, The City of San Marcos Main Street Program and the Third Thursday Walkabouts.

Dec 21 to Dec 22

Merry at the Meadows Holiday Boat Ride

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Enjoy the lights and sounds of the holidays on this sunset 45-minute holiday themed boat ride at the Meadows Center.

Dec 22

Holiday Wonder Express

Wonder World Park

Help Santa find his hardest working elves who have gotten lost in the Wonder Cave. Enjoy hot chocolate on the wonder express train ride through Whoville, music in the cave, holiday shopping and a picture with the man in red himself. Tickets are on sale now.