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.

Oct 17

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!

Oct 17

Jauz: Bite this tour! with Holy Goof and Skepsis

The Marc

AfterDark Entertainment presents: Jauz: Bite this tour! with Holy Goof and Skepsis. Doors: 8:30pm, Tickets: $20-$25

Oct 18 to Oct 20

ODDT Presents: Avante

Performing Arts Center at Texas State University

Open Door Dance Theatre presents Avante October 18-20 at the Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre.

Oct 18

Ruthie Foster

Performing Arts Center at Texas State University

The small rural town of Gause, TX had no chance of keeping the vocal powerhouse known as RUTHIE FOSTER to itself. The worship services at her community church and influences like Mavis Staples and Aretha Franklin created the foundation of her vocal capabilities, which developed into her own sound which is unable to be contained within a single genre.

Oct 18

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, The City of San Marcos Main Street Program and the Third Thursday Walkabouts.

Oct 18

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

Oct 18 to Oct 21

Opera Theatre presents: Mad Scenes

Evans Auditorium – Texas State University

Come join the madness as Texas State Opera presents favorite mad scenes from Broadway to Opera

Oct 19 to Oct 21

Trick-or-Treat in the Cave

Wonder World Park

Get in the Halloween spirit with this unique opportunity to Trick or Treat in the cave at Wonder World Park. Wear a costume and get $5 off your ticket!

Oct 19

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.

Oct 20


San Marcos Plaza Park

PetFest is a celebration of all pets, large and small. Enjoy the parade, kids’ games, arts and crafts, pet demos, pet and owner look-a-like contest, pet costumes, exhibits, concert, vendors, food and more!

Oct 20

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.

Oct 20

The David Prado Band

Cheatham Street Warehouse

The David Prado Band keeps the weekend rolling as they take the historic stage at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Doors: 8:00pm, Tickets: $5/adv or $7/door.

Oct 21

Sip-n-Shop with the Dudes

Three Dudes Winery

Head out to Three Dudes Winery to Sip-n-Shop with the Dudes featuring 20 vendors with unique handmade and locally sourced products. There will also be live music, food truck and of course wine!

Oct 21


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.

Oct 21

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.

Oct 22

Jim Nova's Trombones at the Movies

Performing Arts Center at Texas State University

"My love for all musical things Star Wars began a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… As a six-year-old child, my father took my brother and me to see The Empire Strikes Back. Even at that age, I was overwhelmed with how important the music was to the story telling, and thus began my lifelong love of the incredible scores of John Williams."

Oct 23

Mason Lively's Tuesday Night Residency (Night 3)

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Mason Lively continues his Tuesday night residency at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Doors at 8:00pm. Tickets: $7/adv or $10/door.

Oct 24

Tre Sorelle Trio

Performing Arts Center at Texas State University

Folk Band Tre Sorelle performs a delightful concert as guests of the String faculty of the School of Music.