Aug 1 to Dec 4

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.

Sep 15 to Nov 21

Sacred Springs Powwow (Virtual)

Virtual Event

The Sacred Springs Powwow is an annual celebration of the Native American culture that has been part of the San Marcos area for thousands of years. Native dancers from across Texas gather at the Sacred Springs in San Marcos dressed in beautiful, hand-crafted regalia.

Oct 3

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.

Oct 3

Rods at Riley's Car Show

Riley's Tavern

From classic and vintage cars to hot rods, motorcycles and trucks, there are all sorts of beautiful and unique cars to see at the Rods at Riley’s Car Show!

Oct 3

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.

Oct 3

1st Saturday Mermaid Bazaar

Mermaid Society Headquarters

1st Saturdays of the month are for the Mermaid Bazaar, hosted by the Mermaid Society of Texas and located at Wonder World Cave & Park is a fun experience for the whole family. This bazaar will feature local artisans, crafters, vintage sellers and more! Mask are required by state order and 8 ft social distancing will be practiced.

Oct 5 to Oct 11

TXST Virtual Theatre presents: LoveWave- A Virtual Dating Experience

Virtual Event

Turnback to the 90s, to a parade of quirky lonely-hearts who shoot their video profiles for a chance at love on the LoveWave 2000 VHS dating service. Can you help the poor victims of both loneliness and fashion find love and fulfillment?

Oct 9

We're in this Together Film Series: For Ahkeem

Hays County Historic Courthouse

San Marcos Cinema Club presents: We're in this Together free film series on the grounds of the Hays County Courthouse. Featuring a pre-film picnic, DJ set and then a viewing of For Ahkeem.

Oct 10

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.

Oct 10

We're in this Together Film Series: Just Mercy

Hays County Historic Courthouse

San Marcos Cinema Club presents: We're in this Together free film series on the grounds of the Hays County Courthouse. Featuring a pre-film picnic, DJ set and then a viewing of Just Mercy.

Oct 10

Art Squared

San Marcos Downtown Square

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!

Oct 12 to Oct 18

ODDT: A Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Event

Open Door Dance Theatre presents: A Virtual Homecoming.

Oct 19 to Oct 25

TXST Virtual Theatre presents: A Piece of my Heart

Virtual Event

A Piece of my Heart is the true stories of six courageous women sent to Vietnam and their struggle to make sense of a war that irrevocably changed them and a nation that shunned them. A work with the music and soul of a tumultuous era in our history.

Oct 24 to Oct 31

Art Scared

San Marcos Downtown Square

The San Marcos Art League is excited to bring Art Scared to the windows of our downtown buildings on the historic square. The works of art will be on display till Halloween.

Oct 26 to Nov 1

TXST Virtual Theatre presents: Love & Information

Virtual Event

Caryl Churchill’s LOVE & INFORMATION is a kaleidoscopic play of short scenes addressing contemporary issues about knowledge, technology and communication, and our capacity for love.

Oct 30 to Oct 31


Hays County Historic Courthouse

You don’t want to miss out on SMFest! This free, city-wide festival featuring live music, film, art, comedy and much more is something you have to experience for yourself.

Oct 31

TXST Football vs Louisiana (Homecoming)

Bobcat Stadium

TXST Football takes on Louisiana for their homecoming match up.

Nov 2 to Nov 8

TXST Virtual Theatre presents: Red Bike

Virtual Event

“In the few moments before a child crashes their red bike, we explore the socio-economic divide, capitalism, globalism, nationalism, gentrification, the racial tensions and immigration, our relationship with technology, the differences between rural and urban communities, and the gap between old and young – all through the eyes of an eleven year old child

Nov 5 to Nov 8

Lost River Film Festival

Various San Marcos Venues

Lost River Film Fest is a four-day film festival featuring concerts, interactive events, workshops, and, of course, films. Some of the films include indie cinema, internationally culled short films, features and TV/web content.

Nov 7

TXST Football vs Appalachian State (Military Appreciation Day)

Bobcat Stadium

Military Apperciation Day features TXST Football Vs Appalachian State.