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 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 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 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 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 21

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 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.

Dec 22

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.

Dec 22

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 23

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 23

Sunday San Market

Sunday San Market

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

Dec 31

New Year's Eve with the David Prado Band

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Come ring in the New Year with the David Prado Band at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Doors at 8:00pm Tickets: $10/adv or $12/door.

Jan 3

Snowbird Concert Series: Tish Hinojosa

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Snowbird concert series is an all ages concert for the greater community. Hear the artists share their take on the creative process and get inspired by their stories and lyrics.

Jan 5

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.

Jan 6

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.

Jan 10 to Jan 13

13th Annual Clay Continuum

218 Co-op Gallery

Four instructors Four workshops, Four days of great community. An intense learning experience featuring sculpture, hand-building, glazing/firing, and throwing on the wheel.

Jan 12

Purgatory Trail Run

Purgatory Creek Natural Area

The Purgatory Trail Run 10 Mile and 5K race is a USA Track & Field sanctioned trail race through the beautiful Purgatory Creek Natural Area and Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. The 10-mile course is designed to challenge trail runners with difficult technical sections. The rigorous 5K course has a medium technical rating and is a good introduction to trail running. Walkers and hikers are encouraged to participate.