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.

May 14 to Jul 22

In Harmony: Celebrating Music in Photography

The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University

From Selena to Willie, from small-town streets to the grandest stage, The Wittliff celebrates music with our current exhibition — In Harmony: Celebrating Music in Photography.

May 14 to Jul 30

Sunrise Sunset: Solargraphs by Bill Wittliff

The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University

Taking a photograph does not always require a shutter and lens. One of the simplest and earliest photographic techniques utilizes only a tiny hand-made pinhole to record light.

Jul 19

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.

Jul 19

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

Jul 19

Summer in the Park Concert Series: Brushy Mountain Bluegrass Boys

San Marcos Plaza Park

Brushy Mountain Bluegrass Boys take the stage at the Summer in the Park Concert Series with their traditional take on bluegrass music.

Jul 20

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.

Jul 21

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.

Jul 21 to Jul 22

Float Fest

Float Fest combines two of Texas's favorite activities, tubing and live music. This two day festival features a variety of live music acts.

Jul 22

Don't Tread on my Tri

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

This Classic Texas Hill Country Triathlon Event will be an experience you will not forget! Swim in the most beautiful lake in Texas, Spring Lake. Bike with the epic views of the Texas Hill Country. Run around the Spring Lake area. Massive Scallywompus Style Party at the finish!

Jul 24

Hot Summer Nights Music Series-Wayne Harper Band

Kissing Tree

7:30pm-9:30pm The music is hot and the beer is cold! Kissing Tree is thrilled to kick off our Hot Summer Nights in the biergarten. Both residents and public are welcome to join this free, weekly outdoor music series. Enjoy food and drinks at the bar at Independence Hall and dance the night away this week's band is the Wayne Harper Band which plays a variety of music styles.

Jul 24

Movies in your Park: Toy Story

San Marcos Plaza Park

Movies in your park is where you want to be every Tuesday evening in June and July. This week's movie is Toy Story. Movie begins at 8:45pm, bring a chair/blanket and come early pre-movie activities begin at 7:45pm.

Jul 25

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!

Jul 26

Summer in the Park Concert Series: Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines

San Marcos Plaza Park

Terri Hendrix is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and independent artist from Texas. Her music belongs to the Americana genre, encompassing folk, pop, country, blues, and jazz. Lloyd Maines is an American country music record producer, musician and songwriter.

Jul 27

Bugtastic Evening Tour

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Do you enjoy learning about bugs? During this tour, you will learn about the invertebrates found at Spring Lake. Guests a will have a chance to search for invertebrates on the grounds. Pre-registration required

Jul 28

4th Flea Community Market

Looking for a Bargain? Need to de-clutter? 4th Flea is a new Community Flea Market taking place on the 4th Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. - 1p.m. Shop up to 30+ booths -- indoors and out

Jul 28

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.

Jul 31

Movies in your Park: COCO

San Marcos Plaza Park

Movies in your park is where you want to be every Tuesday evening in June and July. This week's movie is COCO. Movie begins at 8:45, bring a chair/blanket and come early pre-movie activities begin at 7:45pm.

Jul 31

Hot Summer Nights Music Series- The Georges

Kissing Tree

7:30pm-9:30pm The music is hot and the beer is cold! Kissing Tree is thrilled to kick off our Hot Summer Nights in the biergarten. Both residents and public are welcome to join this free, weekly outdoor music series. Enjoy food and drinks at the bar at Independence Hall and dance the night away this week's band is rockabilly band The Georges.

Aug 2

Summer in the Park Concert Series: Joe Ely

San Marcos Plaza Park

Joe Ely is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music touches on honky-tonk, texas country, tex-mex and rock and roll.