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 Wednesday afternoon so come back often.

Sep 18

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!

Sep 19

San Marcos Beer Run at Hops & Grain

Hops & Grain

Weekly Thursday run designed for beginner to marathon training. Run one of three Mermaid routes and finish it off with a free beer at Hops & Grain (21+ for beer). All ages welcomed.

Sep 19

SMTX 3rd Thursday

San Marcos Downtown Square

Live music, local art or discovering a new favorite restaurant or boutique - SMTX 3rd Thursday is a great event for exploring downtown San Marcos and all it has to offer.

Sep 19

Beats Bingo

The Porch

Beats Bingo is every Thursday at the Porch. It's like regular bingo but more fun with a theme each week.

Sep 20

Kolby Cooper with special guest Dylan Wheeler

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Kolby Cooper kicks off the weekend at Cheatham Street Warehouse with special guest Dylan Wheeler. Doors at 8:00pm.

Sep 20

Escapism Plan

The Porch

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.

Sep 20

Mermaid Society Ball

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Break out your best mermaid evening attire for the Mermaid Ball - a night you won’t soon forget!

Sep 21

Mermaid Aqua Faire

San Marcos Plaza Park

The Aqua Faire, held immediately after the Downtown Mermaid Promenade, is a fun-filled FREE festival that has something for Mer-folk of all ages.

Sep 21

Downtown Mermaid Promenade

San Marcos Downtown Square

The Downtown Mermaid Promenade features floats, marchers, dancers, music and more! Parade is 10:00am-12:00pm.

Sep 21

Junior Texas Water Safari

San Marcos City Park

This 16-mile water adventure provides a great opportunity for canoeists and kayakers to test their skills, gain experience in the water and prepare for the big Texas Water Safari next summer in June.

Sep 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.

Sep 21

TXST Football vs Georgia State

Bobcat Stadium

TXST Football begins their Sun Belt Conference schedule at home against Georgia State.

Sep 22

Scratch & Grain: Bring your own Vinyl Night

Hops & Grain

Every Sunday, bring your own music on Vinyl and they'll spin it inside the brewery taproom. 5-20 minute sets. Bringing in Vinyl gets you $1 off all pours. Cheers!

Sep 23

Bill Middleton Open Mic Night

Middleton Brewing

Come sign up and play at the Middleton Open Mic night dubbed as Hays County's longest continuously running open mic night. Come join Bill Middleton every Monday from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Sep 23

Texas Music Scene Filming: Jack Ingram, Shinyribs and guest (TBA)

The Marc

Live taping of the television show Texas Music Scene featuring Shinyribs and Jack Ingram plus a special 3rd guest TBA. This event is FREE and the first 100 get a Whataburger coupon. Doors at 7:00pm.

Sep 24

Hot Summer Nights Music Series- Terri Hendrix

Kissing Tree

Kissing Tree's annual Hot Summer Nights in the biergarten is back. This event is open to the public. Enjoy drinks and delicious creations from the Kissing Tree Food truck while you dance the night away.

Sep 26

50 year reflections on Apollo

LBJ Museum

The LBJ Museum of San Marcos is proud to host Distinguished Speaker Dr. George W.S. Abbey, former Director of the Johnson Space Center

Sep 26

Randall King with special guest Triston Marez

Cheatham Street Warehouse

Randall King starts the weekend a day early at Cheatham Street Warehouse along with special guest Triston Marez. Doors at 8:00pm.

Sep 27

David Beck's Tejano Weekend

Cheatham Street Warehouse

David Beck kicks off the weekend at Cheatham Street Warehouse. Doors at 8:00pm.