San Marcos Like a Local

Run SMTX: A Runners Guide to San Marcos

January 5, 2018

You’ve clocked the miles, the gear is all broken-in and now it’s time for the big race. Whether you make a personal record or not (although we bet you do) you deserve to treat yourself to the best SMTXperience possible – let us be your guide!

2018 Annual Events

January 4, 2018

Just one look at our events calendar and you'll know San Marcos is always “the place to be.” Music festivals, marathons, art markets and mermaids - you’re sure to have a wonderful #SMTXperience year-round.

Ring In The New Year in San Marcos

December 22, 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, now is the time to plan how you’ll kick it off! From elegant galas to casual bowling, raucous parties to intimate dinners, San Marcos has it all. See the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day events happening around the city below for a perfect holiday celebration.

San Marcos Holiday Shopping

November 20, 2017

San Marcos is renowned for the plethora of shopping within the city limits. From the largest outlet center in the nation, to some of the best boutique shopping in Central Texas, you can spend a whole week shopping in San Marcos without seeing it all. That’s why we created this handy holiday cheat sheet, to help you rack up the savings and cross off every name on your gift list! Let’s get started, shall we?

7 Ways to Find the Coolest Art Gifts in San Marcos

November 6, 2017

From art markets to pop-up shows, San Marcos is the ultimate holiday shopping destination for art lovers.