San Marcos Like a Local
You’re making your list, you’re checking it twice, you’re shopping small businesses because you’re really nice… Shop Small Saturday is upon us and it’s time to limber up and hydrate because you’ll want to shop San Marcos till you drop! San Marcos is THE place to find just the right thing, but don’t take our word for it, come see for yourself.
While it’s always a great time to explore all that Downtown San Marcos has to offer, there is something magical about Downtown during the holiday season. From shopping at local boutiques and art markets to a cozy cup of coffee and a stroll to see the festive décor and murals – there’s plenty of space for a festive escape to Downtown San Marcos.
Dip your toes or paddle in the crystal-clear San Marcos River. Shop big or small by indulging in retail therapy the San Marcos way. Immerse yourself in nature and explore some trails. Taste the local flavors under the stars and enjoy a cold one brewed right here in the hill country. And of course, no SMTXperience would be complete without a stroll around downtown to see murals and even mermaids.
From folklore and hearsay to hauntings and unexplained occurrences, you don’t have to look hard for someone with a spooky San Marcos story…
From wanting to be more environmentally conscious to keeping up with the fashion trends (we see you TikTok aesthetics) vintage and thrift shopping has become more popular than ever! Downtown San Marcos has several great options to choose from to discover some fabulous new-to-you items.