San Marcos Like a Local

Football Season In San Marcos

August 29, 2019

Break out your maroon and gold – it’s football season in San Marcos! Bobcats of all ages will be heading to Bobcat Stadium for tailgating and the main event, Coach Spavital’s first season with Texas State. While you may be in town to cheer on your alma mater or join in on your kid’s college fun, there’s plenty to experience in San Marcos after, or before, the game.

Tour San Marcos Wins Big

August 21, 2019

The San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau took home four awards from Texas Association of Convention & Visitor Bureau’s 2019 conference in Denton, Texas. The team was awarded a first place People’s Choice Award for video, first place People’s Choice Award and Judges’ Choice Award for tourism promotion and second place People’s Choice Award for advertising.

4 Ways To Beat The Heat In San Marcos

August 16, 2019

It’s hot out there, y’all! When the Texas sun is out in full-force and the temperature is in the triple digits, it’s time to take refuge. Whether you prefer taking a dip in the river, journey underground or soak up all the air-conditioning you can, San Marcos has many ways to beat the heat.

ImMERse Yourself In San Marcos

July 10, 2019

You might think it’s odd to see mermaids in San Marcos, but the mermaid/aquamaid has quite the history around these parts. From being incorporated into local artworks to being celebrated in parades and fairs, San Marcos is a must-visit for anyone who loves the quirky and colorful. So mark your calendars for September 20-21 for a weekend full of mermaids, San Marcos style!

San Marcos River Tips

July 1, 2019

It doesn't get much better than San Marcos in the summertime! With the temperatures rising and summer vacations being planned, we want to make sure you are prepared for a great summer SMTXperience. To making sure you have all the necessities, to knowing local rules and helpful tips– let us be your guide!