updated 03/10/2021

San Marcos, Texas COVID-19 Updates

Tour San Marcos is in close contact with city and state officials as the situation changes. To ensure you have the most current information, please visit the websites and resources linked below.

State of Texas Orders
Governor Greg Abbott has rescinded capacity limit orders as well as the state’s mask mandate. However, businesses are allowed to enforce their own requirements regarding occupancy and masking. You may have to wear a mask in stores, restaurants, businesses and buildings open to the public.

Frequently asked questions regarding current State of Texas restrictions please click HERE

Most river parks and natural areas are open.
Click HERE to know the new rules before you go. 
Visitors to these areas should practice social distancing of at least six feet between individuals not in your household and wear masks if you are unable to do so.
Public restroom facilities located at the Parks will be open 8am to 8pm and cleaned twice daily
Though the State of Texas mandatory mask requirement has been rescinded, many businesses still require masks for entry. Please be prepared to wear a mask in stores, restaurants and businesses when asked.

It is recommended for public groups to maintain at least six feet between individuals and limit close gatherings to those in the same household.

For the latest information on the coronavirus, see the CDC's website as well as helpful information for travelers

This page will be updated as changes occur. 

Best Practices
Link to Restaurants [download PDF]
Link to Hospitality [download PDF]
Link to Food & Beverage Industry [download PDF]


Additional Resources
City of San Marcos CIVID-19 Information and Prevention
Texas Department of State Health Services
Federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization


Travel & Tourism Partner Resources
Small Business Disaster Assistance
Hotel Owners Disaster Preparedness from AAHOA
Texas Hotel & Lodging Economic Recovery
Bartender Emergency Assistance
Restaurant Workers
Musician Grants
Tour Operators
Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Food and Beverage Workers Assistance
Facebook Grants

Options for Online Sales
For local businesses, here are a few options we have found that might work for online sales and pickup orders:
Online Retail
Curbside Pickup