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Monday, March 21st, 2016

Local microbreweries lined up for first downtown Brew Hop

The San Marcos Main Street program has released the list of microbreweries whose products will be featured at the first ever Brew Hop craft beer tasting in downtown San Marcos on April 1.

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Texas State students volunteer for Serve San Marcos ‘service rally’

Ten teams of university students are volunteering today and tomorrow as part of Serve San Marcos’ Texas State Student Service Rally.

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Get into the (western) swing of things with dance lessons at the Price Center

The city of San Marcos’ Main Street program and the Price Center are offering western swing dance lessons during March in advance of the 24th Annual Swing on the Square festival in early April.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Downtown Award nominees announced by San Marcos Main Street program

The city of San Marcos’ Main Street program has announced finalists for its annual Downtown Awards, chosen by popular vote from more than 900 community nominations.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

San Marcos Main Street program calls for Downtown Award nominations

The San Marcos Main Street program is calling for nominations for the 2015 Downtown Awards in categories that include “Business of the Year,” “New Business of the Year” and “Downtown Legend of the Year.”

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Festival to bring sounds of western swing to downtown San Marcos

Formerly the Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival, the Swing on the Square Festival on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 will feature western swing acts on the Old Hays County Courthouse lawn as well as...

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Downtown San Marcos hosts Wine and Art Weekend beginning Friday

Wine and Art Weekend will be held April 10-12 in historic Downtown San Marcos, hosted jointly by the San Marcos Main Street Program, Art Squared and San Marcos Art Advocates.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Corn Dog Day shindig on the San Marcos square this weekend

The San Marcos Main Street program will host its annual National Corn Dog Day celebration noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 21 on the Old Hays County Courthouse lawn in downtown San Marcos.

Monday, January 26th, 2015

San Marcos media leaders to gather for public roundtable

Downtown business owners and the general public are invited to a roundtable discussion of local media leaders on how businesses can more effectively work with journalists to tell their stories to larger audiences.