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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Program invites lovers to send valentines from Kissing Alley in downtown San Marcos

Last Valentine’s Day, downtown San Marcos was named one of the most romantic downtowns in America by the National Trust of Historic Preservation and Main Street America.

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.

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, 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.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

City to celebrate LBJ Drive re-opening with block party

The city of San Marcos is throwing a downtown block party to celebrate the re-opening of North LBJ Drive, epicenter of a major capital improvement program that has frustrated traffic — and business owners — for the...

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 03/22/14

An unapologetic fete of frozen food will unfold this afternoon in broad daylight as San Marcos observes National Corn Dog Day

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Downtown wine walk slated for March 7

The San Marcos Main Street Program, Downtown Association and the San Marcos Arts Advocates will host a Wine and Art Walk on Friday, March 7, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Downtown San Marcos.

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Samantha Armbruster joins Main Street program

Samantha Armbruster, an experienced marketing and events specialist, has joined the San Marcos Main Street team this month as the new the Main Street Program Manager.

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Tomato Fest set Saturday at downtown farmers’ market

The San Marcos Downtown Farmers’ Market will celebrate the bounty of the season with the annual Tomato Fest Saturday, June 18 on San Antonio Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Nagy chosen as Veterans Day Parade grand marshal

Retired U.S. Navy Captain Bettye Nagy has been chosen to serve as grand marshal of the 2010 San Marcos Veterans Day Parade to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.