Occurs annually in October. Choose from a wide variety of native and adapted plants, including: perennials, grasses, shrubs, trees, and organic vegetables and herbs. Knowledgeable staff will be available at the San Marcos Discovery Center to assist with plant questions. Local organizations will have booths where you can learn more about environmental efforts and how you can get involved. Check our calendar for more information.
Farmer Fred's Harvest Fall Carnival
Occurs annually the Friday before Halloween, from 5:00pm-8:00pm in City Park. Farmer Fred invites all of his friends out to this free event featuring games, a haunted trail walk, concessions, a barrel train ride, costume contest, and more! Check our calendar for more information.
Veterans Day Parade
Occurs annually the Saturday before Veterans Day. The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, hosts a month of service opportunities as well as the traditional Veterans Day Parade in downtown San Marcos for the community to honor all who have served. Check our calendar for more information.
SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade
Occurs annually on Thanksgiving Day. The SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade is a virtual event dedicated to promoting community engagement, holiday spirit, and shopping local in the great city of San Marcos. Check our calendar for more information.