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Posted on: October 23, 2019

[ARCHIVED] San Marcos Main Street Hosts Trick-or-Treat Fun

Halloween Invitation for Main Street's Trick or Treat in Downtown San Marcos

The City of San Marcos Main Street Program is hosting a free “Trick-or-Treat” event for families on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 12 to 3 p.m. in downtown San Marcos.

Participating businesses will hand out candy to kids and offer Halloween-themed specials. Activities will include temporary tattoos, a bone dig, witches brew, face painting, a craft table, spooky experiments in Kissing Alley hosted by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) and a photo booth. For the first time, there will be a “build your own candy apple” station for kids and tours of a San Marcos Fire Truck.

Stop by headquarters on the courthouse lawn at 111 E San Antonio St. to pick up a candy-stop map and Trick-or-Treat bag.

This event is sponsored by the San Marcos Main Street Program and local businesses in an effort to promote a safe and fun environment for families and their kids.

For more information about the event, contact the Main Street office at (512) 393-8430. For media inquiries, contact

About the San Marcos Main Street Program:

The San Marcos Main Street program’s vision is that downtown San Marcos will continue to provide a sense of place for its citizens and visitors, be a moderately upscale shopping district, an entertainment district, and be located within a historically-focused commercial district. The mission of the Main Street Program is to maintain the unique, historic nature of downtown recognizing its history and planning for its future. It strives to provide economic stability to the heart of our city through the National Four Points of Main Street: design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.



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