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Located between Austin and San Antonio in Texas Hill Country, San Marcos has numerous attractions, especially for the adventure-seeking visitor. At the center of the city is the San Marcos River, which offers tubing. The nearby Rio Vista Falls has three drops for a great kayaking adventure. Explorers can visit the Wonder World activity center to discover a cave formed by an earthquake.
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    Enjoy the new and exciting attractions along the San Marcos River. There will be an ice skating rink, a giant snow globe, the largest carnival ever to hit San M...
     December 2, 2015 - December 5, 2015
     San Marcos Plaza Park
    An outdoor art market featuring artists of all types including painting, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, live music, performance art and culinary arts. Continues t...
     April 11, 2015 - December 12, 2015
     Downtown Courthouse Square
    The twenty-sixth annual Hill Country Jazz Festival. The festival will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, on the beautiful Texas State University campus. In ...
     February 5, 2016 - February 6, 2016
     Texas State University Campus
    Enjoy dinner followed by dancing to 40s big band music and a silent auction all within a vintage hangar. Location: Centex Hangar at the San Marcos, Texas Airpor...
     November 7, 2015 - November 7, 2015
     Centex Hangar at the San Marcos, Texas Airport
    Come out and honor our local veterans during a parade and community celebration starting at 10:00 a.m. in downtown San Marcos. Location: Downtown San Marcos Con...
     November 7, 2015 - November 7, 2015
     Downtown San Marcos, TX 78666
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