Fall Events

September, October, November

Mother Daughter Tea

The 2020 Mother Daughter Tea has been canceled. See below for details on Mini & Me Tea Kits that can be purchased! 

The Youth Services Division is excited to offer Mini & Me Tea Kits for purchase this fall! Our Mother Daughter Tea may have been canceled, but now you can host your own tea party at home. Each kit is designed for two people and includes a variety of tea party supplies, such as: a recipe card, craft, pre-packaged snack, tea bags, faux floral crowns, and a few more surprises! There is a limited quantity available and each kit costs $6.50. Kits will be available for pre-order online here from October 7th-16th with pick up on Thursday, October 22nd. Pick up will be held at the San Marcos Activity Center via a limited contact front porch pick up between 9 AM-6 PM on October 22nd. Upon arrival, please call the Activity Center at 512-393-8280. Staff will bring your bag to a table located at the front of the facility and verify your identification. Please wear a face mask and practice social distancing at pick up. If you have questions, email cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov. Special thanks to our Heart Warmer Sponsor, Tickle Blagg Animal Hospital!

Monarch Festival and Native Plant Sale

Looking for some great native plants to beautify your home and garden? Stop by the Discovery Center this fall for a great selection of native plants that can bring color to your yard year round! Talk with knowledgeable staff about what will work well for you and find the perfect plant for your central Texas landscape. The event is on October 12th at the San Marcos Discovery Center at 430 Riverside Dr. and takes place from 9 am- 4 pm. Check out our calendar for more information.

Party in Your Park

The October 2020 Party in Your Park in-person event has been canceled. See below for details on our Party in Your Park To-Go Kits!

The Youth Services Division will be offering FREE Party in Your Park To-Go Kits this October! Our traditional October Party in Your Park event may not be happening in-person, but we encourage you to reserve a kit for fun activities that you can do at home. A limited number of kits are available and there is a limit of one kit per family. Kits can be reserved online here from September 28th-October 5th with pick up available on Thursday, October 8th. Pick up will be held at the San Marcos Activity Center via a limited contact front porch pick up between 9 AM-6 PM on October 8th. Upon arrival, please call the Activity Center at 512-393-8280. Staff will bring your bag to a table located at the front of the facility and verify your identification. Please wear a face mask and practice social distancing at pick up. If you have questions, email cmarler@sanmarcostx.gov. Special thanks to our Party in Your Park sponsors, Grande Communications and San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Farmer Fred's Harvest Fall Carnival

The 2020 Fall Carnival has been canceled. Stay tuned for details on fall-themed online contests we'll have coming up!

Farmer Fred hosts the Fall Carnival the Friday before Halloween. This event features carnival games, a FREE costume contest, barrel train ride, concessions and much more! Check our calendar for more information.

Veterans Day Parade

​The Veterans Day Parade is held on the Saturday before Veterans Day. The event consists of a FREE breakfast served Downtown on the Hays County Courthouse Lawn, pre-parade entertainment, the Kiwanis Club Bicycle Brigade for kids, and the parade. Check out our calendar for more information. Fore more information click here.