Several events are on tap from mid-September through October in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle, from Ballet Folklórico in Buda to the Lost River Film Festival in San Marcos.

Doggie Dip

The city of Kyle Parks and Recreation Department will host the fifth annual event at the James Adkins Pool. Community members who register can bring bring their dogs to the park to let them cool off after a hot summer. Registration will close Sept. 6.2023 Hispanic Heritage Exhibition Walk

Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos. Attendees will walk to the Hays County Historic Courthouse, where there will be music, food and vendors. Event proceeds will go to local students in the form of scholarships to support and further their education.Snakefessst!

The San Marcos Discovery Center will host Snakefesst. Participants will learn about and interact with the snakes in the San Marcos area. They can also attend lectures to learn about snakes, snake safety and more. There will also be photo opportunities, snake-themed activities, educational displays and crafts.Ballet Folklórico performance

The Buda Public Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a performance from Texas State University's Grupo Folklórico Ocotochtli. This traditional style of dance is used to tell the story of Mexican culture through folk dances, costumes and music.Autumn Equinox Family Fun Day

The Meadows Center for Water & Environment invites community members to experience the changing of the season. This family-friendly event will have nature-themed games and crafts for attendees to learn about the equinox.Sacred Springs Powwow

The Meadows Center will host Sacred Springs Powwow, an annual celebration of Native American culture that has been a part of the San Marcos community for decades. Native dancers from across the state will gather at the Sacred Springs dressed in handcrafted regalia and perform intertribal dances. The event will also feature authentic Native American arts from over 50 arts and crafts vendors, food, musicians, educational programs, and a Native Cultures Tent of storytellers.
  • Oct. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • $5-$16
  • The Sacred Springs, 211 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos
Lost River Film Fest

The Lost River Film Fest will spotlight independent cinema for its seventh year. The film festival, presented by San Marcos Cinema Club, will exhibit short films and features. The festival’s opening night will feature a special viewing of "The Getaway," a film about a fugitive heist filmed in San Marcos in 1972.C/10 Fly-In

Mike Billet Mirrors is putting on the fourth annual C/10 Fly-In. The event is open to 1918-87 C/10 Chevrolet/GMC trucks, Suburbans and Blazers. Vintage fighter planes will also be available for attendees to take a photo with their truck. The family-friendly event will also have food.
  • Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • $25
  • San Marcos Regional Airport, 1807 Airport Drive, San Marcos