The San Marcos Arts Council and the City of San Marcos are excited to co-sponsor the annual San Marcos ALIVE festival this year on Sunday, March 6 at the San Marcos Civic Center. Lasting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the free event will showcase fine art, offer goods for sale at the craft fair, and provide live musical entertainment. Participants can browse artistic exhibitions, watch live art demonstrations, and let the kids explore at the interactive children’s area.

The submission deadline to register for the craft fair, as a fine art vendor, or for a nonprofit booth is March 1.

Entries are also open on Monday, Feb. 22 for the Juried Art Show and the Juried Photography Show. Drop off original prints, oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, or mixed media pieces between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Forms are available online at The pieces selected will be displayed at the San Marcos Community Center during the months of March and April.