Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
As a public service, public health stories are free to Central Texans during the coronavirus crisis. Please support our local journalists by subscribing today. Call 512-392-2458.

Mermaid Society SMTX

Article Image Alt Text

The Mermaid Capital of Texas Fest's Mermaid Promenade kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, with a Downtown Street Faire following. Above, mermaids wave on a float in the 2018 parade. Daily Record file photo by Colton Ashabranner

Mermaid Promenade graces downtown San Marcos, Royal Court announced

The Mermaid Capital of Texas Fest Downtown Mermaid Promenade is created to be a celebration of San Marcos’ vibrant artistic and ri

Mermaid Society SMTX's Mermaid Promenade and Downtown Street Faire set for Sept. 25

Mermaid Society SMTX's Promenade and Downtown Street Faire, as part of the Mermaid Capital of Texas Fest is set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 25. Daily Record file photo by Colton Ashabranner

Mermaid Society SMTX's Mermaid Promenade and Downtown Street Faire set for Sept. 25

Put those fins to the pavement and join Mermaid Society SMTX for the Mermaid Promenade and Downtown Street Faire, as part of the Mermaid Capital of Texas Fest.

Article Image Alt Text

The City of San Marcos hosted a Mermaid Month kickoff event at San Marcos Rec Hall on Wednesday, celebrating the city's recent designation as the Mermaid Capital of Texas. Above, July Moreno, founder and executive director of Mermaid Society SMTX, speaks at Wednesday's ceremony. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo

San Marcos kicks off Mermaid Month

San Marcos celebrated all things mermaid Wednesday with the official kickoff of Mermaid Month. 

SWIMMINGLY SUCCESS0FUL

The christening of the new Ivar’s Mermaid Patio took place Thursday, marking the beginning of many Mermaid moments to come. Above, Angela Zumwalt — known as Maya the Mermaid — holds a Mermaid Capital of Texas sign on Thurday. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

SWIMMINGLY SUCCESSFUL: Mermaid moments begin with Mermaid Capital of Texas Fest — Pep Rally

It was a celebration — the christening of the new Ivar’s Mermaid Patio — marking the beginning of many Mermaid moments to come. On Thursday, members of the community turned out for the first ever Mermaid Capital of Texas Fest — Pep Rally at Ivar’s River Pub. Attendees celebrated the upcoming festival and San Marcos's designation as the Mermaid Capital of Texas.

Article Image Alt Text

July Moreno, Kathryn Welch and Tim de Jong were recently presented with Rogers Family Tourism Awards during National Travel and Tourism Week, Above, Moreno — founder of Mermaid Society SMTX — receives her award from the San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau. Photos courtesy of the City of San Marcos 

San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau hands out Rogers Family Tourism Awards

July Moreno was happily surprised when she received the call, she had been nominated for the Rogers Family Tourism Award — although it wasn’t the first time.  

Mermaid Society SMTX set to host 3rd annual Earth Day Celebration

Mermaid Society SMTX will host its 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 24 at Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park. Above, a mermaid reads to kids. Photos courtesy of Mermaid Society SMTX

Mermaid Society SMTX set to host 3rd annual Earth Day Celebration

Mermaid Society SMTX will host its 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 24. This free family-friendly event is open to the public from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Earth Day Celebration is Sponsored by My Emergency Room 24/7 San Marcos and in partnership with Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park. Social distancing and face masks are required. Hand sanitizer will be generously available for all guests.

San Marcos News, San Marcos Record, Mermaid Society SMTX

Above, Ramika Adams, Mermaid Society SMTX Creator and Executive Director July Moreno and President Cory Glisson-Munier pose with cupcakes served at the organization's birthday celebration on Thursday. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

MERMAID BIRTHDAY

Mermaid Society SMTX celebrated its fifth birthday with a drive-thru cupcake giveaway at Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park on Thursday. 

Pages

San Marcos Record

(512) 392-2458
P.O. Box 1109, San Marcos, TX 78666