THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 – 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
As the voice of business in San Marcos, the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host a candidate forum for the 2022 Election for San Marcos Mayor and the San Marcos City Council. This forum will allow Chamber members, business organizations, and community members the opportunity to engage and hear from candidates in a moderated conversation regarding issues important to the San Marcos business community.
Get Involved! The Chamber’s Board of Directors will be selecting questions submitted by the community. More Info
Send your questions to Rick Rungaitis at email@example.com This free community event is open to all.
Upcoming Chamber Events
|TUESDAY, SEPT 27 11:30 AM
Join the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand opening & ribbon cutting celebration for The UPS Store. We are excited to have them in our community and hope you will join us for the celebration! More Info
|WEDNESDAY, SEPT 28 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Make connections and build relationships over a great meal at Stone Brewing. This event provides an opportunity for 8 Chamber Members to join for a meal and learn more about each others businesses. A leader from our membership outreach committee facilitates the event in order to provide an in-depth networking opportunity for a small group. This program is open exclusively to San Marcos Chamber Members and the only cost to you is your lunch. Register
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9 –9:00 AM-5:00 PM
The 30th annual San Marcos Harvest Fest returns on Sunday, October 9th, from 9am-5pm. This lively community event will feature over 200 local businesses along with area artisans and crafters offering up great shopping! Guests will also enjoy a Wine, Rhythm & Brews Garden, delicious food, kids zone, and live entertainment on two stages.
► Artisans & Crafters, Retailers & Nationwide Vendors
► Kids Festival with inflatables & carnival rides
► Delicious Culinary Creations
► Beer & Wine Garden
► Two Stages with Live Music & Local Bands
|WEDNESDAY, OCT 12 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Virtual Candidate Forum for San Marcos Unified School Board Candidates on Wednesday, October 12th, 5:00-6:30 PM. This free event provides a forum that gives voters the opportunity to meet each of the attending candidates running for School Board, and learn about their positions on various school-related topics.
Voters in San Marcos Unified School District will vote for one trustee for each of the two areas.
Area C – Stephanie Carroll, Andres Ramos Martin
Area E – Stacy Carlson, Sharyl Cavellier
Questions for the candidates must be sent in advance to Rick@sanmarcoschamber.com and received by October 3rd. Questions that will be asked during the candidate forum will be selected by the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Admission is free and all are welcome.
|SATURDAY, OCT 15 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Join the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grandiversary & ribbon cutting celebration for Mesa Rim Climbing Center. We are excited to have them in our community and hope you will join us for the celebration! More Info
|On this edition of the San Marcos Business & Community podcast wemeet the new Dean of the College of Business Administration at Cal State San Marcos, Dr. Ron Ramirez.
Ron returns to California after spending the last 20 years in Colorado. Hear about his vision for COBA and the great opportunities for students enrolled in the program.
|EVERY TUESDAY 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Beautiful open-air market which features fresh, local produce, baked goods, cheese, eggs, yogurt, fresh flowers, prepackaged foods, delicious hot foods, artisans and crafters, live music! Parking Map
Scare Away Hunger Peanut Butter Drive
Did you know? 1 in 5 kids faces hunger in North County
During the month of October, we encourage you to support the Scare Away Peanut Butter Drive by donating unopened jars of peanut butter to help feed local children living in poverty.
You can drop off donations at participating locations or online. Donations benefit the North County Food Bank. More Info