Brownsville’s festive ambience sets the mood for an exciting and fun vacation for the whole family. From our Charro Days festivities in February, to our Latin Jazz Festival in October, it’s no wonder Brownsville is Always a Fiesta!

“Triple Treat” Exhibit @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Jul 26 @ 10:00 AM – Dec 30 @ 5:00 PM
"Triple Treat" Exhibit @ Costumes of the Americas Museum  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
The Costumes of the Americas Museum presents its new exhibit, “Triple Treat”. The exhibit depicts the “Evolution of the Rebozo”, “Guatemalan Market” and “Designs, Colors and Flowers” on Mexican textiles. 10 a.m.- 5 P.M. Tues-… Continue Reading “Triple Treat” Exhibit
“Oils that come to life” by D. Lewis @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Oct 11 – Dec 23 all-day
"Oils that come to life" by D. Lewis @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
The Artist D. Lewis got inspired from Thomas Kinkade and John Singer Sergeant. Also, Mr. Lewis wrote a book called “The Adventures of Ava Bear”
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Nov 15 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Jan 31 2019 @ 3:00 PM
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Primo Vega, born in Ario de Rosales, Michoacan, Mexico. “His painting smelled of the countryside. The Peace in his strokes could almost be touched with one’s own fingertips because nothing in his work was grotesque… Continue Reading Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega
Holiday Village @ Mitte Cultural District
Nov 19 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Holiday Village @ Mitte Cultural District |  |  |
12:00 AM
Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Come stroll through the Holiday Village and be magically transported to the North Pole. Admission is Free and the Memories are Priceless
Dec 1 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 31 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Ranger Programs: Resaca de la Palma Battlefield Site @ Resaca de la Palma Battlefield | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Palo Alto Battlefield    offers a variety of ranger programs of Ranger programs on a rotational basis. Programs average 30 to 45 minutes. Wed. @ 10 AM
Dec 2 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 28 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Ranger Walks: Resaca de La Palma Battlefield/Battlesite @ Resaca de la Palma Battlefield
10:00 AM
Walk the battlefield and learn extra details about the causes of war, why battle occurred at Palo Alto, and how the clash developed. Tour length varies. Tue. & Thu. @ 10 AM;    December 2018… Continue Reading Ranger Walks: Resaca de La Palma Battlefield/Battlesite
Dec 2 2018 @ 2:00 PM – Mar 31 2019 @ 3:00 PM
Ranger Walks: Resaca de La Palma Battlefield/Battlesite @ Resaca de la Palma Battlefield
2:00 PM
Walk the battlefield and learn extra details about the causes of war, why battle occurred at Palo Alto, and how the clash developed. Tour length varies. Sunday @ 2:00 PM    December 2018 Thru March… Continue Reading Ranger Walks: Resaca de La Palma Battlefield/Battlesite
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Dec 4 2018 – Jan 5 2019 all-day
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
12:00 AM
The Brownsville Historical Association is proud to present the first annual Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit. The exhibit is a great way to creatively showcase your personal talents or an organization to scores of people who… Continue Reading Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Dec 18 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Violin Recital @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Dec 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Violin Recital @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
7:00 PM
Violin Recital featuring students from BMFA Music Camps and supported by Violinist Aldo Peralta
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 20 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
Winter Solstice @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 21 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Winter Solstice @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:30 PM
Celebrate the solstice with our friends from the Dr. Christina Torres Memorial Astronomical Observatory. Enjoy outer space observation and winter solstice lore! We will also be having as special guests the Buffalo Soldiers! Learn about… Continue Reading Winter Solstice
Dec 22 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Join the buffalo soldiers at Resaca De La Palma State Park as they transform into the historic Iron Riders. The 25th Infantry Buffalo Soldiers unit experimented with bikes for Army use during the late 1890s… Continue Reading Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 23 all-day
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain Zoo inhabitants. It is… Continue Reading Animal Play Day
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
Dec 24 @ 6:00 PM
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
6:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville Cordially invites you to our Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service.
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Dec 25 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Eagle Pass Gambling @ Go...With Jo! Tours
Dec 27 – Dec 28 all-day
Eagle Pass Gambling @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
This Lucky Tour includes overnight stay at the Kikapoo Eagle Hotel. $40.00 Per Person Cash credit from Casino. Departures: Harlingen, Luby’s Cafeteria on Dixieland Rd. @ 6:00 AM Weslaco, Palm Aire Hotel @ 6:30 AM… Continue Reading Eagle Pass Gambling
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 27 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park and increase your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals are available. Bring:… Continue Reading Bike and Bird
King Ranch @ Go...With Jo! Tours
Dec 29 all-day
King Ranch @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Hear about the settling of the Valley! The coming of the Railroad, the life and times of Richard King…the salty steamboat captain who developed the world’s largest ranch!. Visit Henrietta Memorial Museum. Browse the Sellers… Continue Reading King Ranch
New Year’s In Monterrey @ Go...With Jo! Tours
Dec 30 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
New Year's In Monterrey @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Ring in the New Year in Monterrey, Mexico. Monterrey is closer than San Antonio, TX and is the third largest city in Mexico, famous for the Cerro de la Silla (the saddle shaped mountain). This… Continue Reading New Year’s In Monterrey
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Jan 1 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Friday Fitness @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jan 4 @ 8:00 AM
Friday Fitness @ Resaca de la Palma State Park |  |  |
8:00 AM
Starting Friday, January 4th we will have a 1 hour fitness class once a week for 4 weeks. Each week will feature a different exercise style with weekly goals. Classes start at 8:00 AM and… Continue Reading Friday Fitness
Module 3: Law of Agency @ UTRGV Brownsville
Jan 5 @ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Module 3: Law of Agency @ UTRGV Brownsville  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 AM
This module is Saturdays from 8am to 5pm (Jan 05 – Jan 26, 2019) This course focuses on agency relationships between brokers, their agents, and clients, and the fiduciary duties created by and required of… Continue Reading Module 3: Law of Agency
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Jan 5 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Jan 8 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Jan 15 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Jan 22 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Jan 27 – Feb 3 all-day
Cuba & Eastern Caribbean Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Spend 7 Nights on a Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas Ship.
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Jan 29 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Western Caribbean Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours
Feb 2 – Feb 9 all-day
Western Caribbean Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Spend 7 Days On the Carnival Freedom Ship.
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Feb 2 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Feb 5 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Feb 12 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Feb 19 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Baile del Sol Street Dance 2019 @ Charro Days Headquarters
Feb 23 @ 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Baile del Sol Street Dance 2019 @ Charro Days Headquarters | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:00 PM
OFFICIAL KICK-OFF OF CHARRO DAYS!! FREE ADMISSION (Food, Live Music & Folkloric Dances)
A Little Bit of Mexico @ TSC Arts Center
Feb 24 @ 7:30 PM
A Little Bit of Mexico @ TSC Arts Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:30 PM
“A Little Bit of Mexico” began in 1953 as a small-scale style show and has grown to be a full-blown cultural and educational event with the involvement of the entire community. It is IWA’s primary… Continue Reading A Little Bit of Mexico
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 26 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 2 @ 4:00 PM
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Art Contest Hours of Operation Tuesdays- Thursdays: 10am- 4pm Sundays-Mondays: Closed
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Feb 26 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Feb 28 – Mar 10 all-day
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides 2019 @ ITECC | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides with a World’s Fair Midway featuring over 40 rides and attractions. Something for everyone, amazing rides, games, food, and fun! For the thrill seekers, there is the Zipper, Orbiter,… Continue Reading Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides 2019
Panama Canal Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours
Feb 28 – Mar 9 all-day
Panama Canal Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Cruise the Panama Canal for 10 days on the Carnival Valor Ship.
Feb 28 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park
12:00 PM
ALL THURSDAY ACTIVITIES: 12pm – 5pm Home Depot Craft Workshop (all times subject to change) On-going activities Chalupa Musical Chairs Pin the mustache on the Charro 2 Man board game Bean Bag Toss Toss-Across Tic… Continue Reading Para Niños Tent (by the fountain)
Feb 28 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
BISD Children's Charro Days Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
Featuring folkloric dances, music from Mexico, colorful costumes, floats, bands and much much more. All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Noche Mexicana 2019 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Feb 28 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Noche Mexicana 2019 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Food, Folkloric Dancers, and Mariachi 7 Leguas! Featuring: Noe Pro and The Band Admission: $30.00 Tickets required at door. Tickets can be purchased at Charro Days Headquarters Charro Days Headquarters Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00… Continue Reading Noche Mexicana 2019
Mar 1 @ 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Para Ninos Tent( by the fountain) @ Washington Park
11:00 AM
Friday, March 1, 2019 March 1, 2019 -Registration starts at 12:00 pm for all activities Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) 11am – 5pm Home Depot Craft Workshop Under the BIG TENT 3pm – 3:30pm… Continue Reading Para Ninos Tent( by the fountain)
Mar 1 @ 7:00 PM
Illuminated Night Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Mar 2 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
Mar 2 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Para Ninos Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park
12:00 PM
Saturday, March 2, 2019-Registration starts at 12:00 Noon Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) ALL SATURDAY ACTIVITIES 10:30am – 5pm Home Depot Craft Workshop On-going activities Chalupa Musical Chairs Pin the mustache on the Charro… Continue Reading Para Ninos Tent (by the fountain)
Color Guard Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street
Mar 2 @ 12:30 PM
Color Guard Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:30 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Mar 2 @ 1:00 PM
Grand International Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
Grand International Parade which begins in the city of Brownsville and ends in Matamoros. 1:00 p.m. Brownsville (All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.) 3:00 p.m. Matamoros
Charro Days Costume Ball 2019 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Mar 2 @ 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Charro Days Costume Ball 2019 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Featuring:  Jay Perez ans The Band, The Federales & Mariachi 7 Leguas Admission – $30.00 per person Tickets required at door. (Costume Preferred) Dance Tickets can be purchased at Charro Days Headquarters Charro Days Headquarters… Continue Reading Charro Days Costume Ball 2019
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Mar 5 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Mar 12 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Mar 15 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Chronicles of Narnia (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe) @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy embark on a magical mystery tour of the Land of Narnia through the wardrobe. They encounter the wicked White Witch, representing the forces of evil, and the King of the… Continue Reading The Chronicles of Narnia (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe)
Mar 16 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Chronicles of Narnia (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe) @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy embark on a magical mystery tour of the Land of Narnia through the wardrobe. They encounter the wicked White Witch, representing the forces of evil, and the King of the… Continue Reading The Chronicles of Narnia (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe)
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Mar 19 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Mar 26 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM