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!

‘Viva Charro Days!’ Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Feb 3 – Mar 12 all-day
'Viva Charro Days!' Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Come take a stroll down memory lane and see the wonderful photographs and memorabilia of past Charro Days celebrations.
Agrasánchez Collection @ Vezzetti Room (Brownsville Heritage Museum)
Feb 10 – Mar 31 all-day
Agrasánchez Collection @ Vezzetti Room (Brownsville Heritage Museum) | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Portions of the Agrasanchez Mexican movie poster collection will be on display at the Heritage Complex. The Agrasánchez Film Archive collection spans Mexican film production from 1936 to 1988.  The Agrasanchez Mexican film collection consists of... Read more »
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Feb 18 – Feb 25 all-day
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Feb 19 – Feb 26 all-day
Charro Days Fiesta 2017 @ City Wide | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Born to lift community spirits toward the close of the Great Depression in 1937-38 Charro Days Fiesta will celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2017 with the same dedication to bi-national friendship and respect for traditions... Read more »
Feb 20 all-day
Artistic Dance Program "Mexico y sus Danzas" @ Main Square "Plaza Principal" | Matamoros | Tamaulipas | Mexico
12:00 AM
Artistic Dance Program “Mexico y sus Danzas” with the participation of the students of Instituto Regional de Bellas Artes. Place: Main Square “Plaza Principal Miguel Hidalgo”
Pictorial Exhibit "Cultura Maya" by Andy Villarreal @ Casamata Museum | Matamoros | Tamaulipas | Mexico
12:00 AM
Inauguration of the pictorial exhibit “Cultura Maya” by the plastic artist Andy Villarreal. Place: Casamata Museum
Travel & Health & Wellness Expo @ McAllen Convention Center
Feb 21 – Feb 22 all-day
Travel & Health & Wellness Expo @ McAllen Convention Center | McAllen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Formally known as the “International Travel Show”, has been held for 30 plus years and continues to be a success. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with exhibitors about different travel destinations and attractions,... Read more »
UTRGV School of Art Faculty Exhibition @ The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall at UTRGV
Feb 21 – Mar 10 all-day
UTRGV School of Art Faculty Exhibition @ The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall at UTRGV | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
UTRGV – Brownsville Rusteberg Gallery’s second exhibition of the Spring 2017 semester will feature the work of the UTRGV School of Art Faculty. The exhibition will include a variety of two-dimensional and three-dimensional work in... Read more »
Feb 21 @ 8:30 AM – Feb 22 @ 3:30 PM
McAllen Travel & Health & Wellness Expo Sponsored by Boggus Ford @ McAllen Convention Center
8:30 AM
The McAllen Chamber of Commerce has been organizing the annual Travel Show for over 30 years now, formally known as the McAllen International Travel Show. In addition to travel, we’ve added the Health, Body, Mind... Read more »
“Noche de Charros” @ Casamata Museum
Feb 21 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
"Noche de Charros" @ Casamata Museum | Matamoros | Tamaulipas | Mexico
5:00 PM
5:00 p.m. History of the Charreria Mexicana, Review about Escaramuzas and their traditions, costumes and events of Mexican Charros. 7:00 p.m. Ambigu Place: Casamata Museum
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Feb 21 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 22 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Feb 23 – Mar 5 all-day
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides @ Amigoland Grounds | 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! r Car For the thrill seekers, there is the... Read more »
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day
Kid's Games & Contests @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Chalupa Musical Chairs Pin the mustache on the Charro 2 Man board game Bean Bag Toss Toss-Across Tic Tac Toe Ladder Ball Game
Sombrero Festival @ Washington Park
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day
Sombrero Festival @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival is a Brownsville original. Founded in 1986 to enhance the spirit of Charro Days, Sombrero Festival is now the largest event in Cameron County, TX and benefits multiple non-profit organizations and causes throughout... Read more »
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 23 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 23 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 23 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 23 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Charreada at UTRGV & TSC @ SETB Lecture Hall
Feb 23 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Charreada at UTRGV & TSC @ SETB Lecture Hall | Brownsville | Texas | United States
11:00 AM
The 2017 Charreada at UTRGV & TSC will be on Thursday, February 23, 2017. We will have live music, entertainment, performances, contests, and student org food booths. Featuring Mr. Amigo, Fernando Landeros. For UTRGV student organizations... Read more »
Feb 23 @ 2:30 PM
BISD Children's Charro Days Parade @ 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.
Categoria 07 @ Washington Park
Feb 23 @ 3:00 PM
Categoria 07 @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
3:00 PM
Sombrero Festival is a Brownsville original. Founded in 1986 to enhance the spirit of Charro Days, Sombrero Festival is now the largest event in Cameron County, TX and benefits multiple non-profit organizations and causes throughout... Read more »
Children’s Museum Community Night @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Feb 23 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Children's Museum Community Night @ Children's Museum of Brownsville  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Join us at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville for Free Community Night from 5-7pm. Last Thursday of every month, enter for free and enjoy all the wonderful exhibits that we have to offer.
Noche Mexicana @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Noche Mexicana @ Jacob Brown Auditorium | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Come and join us on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at “Noche Mexicana” Featuring: Noe Pro Flokloric Dancers, Mariachi 7 Leguas and Food.  Tickets now availabel at Charro Days office from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nerd Nite Brownsville @ Half Moon Saloon
Feb 23 @ 6:55 PM – 9:30 PM
Nerd Nite Brownsville @ Half Moon Saloon | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:55 PM
Free event. Nerdy talks and trivia! Also Nerd Year Resolutions! This month’s Nerd Nite will feature the best pulled pork and brisket in South Texas provided by Mike’s Come and Eat it Texas BBQ Menu:... Read more »
lntocable @ Washington Park
Feb 23 @ 10:30 PM
lntocable @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:30 PM
Sombrero Festival is a Brownsville original. Founded in 1986 to enhance the spirit of Charro Days, Sombrero Festival is now the largest event in Cameron County, TX and benefits multiple non-profit organizations and causes throughout... Read more »
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 24 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 24 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 24 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 24 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 24 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
Bring your bike or rent one of ours. Guided Bike Tour exploring over 8 miles of trail system in the park. Program is FREE with paid admission. For more information contact the Visitor Center at... Read more »
2017 Chili Cook-Off @ Washington Park
Feb 24 @ 6:00 PM
2017 Chili Cook-Off @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Annual Chili Cook-Off under the BIG Tent at Sombrero Festival. Want to sign up a team? Contact Liz CharLes! For Rules/Regulations, visit www.sombrerofestival.com
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 24 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:30 PM
Bring your flashlights and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park. Registration required.
Illuminated Parade @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 24 @ 7:00 PM
Illuminated Parade @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Los Tucanes de Tijuana @ Washington Park
Feb 24 @ 10:00 PM
Los Tucanes de Tijuana @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 PM
Sombrero Festival is a Brownsville original. Founded in 1986 to enhance the spirit of Charro Days, Sombrero Festival is now the largest event in Cameron County, TX and benefits multiple non-profit organizations and causes throughout... Read more »
Feb 25 all-day
Bizarre Bazaar Artisan Pop Up Market @ Market Square Plaza  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Bizarre Bazaar is an artisan pop up market set up in Historical Downtown Brownsville every Saturday from 11 am till 6 pm. We highlight local artists and performers that provides a funky and eclectic mix... Read more »
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 25 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Increase your fitness and knowledge of diverse flora, fauna, and “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” as you discover the natural world of your local State Park. Bird & Nature Hikes takes place every Saturday from 8:30am – 9:30am.  
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Feb 25 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is held year-round from 9:00 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning. We are located at Linear Park in beautiful Brownsville, Texas, along 6th Street between Ringgold and Harrison. The Brownsville Farmers’... Read more »
Engineering Day (Women Engineer Group) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Feb 25 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Engineering Day (Women Engineer Group) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Details coming soon. For additional information, contact the Children’s Museum of Brownsville.
Geocaching 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Geocaching 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Every Saturday find hidden treasures, learn exciting facts and stories about State Parks! Experience the addictive adventures of Geocaching! FREE with paid admission.
2017 Frijolympics @ Washington Park
Feb 25 @ 12:00 PM
2017 Frijolympics @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 PM
Annual Bean Cook-Off (AKA Frijolympics) under the BIG Tent at Sombrero Festival. Want to sign up a team? Contact Liz CharLes! For Rules/Regulations, visit www.sombrerofestival.com
Feb 25 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Waiters Race/Hat Stack Relay/Tortilla Frisbee Toss @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 PM
12:00PM Waiters Race 1:00PM Hat Stack Relay 2:00PM Tortilla Frisbee Toss
Color Guard Parade @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 25 @ 12:30 PM
Color Guard Parade @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:30 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Feb 25 @ 1:00 PM
Grand International Parade @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Feb 25 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Taco/Hot Wing/Jalapeno Eating Contests @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
2:30PM Taco Eating Contest 3:00PM Hot Wing Eating Contest 4:00PM Jalapeno Eating Contest
Charro Days Costume Ball 2017 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Feb 25 @ 8:00 PM – 11:59 PM
Charro Days Costume Ball 2017 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Music with Mariachi 7 Leguas Featuring: Five Time Grammy Winner Little Joe & La Familia Admission – $25 per person Tickets required at door. (Costume Preferred) Dance Tickets can be purchased at Charro Days Headquarters... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 26 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Feb 27 @ 7:30 PM
University Symphony Orchestra @ TSC Arts Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:30 PM
Details will be posted when they become available. Showtimes Mon Oct 10, 2016 | 7:30PM Mon Nov 28, 2016 | 7:30PM Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 7:30PM Mon Apr 24, 2017 | 7:30PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Feb 28 @ 5:30 PM
Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 1 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 2 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »