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!

20th Annual Poinsettia Sale @ Moody Clinic
Nov 1 – Dec 1 all-day
20th Annual Poinsettia Sale @ Moody Clinic | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Celebrating our 20th Annual Poinsettia Sale this year!

Add holiday cheer to your home or office. The plants make for great gifts as well. Large red and white poinsettia plants 6 1/2″ (6-8 blooms) for $20.
Small red desk size plants, 4 1/2″ for $10 (limited quantities).

Two pick up dates available: Monday Nov. 27th & Dec. 11th. from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Moody Clinic. We will deliver to you at no additional cost when you order 25 or more plants!

100 percent of the proceeds benefits Moody Clinic’s outpatient rehabilitative program and provides speech/language, physical and occupational therapy to children diagnosed with development delays, disabilities or acquired injuries who cannot afford the full or partial cost of treatment. Moody Clinic is the only non-profit outpatient rehabilitative clinic in the lower Rio Grande Valley.

Purchase online with quick and secure checkout or contact Christine for an order form at

Anita’s Gourmet Tortilleria Turkey Tamale Special @ Anita's Gourmet Tortilleria
Nov 6 – Nov 30 all-day
Anita's Gourmet Tortilleria Turkey Tamale Special @ Anita's Gourmet Tortilleria | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Don’t forget to pre-order your Turkey Tamales for thanksgiving at Anita’s Gourmet Tortilleria! Visit us, call ahead, or email us your order! Limited supply available.

Turkey Tamales: $9.50/Dz or $6.00/half Dz

Olive Oil Tamales: $11.50/Dz or $7.00/ half Dz

Holiday Village 2017 @ Dean Porter Park
Nov 20 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
Holiday Village 2017 @ Dean Porter Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Just in time for the holidays Brownsville’s Holiday Village officially opens to the public Monday, November 20 on the grounds at Dean Porter Park and stays open ‘til the end of the year. Come to the grand opening of the Holiday Village 2017, and watched the first lighting of the cottages this year! Bring the whole family for food, fun, and festivities.

Open daily from 6:00 p.m. until the Park closes at 10:00 p.m., (11:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays), these quaint little cottages are completely decorated inside and out, and will be lit up brightly so the public can view each one as they stroll the grounds of Dean Porter Park in the center of Brownsville. There will be entertainment on the weekends by local choirs, bands, mariachis and dance groups. Plus, you can even have your picture taken with Santa at the Village on weekends!  A truly unique experience for all. Admission is free; The Memories are Priceless!  

Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park
Nov 25 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

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’ Market offers a great selection of farm-fresh fruits and veggies, herbs, flowers, raw honey, gulf coast shrimp, baked goodies, homemade jams, handcrafted soaps, and much more! Come early for the best selection! The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is across the street from the Gladys Porter Zoo, next to the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts (which offers free admission during market hours) and just a couple blocks’ walk from Dean Porter Park and the Children’s Museum. Bring the family and make a day of it!

Saturday Safari: Who’s on the Menu @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Nov 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Safari: Who's on the Menu @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! All living things have a connection to one another, like links in a chain. Come explore “links” in food chains and what makes up the food web. A Zoo tour, arts & crafts, animal encounter and snacks are included in each class. Cost is $15 per child or adult with a $5 discount for Zoo members. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register, please call 956-548-WILD (9453) or e-mail