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!

Feb
10
Fri
2017
Agrasánchez Collection @ Vezzetti Room (Brownsville Heritage Museum)
Feb 10 – Mar 31 all-day
Agrasánchez Collection @ Vezzetti Room (Brownsville Heritage Museum) | Brownsville | Texas | United States

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 150 one-sheet movie posters.

The collection also has 400 lobby cards, representing 170 movies.  Lobby cards were important advertising tools for film exhibitors.  They combined graphic design and movie stills. Movie stills are photographs of scenes, taken mainly for advertising purposes.

This collection includes 8,000 Mexican movie still photographs.

Mar
4
Sat
2017
The Great Tortilla Maker by Gabriel Trevino @ Puente Art Gallery
Mar 4 – Apr 15 all-day
The Great Tortilla Maker by Gabriel Trevino @ Puente Art Gallery | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Everybody knows The Great Tortilla Maker. In this series of 34 paintings I created fictional characters that represent my great tortilla maker. The work has a contemporary visual approach to the classical theme of making tortillas. The work is about exaggerated storytelling and at the same time reflecting on local culture…

Mar
29
Wed
2017
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 29 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

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.

FESTIVAL RIGO TOVAR @ MONUMENTO RIGO TOVAR
Mar 29 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
FESTIVAL RIGO TOVAR @ MONUMENTO RIGO TOVAR | Matamoros | Tamaulipas | Mexico

Come and join us to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Rigo Tovar.
In a ceremony located in the monument Rigo Tovar, Accompany us to sing the “Happy Birthday” to Rigo and let´s remember the music of our matamorense pride.

Mar
30
Thu
2017
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 30 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States

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 fresh and saltwater bays and the wildlife they provide for. Binoculars and cameras are recommended. No restrooms available. Reservations required, call 956-244-2019. Cash or check only $4 for adults (16+), $3 seniors (62+), under 16 free.