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
28
Thu
2019
TSC Amigofest @ TSC Performing Arts Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
TSC Amigofest @ TSC Performing Arts Center

Join us in celebrating the Charro Days tradition at Texas Southmost College with the presentation of Mr. Amigo 2018, Arturo Elías Ayub, at the TSC Amigofest.

Bring the whole family to enjoy mariachi, ballet folklórico, food, music, games, and giveaways from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the TSC Performing Arts Center.

TSC Amigofest is a cultural community celebration hosted and presented by Texas Southmost College, in partnership with the Mr. Amigo Association, at the TSC Performing Arts Center.

The celebration has been a tradition at Texas Southmost College that welcomes Mr. Amigo to Brownsville and the United States since the 1960s.

FREE and OPEN to the public!

Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park
Feb 28 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park

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 Tac Toe
  • Ladder Ball Game
BISD Children’s Charro Days Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 28 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
BISD Children's Charro Days Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States

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

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 pm
Office Location: 455 E. Elizabeth Street.
For more information call: (956) 542-4245.

Mar
1
Fri
2019
Adult & Cook – Off Events @ Washington Park
Mar 1 @ 4:00 PM – Mar 2 @ 9:30 PM
Adult & Cook - Off Events @ Washington Park

ADULT & COOK-OFF EVENTS

(all times subject to change)

Friday, March 1, 2019 – Under the BIG TENT

  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm Chili Cook-off setup & decorating
  • 6:00pm – Chili Cook-off Begins (Grito)
  • 8:30 – 8:45pm – Chili submitted for judging
  • 9:30pm – Chili Cook-off Winners Announced
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park
Mar 1 @ 10:30 PM – 12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park

 

BIG TENT PERFORMANCE:
Dj Edward  12:00pm – 12:00am
Starlight Quartet  12:00pm – 1:30pm
Lost Puppies   2:00pm – 3:30pm
Clarity   4:00pm – 5:30pm
Los Federales  6:00pm – 7:30pm
Red Velvet    8:00pm – 9:30pm
Chili Cook – Off Announcements   9:30pm – 10:30pm
Pinata Protest  10:00pm – 12:00am

 

MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE:

Grupo Mojado      8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
BRONCO             10:30 PM – 12:00 AM

 

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Adult Events @ Washington Park
Mar 2 @ 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Adult Events @ Washington Park

MAIN STAGE ADULT EVENTS:

7:00am – Charro Days Classic 5K Run & 1 Mile Run/Walk
9:00am – High School Tug-O- War
10:00am – Adult Light Weight Tug-O- War
11:00am – Adult Heavy Weight Tug-O- War
12:00pm -Waiters Race
1:00pm – Hat Stack Relay
1:45pm – RGV Energy Dancers
2:00pm – Tortilla Frisbee Toss
2:30pm – Taco Eating Contest
3:00pm – Hot Wing Eating Contest
3:45pm – RGV Viper Cheerleaders
4:00pm – Jalapeno Eating Contest
4:45pm – Attitude Dance Studio
5pm-6pm – Grito Contest (Event)

Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park
Mar 2 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park

MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE:

  • Elida Reyna    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Grupo Solido   8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Siggno            10:30 PM – 12:00 AM

 

BIG TENT EVENTS & FRIJOLYMPICS COOK-OFF

  • 9:00am BIG TENT opens for setup
  • 9:00am “ 12:00pm Setup & Decorate
  • 12:00pm – 12am   Dj Edward
  • 12pm – 1:30pm  The Reverie Band
  • 1:00pm Head cook receives cup for judging submission
  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm  Chris Rivera Band
  • 3:30pm  4:00pm Frijoles submitted for judging
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm  Solid Riff
  • 6:00pm – 6:45pm  Frijolympics Cook-Off Announcements
  • 6:45pm – 7:45pm  Adult Beard & Costume Contest
  • 8:00pm – 9:30pm Matt & The Herdsman
  • 10:00pm – 11:00pm Walk This Way
  • 11:00pm – 12:00am  Guns 4 Roses
Para Ninos Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park
Mar 2 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Para Ninos Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park

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
  • 2 Man board game
  • Bean Bag Toss
  • Toss-Across Tic Tac Toe
  • Ladder Ball Game
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

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 Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
455 E. Elizabeth Street.
For more information call: (956) 542-4245.

Mar
9
Sat
2019
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo

The long-awaited dinosaurs have returned, just in time for Spring Break!

This limited-time exhibit will be an additional $3.00 will be at the gate or the entrance of the exhibit, which is located in the Special Events building. Step back in time and witness the dinosaurs as they once were, only at the Gladys Porter Zoo.

Dawn of the Dinosaurs was made possible by the City of Brownsville, McDonald’s, and Metro by T-Mobile.

Mar
14
Thu
2019
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 14 @ 7:30 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Mar
15
Fri
2019
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 15 @ 7:30 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
Mar 15 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse

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 Beasts, Asian the Lion, representing all that is good and right. The White Witch is destroyed, allowing good to triumph over evil in the time honored way.

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 16 @ 2:00 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 16 @ 5:00 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 16 @ 8:00 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
Mar 16 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse

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 Beasts, Asian the Lion, representing all that is good and right. The White Witch is destroyed, allowing good to triumph over evil in the time honored way.

Mar
17
Sun
2019
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
Mar 17 @ 2:30 AM – 5:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse

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 Beasts, Asian the Lion, representing all that is good and right. The White Witch is destroyed, allowing good to triumph over evil in the time honored way.

Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 17 @ 2:00 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 17 @ 5:00 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 17 @ 8:00 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Mar
18
Mon
2019
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall
Mar 18 @ 7:30 PM
Circo Hermanos Vazquez @ Sunrise Mall

Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, Texas.

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Loteria at Memorial Park @ Los Fresnos Under The Stars Artisan Night Market
Mar 23 @ 5:00 PM
Loteria at Memorial Park @ Los Fresnos Under The Stars Artisan Night Market

A monthly event held on the city of Los Fresnos. Come and play Mexican Loteria 4 cards for $3 plays you all night. Vendor prizes! Plus great food and merchandise vendors on site.

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
Mar 23 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse

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 Beasts, Asian the Lion, representing all that is good and right. The White Witch is destroyed, allowing good to triumph over evil in the time honored way.