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!

Dec 1 2018 @ 10:00 AM – May 12 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
10:00 AM
Highlighting the season’s exhibit is a Children’s Coloring Book illustrated exclusively for the museum by Don Breeden. Come and experience a one of a kind of collection of authentic and indigenous textiles and art.
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jan 8 @ 10:00 PM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 PM
Many themes in U.S. history pertain to the Fort Brown. These includes: the Mexican American War, The US Civil War, World War 1, yellow fever research, women in the military and Tejanos in the military.… Continue Reading Fort Brown Exhibit
Sanctus Martyrs of Faith @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 9 @ 6:00 PM – Feb 28 @ 8:00 PM
Sanctus Martyrs of Faith @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
As my eye peers through the viewfinder of my camera, I’m mindful of my vision before I weigh down on my shutter release. To capture a series of photographs that shows the viewer a glimpse… Continue Reading Sanctus Martyrs of Faith
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 1 – Jun 30 all-day
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
Park admission is waived for educational institutions. Please contact the Visitor Center 956-350-2920 for more information or to book your field trip. Email: lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
Brownsville Raid Exhibit @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
Feb 1 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Brownsville Raid Exhibit @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
10:00 AM
The Brownsville Raid was an historic event of racial injustice against the 167 Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry, on August 13, 1906. The 167 Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry stationed at the Fort… Continue Reading Brownsville Raid Exhibit
Feb 4 – Jun 19 all-day
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
12:00 AM
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit is open to the public UTRGV Visitors Center Edinburg Campus.   Special Events Wednesday, February 20, 2019 “Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom” Documentary… Continue Reading War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit
Dealing with Death by Overdose & Naloxone (Narcan) Training @ UTRGV
12:00 AM
According to research, the U.S. has nearly 100 people die daily from an overdose which usually involves an opioid such as painkillers or heroin. The Department of Health and Human Services has labeled the problem… Continue Reading Dealing with Death by Overdose & Naloxone (Narcan) Training
Feb 16 all-day
Fulton Blonde  Live at The Kraken Lounge @ The Kraken Lounge
12:00 AM
Fulton Blonde will be back to Brownsville,TX 2/16/2019 Featuring Local Support: Trine.
Feb 16 @ 7:30 AM
2nd Annual Golf Classic: Heart FORE Kids Golf Classic @ Riverbend Resort & Golf Club
7:30 AM
Dear Child Advocate, We are grateful to be able to hold our 2nd Annual HEART FORE KIDS Golf Classic! Please join us again in our efforts to grow and to continue to provide services to… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Golf Classic: Heart FORE Kids Golf Classic
Feb 16 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
The Art of Photography-Animals with two legs and four @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
9:00 AM
Join us at the park for a 4 week course Photography Workshop. Hosted by returning guest Gene Lybarger. Workshop Schedule: *Saturday, January 7th-Controlling your camera & problem solving *Saturday, February 2nd-Escapes of all types *Saturday,… Continue Reading The Art of Photography-Animals with two legs and four
Feb 16 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Old Charro Days Parade Route @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
Dr. Anthony Knopp, UTRGV Professor Emeritus, will take you downtown through the old Charro Days Parade route that was used until 1950s. Tours limited to 25 people so register soon. Sorry, NO REFUNDS.
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 16 @ 2:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
2:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 16 @ 5:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
5:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Black History Month: Special Speaker Series. Callandret/Brock Fam. History in the LRGV @ Schreiner University Brownsville FYC
6:00 PM
Join this historic family, who still resides in the LRGV. At a time of segregation Mr. Callandret’s farmland was donated to construct the first school for blacks in the Valley, and the first to be… Continue Reading Black History Month: Special Speaker Series. Callandret/Brock Fam. History in the LRGV
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
Feb 16 @ 6:00 PM
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
6:00 PM
The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Brownsville, Texas! Thanks to the sponsorship of the Veterans Females United. Welcome To The Kelly Miller Circus! Our Circus is full of fun and entertainment for the whole… Continue Reading Kelly Miller Circus 2019
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 16 @ 8:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
8:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
Feb 16 @ 8:00 PM
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
8:00 PM
The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Brownsville, Texas! Thanks to the sponsorship of the Veterans Females United. Welcome To The Kelly Miller Circus! Our Circus is full of fun and entertainment for the whole… Continue Reading Kelly Miller Circus 2019
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 17 @ 2:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
2:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 17 @ 5:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
5:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 17 @ 8:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
8:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Feb 20 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Just A Ferry Ride To Freedom: A Documentary Film Debut @ UTRGV Performing Arts Center
6:30 PM
This film showcases stories about the Texas-Mexico border and its connection to the Underground Railroad. Rooted in pre-Civil War Texas along the Rio Grande between the emerging cities of Laredo and Brownsville, this film highlights… Continue Reading Just A Ferry Ride To Freedom: A Documentary Film Debut
Historical Happy Hour: Viva Order of the Brush! @ Historic Market Square Event Hall
Feb 22 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Historical Happy Hour: Viva Order of the Brush! @ Historic Market Square Event Hall
5:00 PM
Kick off Charro Days festivities at the Historic Market Square Event Hall. Beware clean shaven! The Beard Posse will be out in force at the event. Adults 21 years old and older only. Visit our… Continue Reading Historical Happy Hour: Viva Order of the Brush!
Feb 22 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ The Camille Playhouse
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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Kayak Fun Race @ Cobbleheds Bar & Grill
Feb 24 @ 12:00 PM
Kayak Fun Race @ Cobbleheds Bar & Grill  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 PM
Sombrero Festival Kayak Fun Race at Cobbleheads Bar & Grill – Two person Kayak/Entry fee $50.00. T-shirts to the first 40 teams. Cash to 1st place in each Category. Trophies to 2nd and 3rd place.… Continue Reading Kayak Fun Race
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
Hand Across The Border 2019 @ Gateway International Bridge
Feb 28 @ 10:00 AM
Hand Across The Border 2019 @ Gateway International Bridge
10:00 AM
The Hands Across the Border Ceremony is celebrated every year in the middle of Gateway International International Bridge. Dozens of people attended the ceremony, including the mayor of Matamoros, and the mayor of  Brownsville. Charro… Continue Reading Hand Across The Border 2019
Feb 28 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park
5:00 PM
MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE: Kumbia Kings:    8:30 PM – 10:00 PM Los Huracanes del Norte:   10:30 PM – 12:00 AM   BIG TENT PERFORMANCE: Dj Edward:    5:00pm – 12:00am 10 Foot Overhead:     … Continue Reading Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Mar 1 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
The Fort Brown was an important military post on the US-Mexican American War and the Civil War. Dr. Anthony Knopp, UTRGV Professor Emeritus, will led you through the Fort Brown and its buildings, many of… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown
Mar 1 @ 4:00 PM – Mar 2 @ 9:30 PM
Adult & Cook - Off Events @ Washington Park
4:00 PM
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… Continue Reading Adult & Cook – Off Events
Mar 1 @ 10:30 PM – 12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park
10:30 PM
  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… Continue Reading Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert
Mar 2 @ 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Adult Events @ Washington Park
7:00 AM
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… Continue Reading Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Adult Events
Mar 2 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park
9:00 AM
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… Continue Reading Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert
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 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Old City Cemetery @ Historic Brownsville Museum
11:00 AM
Staff person, Gene Fernandez, will lead you through this National Historic Landmark. The history of the city will reveal itself through the stories of the people who built it and the legacy they left behind.… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Old City Cemetery
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
Ocelot Run 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 3 @ 7:00 AM
Ocelot Run 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
7:00 AM
The 2019 Ocelot Run will be held at the Gladys Porter Zoo, Regisration opens at 12:01 AM on January 13, 2019
Bruce Guilden – Lectures back to back @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 14 all-day
Bruce Guilden - Lectures back to back @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
During this one day workshop legendary photographer Bruce Gilden will provide insight through interactive sessions and group discussions on shooting methods, individual style and editing tips. At this workshop Gilden will assist you in developing… Continue Reading Bruce Guilden – Lectures back to back
Mar 15 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ The Camille Playhouse
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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Mar 16 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ The Camille Playhouse
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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Mar 17 @ 2:30 AM – 5:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 AM
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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Mar 23 @ 7:00 AM
9th Annual Show the Trail Who's Boss Half - Marathon @ Brownsville Event Center
7:00 AM
Brownsville TrailBlazers will hold the 9th Annual Show the Boss Who’s Trail Half Marathon. The start and finish line for all races will be at the Brownsville Events Center adjacent to the tennis courts.
Mar 23 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ The Camille Playhouse
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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Mar 24 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 27 – Apr 27 all-day
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is now accepting applications for its 47th. Annual International Art Show. The exhibition will be juried by visual artists Joe Harjo (San Antonio, TX) and Mauricio Saenz (Matamoros, Mexico… Continue Reading 47th International Art Show
Mar 30 all-day
Introduction to Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*Date: March 30, 2019 Time: Saturday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM* The invention of smart phones and photo filters has turned almost everyone into a photographer. However, good photography requires a strong sense of creativity… Continue Reading Introduction to Digital Photography
9th Annual “Taste of Texas” @ Laureles Ranch House Museum
Mar 30 @ 6:00 PM
9th Annual "Taste of Texas" @ Laureles Ranch House Museum
6:00 PM
March is Texas History Month and for the last eight years, the BHA has explored a unique part of Texas’ history and culture through its tastings. In past years, we have introduced the importance the… Continue Reading 9th Annual “Taste of Texas”
Basic Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM
Basic Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
9:00 AM
This 3-hour course is designed for those who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format and print basic Microsoft Excel 2016 worksheets. Topics covered in the training: Create a basic worksheet using… Continue Reading Basic Excel
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Apr 6 @ 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
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
Apr 13 all-day
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
12:00 AM
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Join the Tip of Texas Family Outreach for its annual Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & 1 Mile Fun Run This event is held annually to help raise… Continue Reading Walk for Child Abuse Prevention
Grease @ Camille Playhouse
Apr 15 @ 2:30 PM – May 5 @ 8:00 PM
Grease @ Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this… Continue Reading Grease
Apr 27 all-day
Intermediate Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*Date: April 27, 2019 Time: Saturday, 8:30AM – 12:30PM* Take photography to the next level in this fast-paced digital photography workshop designed for those who want to move past the basics, and build on their… Continue Reading Intermediate Digital Photography
Intermediate Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
Apr 27 @ 8:30 AM
Intermediate Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
8:30 AM
In today’s market, more than 80 percent of jobs require digital skills and programs like Excel are becoming a vital tool for many careers. Learning how to use Excel can increase your productivity at your… Continue Reading Intermediate Excel
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car – Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
May 4 @ 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
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
6:00 PM
CALLING ON ALL WOMEN 21 AND OVER !!!! Join us for some pampering, sipping, shopping, and supporting Communities In Schools of Cameron County. CIS is the nation’s leading dropout prevention program that positions a coordinator… Continue Reading 8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
Aug 16 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car- Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.