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
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
Winter Texan Appreciation Day @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 22 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Winter Texan Appreciation Day @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 AM
Welcome Winter Texans! Start your morning at Resaca de la Palma State Park with fun filled programs. Complimentary refreshments. Nature Hikes, Native Tree Tour, Butterfly Walk, and Tram Tours Free Admission For more information contact… Continue Reading Winter Texan Appreciation Day
Night of Canvas at Carlotta Petrina Cultural Center @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Feb 22 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Night of Canvas at Carlotta Petrina Cultural Center @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
7:00 PM
Join us for this wonderful art class and unleash your inner artist. Night of Canvas is a monthly event scheduled the last Friday of every month at 7pm. All proceeds go to the operation cost… Continue Reading Night of Canvas at Carlotta Petrina Cultural Center
Baile del Sol Street Dance 2019 @ Charro Days Headquarters
Feb 23 @ 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Baile del Sol Street Dance 2019 @ Charro Days Headquarters | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:00 PM
OFFICIAL KICK-OFF OF CHARRO DAYS!! FREE ADMISSION (Food, Live Music & Folkloric Dances)
A Little Bit of Mexico @ TSC Arts Center
Feb 24 @ 7:30 PM
A Little Bit of Mexico @ TSC Arts Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:30 PM
“A Little Bit of Mexico” began in 1953 as a small-scale style show and has grown to be a full-blown cultural and educational event with the involvement of the entire community. It is IWA’s primary… Continue Reading A Little Bit of Mexico
BISD Fiesta Folklorica 2019 @ Sams Memorial Stadium
Feb 25 @ 6:00 PM
BISD Fiesta Folklorica 2019 @ Sams Memorial Stadium
6:00 PM
5:30 PM Pre-Fiesta Entertainment by the Hanna Estudiantina de Oro and the Porter Estudiantina Tenampa! Fiesta Folklorica is an exciting festival of folkloric dances and music from Mexico. This year’s performers are students from Aiken,… Continue Reading BISD Fiesta Folklorica 2019
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
Panama Canal Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours
Feb 28 – Mar 9 all-day
Panama Canal Cruise @ Go...With Jo! Tours | Harlingen | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Cruise the Panama Canal for 10 days on the Carnival Valor Ship.
TSC Amigofest @ TSC Performing Arts Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
TSC Amigofest @ TSC Performing Arts Center
11:00 AM
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,… Continue Reading TSC Amigofest
Feb 28 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
BISD Children's Charro Days Parade 2019 @ 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.
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 @ 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Para Ninos Tent( by the fountain) @ Washington Park
11:00 AM
Friday, March 1, 2019 March 1, 2019 -Registration starts at 12:00 pm for all activities Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) 11am – 5pm Home Depot Craft Workshop Under the BIG TENT 3pm – 3:30pm… Continue Reading Para Ninos Tent( by the fountain)
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
Mar 2 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Para Ninos Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park
12:00 PM
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… Continue Reading Para Ninos Tent (by the fountain)
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
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
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
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
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.