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!

Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Nov 15 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Jan 31 2019 @ 3:00 PM
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Primo Vega, born in Ario de Rosales, Michoacan, Mexico. “His painting smelled of the countryside. The Peace in his strokes could almost be touched with one’s own fingertips because nothing in his work was grotesque… Continue Reading Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega
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.
Taste of La Frontera: Tickets on Sale @ Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Jan 3 @ 8:00 AM – Jan 21 @ 5:00 PM
Taste of La Frontera: Tickets on Sale @ Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
8:00 AM
The Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau will be selling tickets for Taste of La Frontera event. Pre – Sale Tickets will be $25.00 , and door tickets will be $35.00.
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
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 19 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
  Saturday Art Classes /January 19,2019 Acrylic Pour Painting with Flotow in the style of Jackson Pollock Come and and Enjoy a great Day! Classes start from $15.00  per one class or you can enjoy… Continue Reading Saturday Art Classes
Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony; book signing immediately following for Brownsville's River and Resacas by Carl Chilton @ Historic Brownsville Museum
2:00 PM
Current members of the BHA are invited to attend the annual membership meeting and awards ceremony followed by a book signing and reception. The meeting will provide a year in review and honor citizens who… Continue Reading Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony; book signing immediately following for Brownsville’s River and Resacas by Carl Chilton
Costumes of the Americas Museum: Costume Bazaar @ Costume of the Americas Museum
Jan 21 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Costumes of the Americas Museum: Costume Bazaar @ Costume of the Americas Museum
11:00 AM
Costumes of the Americas Museum in Brownsville, will be hosting a Costume Bazaar. We will be selling authentic costumes / Indigenous dress, this is a great opportunity to start looking for your next Charro Day… Continue Reading Costumes of the Americas Museum: Costume Bazaar
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ Camille Playhouse
Jan 24 @ 7:00 PM – Jan 26 @ 7:00 PM
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ Camille Playhouse
7:00 PM
Surrounded by aeroplanes of his youth, WWII Flying Ace Billy Bishop wanders around his relic-filled attic reflecting on his part in the Great War.
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ The Camille Playhouse DeStefano Room
Jan 24 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ The Camille Playhouse DeStefano Room
7:00 PM
Surrounded by aero planes of his youth, WWII Flying Ace Billy Bishop wonders around his relic-filled attic reflecting on his part in the Great War. Performed by David Hughston and Brock Hughston, this production is… Continue Reading Billy Bishop Goes to War
Jan 25 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: St. Charles District @ Historic Brownsville Museum
11:00 AM
Led by Dr. Anthony Knopp, visitors will explore one of the most historic neighborhoods in Brownsville and see the variety of architectural styles that residents and business owners adopted throughout the years. Tours are limited… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: St. Charles District
Historical Happy Hour: NFL Team Spirit @ Larueles Ranch House Museum
Jan 25 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Historical Happy Hour: NFL Team Spirit @ Larueles Ranch House Museum
5:00 PM
Football season may be coming to a close but the love for your team is never ending. Throw on your favorite NFL cap, jersey of other fan gear and head to the Laureles Ranch House… Continue Reading Historical Happy Hour: NFL Team Spirit
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ The Camille Playhouse DeStefano Room
Jan 25 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ The Camille Playhouse DeStefano Room
7:00 PM
Surrounded by aero planes of his youth, WWII Flying Ace Billy Bishop wonders around his relic-filled attic reflecting on his part in the Great War. Performed by David Hughston and Brock Hughston, this production is… Continue Reading Billy Bishop Goes to War
Monte Bella Trail Run @ Monte Bella Trails Park
Jan 26 @ 7:30 AM
Monte Bella Trail Run @ Monte Bella Trails Park
7:30 AM
The MonteBellas  invite you to put your trail legs to the test at the second annual MonteBella Trail Run . The Monte Bellas are a group of women united by the love of the run,… Continue Reading Monte Bella Trail Run
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 26 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Saturday Art Classes /January 26,2019 Still Life painting with tempera paint in the style of cubist, Pablo Picasso (implementing Multiple view points) Come and and Enjoy a great Day! Classes start from $15.00  per class… Continue Reading Saturday Art Classes
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ The Camille Playhouse DeStefano Room
Jan 26 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ The Camille Playhouse DeStefano Room
7:00 PM
Surrounded by aero planes of his youth, WWII Flying Ace Billy Bishop wonders around his relic-filled attic reflecting on his part in the Great War. Performed by David Hughston and Brock Hughston, this production is… Continue Reading Billy Bishop Goes to War
Jooyoung Kim, Piano @ UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
Jan 27 @ 3:00 PM
Jooyoung Kim, Piano @ UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
3:00 PM
Dr. Jooyoung Kim will present a faculty piano recital in the UTRGV Edinburg PAC. The program includes works by Beethoven, Albeniz, and Liszt.
Piano Trio Concert @ UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
Jan 28 @ 7:00 PM
Piano Trio Concert @ UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
7:00 PM
Violinist Peter Isaacson, Professor of Violin and Orchestra at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, joins University of Texas Rio Grande Valley faculty Tido Janssen (cello) and Stacy Kwak (piano) in an evening of piano trios, performing… Continue Reading Piano Trio Concert
George Takei @ TSC Performing Arts Center
Jan 28 @ 7:30 PM
George Takei @ TSC Performing Arts Center
7:30 PM
An evening with actor George Takei as he is the latest of the UTRGV Distinguished Speaker Series.
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
Brendan Kinsella, piano @ UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
Feb 1 @ 7:00 PM
Brendan Kinsella, piano @ UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
7:00 PM
Faculty artist Dr. Brendan Kinsella presents the second part of his performance study on J.S. Bach’s monumental keyboard work, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I. Focusing on the work’s spirituality, creative brilliance, and stirring emotional content,… Continue Reading Brendan Kinsella, piano
Girls Night Out Bingo @ Ringgold Civic Pavilion
Feb 1 @ 7:00 PM – Feb 2 @ 12:00 AM
Girls Night Out Bingo @ Ringgold Civic Pavilion
7:00 PM
It’s that time again: time for delectable food and drinks, glitzy and glamorous costumes, and the chance to win big prizes in an exciting atmosphere! You can expect all of this and more as a… Continue Reading Girls Night Out Bingo
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
Feb 1 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. The show features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “I Can Do That,”… Continue Reading A Chorus Line
Real Estate Finance @ UTRGV Brownsville
Feb 2 @ 8:00 AM
Real Estate Finance @ UTRGV Brownsville
8:00 AM
This program is designed for people interested in earning a Texas Real Estate License which requires you complete six qualifying education courses of study. Each course is 32 hours in length and is designed to… Continue Reading Real Estate Finance
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Feb 2 @ 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 border. This fort saw various conflicts including the Mexican American War and the Civil War. Professor Jim Mills will lead you through… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
Feb 2 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. The show features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “I Can Do That,”… Continue Reading A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
Feb 3 @ 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. The show features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “I Can Do That,”… Continue Reading A Chorus Line
Bill Haugeberg, Trombone @ TSC Performing Arts Center
Feb 4 @ 7:00 PM
Bill Haugeberg, Trombone @ TSC Performing Arts Center
7:00 PM
Bill earned his Doctor of Music in Trombone Performance from Florida State University, Master of Music in Trombone Performance from the University of North Texas and Bachelor of Music in Trombone Performance from the University… Continue Reading Bill Haugeberg, Trombone
Feb 8 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Downtown Brownsville @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
Brownsville in one of the most historic cities in the state of Texas, Venture out with Dr. Anthony Knopp, UTRGV Professor Emeritus, through the streets of downtown Brownsville. He will highlight important structures that date… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Downtown Brownsville
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
Feb 8 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. The show features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “I Can Do That,”… Continue Reading A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
Feb 9 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. The show features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “I Can Do That,”… Continue Reading A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
Feb 10 @ 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM
A Chorus Line @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. The show features one powerhouse number after another including “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “I Can Do That,”… Continue Reading A Chorus Line
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 @ 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.
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
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
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 @ 8:30 PM – 12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival 2019: Main Stage Concert @ Washington Park
8:30 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
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
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