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
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
Crazy Horse Family Elder @ The Brownsville Public Library
Jan 23 @ 6:30 PM
Crazy Horse Family Elder @ The Brownsville Public Library
6:30 PM
Meet Crazy Horse Family elder Flowd Clown Sr. and author William Matson. They will be discussing and signing copies of the book “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jan 24 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
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
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
Jan 26 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Under the Stars Artisan Market Loteria in Memorial Park @ Loteria in Memorial Park
5:00 PM
Come and hear the performance of Kr. Cosme Cerda and his Accordian. And el Gallito from Brownsville Jesse Urbina. We will also play Loteria (Mexican style Bingo) 4 cards for $3 plays you all night.… Continue Reading Under the Stars Artisan Market Loteria in Memorial Park
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
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
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
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Feb 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
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
Feb 4 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Bill Haugeberg, trombone @ TSC Arts Center
7:00 PM
“All My Toys” An evening event for all to enjoy, ‘All My Toys’ is a whimsical and light-hearted tribute to Bill Haugeberg’s many instruments presented in collaboration with Dr. Juan Pablo Andrade on piano. Come… Continue Reading Bill Haugeberg, trombone
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 7 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
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
Los Fresnos Rodeo @ Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo
Feb 15 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Los Fresnos Rodeo @ Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo
7:30 PM
Come on out to the 30th Anniversary of the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo! David Lee Garza Y Los Musicales will be rocking the main rodeo arena stage after the Friday evening Rodeo. Get your tickets… Continue Reading Los Fresnos Rodeo
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
Los Fresnos Rodeo @ Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo
Feb 16 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Los Fresnos Rodeo @ Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo
7:00 PM
Come on out to the 30th Anniversary of the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo! Easton Corbin will be rocking the main rodeo arena stage after the Saturday evening Rodeo. Get your tickets today! Also enjoy a… Continue Reading Los Fresnos Rodeo
Los Fresnos Rodeo @ Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo
Feb 17 @ 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Los Fresnos Rodeo @ Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo
3:00 PM
Come on out to the 30th Anniversary of the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo! Enjoy a carnival, activity area, craft show, and a livestock show! Come enjoy the best little rodeo in Texas!
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
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)
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 – Mar 10 all-day
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides 2019 @ ITECC | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides with a World’s Fair Midway featuring over 40 rides and attractions. Something for everyone, amazing rides, games, food, and fun! For the thrill seekers, there is the Zipper, Orbiter,… Continue Reading Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides 2019
Feb 28 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Para Niños Tent (by the fountain) @ Washington Park
12:00 PM
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… Continue Reading Para Niños Tent (by the fountain)
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.
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 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 @ 7:00 PM
Illuminated Night Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
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
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 @ 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)
Color Guard Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street
Mar 2 @ 12:30 PM
Color Guard Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:30 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Mar 2 @ 1:00 PM
Grand International Parade 2019 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
Grand International Parade which begins in the city of Brownsville and ends in Matamoros. 1:00 p.m. Brownsville (All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.) 3:00 p.m. Matamoros
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 @ 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
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
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
Oct 12 all-day
Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival @ Claytons Beach Bar | South Padre Island | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Zombie Charge is a 5K open level, family friendly obstacle race hosted on the beach. It’s the only race that has obstacles and zombies in the midwest happening on South Padre Island. Bring friends, family… Continue Reading Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival