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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 14 – Feb 17 all-day
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
12:00 AM
Date: Feb. 14th & 17th Location: Storage Perfecto-1045 Mexico BLVD Showtime: Thu. 6:00 PM Only, Fri. 5:00 & 8:00 PM, Sat & Sun 2:00, 5:00, & 8:00 See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
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
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!
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 @ 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.
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
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
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
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 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.
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
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
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
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