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!

Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Feb 18 – Feb 25 all-day
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Feb 19 – Feb 26 all-day
Charro Days Fiesta 2017 @ City Wide | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Born to lift community spirits toward the close of the Great Depression in 1937-38 Charro Days Fiesta will celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2017 with the same dedication to bi-national friendship and respect for traditions... Read more »
Feb 20 all-day
Artistic Dance Program "Mexico y sus Danzas" @ Main Square "Plaza Principal" | Matamoros | Tamaulipas | Mexico
12:00 AM
Artistic Dance Program “Mexico y sus Danzas” with the participation of the students of Instituto Regional de Bellas Artes. Place: Main Square “Plaza Principal Miguel Hidalgo”
“Noche de Charros” @ Casamata Museum
Feb 21 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
"Noche de Charros" @ Casamata Museum | Matamoros | Tamaulipas | Mexico
5:00 PM
5:00 p.m. History of the Charreria Mexicana, Review about Escaramuzas and their traditions, costumes and events of Mexican Charros. 7:00 p.m. Ambigu Place: Casamata Museum
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 22 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Feb 23 – Mar 5 all-day
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides @ Amigoland Grounds | 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! r Car For the thrill seekers, there is the... Read more »
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day
Kid's Games & Contests @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Chalupa Musical Chairs Pin the mustache on the Charro 2 Man board game Bean Bag Toss Toss-Across Tic Tac Toe Ladder Ball Game
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 23 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 23 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 23 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 23 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Feb 23 @ 2:30 PM
BISD Children's Charro Days Parade @ 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.
Children’s Museum Community Night @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Feb 23 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Children's Museum Community Night @ Children's Museum of Brownsville  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Join us at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville for Free Community Night from 5-7pm. Last Thursday of every month, enter for free and enjoy all the wonderful exhibits that we have to offer.
Noche Mexicana @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Noche Mexicana @ Jacob Brown Auditorium | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Come and join us on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at “Noche Mexicana” Featuring: Noe Pro Flokloric Dancers, Mariachi 7 Leguas and Food.  Tickets now availabel at Charro Days office from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 24 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 24 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 24 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 24 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 24 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
Bring your bike or rent one of ours. Guided Bike Tour exploring over 8 miles of trail system in the park. Program is FREE with paid admission. For more information contact the Visitor Center at... Read more »
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 24 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:30 PM
Bring your flashlights and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park. Registration required.
Illuminated Parade @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 24 @ 7:00 PM
Illuminated Parade @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 25 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 25 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Engineering Day (Women Engineer Group) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Feb 25 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Engineering Day (Women Engineer Group) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Details coming soon. For additional information, contact the Children’s Museum of Brownsville.
Geocaching 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Geocaching 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Every Saturday find hidden treasures, learn exciting facts and stories about State Parks! Experience the addictive adventures of Geocaching! FREE with paid admission.
Feb 25 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Waiters Race/Hat Stack Relay/Tortilla Frisbee Toss @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 PM
12:00PM Waiters Race 1:00PM Hat Stack Relay 2:00PM Tortilla Frisbee Toss
Color Guard Parade @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 25 @ 12:30 PM
Color Guard Parade @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:30 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Feb 25 @ 1:00 PM
Grand International Parade @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Feb 26 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 1 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 2 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 2 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 2 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 2 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 3 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 3 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 3 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 3 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 3 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
Bring your bike or rent one of ours. Guided Bike Tour exploring over 8 miles of trail system in the park. Program is FREE with paid admission. For more information contact the Visitor Center at... Read more »
Ocelot Conservation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 4 all-day
Ocelot Conservation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Our annual celebration of the endangered ocelot! There will be info tables about all things ocelot, craft activities for the kids, and a special presentation featuring a live ocelot from the Cincinnati Zoo. All activities... Read more »
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 4 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 4 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 4 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 4 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
2017 Ocelot Run @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 4 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2017 Ocelot Run @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The Ocelot Run features a 5K and 1 Mile division that runs Gladys Porter Zoo and kicks off the Ocelot Conservation Festival organized by the Friends of Laguna Atascosa. The Ocelot Run has become among... Read more »
Geocaching 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Mar 4 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Geocaching 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Every Saturday find hidden treasures, learn exciting facts and stories about State Parks! Experience the addictive adventures of Geocaching! FREE with paid admission.
Lego Day @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Mar 4 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Lego Day @ Children's Museum of Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
We’ve got thousands of Legos to play with!  We will be having different Lego activities all day!  Duplo Blocks will be available for younger children.
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 5 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 8 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 9 @ 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Bahia Grande Bus Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Clements | California | United States
8:15 AM
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and... Read more »
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 9 @ 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bird Tour and Walk @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Bird Tours Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Experienced birders will take you in a comfortable shuttle bus to refuge birding hot spots where private vehicles are not allowed. Tours alternate between... Read more »
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 9 @ 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Habitat Tour @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Enjoy a 3 hour guided tour in our open-air tram through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre. Discover the history of the refuge – both... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Mar 9 @ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A 2.76-mile tram loop that winds through the park. A tram leaves the visitor center every hour on the half hour with the last tram departing at 3:30pm.