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!

Viva Charro Days! Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jan 23 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 27 @ 4:00 PM
Viva Charro Days! Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Brownsville Charro Days festivities celebrate the cultural bonds between the Mexican and American sides of the Rio Grande. Take a stroll down memory lane and see the wonderful photographs and memorabilia of past Charro Days... Read more »
Feb 18 – Feb 25 all-day
Charro Days Fiesta 2018 @ 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 81th anniversary in 2018 with the same dedication to bi-national friendship and respect for traditions... Read more »
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:00 AM – Feb 24 @ 4:00 PM
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Heritage Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Art Contest Hours of Operation Tuesdays- Thursdays: 10am- 4pm Sundays-Mondays: Closed
Jubilee Brownsville Noche Mexicana @ Jubilee Brownsville - Athlos Campus
Feb 21 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Jubilee Brownsville Noche Mexicana @ Jubilee Brownsville - Athlos Campus | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:30 PM
Come and enjoy an afternoon of GREAT FUN & EXCITEMENT as we Celebrate our Noche Mexicana at JUBILEE Brownsville February 21st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Food, Games, Music, and Live Performances by our own students... Read more »
Charreada at UTRGV & TSC 2018 @ UTRGV Student Union Lawn
Feb 21 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Charreada at UTRGV & TSC 2018 @ UTRGV Student Union Lawn | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
The Charreada is an event established as a UTRGV tradition in 2016 to celebrate Charro Days, Sombrero Festival and Mr. Amigo festivities  The week-long fiesta takes place during the last week of February and celebrates friendship between the sister cities of Brownsville... Read more »
Feb 22 – Mar 4 all-day
Charro Days Carnival 20th Century Rides 2018 @ 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,... Read more »
Sombrero Festival 2018 @ Washington Park
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day
Sombrero Festival 2018 @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Sombrero Festival is a Brownsville original. Founded in 1986 to enhance the spirit of Charro Days, Sombrero Festival is now the largest event in Cameron County, TX and benefits multiple non-profit organizations and causes throughout... Read more »
Hands Across The Border @ Gateway International Bridge
Feb 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Hands Across The Border @ Gateway International Bridge | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Hands Across The Border
Feb 22 @ 2:30 PM
BISD Children's Charro Days Parade 2018 @ 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.
Pesado @ Washington Park
Feb 22 @ 4:30 PM – 11:45 PM
Pesado @ Washington Park  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
4:30 PM
Main Stage 4:30pm-6pm Grupo Inevitable 6:30pm-8pm Grupo Risueno 8:30pm-10pm Sonora Dinamita 100% 10:30pm-12am Grupo Pesado Big Tent 6:pm-7:30pm TBA 8pm-9:30pm TBA 10pm-12am Metal Shop Tx
Noche Mexicana 2018 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Feb 22 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Noche Mexicana 2018 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Food, Folkloric Dancers, and Mariachi 7 Leguas! Featuring: TBA Admission: TBA per person Tickets required at door. Tickets can be purchased at Charro Days Headquarters Charro Days Headquarters Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Office... Read more »
Feb 22 @ 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Sonora 100% Puro Dinamita de Anaidita @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 PM
Sombrero Festival, Ltd. throws a party for Brownsville the last weekend in February each year during Charro Days, traditionally held in Washington Park in Downtown Brownsville. Sombrero Festival was founded in 1986 to enhance the... Read more »
Duelo @ Washington Park
Feb 23 @ 2:30 PM – 11:45 PM
Duelo @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
Main Stage 2:30pm-3: 30 pm J.T. Canales Elementary Conjunto Band 3:30pm-4: 45 pm Amos de la Noche 6:30pm-8: 00 pm Ruben de la Cruz y Su Conjunto 8:30pm-10pm El Poder Del Norte 10:30pm-12am Duelo Big... Read more »
2018 Chili Cook-Off @ Washington Park
Feb 23 @ 6:00 PM
2018 Chili Cook-Off @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Annual Chili Cook-Off under the BIG Tent at Sombrero Festival. Want to sign up a team? Contact Liz CharLes! For Rules/Regulations, visit www.sombrerofestival.com
Feb 23 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Ruben De La Cruz y Su Conjunto @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:30 PM
Sombrero Festival, Ltd. throws a party for Brownsville the last weekend in February each year during Charro Days, traditionally held in Washington Park in Downtown Brownsville. Sombrero Festival was founded in 1986 to enhance the... Read more »
Illuminated Parade 2018 @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 23 @ 7:00 PM
Illuminated Parade 2018 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Feb 23 @ 8:00 PM – Feb 24 @ 1:00 AM
Mr. Amigo Presidents Costume Ball – Award Gala @ Brownsville Event Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
February 23, 2018. The President’s Costume Ball is a dinner dance event honoring this year’s Mr. Amigo Pedro Fernández. Everyone is encouraged to dress in their best regional Mexican costumes and dance the night away.
El Poder Del Norte @ Washington Park
Feb 23 @ 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
El Poder Del Norte @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 PM
Sombrero Festival, Ltd. throws a party for Brownsville the last weekend in February each year during Charro Days, traditionally held in Washington Park in Downtown Brownsville. Sombrero Festival was founded in 1986 to enhance the... Read more »
2018 Frijolympics @ Washington Park
Feb 24 @ 12:00 PM
2018 Frijolympics @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 PM
Annual Bean Cook-Off (AKA Frijolympics) under the BIG Tent at Sombrero Festival. Want to sign up a team? Contact Liz CharLes! For Rules/Regulations, visit www.sombrerofestival.com
Feb 24 @ 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 2018 @ Elizabeth Street
Feb 24 @ 12:30 PM
Color Guard Parade 2018 @ Elizabeth Street | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:30 PM
All Parades go down Elizabeth St. through Historic Downtown Brownsville, TX.
Feb 24 @ 1:00 PM
Grand International Parade 2018 @ 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
Feb 24 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Taco/Hot Wing/Jalapeno Eating Contests @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
2:30PM Taco Eating Contest 3:00PM Hot Wing Eating Contest 4:00PM Jalapeno Eating Contest
Grito Contest @ Washington Park
Feb 24 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Grito Contest @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Sombrero Festival, Ltd. throws a party for Brownsville the last weekend in February each year during Charro Days, traditionally held in Washington Park in Downtown Brownsville. Sombrero Festival was founded in 1986 to enhance the... Read more »
Ramon Ayala/Little Joe @ Washington Park
Feb 24 @ 5:00 PM – 11:45 PM
Ramon Ayala/Little Joe @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Main Stage 5pm-6pm Grito Contest 6:30pm-8pm Marcos Orozco 8:30pm-10pm Little Joe y La Familia 10:30pm-12am Ramon Ayalay Sus Bravos Del Norte Big Tent 12pm-12am DJ Edward 12pm-2pm TBA 2:30pm-4pm Chris Rivera Band 4:30pm-6pm Solid Riff... Read more »
Charro Days Costume Ball 2018 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
Feb 24 @ 8:00 PM – 11:59 PM
Charro Days Costume Ball 2018 @ Jacob Brown Auditorium | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Music with TBA Featuring: TBA Admission – TBA per person Tickets required at door. (Costume Preferred) Dance Tickets can be purchased at Charro Days Headquarters Charro Days Headquarters Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm... Read more »
Little Joe y La Familia @ Washington Park
Feb 24 @ 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Little Joe y La Familia @ Washington Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 PM
Sombrero Festival, Ltd. throws a party for Brownsville the last weekend in February each year during Charro Days, traditionally held in Washington Park in Downtown Brownsville. Sombrero Festival was founded in 1986 to enhance the... Read more »