Come to Brownsville, come to the Fiesta!

enjoy the must fun time of the year,
charro days!

Come to Brownsville and enjoy the most fun time of the year, Charro Days!  From February 18th to February 25th, 2023, enjoy the annual and binational fiesta that celebrates the Mexican heritage on both sides of the Rio Grande Valley! 

Charro Days is a celebration between two border cities, Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Tamaulipas. Every year, we receive more than 50,000 attendees.

This fiesta, includes daily parades, food, music, contests, and the Sombrero Festival!

Who is Mr. Amigo?

Mr. Amigo is a title given to a Mexican citizen who had contributed to the friendship of the United States and Mexico. The Mr. Amigo honoree has been recognized during the Charro Days Fiesta since 1969, and continues to be an integral part of this celebration!

In 2022, the award-winning actress and singer Bianca Marroquín received the title of Mr. Amigo 2022.


Sombrero Festival

When we say this is the most fun time of the year,
we mean it!

In addition to our parade, delicious food, and contests, our Charro Days also include the Sombrero Festival! Since 1986, Sombrero Festival has enhance the spirit of Charro Days through family-friendly events. From Tortilla Frisbee Toss to Live Music events with classic rock, country, and cover bands!

Check out the Sombrero Festival events for this year!


Don't know where to start? We know that planning a trip to the Fiesta might be overwhelming, we have so many events to be proud of but don't worry!

Whether you're coming with your friends, family, or significant other, we have a plan for you!

THINGS TO DO IN BTX: The perfect itinerary to create great memories with your friends during the Fiesta weekend!

THINGS TO DO IN BTX: The best itinerary for you and your family to enjoy the Fiesta!

THINGS TO DO IN BTX: A heartwarming and romantic fiesta weekend with your significant other at BTX! 

Gallery of Charro Days Fiesta