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!

Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Cinco De Mayo BBQ Party @ Mynt Bar & Grill
May 5 @ 5:00 PM
Cinco De Mayo BBQ Party @ Mynt Bar & Grill | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Cinco De Mayo BBQ Party and Promo by Herradura Tequila. Free BBQ While Last… Drink Specials Food Specials All night.. DJ Frog from 6-10 DJ Robert Ceballos from 10-Close
2nd Annual Texas Longest Yard Sale @ Military Hwy/US 281 Corridor
May 6 – May 7 all-day
2nd Annual Texas Longest Yard Sale @ Military Hwy/US 281 Corridor  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Last year we went approx. 72 miles, we’re hoping to go even farther this year.  We encourage all or as many homeowners, churches, businesses, civic organizations and others to set up shop in their yards... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 6 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
May 6 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Texas Main Street Program’s 2016 First Lady’s Tour @ Cueto Building | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
Please join us for a dedication ceremony inaugurating Brownsville as a 2016 Texas Main Street community. The First Lady of Texas Main Street Tour is an annual event of the Texas Historical Commission and its... Read more »
Vacant Histories Walking and Bike Tour @ Brownsville Market Square
May 6 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Vacant Histories Walking and Bike Tour @ Brownsville Market Square | Brownsville | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Join us for the next AVAI event, Vacant Histories, where we’ll explore by bike and on foot a few of the potential sites for artistic activation during the AVAI artist residency over the next 6... Read more »
Noche Mexicana @ Jacob Brown Auditorium
May 6 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Noche Mexicana @ Jacob Brown Auditorium | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 PM
Come and join us on Friday May 6, 2016 at “Noche Mexicana” presented by Mariachi Sol Azteca at the Jacob Brown Auditorium in Brownsville, Texas. “Noche Mexican” will consist of an unforgettable presentation by Mariachi... Read more »
May 7 all-day
18th Annual Symphony in the Park @ TSC South Lawn | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Proceeds from the concert benefit Brownsville Literacy Center, a non-profit organization serving over 1,000 students annually, now celebrating its 29th year of service to the community. Tickets: Regular Lawn Seating: $10 each person 13 yrs.... Read more »
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 7 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Increase your fitness and knowledge of diverse flora, fauna, and “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” as you discover the natural world of your local State Park. Bird & Nature Hikes takes place every Saturday from 8:30am – 9:30am.  
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 7 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
May 7 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is held year-round from 9:00 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning. We are located at Linear Park in beautiful Brownsville, Texas, along 6th Street between Ringgold and Harrison. The Brownsville Farmers’... Read more »
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
See demonstrations of U.S.-Mexican War era weapons, tactics, and soldier life. Program features live musket and artillery demonstrations. Program is dependent upon weather.
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Safari: “Creature Feature” @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Do you know why animals have such unique characteristics? How can birds fly, fish swim and polar bears survive freezing temperatures? Let’s take a closer look at some the zoo creatures and talk features.  Saturday... Read more »
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 7 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Bring your bikes and explore the various biking trails throughout Resaca de la Palma State Park.
May 7 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
A Tribute to Mothers: Luncheon and Parade of Costumes @ Episcopal Day School - Jones Hall | Brownsville | Texas | United States
11:00 AM
Share some special time with your mother, grandmother, daughter and girlfriends at this wonderful luncheon honoring mothers. During lunch you and your guests will be treated to a lovely exhibit of costumes modeled by mother... Read more »
Ghost Tour: Old Train Depot @ Historic Brownsville Museum
May 7 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Ghost Tour: Old Train Depot @ Historic Brownsville Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
The BHA and RGV Paranormal Investigators will be hosting a one day ghost hunt at the Historic Brownsville Museum. $20/ person. Participants will meet in the parking lot in front of the museum. The hunt... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Mother’s Day Brunch @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 8 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Mother's Day Brunch @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
11:00 AM
Let’s celebrate mom in a big way. Come to the BMFA and enjoy with your family a delicious brunch buffet by “BMFA Cafe by Keko’s” in a great friendly atmosphere. Join us on Sunday, May... Read more »
Mother’s Day Brunch @ Valley International Country Club
May 8 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Mother’s Day Brunch @ Valley International Country Club | Brownsville | Texas | United States
11:00 AM
Carving Station:  Prime Rib with Au Jus, Baked Ham a la Juliana, Roasted Leg of Lamb with Mint Jelly Sauce Soup of the Day:  Cream of Asparagus Hot Entrées:  Chicken Florentine, Mahi Mahi with Thai... Read more »
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 8 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:00 PM
Check out an Explorer Pack, join a Park Ranger and connect with the natural world around you through hands-on environmental education and activities.
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 8 @ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
3:30 PM
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Pianist Dan Oettel @ El Hueso de Fraile
May 8 @ 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Pianist Dan Oettel @ El Hueso de Fraile | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 PM
Awarding winning pianist will be playing contemporary piano pieces to include selection from his newest jazz cd ‘Don’t Be Shy’. Don’t miss this.
Brownsville Science Cafe @ El Hueso de Fraile
May 9 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Brownsville Science Cafe @ El Hueso de Fraile | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:30 PM
The Brownsville Science Cafe is a fun informal evening of talks and discussion with local experts on a wide range of topics including science, art, and humanities. Treats and beverages will be available for purchase... Read more »
Family & Friends Salon Day! @ Salon & Spa Institute
May 10 all-day
Family & Friends Salon Day! @ Salon & Spa Institute | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
JOIN US AND GET PAMPERED AT OUR STUDENTS SALON! ALL SERVICES WILL COST ONLY $5.00! MANICURE $5.00 PEDICURE $5.00 SHELLAC $5.00 HAIRCUT $5.00 FACIAL $5.00 MAKE-UP $5.00
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 12 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Port Isabel Bay Classic @ Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier
May 13 – May 14 all-day
Port Isabel Bay Classic @ Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier | Port Isabel | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
This one day fishing tournament is open to anglers of all ages and includes social activities, great food, and a tournament goodie bag. Cast your lines for redfish, trout, and flounder and enjoy the fun... Read more »
BPUB Spring Community Tour @ BPUB Administration Building
May 13 @ 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
BPUB Spring Community Tour @ BPUB Administration Building | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 AM
Get a behind the scenes tour at the BPUB water and wastewater treatment plants. Meet and ask questions of Brownsville Public Utilities Board management. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board will provide transportation to all sites. The tour... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 13 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Gator Crawl 1 Mile/5K Run @ Garcia Middle School
May 14 @ 7:00 AM
Gator Crawl 1 Mile/5K Run @ Garcia Middle School | Brownsville | Texas | United States
7:00 AM
Fun for All Ages! Run, walk, jog, stroll, or crawl at your own pace. Awards for winners in each category 7:00 AM Race Check-In 7:30 AM 1 Mile Run/Walk 8:00 AM 5K
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 14 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Increase your fitness and knowledge of diverse flora, fauna, and “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” as you discover the natural world of your local State Park. Bird & Nature Hikes takes place every Saturday from 8:30am – 9:30am.  
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 14 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Archery 101 @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 14 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
Come learn the fundamentals of archery! Bows and arrows will be provided. Recommended for children 5 and up. Registration required.
May 14 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is held year-round from 9:00 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning. We are located at Linear Park in beautiful Brownsville, Texas, along 6th Street between Ringgold and Harrison. The Brownsville Farmers’... Read more »
May 14 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Safari: “Extreme Life-Cycles” @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
What creature begins its life with no wings, but can eventually fly? Some of the world’s smallest creatures undergo the most extreme physical changes during their life cycle. Come see firsthand the metamorphosis of some... Read more »
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 14 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Bring your bikes and explore the various biking trails throughout Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
May 15 all-day
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Stop by the Zoo for Animal Play Day to watch our animals interact with special treats and enrichment items provided by our zookeepers.  Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 15 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:00 PM
Check out an Explorer Pack, join a Park Ranger and connect with the natural world around you through hands-on environmental education and activities.
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 15 @ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
3:30 PM
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 18 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 19 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Noises Off @ Camille Lightner Playhouse
May 20 all-day
Noises Off @ Camille Lightner Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Considered the greatest farce ever written Noises Off! follows the backstage and onstage drama of a troupe of actors just hours before opening night. Follow the mishaps of fourth-rate acting troupe on a madcap journey... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 20 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Noises Off @ Camille Lightner Playhouse
May 21 all-day
Noises Off @ Camille Lightner Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Considered the greatest farce ever written Noises Off! follows the backstage and onstage drama of a troupe of actors just hours before opening night. Follow the mishaps of fourth-rate acting troupe on a madcap journey... Read more »
May 21 @ 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
2016 Fruia "Tuxes and Tiaras" 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk @ Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club  | Rancho Viejo | Texas | United States
7:30 AM
The 2nd annual Tuxes and Tiaras Run will feature views of Rancho Viejo’s beautiful resacas, towering palm trees, tropical vegetation and the championship golf course. The 5K competitive run will be time chipped with Top... Read more »
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 21 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bird & Nature Hike @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Increase your fitness and knowledge of diverse flora, fauna, and “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” as you discover the natural world of your local State Park. Bird & Nature Hikes takes place every Saturday from 8:30am – 9:30am.  
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 21 @ 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
May 21 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is held year-round from 9:00 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning. We are located at Linear Park in beautiful Brownsville, Texas, along 6th Street between Ringgold and Harrison. The Brownsville Farmers’... Read more »
Cameron County Crime Stoppers Awareness Fair @ Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
May 21 @ 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cameron County Crime Stoppers Awareness Fair @ Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The Cameron County Crime Stoppers along with the BCVB is hosting an Awareness Fair on Saturday, May 21st to provide the community with easy access to services. Come out and get information on these resources:... Read more »
May 21 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Safari: “Habitat Sweet Habitat” @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Learn what animals consider home. Identify various animal homes by the elements present that make it perfectly suitable for living. Saturday Safari classes are $15 per child or adult. Zoo members receive a $5 discount.... Read more »
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 21 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Trail Blazers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Bring your bikes and explore the various biking trails throughout Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Boot Scootin’ Benefit @ La Chachalaca Ranch & Stables
May 21 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Boot Scootin' Benefit @ La Chachalaca Ranch & Stables | Brownsville | Texas | United States
4:00 PM
Dust off your boots and load up your Buckaroo’s. The Moody Clinic’s Boot Scootin’ Benefit is just around the corner. The clinic is celebrating 64 years of providing therapy services to special needs children in... Read more »
Noises Off @ Camille Lightner Playhouse
May 22 all-day
Noises Off @ Camille Lightner Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Considered the greatest farce ever written Noises Off! follows the backstage and onstage drama of a troupe of actors just hours before opening night. Follow the mishaps of fourth-rate acting troupe on a madcap journey... Read more »
Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 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. Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
May 22 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca De La Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:00 PM
Check out an Explorer Pack, join a Park Ranger and connect with the natural world around you through hands-on environmental education and activities.