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!

School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 1 – Jun 30 all-day
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
Park admission is waived for educational institutions. Please contact the Visitor Center for more information or to book your field trip.
Feb 4 – Jun 19 all-day
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
12:00 AM
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit is open to the public UTRGV Visitors Center Edinburg Campus.   Special Events Wednesday, February 20, 2019 “Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom” Documentary… Continue Reading War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
The long-awaited dinosaurs have returned, just in time for Spring Break! This limited-time exhibit will be an additional $3.00 will be at the gate or the entrance of the exhibit, which is located in the… Continue Reading Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Apr 29 @ 8:00 AM – May 31 @ 5:00 PM
Adult Summer Basketball @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Adult Summer Basketball
Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 12:30 PM
Retired...Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A year-round program for Seniors 50+ Monday -Friday 8:30am -12:30pm The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Retired…Now What program is designed to meet the needs of today’s active 50+ community.  All the actives… Continue Reading Retired…Now What?
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 9:30 AM
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
8:30 AM
Schedule: Monday- Friday Bored with the treadmill? Those who enjoy a group workout atmosphere should check out our free Zumba and toning class! The program runs all year round except for holidays.
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events. Open Gym at the REC allows spaces and equipment on the first come,… Continue Reading Open Gym Availability
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open GYM Availability @ Olivera Park
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
Boxing Program @ Downtown Rec Center
May 3 2019 @ 5:30 PM – May 3 2020 @ 9:30 PM
Boxing Program @ Downtown Rec Center
5:30 PM
Schedule: Monday-Friday The Amateur and Professional Boxing Program at The  Rex is open to all. USA Boxing Registration is required to participate in competitions. To inquire or register for the program you may dial (956)… Continue Reading Boxing Program
May 6 – Jun 7 all-day
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) "Spring Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
This style of soccer is more commonly referred as a “small-side” game, as compared to a full-sided game with larger teams. For more information on this season please contact Brownsville Sports Park.
May 6 – Jun 7 all-day
Men's Basketball "Spring Season" @ Brownsville Sport Park
12:00 AM
  Leagues are full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. Games played on Monday & Wednesday. For more information please call Brownsville Sports Park.
May 6 – Jun 16 all-day
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
12:00 AM
Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week by being a tourist in your own backyard! Each visitor will receive a Passport with a listing of attractions in Brownsville, the participant will have (42) days, to visit… Continue Reading National Travel & Tourism Week
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
10:00 AM
In honor of Preservation Month, Juan Velez, Historic Preservation Officer and BHA Board Member will exhibit a collection of art work featuring historic buildings of Brownsville.
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jun 27 @ 4:00 PM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
10:00 AM
Brownsville native, Juan Velez, exhibits his collection of art work featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All art work is… Continue Reading Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez
May 13 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 5:00 PM
Adult CO-ED Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Adult CO-ED Volleyball
May 13 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Summer Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Youth Summer Volleyball
Created to Create – Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 15 – Jun 29 all-day
Created to Create - Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Annual Members Art Show
May 18 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Under the Stars Artisan Market in the City of Los Fresnos @ Los Fresnos Memorial Park
5:00 PM
Come play Loteria in the Park! Win Prizes! $3 plays you all Night! Plus there is food vendors and Merchandise vendors! So come and shop around!
May 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
May 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Park Rx Healthy Pets Healthy People @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
Getting outside has been proven to improve your physical and mental health. This summer we want you to step outside, join us at Lunada Artisan Market and enjoy an evening out while you enrich your… Continue Reading Park Rx Healthy Pets Healthy People
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 19 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Yoga at the Shop @ 7th and Park
May 19 @ 8:00 AM
Yoga at the Shop @ 7th and Park
8:00 AM
Join us on the patio for a free yoga class. Stay for crepes, mimosas, and coffee! If necessary, we will hold the class indoors. P.S. No mat? No problem. All yoga gear is 10% off… Continue Reading Yoga at the Shop
May 19 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Metanoia's Live Well-Ness Fair/ Grand Opening @ Metanoia Wellness Center
3:00 PM
Come and enjoy with Us this celebration of Life & Wellness. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a day of Live Music, Wellness Market, Awesome Real Food and fun for the whole family. We’ll… Continue Reading Metanoia’s Live Well-Ness Fair/ Grand Opening
May 20 – Jun 14 all-day
Men's/ COED Softball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Calling all Men’s  Get your teams ready for some Softball this Summer. All Teams will have 10 regular season games. Rules of play governed by the US Specialty Sports Associations, excluding bat limitations. For more… Continue Reading Men’s/ COED Softball “Summer Season”
Yoga at Carlotta Petrina @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
May 20 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Yoga at Carlotta Petrina @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
6:00 PM
Treat yourself to enhanced flexibility, mental clarity, body awareness and sense of calm that only yoga can bring. Classes are beginner friendly. B.Y.O.M (Bring your own mat) water and towel Class is $3 Donation. All… Continue Reading Yoga at Carlotta Petrina
May 21 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Brownsville Alzheimer's Walk - Pollo Loco Fundraiser @ El Pollo Loco
5:00 PM
Come join us for fire-grilled chicken, warm tortillas, freshly-made salsa AND making a 50% donation back to our cause. It’s super easy! Just bring this flyer to the El Pollo Loco listed below on the… Continue Reading Brownsville Alzheimer’s Walk – Pollo Loco Fundraiser
Hurricane Preparedness Fair @ Brownsville Events Center
May 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hurricane Preparedness Fair @ Brownsville Events Center
6:00 PM
Come join AARP Texas as we are joined by Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino and local emergency management officials to discuss hurricane preparedness. We will discuss registering with 211 for Special Needs, evacuation and ensuring… Continue Reading Hurricane Preparedness Fair
Brownsville Fashion Week @ Historic Downtown Brownsville
May 23 @ 12:00 PM – May 26 @ 1:00 PM
Brownsville Fashion Week @ Historic Downtown Brownsville
12:00 PM
Brownsville’s first week-long celebration of local icons, talent, and resistance in fashion. Eight runway shows will feature the emerging talent from the Rio Grande Valley in the fashion industry including; designers, models, and stylists. This… Continue Reading Brownsville Fashion Week
May 23 @ 5:00 PM
1 Year Anniversary Alley Party @ Double Trouble
5:00 PM
We are so happy and honored for all the love and support we have received since day 1!! We would like to invite everyone who has helped us make this possible to join us for… Continue Reading 1 Year Anniversary Alley Party
Flower Power Happy Hour @ Dodici Pizza and Wine
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Flower Power Happy Hour @ Dodici Pizza and Wine
6:00 PM
Join us at the beautiful courtyard of Dodici Pizza and Wine in Historic Downtown Brownsville, for Flower Power Happy Hour. Sip the Flower Power signature cocktail created by guest mixologist Chris J Galicia and enjoy… Continue Reading Flower Power Happy Hour
Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso! @ El Hueso de Fraile
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso! @ El Hueso de Fraile
6:00 PM
Come and celebrate Van Gogh! This month we’ll look to recreate his famous series of sunflower paintings. Learn his technique and take home a beautiful work of art as we lead you to step by… Continue Reading Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso!
May 25 @ 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
US Fish & Wildlife Fishing Classes at BEC @ Brownsville Events Center
7:00 AM
Enjoy a quick fishing lesson that covers knots, hooks, lures bait & tackle, rods & reels, casting, TPWD rules, handling, and ethics. After the lesson put your new or sharpened skills to the test by… Continue Reading US Fish & Wildlife Fishing Classes at BEC
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:30 AM
*Saturdays the months of April to June* Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” can be spotted. This walk… Continue Reading Bird and Nature Hike
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 10:00 AM
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Every Saturdays during the months of April to June 2019 Dress for a mess. We are going to make art in the park with paint, glitter and glue. Bring: Water, good walking/hiking shoes, appropriate weather… Continue Reading Art in the Park
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes "Mosaic Create your Own Fish" @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Saturday Art Classes Mosaic Create your Own Fish
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
The Student Games @ Oliveira Park Gym
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The Student Games @ Oliveira Park Gym
10:00 AM
Event for high school teens. The event starts at 10 am. and those attending will have to show up at 10 to register. There will be games light refreshments and snacks. Great opportunity for fellowship… Continue Reading The Student Games
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 25 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 7:30 PM – 11:59 PM
2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
7:30 PM
The USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run returns to its original home at Resaca de la Palma State Park in Brownsville with new 25K and 10K routes. All runners receive personal race bibs and epic… Continue Reading 2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 25 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 26 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Yoga at the Shop @ 7th and Park
May 26 @ 8:00 AM
Yoga at the Shop @ 7th and Park
8:00 AM
Join us on the patio for a free yoga class. Stay for crepes, mimosas, and coffee! If necessary, we will hold the class indoors. P.S. No mat? No problem. All yoga gear is 10% off… Continue Reading Yoga at the Shop
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 26 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 26 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
May 27 all-day
Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery @ Old City Cemetery
12:00 AM
Join us as we honor the veterans buried at the Old City Cemetery. Over 450 identified veterans representing wars from the Indian Wars, World War I & II and the Persian Gulf War are buried… Continue Reading Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery
May 27 – Jun 21 all-day
Men's 35+ Basketball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Leagues are 5 V 5 full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. The season includes 9 regular games with everyone making a single elimination.   For more information for this season please… Continue Reading Men’s 35+ Basketball “Summer Season”
May 27 @ 10:00 AM
Memorial Day Silent March @ H-E-B Central
10:00 AM
The public, all Valley Veterans and their families are welcome to participate on this 1-mile “Silent March.” The March starts at the corner of HEB on Central Boulevard and Boca Chica ending at our Brownsville… Continue Reading Memorial Day Silent March
May 27 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Memorial Splash Day @ Sams Pool
12:00 PM
Memorial Day. Let us remember and honor persons who have died in service of USA. Memorial Day is also the unofficial start of summer–the day we open the doors at Sams Pool and invite EVERYONE… Continue Reading Memorial Splash Day
May 29 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of "Where We Come From" @ Historic Brownsville Museum
5:30 PM
Oscar Cásares, the acclaimed author of Brownsville and Amigoland, debuts a new novel about a Mexican American family in Brownsville, Texas, who reluctantly become involved in smuggling immigrants into the United States.  Mr. Cásares is… Continue Reading Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of “Where We Come From”
May 30 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Historic Preservation Office & Downtown District Awards @ Historic Alonso building
6:00 PM
Lecture by well-known historian, Milo Kearney, on the Rio Grande Valley history. After the keynote speaker, the City of Brownsville’s Historic Preservation Office and the Downtown District Manager will present the 2019 Awards.
May 31 @ 6:00 PM – Jun 2 @ 7:00 PM
Tennis for Life: Carl Chilton Open 2019 (Juniors, Adults, & Seniors) @ Brownsville Tennis Center
6:00 PM
**Two Event Limit Per Person** Entry deadline: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (Download the entry form) For more information about the event, contact the Brownsville Tennis Center (956) 547-8326 Come and show your Tennis skills!  … Continue Reading Tennis for Life: Carl Chilton Open 2019 (Juniors, Adults, & Seniors)
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 31 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 PM
*Every last Friday of the months of April to June 2019* Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required*… Continue Reading Night Hike
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
Jun 1 all-day
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
12:00 AM
This event offer’s 10k runners and 5k walkers spectacular views of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay as they make their way from South Padre Island across the Event & Cultural Center in Port Isabel .… Continue Reading 2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
Jun 1 all-day
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
12:00 AM
The private recreational angler red snapper season opens Saturday, June 1, 2019 for a projected 97-days in federal waters. Red snapper fishing is open year around in state waters. The season length is based on… Continue Reading Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 1 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:30 AM
*Saturdays the months of April to June* Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” can be spotted. This walk… Continue Reading Bird and Nature Hike