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!

Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 @ 8:30 AM – Jul 31 @ 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 @ 8:30 AM – Jul 31 @ 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.
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 – Jul 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 artwork featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All artwork is available for… Continue Reading Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez
Jun 1 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
Colobus Monkey Facts! The name “Colobus” is derived from the Greek word for “mutilated,” because unlike other monkeys, colobus monkeys do not have thumbs. Colobus monkeys complex stomachs enable them to digest mature or toxic… Continue Reading New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
12:00 AM
The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
12:00 AM
The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9** LIT and LIIT 2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department. Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17… Continue Reading Lit Program
Lit Program @ Rec Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9** LIT and LIIT 2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department. Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17… Continue Reading Lit Program
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
What is your child doing this summer? Why not spend the summer learning at the Zoo? Each day includes fun-filled activities for kids starting at age 4. This exciting summer program offers sessions full of… Continue Reading Summer Safari
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
8:00 AM
Schedule: Every Week (Mon-Fri) of the month of June to August! Weekly Registration: Ages between 6-17 to register Play, Create, Explore Outdoor Recreation Games, Field Trips, and Arts & Crafts Breakfast provided by BISD  … Continue Reading Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program
Jul 10 – Sep 7 all-day
Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Paramount of Eternity is the title of my upcoming solo exhibition at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Texas. The myth of Sisyphus inspired the title, and that is where I would like to… Continue Reading Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda
Jul 17 – Sep 7 all-day
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Stephanie enjoys creating mixed media abstracts works that reflects emotions, graphics design work, murals and interior designs. In her work, she uses mix media such as coffee, wine, aerosol paint, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels and… Continue Reading Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
Jul 22 – Aug 16 all-day
Men's Flag Football "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Calling all Men’s  BSP Men’s Flag Football League Registration April 29 – May 24, 2019 Get your teams ready for some Softball this Summer. Games weekly: Tuesday & Thursday. The first eight teams pad in… Continue Reading Men’s Flag Football “Summer Season”
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Tech Town
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Tech Town
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VII @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VII Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Awesomely Messy Art Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Awesomely Messy Art Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Balloon darts, squirt guns, shaving cream, bubbles and ice chalk, just to name a few of the super fun and super messy ways you can express paint in this AWESOMELY MESSY ART CAMP! July 22-26… Continue Reading Awesomely Messy Art Camp
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
The wizarding world comes to life in this magical camp! Which house is in your destiny? Make your own wand, attend potions classes and herbology! Discover the science behind the magic of it all and… Continue Reading Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11)
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.) Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.   A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children… Continue Reading Time Travelers Camp
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
9:00 AM
Time Travelers wanted!!! The Brownsville Historical Association will be leading a summer camp for children ages 8-12! Anyone interested please call 956-548-1313 for more information.
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 25 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.) Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.   A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children… Continue Reading Time Travelers Camp
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 26 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.) Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.   A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children… Continue Reading Time Travelers Camp
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 26 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Jul 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ La Galaxia/La Lomita Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
80s Rock Live @ Half Moon Saloon
Jul 26 @ 10:00 PM
80s Rock Live @ Half Moon Saloon
10:00 PM
80’s Rock fest featuring tunes by poison, guns n roses, billy idol, def Leppard journey and more!
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual BCBL'S Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach  |  |  |
6:00 AM
Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways!! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!!
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach
6:00 AM
Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!! The goal of this event is to create a fishing tournament that will bring the entire family to fish, barbecue, bond,… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament
Brownsville Intermediate/Beginner’s Historical Jog @ Sabal Palms Sanctuary Visitor's Center
Jul 27 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Brownsville Intermediate/Beginner's Historical Jog @ Sabal Palms Sanctuary Visitor's Center
9:00 AM
  Join us for a physically and culturally enriching journey through historical markers in downtown Brownsville,where a guided jogging tour with historical relevance will take place, fusing exercise and history.   Meeting Location: Sabal Palms… Continue Reading Brownsville Intermediate/Beginner’s Historical Jog
Jul 27 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Port Isabel County Annex Building
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the County Annex Building in Port Isabel. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Jul 29 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures
Jul 29 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures
Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VIII @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VII Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 3:00 PM
Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Summer Olympics CMB STEAM Style! Can you build a beach ball tower? What about your own foosball game? How about a bucket tower? You will learn how to do all of these and more in… Continue Reading Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 6-8) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 3:00 PM
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 6-8) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
The wizarding world comes to life in this magical camp! Which house is in your destiny? Make your own wand, attend potions classes and herbology! Discover the science behind the magic of it all and… Continue Reading Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 6-8)
Back to School Block Party @ In front of Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) Office
Jul 31 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Back to School Block Party @ In front of Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) Office
10:00 AM
The Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) will be hosting a Back to School Block Party between ninth and tenth streets. We invite the public to join us for a resource fair, refreshments, and food!… Continue Reading Back to School Block Party
Aug 2 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Market Days at Plaza 4 Perlas Every First Friday of the Month @ Plaza 4 Perlas
12:00 PM
*Free Entrance *Free Raffle *Shopping *Family Event Come and Enjoy an Awesome Day of Shopping! If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact us for more information.
Aug 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Edelstein Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Kids Appreciation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Aug 3 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Kids Appreciation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
12:00 PM
Celebrate your child on National Kids Day with a trip to the Zoo. Fun activities for kids and lots of extras like passports, goodie bags and prizes.
Aug 5 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea
Aug 5 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea
Aug 5 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session IX @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session IX Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Aug 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Learn more about the “Art of Birding” Guide book and some binoculars available.
Aug 9 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Rockwell Manor Apartments
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Aug 10 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Aug 10 @ 6:00 PM
Rock The Park Music Festival @ Dean Porter Park
6:00 PM
Rock The Park Music Festival proudly announces Brownsville’s fifth annual Rock N’ Roll/Classic Rock Music Festival. Rock the Park Music Festival will hold its fifth annual event Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Dean Porter Park… Continue Reading Rock The Park Music Festival
Aug 12 – Sep 6 all-day
Men's/COED Softball "Fall 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 “Fall Season”
Youth Flag Football @ Oliveira Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 AM – Sep 13 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Flag Football @ 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 Flag Football
Youth Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 AM – Sep 13 @ 5:00 PM
Youth 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 Volleyball
Aug 13 @ 6:30 PM
The Brownsville Raid @ 7th & Park
6:30 PM
    Come out and learn about local history and join us for a special edition gravel night ride through Historical Downtown, the Old Fort Brown and connecting roads around it. The Brownsville Raid of… Continue Reading The Brownsville Raid
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
Aug 16 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car- Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector
Aug 17 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector  |  |  |
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Office in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Aug 17 @ 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
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Aug 22 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Learn more about the “Art of Birding”. Guide books and some binoculars available.
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Aug 23 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Aug 24 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank |  |  |
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.