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!

Apr
11
Tue
2017
Exhibit: Mapping the Development of Brownsville @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Apr 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 1 @ 2:00 PM
Exhibit: Mapping the Development of Brownsville @ Brownsville Heritage Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Visit our exhibit exploring the development and defining borders of Brownsville through maps and aerial photographs. This exhibit will display an array of maps, from early settlements of Brownsville to modern times, illustrating not only the growth of our city but the evolution of map making and geographical accuracy. Some of the more notable illustrations to be put on display include maps of Fort Brown along with that of the Mexican-American war, Cameron County map defining land grants, State of Texas maps, Sanborn Maps, and other portrayals of Brownsville. Take a trip through time with maps of the development of the Brownsville area.

May
2
Tue
2017
Pre-Columbian Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
May 2 – Jun 17 all-day
Pre-Columbian Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States

During Museum hours of 10 am to 4 pm, Tuesday thru Saturday

Come visit an exhibit of beautiful artifacts from what is referred to as the “Pre-Columbian Period”. Many of these pieces were gathered by individuals who traveled throughout the Americas. This is a collection of ancient terracotta and geographic domain extends broadly into the cultures of the most notable empires of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, prior to the arrival of Europeans in the 15th century. The mystical names of the Olmecs, the Maya, the Huastecans, and the Inca are nobly represented in this resident collection. Each artifact offers an insight into the daily lives of their crafters; whether the item be an effigy of a figure from the religious world, a utilitarian vessel that was a part of their culinary practice, or an object that was inspired solely on an artistic level.

May
25
Thu
2017
Hurricane Awareness Fair 2017 @ Brownsville Public Library
May 25 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Nerd Nite Brownsville @ Half Moon Saloon
May 25 @ 6:45 PM – 9:45 PM
Nerd Nite Brownsville @ Half Moon Saloon | Brownsville | Texas | United States

6:45pm at Half Moon Saloon in Brownsville

Trivia and nerdy talks until 9:45pm. On the docket for talks: sea turtles and alternative art! How funky!

Free slice of pizza to the first 30 people before 7:15pm

Free event. Food and alcohol for sale.

Be there or be square.

May
26
Fri
2017
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 26 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Nocturnal animals are everywhere at Resaca de la Palma, join us to learn a little more about them! Bring your flashlights or headlamps in this educational night hike.

*Reservation required by phone or in-person*
Please call 956-350-2920 to reserve your spot (Wednesday – Sunday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM).
Space is limited.

Admission Fees:
Adults – $6
Children 12 and under – $2