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!
Park Day is an annual event sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust, formerly the Civil War Trust, which enlists volunteers to clean, repair, and learn about local battlefields. Come hear from local historians about battlefields and other military sites. A Civil War living history event will take place in the afternoon at Market Square.(1150 Market Square Street)
The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program will kick off its 33rd Annual Spring Cleanup, at sites along the Texas coast. This is your opportunity to make a difference by helping to preserve one of Texas’ most precious natural resources – our beaches.
Wear sunscreen, shoes, sunglasses and hat
Bring plenty of drinking water and bug repellent
Check in by 9:00 am
Do not disturb the habitat of nesting shorebirds and sea turtles, for your safety, stay off the dunes
We’ll clean rain or shine!
Every year the City of Brownsville organizes Earth Fest. This event is designed to create awareness in the community of the ecological benefits of “green” living
Earth Fest provides fun for all ages including mobile recreation, art projects, local health organizations; live music all day long; contests; dancing; composting info with free bike-safety checks, food & beverage vendors, and much more!
There is also a give away of an assortment of containerized trees for city residents to plant at home. give away an assortment of one-gallon containerized trees for city residents to plant at home.
This is a cleanup of Boca Chica Beach at the mouth of the Rio Grande River. This area has a lot of trash. We have coordinated this event with County Commissioner Sophia Benavides’ office in order to have county support and trash pickup. Please come out and volunteer to make a difference.
This cleanup has been registered as a World Oceans Day 2019 event, and it has also been registered with American Rivers and Keep Texas Waterways Beautiful.
All cleanup supplies along with sunscreen and insect repellent will be provided.
What: Barracuda Cove Cleanup
When: Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Who: The cleanup is organized by RGV Fishing Area and Waterway Cleanups. South Texas Paddlers is a co-sponsor of the cleanup and will be using kayaks to clean up in the water as we are cleaning the shoreline. Anyone who desires to participate in this manner must provide their own kayak or other suitable watercraft.
Directions: Take Boca Chica Boulevard (Texas 4) out past Space X until it ends at the beach, turn left and go down about 3 miles until you get to the jetties, take another left and you are at Barracuda Cove. There will be a registration canopy set up by the jetties.
Volunteer hours: Students are encouraged to bring their school community service forms to the cleanup. We will be glad to sign off for the hours of community service performed.
Contact: Richard Hitchcox at 956-371-7146 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Details: Please wear appropriate clothing such as hats and sturdy shoes. Cleanup supplies such as nitrile gloves, work gloves, trash bags, onion bags for wet trash and broken glass, sunscreen, insect repellent, and cold water will be provided. Some giveaway items will be given away raffle style at the end of the cleanup.
We have coordinated this event with County Commissioner Sophia Benavides’ office in order to have Cameron County Parks and Recreation support and trash pickup. Please come out and volunteer to make a difference.
Zombie Charge is a 5K open level, family friendly obstacle race hosted on the beach. It’s the only race that has obstacles and zombies in the midwest happening on South Padre Island. Bring friends, family and co-workers and make plans to stay on the island for an awesome beach run with challenges, obstacles, zombies and a festival at Clayton’s.