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
13
Sat
2019
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)

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)

 

Spring Beach Cleanup @ End of Hwy 4 at the beach
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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.

Don’t Forget!

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!

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Apr
27
Sat
2019
Beach Clean Up @ Barracuda Cove area of Boca Chica Beach
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Beach Clean Up @ Barracuda Cove area of Boca Chica Beach

The public is invited to help clean up at Barracuda Cove area of Boca Chica Beach. Please dress cool and wear a hat. The event is sponsored by Border Patrol Explorer Post 975.

Earth Fest @ Linear Park
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Earth Fest @ Linear Park

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.

Road to Recycling Tire Collection @ G.B.I.C Cir
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Road to Recycling Tire Collection @ G.B.I.C  Cir

Tire Collection Day encourages residents to eliminate standing water around their homes and help reduce the number of mosquitoes that can spread dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses.

 “Tire Collection Day is one way for us to maintain our city clean and free of debris.”

Jun
8
Sat
2019
Boca Chica Beach – Rio Grande River Cleanup @ Boca Chica Beach
Jun 8 @ 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Boca Chica Beach - Rio Grande River Cleanup @ Boca Chica Beach

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.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
3rd Annual BCBL’S Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual BCBL'S Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach  |  |  |

Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways!! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!!

Aug
31
Sat
2019
Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019 @ Barracuda Cove at Boca Chica Beach
Aug 31 @ 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019 @ Barracuda Cove at Boca Chica Beach

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 rhitchcox@rgv.rr.com

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.

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival @ Claytons Beach Bar
Oct 12 all-day
Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival @ Claytons Beach Bar | South Padre Island | Texas | United States

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.