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
Queen Isabella Market Day @ Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Queen Isabella Market Day @ Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park

The City of Port Isabel hosts an annual Market Day on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse in April! Vendors, music, food and family fun!

Free Admission to Markey Day

Museums of Port Isabel & Lighthouse $1 Admission each site

Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
Apr 13 @ 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College

Our spring-time version of Oktoberfest will once again feature a winning combination of German draft beers, live German Polka & American rock music, German food, and entertainment for all ages.

Our Volksfest, meaning people’s festival, is kid friendly! Starting at 3pm, we will have activities for your young ones! Dance performances, games, and German drinking chants will get us going into the night, ending at 11pm.

Regular admission is $15 and includes a printed glass beer mug and one free beer. However, your beer ticket can also be used for wine or food, if you prefer. Free admission for ages 18 and under!

Apr
15
Mon
2019
Opening of the Crepe Town Restaurant @ the BMFA @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 15 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Opening of the Crepe Town Restaurant @ the BMFA @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

Opening of the Crepe Town Restaurant inside the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art.
Come and taste the most delicious and healthy food.
Invite your family and friends.
Catering events also available, reserve now!

Apr
19
Fri
2019
Friday Fish Fry @ River Church
Apr 19 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday Fish Fry @ River Church

Friday Fish Fry

Begin your Easter festivities on us and join us for dinner outdoors!

This is a free event and open to the public.

Being your family and friends.

Están invitados a una rica cena de pescado frito! Celebre este fin especial con nosotros!

Este evento es gratis y para toda la familia y sus amistades.

Apr
20
Sat
2019
4th Annual Crafts for a Cause Fundraiser @ Laureles Ranch House Museum
Apr 20 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
4th Annual Crafts for a Cause Fundraiser @ Laureles Ranch House Museum

Join the Brownsville Craft Beer Enthusiasts at the Laureles Ranch House Museum. Guests will sample Texas craft beers while listening to music and enjoying local food samples. B.C.B.E. will also be holding a silent auction and feature local food vendors.  A portion of the proceeds benefit the BHA.

 

Apr
26
Fri
2019
April Historical Happy Hour: Spring is in the air! @ Stillman House Museum & Gardens
Apr 26 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
April Historical Happy Hour: Spring is in the air! @ Stillman House Museum & Gardens

Spring is the best time of the year! Flowers pop up and fill our gardens with yellow, blue, white, pink & lilac. Come celebrate the season with us. Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers. Thank you L&F Distributors for making this program possible!

Rain Location: Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison Street)

Apr
27
Sat
2019
STX Taco Fest @ Brownsville Sports Park
Apr 27 @ 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
STX Taco Fest @ Brownsville Sports Park

The STX Taco Festival offers the greatest collection of Taco Chefs in the region, alongside live music, games, beer & wine tastings, and so much more. Presented by the Brownsville Sports Park, STX Taco Fest promises to bring you fun for the whole family! Children under 10 are free.

Admission to STX Taco Fest offers twelve taco tastings and five 5 oz. beer tastings OR five 3oz. wine tastings (non-alcoholic refreshments are available).

Tacos, Beer, & Wine Tastings, Live Music, Games, AND MORE!

Early Birds Tickets: $25.00 (Sale ends on 3/31/2019)

Children’s Ticket (AGES 10-14) $15.00

 Tickets on Sale at the Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau 

( 650 Ruben M. Torrres Blvd. Brownsville, Tx 78520 )

Loteria in Memorial Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market
Apr 27 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Loteria in Memorial Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market

A Fun Family Night in The City of Los Fresnos Memorial Park! Play Loteria 4 cards for $3 win Prizes ! And look around at vendor booths with great merchandise!

Wild Game Dinner @ IBC El Ranchito
Apr 27 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Wild Game Dinner @ IBC El Ranchito

Go Hog Wild at Moody Clinic’s second Wild Game Dinner benefiting children with special needs in the Brownsville community.

The evening will bring you an array of sizzling wild game cuisine prepared by talented local chefs. Specialty drinks will be available for all attendees. Enjoy live music by Mr. Whiskey and kick up your heels at the end of the night with a DJ. A blackboard auction will also be held with one of a kind items.

One hundred percent of the proceeds provide services to children in need of physical, occupational and speech/language therapy who cannot afford the full or partial cost of treatment. When you attend our Wild Game Dinner, you make a meaningful and lasting change in the life of a child with special needs.

Sponsorship opportunities available. Individual tickets $50 each. Purchase with fast and secure checkout at www.MoodyClinic.org. Make sure to follow us on our social media accounts Faceboook and Instagram for daily updates.

May
1
Wed
2019
Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 12:30 PM

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 are fun, safe, and easy for any level. The cost to register and participate is free, and you decide on which activities you want to participate in. The program always meets at the Downtown Rec Center.

Retired…Now what is your place and your time.  It is a safe place to enjoy life, learn how to do the things you always dreamed you could do, and make friends.

Fitness, health, games, arts and crafts workshops, and social activities—we are here for you!

 

 

Fitness

  • Badmington
  • Bocce Ball
  • Dancing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Water Aerobics
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

Social Activities

  • Bingo Days
  • Board Games Group
  • Book Club
  • Cards
  • Fishing
  • Knitting Group
  • Quilting
  • Scrapbooking
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
May
2
Thu
2019
Gringo de Mayo @ Brownsville Market Square
May 2 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Gringo de Mayo @ Brownsville Market Square

Brownsville Beerfest invites you to “Gringo De Mayo”, an avocado inspired bites and margarita sampling event.

Come enjoy live music, avocado-themed food samples, and flavored margaritas. All drink and food samples will be created and served by local restaurants and bars.

Donations:

April 5-7
Limited Online Weekend Kickoff Sale: 1 for $20

April 8- May 1
Early bird: 1 for $30 or 2 for $50
At door: 1 for $40

 

May
3
Fri
2019
First Friday @ Brownsville Historic Downtown
May 3 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
First Friday @ Brownsville Historic Downtown

First Friday is an immersive music, art, food, and wellness event. Downtown Brownsville springs to life every first Friday of the month with musicians, artists, vendors, poets, yoga, and much more. Approximately fifteen restaurants, bars, and galleries host live music and offer local gastronomic delights.

May
4
Sat
2019
Brownsville Vintage Day @ Historic Market Square
May 4 @ 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Brownsville Vintage Day @ Historic Market Square

A National Historic Preservation Month Celebration.

Brownsville Vintage Day Event is an admission-free family event set in a two-block area around the Brownsville Market Square. The event will have a Classic Car Show, Vintage Fashion Show, music, food, and vendors.This is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their products, talents, and passions in a vintage-specific venue setting.

 

May
17
Fri
2019
May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters & Brownsville Film History Exhibit @ Historic Laureles Ranch House Museum
May 17 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters & Brownsville Film History Exhibit @ Historic Laureles Ranch House Museum

Join the Brownsville Historical Association for its monthly Historical Happy Hour program featuring crafts beers, sponsored by L&F Distributors. This month BHA will host an exclusive viewing of Mexican movie posters from the Agrasanchez Collection.

Celebrating those who preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers. Thank you L&F Distributors for making this program possible!

 

 

May
18
Sat
2019
Under the Stars Artisan Market in the City of Los Fresnos @ Los Fresnos Memorial Park
May 18 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Under the Stars Artisan Market in the City of Los Fresnos @ Los Fresnos Memorial Park

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
19
Sun
2019
Metanoia’s Live Well-Ness Fair/ Grand Opening @ Metanoia Wellness Center
May 19 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 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 have Special Promotions and Special Announcements.

You can’t miss😊🙌🏼

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events

May
21
Tue
2019
Brownsville Alzheimer’s Walk – Pollo Loco Fundraiser @ El Pollo Loco
May 21 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 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 designated date and time. Show your flyer and 50% OF YOUR PURCHASE WILL BE DONATED to our Fire-Grilled Fundraiser. Come on by, support our cause and, while you’re at it, have a crazy good time!

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
May
23
Thu
2019
Flower Power Happy Hour @ Dodici Pizza and Wine
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Flower Power Happy Hour @ Dodici Pizza and Wine

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 Dodici’s famous pizza as you wind down from the work week. Want to be truly groovy? Rock your peace signs, tie-dye, love beads, and bell bottoms to really get in the mood. We might just reward you for being the hippest of the hip. Only 100 tickets are available, so don’t delay! Flower Power Happy Hour is sponsored by Rio Bank, De La Rosa & Company CPAs, Seersucker Gin, Cinco Vodka, Chris Galicia, and Docici Pizza & Wine. This is an over-21 event benefiting United Way of Southern Cameron County’s fight for the health, education & financial stability of every person in our community.

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

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 step through an enchanting recreation. All materials will be provided plus 1 free drink on the house (5$ value).
Tickets must be reserved prior to the date! Cancellations must be 24 hours ahead of time to receive a refund.
Sign up now to reserve your spot!

May
27
Mon
2019
Men’s 35+ Basketball “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
May 27 – Jun 21 all-day

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 call Brownsville Sports Park.

 

 

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events

 

Jun
2
Sun
2019
Immaculate Conception Cathedral Loteria @ Immaculate Conception Cathedral Auditorium
Jun 2 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Cathedral Loteria @ Immaculate Conception Cathedral Auditorium

Join us for a chance to win one of 40 prizes for the home, auto, and garage. There will be a door prize of a $100 VISA card. Must be present to win. Mexican antojitos, desserts, and refreshments will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the cathedral

Jun
7
Fri
2019
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Venues
Jun 7 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

BROWNSVILLE’s entertainment and arts district springs to life for this event with galleries, cafes, bars, artisans, restaurants, performers, musicians, DJ’s, poets and more. Join us for this historic event! Now Introducing the BROWNSVILLE Art Market for all artist to display and sell they’re fine art.

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events

Jun
20
Thu
2019
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center

CALLING ON ALL WOMEN 21 AND OVER !!!!
Join us for some pampering, sipping, shopping, and supporting Communities In Schools of Cameron County. CIS is the nation’s leading dropout prevention program that positions a coordinator inside schools to assess needs and deliver necessary resources that remove barriers to success. CIS has proven to keep students in school and the only one to document that it increases graduation rates and decreases dropout rates.

BEAUTY:
Ladies will be pampered with massages, nails, makeup and hair styles.

SHOP:
Our vendors have all the must-have items to include fabulous shoes, handbags, jewelry, makeup, accessories and much more will be on display for purchasing.

SILENT AUCTION:
Shop our silent auction tables throughout the night. Great items to be auctioned off.

LOCATION:
Brownsville Event Center, 1 Event Center, Brownsville, TX

SUPPORT:
Proceeds from our 8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun will benefit Communities In Schools of Cameron County. CIS has been keeping at-risk students in school for 24 years. With your help, we can help change the picture of education! For more information on becoming a sponsor, vendor or restaurant provider contact Jennifer Bossoudaho at Jennifer@ciscameroncounty.org or 956-554-7954.

Jun
21
Fri
2019
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jun 21 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum

Come in from the hot sweltering heat and cool down with the B.H.A. Cold beer and fresh eats await you at the Museum.  Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers. Thank you L&F Distributors for making this program possible!

Jun
29
Sat
2019
GRAND OPENING! @ Logos Baptist Church
Jun 29 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
GRAND OPENING! @ Logos Baptist Church

Join us this 4th of July weekend in celebrating the Grand Opening of Logos Baptist Church!
We open our Bibles to learn, and we open our lives to love!

We are another congregation of Iglesia Bautista West Brownsville.