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!

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Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future 10:00 AM
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
Dec 1 2018 @ 10:00 AM – May 12 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
Highlighting the season’s exhibit is a Children’s Coloring Book illustrated exclusively for the museum by Don Breeden. Come and experience a one of a kind of collection of authentic and indigenous textiles and art.
Dawn of the Dinosaurs 9:00 AM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
The long-awaited dinosaurs have returned, just in time for Spring Break! This limited-time exhibit will be an additional $3.00 will be at the gate or the entrance of the exhibit, which is located in the… Continue Reading Dawn of the Dinosaurs
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
Feb 4 – Jun 19 all-day
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit is open to the public UTRGV Visitors Center Edinburg Campus.   Special Events Wednesday, February 20, 2019 “Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom” Documentary… Continue Reading War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit
47th International Art Show
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 27 – Apr 27 all-day
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is now accepting applications for its 47th. Annual International Art Show. The exhibition will be juried by visual artists Joe Harjo (San Antonio, TX) and Mauricio Saenz (Matamoros, Mexico… Continue Reading 47th International Art Show
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BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness 10:00 AM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 27 @ 4:00 PM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the Brownsville Independent School District’s Fine Arts Department in partnership with B.H.A., invite the community to celebrate their 7th Annual Autism Awareness Student Exhibit. Beautiful and original art work… Continue Reading BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness
Living History 10:00 AM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
Party for the Planet 10:00 AM
Party for the Planet @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM
Party for the Planet @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Party for the Planet is the Zoo’s celebration of Earth Day where we bring eco-conscious members of the community together to help share the message of conservation.  From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Zoo… Continue Reading Party for the Planet
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness – Opening Reception 12:00 PM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness – Opening Reception @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Apr 6 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness - Opening Reception @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Celebrating the BISD students that participated in the annual Autism Awareness campaign. Art work from elementary students through high school level will be displayed. Light refreshments provided.
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The 9th Annual Hooked for Life Kid Fish Tournament 6:00 AM
The 9th Annual Hooked for Life Kid Fish Tournament @ Brownsville Event Center
Apr 13 @ 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
The 9th Annual Hooked for Life Kid Fish Tournament @ Brownsville Event Center
Join us at our annual kid fish. While your here visit our expo area and cook off area.
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run 8:00 AM
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
Apr 13 @ 8:00 AM
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Join the Tip of Texas Family Outreach for its annual Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & 1 Mile Fun Run This event is held annually to help raise… Continue Reading Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 9:00 AM
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… Continue Reading 12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019
Autism Zumbathon 9:00 AM
Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
Autism Zumbathon Fundraiser Benefitting Familia Azul Brownsville
Queen Isabella Market Day 9:00 AM
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… Continue Reading Queen Isabella Market Day
Asian Spring Festival 1:00 PM
Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Apr 13 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Featuring calligraphy, games, origami, storytime, music and dance performers, this celebration of Korean culture is a wonderful and inviting event.
Bring Your Own Basket / Easter Egg Hunt 6:00 PM
Bring Your Own Basket / Easter Egg Hunt @ Brownsville Sports Park
Apr 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bring Your Own Basket / Easter Egg Hunt @ Brownsville Sports Park
Hop don’t walk to the Sports Park! Join us for an Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your family! Bring your own basket!  Softball fields will be marked for each age division. The age groups for… Continue Reading Bring Your Own Basket / Easter Egg Hunt
Friday Fish Fry 6:00 PM
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… Continue Reading Friday Fish Fry
UTRGV School of Fine Arts: Collective Wisdom 6:00 PM
UTRGV School of Fine Arts: Collective Wisdom @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
UTRGV  School of Fine Arts: Collective Wisdom @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
Work by UTRGV Sculpture Students opens.
Easter Egg Hunt 11:00 AM
Easter Egg Hunt @ River Church
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Easter Egg Hunt @ River Church
You are invited to our first indoor Easter egg hunt. This event is free and open to the public. There will be games, prizes, and bounce houses for the kids as well! Egg hunt will… Continue Reading Easter Egg Hunt
Fashioned for a Cause Annual Fashion Show “A Day at the Beach” 12:00 PM
Fashioned for a Cause Annual Fashion Show “A Day at the Beach” @ Brownsville Event Center
Apr 24 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Fashioned for a Cause Annual Fashion Show “A Day at the Beach” @ Brownsville Event Center
Join us for a relaxing lunch and beachwear fashion show as we honor our legal professionals for their service to creating a safer community. Friendship of Women is hosting their annual fashion show to support… Continue Reading Fashioned for a Cause Annual Fashion Show “A Day at the Beach”
Earth Fest 8:00 AM
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… Continue Reading Earth Fest
Road to Recycling Tire Collection 8:00 AM
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… Continue Reading Road to Recycling Tire Collection
TSC’s Children’s Play Day at the GPZ 1:00 PM
TSC’s Children’s Play Day at the GPZ @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 27 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
TSC's Children's Play Day at the GPZ @ Gladys Porter Zoo
It’s TSC Children’s Play Day at Gladys Porter Zoo! Students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at Texas Southmost College will organize and host 30 diverse play stations with traditional games from around the world.… Continue Reading TSC’s Children’s Play Day at the GPZ
Loteria in Memorial Park in the City of Los Fresnos 5:00 PM
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!