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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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
Retired…Now What? 8:30 AM
Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 12:30 PM
Retired...Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
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… Continue Reading Retired…Now What?
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville 10:00 AM
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
In honor of Preservation Month, Juan Velez, Historic Preservation Officer and BHA Board Member will exhibit a collection of art work featuring historic buildings of Brownsville.
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez 10:00 AM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
Brownsville native, Juan Velez, exhibits his collection of artwork featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All artwork is available for… Continue Reading Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville 10:00 AM
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 1 @ 5:00 PM
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2019 The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art invites all artists in the Rio Grande Valley and bordering Mexican Cities to submit artwork in response to the “RESACAS IN BROWNSVILLE” themed exhibition.… Continue Reading CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 9:00 AM
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 1 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Colobus Monkey Facts! The name “Colobus” is derived from the Greek word for “mutilated,” because unlike other monkeys, colobus monkeys do not have thumbs. Colobus monkeys complex stomachs enable them to digest mature or toxic… Continue Reading New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019
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
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) “Spring Season”
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) “Spring Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
May 6 – Jun 7 all-day
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) "Spring Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
This style of soccer is more commonly referred as a “small-side” game, as compared to a full-sided game with larger teams. For more information on this season please contact Brownsville Sports Park.
Men’s Basketball “Spring Season”
Men’s Basketball “Spring Season” @ Brownsville Sport Park
May 6 – Jun 7 all-day
Men's Basketball "Spring Season" @ Brownsville Sport Park
  Leagues are full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. Games played on Monday & Wednesday. For more information please call Brownsville Sports Park.
National Travel & Tourism Week
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
May 6 – Jun 16 all-day
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week by being a tourist in your own backyard! Each visitor will receive a Passport with a listing of attractions in Brownsville, the participant will have (42) days, to visit… Continue Reading National Travel & Tourism Week
Created to Create – Annual Members Art Show
Created to Create – Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 15 – Jun 29 all-day
Created to Create - Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Annual Members Art Show
Men’s/ COED Softball “Summer Season”
Men’s/ COED Softball “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
May 20 – Jun 14 all-day
Men's/ COED Softball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
Calling all Men’s  Get your teams ready for some Softball this Summer. All Teams will have 10 regular season games. Rules of play governed by the US Specialty Sports Associations, excluding bat limitations. For more… Continue Reading Men’s/ COED Softball “Summer Season”
Men’s 35+ Basketball “Summer Season”
Men’s 35+ Basketball “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
May 27 – Jun 21 all-day
Men's 35+ Basketball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
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… Continue Reading Men’s 35+ Basketball “Summer Season”
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
Jun 1 all-day
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
This event offer’s 10k runners and 5k walkers spectacular views of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay as they make their way from South Padre Island across the Event & Cultural Center in Port Isabel .… Continue Reading 2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk
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Summer Safari 9:00 AM
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
What is your child doing this summer? Why not spend the summer learning at the Zoo? Each day includes fun-filled activities for kids starting at age 4. This exciting summer program offers sessions full of… Continue Reading Summer Safari
Adult COED Volleyball “Summer Season”
Adult COED Volleyball “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
Jun 3 – Jun 21 all-day
Adult COED Volleyball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
Fees include minimum of 8 games and single elimination end of the season tournament. Offers participants the ability to play in tournament at the end of the season. For more information for this season please… Continue Reading Adult COED Volleyball “Summer Season”
The Pan American Union: A Showcase of National Treasures in Textiles (Grand Opening Day) 5:30 PM
The Pan American Union: A Showcase of National Treasures in Textiles (Grand Opening Day) @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Jun 3 @ 5:30 PM
The Pan American Union: A Showcase of National Treasures in Textiles (Grand Opening Day) @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
The Costumes of the Americas Museum dedicates this exhibit to Carmen Lita Pashos Explore over 50 unique and authentic costumes, many that have been displayed before.  
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National Running Day 7:00 PM
National Running Day @ Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center
Jun 5 @ 7:00 PM
National Running Day @ Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center
We can’t wait for you all to experience the celebration of movement we have put together!
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Special Event Services Fair 1:00 PM
Special Event Services Fair @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 12 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 13 @ 7:00 PM
Special Event Services Fair @ Brownsville Event Center
The Perfect location to find everything for your special event.
Lunada Artisan Market 6:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
Jun 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market