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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Open Gym Availability 6:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
Open Gym Availability Gonzalez Park: Monday-Friday- 6:00-9:00 PM Oliveira Park: Monday- Friday- 6:00-9:00PM   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events. Open Gym at the REC allows spaces… Continue Reading Open Gym Availability
Open Gym Availability 6:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
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
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
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program 8:00 AM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
Schedule: Every Week (Mon-Fri) of the month of June to August! Weekly Registration: Ages between 6-17 to register Play, Create, Explore Outdoor Recreation Games, Field Trips, and Arts & Crafts Breakfast provided by BISD  … Continue Reading Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program
Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda
Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 10 – Sep 7 all-day
Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Paramount of Eternity is the title of my upcoming solo exhibition at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Texas. The myth of Sisyphus inspired the title, and that is where I would like to… Continue Reading Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 17 – Sep 7 all-day
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Stephanie enjoys creating mixed media abstracts works that reflects emotions, graphics design work, murals and interior designs. In her work, she uses mix media such as coffee, wine, aerosol paint, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels and… Continue Reading Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
“Blue and/Or Sky” Art Exhibition
“Blue and/Or Sky” Art Exhibition @ Arte Vivo Art Studio
Jul 22 – Aug 9 all-day
"Blue and/Or Sky" Art Exhibition @ Arte Vivo Art Studio
Featured Artist, Ruth A. Keitz, presents “Blue and/or Sky,” a collection of mixed media collages many of which feature blue pigment and/or images of the sky. The opening reception was scheduled from 6-9 p.m., on… Continue Reading “Blue and/Or Sky” Art Exhibition
Men’s Flag Football “Summer Season”
Men’s Flag Football “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
Jul 22 – Aug 16 all-day
Men's Flag Football "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
Calling all Men’s  BSP Men’s Flag Football League Registration April 29 – May 24, 2019 Get your teams ready for some Softball this Summer. Games weekly: Tuesday & Thursday. The first eight teams pad in… Continue Reading Men’s Flag Football “Summer Season”
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Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk 9:00 AM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank
Aug 10 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Youth Flag Football 8:00 AM
Youth Flag Football @ Oliveira Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 AM – Sep 13 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Flag Football @ Oliveira Park
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Youth Flag Football
Youth Volleyball 8:00 AM
Youth Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 AM – Sep 13 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Youth Volleyball
Men’s/COED Softball “Fall Season”
Men’s/COED Softball “Fall Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
Aug 12 – Sep 6 all-day
Men's/COED Softball "Fall 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 “Fall Season”
CycloBia 6:30 AM
CycloBia @ Downtown Brownsville
Aug 16 @ 6:30 AM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia @ Downtown Brownsville
In Downtown Brownsville, the streets will be closed to motorized traffic so families can run, walk,  ride bicycles and enjoy vendors and various activities.
Glow in the Dark Zumbathon 6:00 PM
Glow in the Dark Zumbathon @ BISD Wellness Fitness Center
Aug 16 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Glow in the Dark Zumbathon @ BISD Wellness Fitness Center
Join us for a Glow in the Dark Zumbathon. Ages 13 and up only. First 100 people will receive free glow in the dark bracelets and necklaces. Watch your clothes glow under the black lights… Continue Reading Glow in the Dark Zumbathon
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk 9:00 AM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector
Aug 17 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Office in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Lunada Artisan Market 6:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
Aug 17 @ 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
Birding for Beginners 10:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Aug 22 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn more about the “Art of Birding”. Guide books and some binoculars available.
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals 5:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Aug 23 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk 9:00 AM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank
Aug 24 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019 8:30 AM
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… Continue Reading Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019
Barracuda Cove Cleanup 8:45 AM
Barracuda Cove Cleanup @ Boca Chica Beach
Aug 31 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Barracuda Cove Cleanup @ Boca Chica Beach
The cleanup is organized by RGV Fishing Area and Waterways 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… Continue Reading Barracuda Cove Cleanup