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
UTRGV Electric Car Competition
UTRGV Electric Car Competition @ UTRGV Brownsville-Biomedical Research and Health Building Parking Lot
Apr 6 all-day
UTRGV Electric Car Competition @ UTRGV Brownsville-Biomedical Research and Health Building Parking Lot
Twenty-six teams representing middle schools, high schools and colleges from across South Texas will compete in the second annual UTRGV Electric Car Competition. “We are so excited to bring this competition to the UTRGV Brownsville… Continue Reading UTRGV Electric Car Competition
Chalk Art Festival 9:00 AM
Chalk Art Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Chalk Art Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Join us for our Annual Chalk Art Festival inside of Dean Porter Park this April 6, 2019. Children, youth, and adults are encouraged to participate. Competition includes amazing prizes. Children (1-10) can buy a square… Continue Reading Chalk Art Festival
Expo Lucha 2019 9:00 AM
Expo Lucha 2019 @ Carlota Petrina Museum
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Expo Lucha 2019 @ Carlota Petrina Museum
“PuraLucha Brownsville ” in Partnership with ROCA at Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center present Lucha Libre Expo. This Lucha Libre Expo will bring “Luchadores” from the RGV, US and Mexico to share with the community… Continue Reading Expo Lucha 2019
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 ‘Dyeing” Art of the Sacred Caracoal 6:00 PM
The ‘Dyeing” Art of the Sacred Caracoal @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Apr 8 @ 6:00 PM
The 'Dyeing" Art of the Sacred Caracoal @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Join us for an exciting discussion about the indigenous and endangered practice of dyeing and waving techniques in Oaxaca’s Costa Chica.
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Pawty!
Pawty! @ Linear Park
Apr 13 all-day
Pawty! @ Linear Park
It’s Pawty! time! You are invited to “Pawty!” with Brownsville Animal Defense (B.A.D.)! Join us in celebrating our furry friends with the entire family. Our event will be filled with activities such as yoga, dog… Continue Reading Pawty!
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
Volksfest 2019 3:00 PM
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,… Continue Reading Volksfest 2019
Beggin – N – Eggs Easter Egg Hunt 4:00 PM
Beggin – N – Eggs Easter Egg Hunt @ Catherine Stillman Dog Park
Apr 13 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Beggin - N - Eggs Easter Egg Hunt @ Catherine Stillman Dog Park
Bring your furry friends and Easter baskets to hunt for treat-filled eggs together at Catherine Stillman Dog Park, followed by a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. Dogs must be at least 4-months-old, must be… Continue Reading Beggin – N – Eggs Easter Egg Hunt
Symphony in the Park 6:00 PM
Symphony in the Park @ Washington Park
Apr 13 @ 6:00 PM
Symphony in the Park @ Washington Park
OUR VISION: To make dramatic improvement in literacy levels in the Brownsville area. MISSION STATEMENT: Brownsville Literacy Center exists to promote literacy in the Brownsville area by providing appropriate and accessible educational programs designed to… Continue Reading Symphony in the Park
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
Easter Bazaar 9:00 AM
Easter Bazaar @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 19 @ 9:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 5:00 PM
Easter Bazaar @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Everyone is invited to “hop” on over to the Zoo’s annual Bunny Corral and Easter Bazaar. Our Bunny Corral, a visitor favorite, will be open across from Small World. The bunnies will be available to… Continue Reading Easter Bazaar
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.
Bunny Corral 10:00 AM
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 3:00 PM
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Everyone is invited to “hop” on over to the Zoo’s annual Bunny Corral and Easter Bazaar. Our Bunny Corral, a visitor favorite, will be open across from Small World. The bunnies will be available to… Continue Reading Bunny Corral
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
YouthBuild 5k Run & One-Miler 8:00 AM
YouthBuild 5k Run & One-Miler @ Linear Park
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM
YouthBuild 5k Run & One-Miler @ Linear Park
Participate in the YouthBuild 5k Run & 1-Miler and help us to continue making a positive impact in the lives of Brownsville’s Youth. ALL proceeds go directly to the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville’s YouthBuild program.
Soñamos Juntos 11:00 AM
Soñamos Juntos @ Washington Park
Apr 27 @ 11:00 AM
Soñamos Juntos @ Washington Park
Las Imaginistas invite you to join us for “Soñamos Juntos: March into the Future,” a celebration of our Hacemos la Ciudad project, a yearlong effort led by Las Imaginistas to imagine, dream, rehearse, and build… Continue Reading Soñamos Juntos
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
STX Taco Fest 4:00 PM
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… Continue Reading STX Taco Fest
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!
Greese 8:00 PM
Greese @ The Camille Playhouse
Apr 27 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Greese @ The Camille Playhouse
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this… Continue Reading Greese
Greese 2:30 PM
Greese @ The Camille Playhouse
Apr 28 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Greese @ The Camille Playhouse
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this… Continue Reading Greese