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
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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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
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
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
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.
4th Annual Crafts for a Cause Fundraiser 7:00 PM
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… Continue Reading 4th Annual Crafts for a Cause Fundraiser
Grease 8:00 PM
Grease @ Camille Playhouse
Apr 26 @ 8:00 PM
Grease @ 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 Grease
High School Conjunto “Texas Best” Competition 12:00 PM
High School Conjunto “Texas Best” Competition @ La Plaza de San Benito
Apr 27 @ 12:00 PM
High School Conjunto "Texas Best" Competition @ La Plaza de San Benito
La Cultura Vive en Brownsville (LCVEB), will be hosting a high school conjunto competition. High School from around Texas will compete on traditional conjunto sounds from the pass.
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