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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“Triple Treat” Exhibit 10:00 AM
“Triple Treat” Exhibit @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Jul 26 @ 10:00 AM – Dec 30 @ 5:00 PM
"Triple Treat" Exhibit @ Costumes of the Americas Museum  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
The Costumes of the Americas Museum presents its new exhibit, “Triple Treat”. The exhibit depicts the “Evolution of the Rebozo”, “Guatemalan Market” and “Designs, Colors and Flowers” on Mexican textiles. 10 a.m.- 5 P.M. Tues-… Continue Reading “Triple Treat” Exhibit
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega 10:00 AM
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Nov 15 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Jan 31 2019 @ 3:00 PM
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Primo Vega, born in Ario de Rosales, Michoacan, Mexico. “His painting smelled of the countryside. The Peace in his strokes could almost be touched with one’s own fingertips because nothing in his work was grotesque… Continue Reading Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega
Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village Exhibit 10:00 AM
Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Nov 27 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Jan 19 2019 @ 4:00 PM
Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Back by popular demand, this holiday season, the Brownsville Historical Association is proud to present its Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village collection. Founded in 1976, the Department 56 Company captures the spirit of Christmas through… Continue Reading Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village Exhibit
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.
“Oils that come to life” by D. Lewis
“Oils that come to life” by D. Lewis @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Oct 11 – Dec 23 all-day
"Oils that come to life" by D. Lewis @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
The Artist D. Lewis got inspired from Thomas Kinkade and John Singer Sergeant. Also, Mr. Lewis wrote a book called “The Adventures of Ava Bear”
Holiday Village
Holiday Village @ Mitte Cultural District
Nov 19 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Holiday Village @ Mitte Cultural District
Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Come stroll through the Holiday Village and be magically transported to the North Pole. Admission is Free and the Memories are Priceless
Saturday Safari: River Giants 1:00 PM
Saturday Safari: River Giants @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 1 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! Lurking among the plants in the water is a master hunter ready to pounce and devour an unsuspecting fish. Alligator gar… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: River Giants
Saturday Safari: River Giants 1:00 PM
Saturday Safari: River Giants @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 1 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! Lurking among the plants in the water is a master hunter ready to pounce and devour an unsuspecting fish. Alligator gar… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: River Giants
Weihnachtskonzert — A German Christmas Concert 6:00 PM
Weihnachtskonzert — A German Christmas Concert @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Dec 1 @ 6:00 PM
Weihnachtskonzert -- A German Christmas Concert @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Once again we will be hosting our popular German-themed Christmas concert! Get in the holiday spirit with a soothing mix of favorite Christmas tunes and fitting oeuvres by the great German composers of the classic… Continue Reading Weihnachtskonzert — A German Christmas Concert
Home for the Holidays 7:00 PM
Home for the Holidays @ TSC Performing Arts Center
Dec 1 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Home for the Holidays @ TSC Performing Arts Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Join us for Home for the Holidays.
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Bike and Bird
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 3 all-day
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park and increase your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals are available. Bring:… Continue Reading Bike and Bird
66th Annual Brownsville Christmas Parade 7:00 PM
66th Annual Brownsville Christmas Parade
Dec 3 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
66th Annual Brownsville Christmas Parade @ Brownsville | Texas | United States
66th Annual Brownsville Christmas Parade Please contact Charrod Days at (956) 542-4243 or visit our website Office Hours 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday
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Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet
Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet @ Harmony School of Innovation Brownsville
Dec 4 all-day
Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet @ Harmony School of Innovation Brownsville
If you know a fifth grader in the Brownsville area looking for a math challenge, “The Best of the Best” may be for you! “The Best of the Best” is a fast-paced, problem-solving/computation competition where… Continue Reading Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Dec 4 2018 – Jan 5 2019 all-day
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
The Brownsville Historical Association is proud to present the first annual Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit. The exhibit is a great way to creatively showcase your personal talents or an organization to scores of people who… Continue Reading Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit
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The Singing Christmas Tree
The Singing Christmas Tree @ Livingway Family Church
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day
The Singing Christmas Tree @ Livingway Family Church
The Singing Christmas Tree – A FREE family Christmas event Petting Zoo Pony Rides Face Painting Santa Claus & Friends
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Intro to Birding 8:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 6 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
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Zoo Nights and Lights
Zoo Nights and Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 7 – Dec 9 all-day
Zoo Nights and Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Gladys Porter Zoo, Come out and enjoy live performances from local bands and choirs while… Continue Reading Zoo Nights and Lights
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival 6:00 PM
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 PM
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center |  |  |
The Brownsville International Flamenco Festival takes place Dec. 7 & Dec. 8. On Dec 7,at 6 p.m there will be performances by local flamenco students at the Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center. On Dec. 8,… Continue Reading Brownsville International Flamenco Festival
Zoo Nights & Lights 6:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 7 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
You’re invited to get in the spirit of the holidays by visiting Gladys Porter Zoo’s brightest event – Zoo Nights & Lights! This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from… Continue Reading Zoo Nights & Lights
Annie 8:00 PM
Annie @ Camille Playhouse
Dec 7 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ Camille Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
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Archery
Archery @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 8 all-day
Archery @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.) *Limited space – reservations required* Please… Continue Reading Archery
Archery 101 8:30 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 8 @ 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.) *Limited space – reservations required* Please… Continue Reading Archery 101
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival 5:00 PM
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Market Square
Dec 8 @ 5:00 PM
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Market Square |  |  |
The Brownsville International Flamenco Festival takes place Dec. 7 & Dec. 8. On Dec 7,at 6 p.m there will be performances by local flamenco students at the Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center. On Dec. 8,… Continue Reading Brownsville International Flamenco Festival
Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos 5:00 PM
Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market in Memorial Park
Dec 8 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market in Memorial Park  | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
Come take pictures with Santa plus he will be giving Candy bags to all the children! Free Rides, Bouncer, wall climbing. Great food vendors and merchandise vendors! Come shop and enjoy an evening in the… Continue Reading Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos
Zoo Nights & Lights 6:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 8 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
You’re invited to get in the spirit of the holidays by visiting Gladys Porter Zoo’s brightest event – Zoo Nights & Lights! This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from… Continue Reading Zoo Nights & Lights
Annie 8:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 8 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
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Amigos Artesanos Open House 2:00 PM
Amigos Artesanos Open House @ Paseo Plaza Shopping Center
Dec 9 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Amigos Artesanos Open House @ Paseo Plaza Shopping Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Come and sample some hot chocolate from Oaxaca, look through our diverse arts and crafts from Hidalgo, Jalisco, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Morelos, Chiapas and Estado de Mexico. We have a wide selection of ladies and men’s… Continue Reading Amigos Artesanos Open House
Annie 2:30 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 9 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Zoo Nights & Lights 6:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 9 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
You’re invited to get in the spirit of the holidays by visiting Gladys Porter Zoo’s brightest event – Zoo Nights & Lights! This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from… Continue Reading Zoo Nights & Lights
Brownsville Women’s Connection Luncheon 11:30 AM
Brownsville Women’s Connection Luncheon @ Galaxy Bowling Center
Dec 13 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
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Lori Hunt, of Harlingen, will be the guest speaker at the Dec. 13 luncheon. She formerly worked as a reporter,freelance writer and advertising copy writer. Hunt will share her journey through cancer and how prayers… Continue Reading Brownsville Women’s Connection Luncheon
Customer Appreciation Free Food and Drinks 4:00 PM
Customer Appreciation Free Food and Drinks @ Pronto Insurance
Dec 14 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Customer Appreciation Free Food and Drinks @ Pronto Insurance
At Pronto Insurance – Boca Chica we love our customers and want to invite you this December 14th from 4 – 6 pm for 100 FREE brisket sandwiches chips, and drinks!!! Sign up for our… Continue Reading Customer Appreciation Free Food and Drinks
Annie 8:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 14 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Annie 8:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 15 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
The Song Heard ‘Round the World
The Song Heard ‘Round the World @ First United Methodist Church, Brownsville
Dec 16 all-day
The Song Heard 'Round the World @ First United Methodist Church, Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Bring in the Christmas season with the First United Methodist Church as their Chancel Choir and Orchestra present their annual Christmas cantata, “The Song Heard ‘Round the World”. This event will take place on December… Continue Reading The Song Heard ‘Round the World
Christmas Cantata 11:00 AM
Christmas Cantata @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
Dec 16 @ 11:00 AM
Christmas Cantata @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville Cordially invites you to our Christmas Cantata
Annie 2:30 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 16 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Violin Recital 7:00 PM
Violin Recital @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Dec 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Violin Recital @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Violin Recital featuring students from BMFA Music Camps and supported by Violinist Aldo Peralta
Intro to Birding 8:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 20 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
Pancakes with Santa 10:00 AM
Pancakes with Santa @ Downtown Rec Center
Dec 21 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Pancakes with Santa @ Downtown Rec Center
If you like pancakes and Santa, you’re going to want to RSVP Friday, December 21 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Downtown Rec Center (1338 E. 8th Street) for the Pancakes with Santa… Continue Reading Pancakes with Santa
Winter Solstice 6:30 PM
Winter Solstice @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 21 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Winter Solstice @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Celebrate the solstice with our friends from the Dr. Christina Torres Memorial Astronomical Observatory. Enjoy outer space observation and winter solstice lore! We will also be having as special guests the Buffalo Soldiers! Learn about… Continue Reading Winter Solstice
Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment 10:00 AM
Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 22 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Join the buffalo soldiers at Resaca De La Palma State Park as they transform into the historic Iron Riders. The 25th Infantry Buffalo Soldiers unit experimented with bikes for Army use during the late 1890s… Continue Reading Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment
Animal Play Day
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 23 all-day
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain Zoo inhabitants. It is… Continue Reading Animal Play Day
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service 6:00 PM
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
Dec 24 @ 6:00 PM
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville Cordially invites you to our Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service.
Bike and Bird 8:30 AM
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 27 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park and increase your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals are available. Bring:… Continue Reading Bike and Bird
Ice Skating Rink 11:00 AM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Dec 28 @ 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Come and have an icy evening with your family to the Brownsville Sports Park, where there will be a rink. Skates included!  
Ice Skating Rink 12:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Dec 29 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Come and have an icy evening with your family to the Brownsville Sports Park, where there will be a rink. Skates included !
Free Music 6:00 PM
Free Music @ Paseo Plaza
Dec 29 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Music @ Paseo Plaza
Tatiana Muscina a master of music from Moscow, will be playing the piano at Paseo Plaza for all to enjoy.
Ice Skating Rink 11:00 AM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Dec 30 @ 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Come and have an icy evening with your family to the Brownsville Sports Park, where there will be a rink. Skates included !
New Year Gala 8:00 PM
New Year Gala @ Brownsville Event Center
Dec 31 @ 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
New Year Gala @ Brownsville Event Center
The Parish of the Lord of Divine Mercy will hold its annual New Years Gala. Music will be provided by Choco Band. Come bring in the New Year with your family.