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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School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 all-day
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Park admission is waived for educational institutions. Please contact the Visitor Center 956-350-2920 for more information or to book your field trip. Email: lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
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 @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
Apr 13 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 @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 13 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
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Apr 13 all-day
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Date: April 13th – July 20th 2019 (No Class April 20, May 11, May 25) Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pawty! @ Linear Park
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!
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12:00 AM Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
Apr 13 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 14 @ 12:00 AM
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.
12:00 AM Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 13 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 14 @ 12:00 AM
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
12:00 AM BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Apr 13 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 14 @ 12:00 AM
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
6:00 AM The 9th Annual Hooked for Life Kid Fish Tournament @ Brownsville Event Center
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.
8:00 AM Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville @ San Fernando Building
Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville @ San Fernando Building
Apr 13 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville @ San Fernando Building
Join us for bike rides, fun and festivities as we celebrate Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville! Whether you’re a regular or a first-timer on the trail, stop by to: 🚲 Go for a bike… Continue Reading Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville
8:00 AM Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
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
8:30 AM Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
*Saturdays the months of April to June* Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” can be spotted. This walk… Continue Reading Bird and Nature Hike
9:00 AM 12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)
Park Day is an annual event sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust, formerly the Civil War Trust, which enlists volunteers to clean, repair, and learn about local battlefields. Come hear from local historians about battlefields… Continue Reading 12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019
9:00 AM Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
*Every second Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery!… Continue Reading Archery 101
9:00 AM Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
Autism Zumbathon Fundraiser Benefitting Familia Azul Brownsville
9:00 AM Queen Isabella Market Day @ Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park
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
9:00 AM Spring Beach Cleanup @ End of Hwy 4 at the beach
Spring Beach Cleanup @ End of Hwy 4 at the beach
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Spring Beach Cleanup @ End of Hwy 4 at the beach
The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program will kick off its 33rd Annual Spring Cleanup, at sites along the Texas coast. This is your opportunity to make a difference by helping to preserve one of Texas’ most precious… Continue Reading Spring Beach Cleanup
10:00 AM Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM
Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Art Classes for those aged 6 – 14 Years of Age Available this Saturday for two sessions. Class 1: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class 2: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
10:00 AM Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
*Every Saturdays during the months of April to June 2019 Dress for a mess. We are going to make art in the park with paint, glitter and glue. Bring: Water, good walking/hiking shoes, appropriate weather… Continue Reading Art in the Park
10:00 AM Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Come and have fun doing art projects “Mona Lisa drawing”. We will have 2 classes, from 10-12pm and 1-3pm
1:00 PM Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Apr 13 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Featuring calligraphy, games, origami, storytime, music and dance performers, this celebration of Korean culture is a wonderful and inviting event.
1:00 PM Saturday Safari: “Tortuga Tales” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Saturday Safari: “Tortuga Tales” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 13 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: "Tortuga Tales" @ Gladys Porter Zoo
There are seven species of sea turtles in the world. Learn about the sea turtles that visit the Texas Coast. A Zoo tour, arts & crafts, animal encounter and snacks are included in each class.… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: “Tortuga Tales”
3:00 PM Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
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
4:00 PM Beggin – N – Eggs Easter Egg Hunt @ Catherine Stillman Dog Park
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
6:00 PM Symphony in the Park @ Washington Park
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