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 20 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 20 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 20 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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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 20 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 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 20 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 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 20 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 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
12:00 AM Easter Bazaar @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Easter Bazaar @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 20 @ 12:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 12:00 AM
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
7:45 AM Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
Apr 20 @ 7:45 AM – 11:40 AM
Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
FREE Birding and Nature Hikes! Be part of the Nature and Wildlife Explorers. Come on out and enjoy a beautiful hike on USFW property that is normally closed to the public. Specific Details: Dress accordingly… Continue Reading Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes
8:30 AM Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 20 @ 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
10:00 AM Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 20 @ 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 Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 12:00 AM
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
10:00 AM Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Come and have fun doing art projects “Egg shell collage”. We will have 2 classes, from 10-12pm and 1-3pm
11:00 AM Easter Celebration @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Easter Celebration @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Easter Celebration @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Spring has arrived! Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the Children’s Museum is ready to mark the occasion with our annual Easter Celebration, complete with several fun activities for kids to enjoy!
11:00 AM Easter Egg Hunt @ River Church
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
1:00 PM Saturday Safari: “Measuring Up” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Saturday Safari: “Measuring Up” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 20 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: "Measuring Up" @ Gladys Porter Zoo
How do you find out how much a bird weighs? How do you measure how long a snake has grown? Come help zookeepers record the weights and lengths of some of the Zoo’s animals. A… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: “Measuring Up”
7:00 PM 4th Annual Crafts for a Cause Fundraiser @ Laureles Ranch House Museum
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