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
May 11 all-day
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Park admission is waived for educational institutions. Please contact the Visitor Center for more information or to book your field trip.
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
May 11 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
Middle School Flag Football “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
Middle School Flag Football “Summer Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
May 11 all-day
Middle School Flag Football "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
Games Weekly: Tuesday & Thursday. The first eight teams pad full will be included in the league. 7th & 8th grade divisions. For more information please contact Brownsville Sports Park.  
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) “Spring Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) “Spring Season” @ Brownsville Sports Park
May 11 all-day
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) "Spring Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
This style of soccer is more commonly referred as a “small-side” game, as compared to a full-sided game with larger teams. For more information on this season please contact Brownsville Sports Park.
Men’s Basketball “Spring Season” @ Brownsville Sport Park
Men’s Basketball “Spring Season” @ Brownsville Sport Park
May 11 all-day
Men's Basketball "Spring Season" @ Brownsville Sport Park
  Leagues are full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. Games played on Monday & Wednesday. For more information please call Brownsville Sports Park.
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
May 11 all-day
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week by being a tourist in your own backyard! Each visitor will receive a Passport with a listing of attractions in Brownsville, the participant will have (42) days, to visit… Continue Reading National Travel & Tourism Week
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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
May 11 @ 12:00 AM – May 12 @ 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
May 11 @ 12:00 AM – May 12 @ 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 Adult Summer Basketball @ Oliveira Park
Adult Summer Basketball @ Oliveira Park
May 11 @ 12:00 AM – May 12 @ 12:00 AM
Adult Summer Basketball @ Oliveira Park
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Adult Summer Basketball
12:00 AM Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 11 @ 12:00 AM – May 12 @ 12:00 AM
Retired...Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
A year-round program for Seniors 50+ Monday -Friday 8:30am -12:30pm The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Retired…Now What program is designed to meet the needs of today’s active 50+ community.  All the actives… Continue Reading Retired…Now What?
12:00 AM Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 11 @ 12:00 AM – May 12 @ 12:00 AM
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
Schedule: Monday- Friday Bored with the treadmill? Those who enjoy a group workout atmosphere should check out our free Zumba and toning class! The program runs all year round except for holidays.
12:00 AM Baby Gorilla Born on Cinco de Mayo @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Baby Gorilla Born on Cinco de Mayo @ Gladys Porter Zoo
May 11 @ 12:00 AM – May 12 @ 12:00 AM
Baby Gorilla Born on Cinco de Mayo @ Gladys Porter Zoo
May 9, 2019 (Brownsville, Texas) — Our proud gorilla parents, 11-year-old Margaret & 26-year-old Mbundi, as well as the entire Gladys Porter Zoo staff, are excited about the birth of a baby Western lowland gorilla.… Continue Reading Baby Gorilla Born on Cinco de Mayo
8:30 AM Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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 Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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
10:00 AM An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – May 12 @ 12:00 AM
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
In honor of Preservation Month, Juan Velez, Historic Preservation Officer and BHA Board Member will exhibit a collection of art work featuring historic buildings of Brownsville.
10:00 AM Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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 Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – May 12 @ 12:00 AM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
Brownsville native, Juan Velez, exhibits his collection of artwork featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All artwork is available for… Continue Reading Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez
10:00 AM Saturday Art Classes “Q-Tip Tree” @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Saturday Art Classes “Q-Tip Tree” @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes "Q-Tip Tree" @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Saturday Art Classes
1:00 PM Saturday Safari: “Extreme Life Cycles” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Saturday Safari: “Extreme Life Cycles” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
May 11 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: “Extreme Life Cycles” @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Some of the world’s smallest creatures undergo the most extreme physical changes during their life cycle. Come see first-hand the metamorphosis of some of the Zoo’s creatures.   A Zoo tour, arts & crafts, animal encounter,… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: “Extreme Life Cycles”
2:00 PM Opening Day: “Impressions from Brownsville” & Block 88 Border Brick Walking Tour @ Heritage Museum
Opening Day: “Impressions from Brownsville” & Block 88 Border Brick Walking Tour @ Heritage Museum
May 11 @ 2:00 PM
Opening Day: "Impressions from Brownsville" & Block 88 Border Brick Walking Tour @ Heritage Museum
Terry Myers’ lecture: 2:15 pm Block 88 Border Brick walking tour: 3:15 pm Exhibit opening, “Impressions from Brownsville” by Juan Velez to be held in the Vezzetti Room. Following exhibit, lecture by Architectural Historian, Terri… Continue Reading Opening Day: “Impressions from Brownsville” & Block 88 Border Brick Walking Tour
2:00 PM Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour @ Heritage Museum
Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour @ Heritage Museum
May 11 @ 2:00 PM
Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour @ Heritage Museum
Terri Myers, Architectural Historian, will present a lecture on methods of historic preservation and the do’s & don’ts regarding those methods.  Immediately following, join us for a guided tour of some of Downtown Brownsville’s Historic… Continue Reading Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour
5:00 PM THE KRAKEN LOUNGE CONCERT SERIES III @ The Kraken Lounge
THE KRAKEN LOUNGE CONCERT SERIES III @ The Kraken Lounge
May 11 @ 5:00 PM
THE KRAKEN LOUNGE CONCERT SERIES III @ The Kraken Lounge
The Kraken lounge Concert Series II Featuring : Hocico Live from MX City World Wide Tour Local support +++Le’chuza+++ Galvanic Against the Ropes Monstruo Bohemio
8:00 PM Othello (the Moor of Venice) @ The Camille Playhouse 2ndStage
Othello (the Moor of Venice) @ The Camille Playhouse 2ndStage
May 11 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Othello (the Moor of Venice) @ The Camille Playhouse 2ndStage
NEW TO OUR THEATRE, THIS IS A SPANISH LANGUAGE PRODUCTION. In Shakespeare’s most intimate tragedy we explore racism, religious bias, xenophobia, and the more disturbing aspects of relationships in the context of our society’s ongoing… Continue Reading Othello (the Moor of Venice)