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!

May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
10:00 AM
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
Lit Program @ Rec Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9** LIT and LIIT 2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department. Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17… Continue Reading Lit Program
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9** LIT and LIIT 2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department. Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17… Continue Reading Lit Program
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
What is your child doing this summer? Why not spend the summer learning at the Zoo? Each day includes fun-filled activities for kids starting at age 4. This exciting summer program offers sessions full of… Continue Reading Summer Safari
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
8:00 AM
Schedule: Every Week (Mon-Fri) of the month of June to August! Weekly Registration: Ages between 6-17 to register Play, Create, Explore Outdoor Recreation Games, Field Trips, and Arts & Crafts Breakfast provided by BISD  … Continue Reading Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Art Amore @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Art Amore
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Art Amore @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Art Amore
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day
DEBBIE POWERS MEMORIAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT--2019 @ Brownsville Tennis Center
12:00 AM
Open tournament held annually
Jun 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Harry E. McNair Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 28 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 PM
*Every last Friday of the months of April to June 2019* Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required*… Continue Reading Night Hike
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 30 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Jul 1 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 3 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations
Jul 1 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 3 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations
Color the Sky @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Color the Sky @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Join us for kite making on the 4th of July! Enjoy a fun-filled day for you and your family Dog-friendly! We just ask that they stay on their leashes. Remember: bring water, bug spray and… Continue Reading Color the Sky
Jul 4 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
July 4th Salute To Freedom Celebration @ Brownsville Sports Park
6:00 PM
More than 5,000 spectators from all over the lower Rio Grande Valley are expected to attend our 20th Annual 4th of July Salute to Freedom event this year! The celebration features live music, food vendors,… Continue Reading July 4th Salute To Freedom Celebration
Crazy Town @ Historic Market Square
Jul 5 @ 7:00 PM
Crazy Town @ Historic Market Square
7:00 PM
The Kraken Lounge, Goldwave Studios, and South Texas Music Incubator present Crazy Town – 20 Year Anniversary Tour. Live in Historic Downtown Brownsville! July 5th as part of First Friday and The Kraken Lounge Concert… Continue Reading Crazy Town
Brownsville’s 9th Annual Car Show @ Brownsville Event Center
Jul 7 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Brownsville's 9th Annual Car Show @ Brownsville Event Center
11:00 AM
An indoor and outdoor event Come and enjoy many different vehicles, classics, 4x4s, lowriders, motorcycles, 18 wheelers, power wheels, bicycles, a variety of cars trucks, jeeps, vans, you name it if it got wheels it… Continue Reading Brownsville’s 9th Annual Car Show
Jul 8 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 12 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week
Jul 8 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 12 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week
Summer Camp @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 9 @ 7:30 AM – Jul 12 @ 1:00 PM
Summer Camp @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
7:30 AM
A Summer Camp for kids 9-13 years of age Come explore Resaca De La Palma State Park for 4 days of fun! Campers participating will leave with many life skills that will make them more… Continue Reading Summer Camp
Jul 10 – Sep 7 all-day
Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Paramount of Eternity is the title of my upcoming solo exhibition at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Texas. The myth of Sisyphus inspired the title, and that is where I would like to… Continue Reading Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda
Jul 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Paramount of Eternity Solo Exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
Paramount of Eternity is the title of my upcoming solo exhibition at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Texas. The myth of Sisyphus inspired the title, and that is where I would like to… Continue Reading Paramount of Eternity Solo Exhibition by Bartosz Beda
Jul 12 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Morningside Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Frida Kahlo Fest @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Jul 13 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Frida Kahlo Fest @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
6:00 PM
More Details Coming Soon
Jul 15 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Action Land @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Action Land
Jul 15 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Action Land @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Action Land
Summer Camp @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 16 @ 7:30 AM – Jul 19 @ 1:00 PM
Summer Camp @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
7:30 AM
A Summer Camp for kids 9-13 years of age Come explore Resaca De La Palma State Park for 4 days of fun! Campers participating will leave with many life skills that will make them more… Continue Reading Summer Camp
Jul 17 – Sep 7 all-day
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Stephanie enjoys creating mixed media abstracts works that reflects emotions, graphics design work, murals and interior designs. In her work, she uses mix media such as coffee, wine, aerosol paint, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels and… Continue Reading Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
Jul 17 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
Opening Reception Stephanie enjoys creating mixed media abstracts works that reflects emotions, graphics design work, murals and interior designs. In her work, she uses mix media such as coffee, wine, aerosol paint, watercolors, acrylics, oil… Continue Reading Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Cunningham Manor Apartments
Jul 19 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Cunningham Manor Apartments
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Jul 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Jul 22 – Aug 16 all-day
Men's Flag Football "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Calling all Men’s  BSP Men’s Flag Football League Registration April 29 – May 24, 2019 Get your teams ready for some Softball this Summer. Games weekly: Tuesday & Thursday. The first eight teams pad in… Continue Reading Men’s Flag Football “Summer Season”
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Tech Town
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Tech Town
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
9:00 AM
Time Travelers wanted!!! The Brownsville Historical Association will be leading a summer camp for children ages 8-12! Anyone interested please call 956-548-1313 for more information.
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 26 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Jul 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ La Galaxia/La Lomita Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual BCBL'S Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach  |  |  |
6:00 AM
Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways!! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!!
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach
6:00 AM
Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!! The goal of this event is to create a fishing tournament that will bring the entire family to fish, barbecue, bond,… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament
Jul 29 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures
Jul 29 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Sports Adventures
Aug 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Edelstein Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Aug 5 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea
Aug 5 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Under the Sea
Aug 9 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Rockwell Manor Apartments
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Aug 12 – Sep 6 all-day
Men's/COED Softball "Fall Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Calling all Men’s  Get your teams ready for some Softball this summer. All Teams will have 10 regular season games. Rules of play governed by the US Specialty Sports Associations, excluding bat limitations. For more… Continue Reading Men’s/COED Softball “Fall Season”
Aug 13 @ 6:30 PM
The Brownsville Raid @ 7th & Park
6:30 PM
Come out and learn about local history and join us for a special edition gravel night ride through Historical Downtown, the Old Fort Brown and connecting roads around it. The Brownsville Raid of 1906, also… Continue Reading The Brownsville Raid
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
Aug 16 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car- Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.
Aug 17 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Aug 22 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Learn more about the “Art of Birding”. Guide books and some binoculars available.
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Aug 23 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 1 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
11:00 AM
Come and watch as zookeepers  give our animals “play” items. Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain Zoo inhabitants.
Sep 2 – Sep 20 all-day
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
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.
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Sep 7 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Learn more about the “Art of Birding” Guide books and some binoculars available.
2nd Back the Blue Motorcycle Ride @ South Padre Island Convention Center
Sep 7 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
2nd Back the Blue Motorcycle Ride @ South Padre Island Convention Center
11:00 AM
Motorcycle Ride benefiting C.O.P.S. South Texas Chapter (Concerns Of Police Survivors). Ride starts at South Padre Island Convention Center and it ends at Brownsville Toyota where we will have FOOD & MUSIC. Open to the… Continue Reading 2nd Back the Blue Motorcycle Ride