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!

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
10:00 AM
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.
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 1 – Jun 30 all-day
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
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
Feb 4 – Jun 19 all-day
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
12:00 AM
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
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
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
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 27 – Apr 27 all-day
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
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
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 27 @ 4:00 PM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 AM
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
Apr 20 @ 7:45 AM – 11:40 AM
Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
7:45 AM
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
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 3:00 PM
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
10:00 AM
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
Apr 20 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: "Measuring Up" @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
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”
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
7:00 PM
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
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
11:00 AM
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. The theme for this Animal Play Day will be Easter! Keepers will hide Easter eggs for… Continue Reading Animal Play Day
Apr 24 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Fashioned for a Cause Annual Fashion Show “A Day at the Beach” @ Brownsville Event Center
12:00 PM
Join us for a relaxing lunch and beachwear fashion show as we honor our legal professionals for their service to creating a safer community. Friendship of Women is hosting their annual fashion show to support… Continue Reading Fashioned for a Cause Annual Fashion Show “A Day at the Beach”
For the Love of Brownsville Workshop @ Brownsville Event Center
Apr 24 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
For the Love of Brownsville Workshop @ Brownsville Event Center
6:00 PM
Would you like to learn more about the planning and development process in Brownsville? The Brownsville Planning & Development Services Department will host  For The Love of Brownsville: Workshop This is a great opportunity for… Continue Reading For the Love of Brownsville Workshop
Apr 26 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
April Historical Happy Hour: Spring is in the air! @ Stillman House Museum & Gardens
5:00 PM
Spring is the best time of the year! Flowers pop up and fill our gardens with yellow, blue, white, pink & lilac. Come celebrate the season with us. Follow us on Facebook to receive more… Continue Reading April Historical Happy Hour: Spring is in the air!
Grease @ Camille Playhouse
Apr 26 @ 8:00 PM
Grease @ Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this… Continue Reading Grease
Apr 27 all-day
Intermediate Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*Date: April 27, 2019 Time: Saturday, 8:30AM – 12:30PM* Take photography to the next level in this fast-paced digital photography workshop designed for those who want to move past the basics, and build on their… Continue Reading Intermediate Digital Photography
Apr 27 @ 7:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
7:45 AM
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
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Road to Recycling Tire Collection @ G.B.I.C  Cir
8:00 AM
Tire Collection Day encourages residents to eliminate standing water around their homes and help reduce the number of mosquitoes that can spread dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses.  “Tire Collection Day is one way for us… Continue Reading Road to Recycling Tire Collection
Intermediate Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
Apr 27 @ 8:30 AM
Intermediate Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
8:30 AM
In today’s market, more than 80 percent of jobs require digital skills and programs like Excel are becoming a vital tool for many careers. Learning how to use Excel can increase your productivity at your… Continue Reading Intermediate Excel
Children’s Day of Play @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 27 @ 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Children's Day of Play @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
Bring your children to learn and play at the Zoo! Texas Southmost College (TSC) students enrolled in the Teacher Education program will host a “Children’s Play Day” at the Gladys Porter Zoo in honor of… Continue Reading Children’s Day of Play
Apr 27 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
TSC's Children's Play Day at the GPZ @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
It’s TSC Children’s Play Day at Gladys Porter Zoo! Students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at Texas Southmost College will organize and host 30 diverse play stations with traditional games from around the world.… Continue Reading TSC’s Children’s Play Day at the GPZ
Apr 27 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Loteria in Memorial Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market
5:00 PM
A Fun Family Night in The City of Los Fresnos Memorial Park! Play Loteria 4 cards for $3 win Prizes ! And look around at vendor booths with great merchandise!
Carol Plumb/Early Works @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 1 – Jun 29 all-day
Carol Plumb/Early Works @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Carol Plumb, Local artist, she paints in oil on linen, canvas, often working in large scale to enhance the grandness of our landscape. She graduated from The Minneapolis College of Art Design with a BFA.… Continue Reading Carol Plumb/Early Works
Gringo de Mayo @ Brownsville Market Square
May 2 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Gringo de Mayo @ Brownsville Market Square
7:00 PM
Brownsville Beerfest invites you to “Gringo De Mayo”, an avocado inspired bites and margarita sampling event. Come enjoy live music, avocado-themed food samples, and flavored margaritas. All drink and food samples will be created and… Continue Reading Gringo de Mayo
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
May 3 @ 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.
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
May 4 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
Brownsville Vintage Day @ Historic Market Square
May 4 @ 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Brownsville Vintage Day @ Historic Market Square
3:00 PM
A National Historic Preservation Month Celebration. Brownsville Vintage Day Event is an admission-free family event set in a two-block area around the Brownsville Market Square. The event will have a Classic Car Show, Vintage Fashion… Continue Reading Brownsville Vintage Day
Carol Plumb/Early Works @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Carol Plumb/Early Works @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
Carol Plumb, Local artist, she paints in oil on linen, canvas, often working in large scale to enhance the grandness of our landscape. She graduated from The Minneapolis College of Art Design with a BFA.… Continue Reading Carol Plumb/Early Works
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
10:00 AM
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.
May 11 @ 5:00 PM
THE KRAKEN LOUNGE CONCERT SERIES III @ The Kraken Lounge
5:00 PM
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
Created to Create – Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 15 – Jun 29 all-day
Created to Create - Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Annual Members Art Show
Created to Create, Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Created to Create, Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
Opening Reception of our Annual Members Art Show!
May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters! @ Historic Laureles Ranch House Museum
May 17 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters! @ Historic Laureles Ranch House Museum
5:00 PM
Celebrating those who preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers. Thank you L&F Distributors… Continue Reading May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters!
May 18 @ 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
May 27 all-day
Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery @ Old City Cemetery
12:00 AM
Join us as we honor the veterans buried at the Old City Cemetery. Over 450 identified veterans representing wars from the Indian Wars, World War I & II and the Persian Gulf War are buried… Continue Reading Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery
May 29 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of "Where We Come From" @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
5:30 PM
Oscar Cásares, the acclaimed author of Brownsville and Amigoland, debuts a new novel about a Mexican American family in Brownsville, Texas, who reluctantly become involved in smuggling immigrants into the United States.  Mr. Cásares is… Continue Reading Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of “Where We Come From”
Special Event Services Fair @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 12 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 13 @ 7:00 PM
Special Event Services Fair @ Brownsville Event Center
1:00 PM
The Perfect location to find everything for your special event.
Jun 15 @ 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
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
6:00 PM
CALLING ON ALL WOMEN 21 AND OVER !!!! Join us for some pampering, sipping, shopping, and supporting Communities In Schools of Cameron County. CIS is the nation’s leading dropout prevention program that positions a coordinator… Continue Reading 8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jun 21 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
5:00 PM
Come in from the hot sweltering heat and cool down with the B.H.A. Cold beer and fresh eats await you at the Museum.  Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview… Continue Reading June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins
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
Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 3:00 PM
Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Summer Olympics CMB STEAM Style! Can you build a beach ball tower? What about your own foosball game? How about a bucket tower? You will learn how to do all of these and more in… Continue Reading Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp
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
Sep 21 @ 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