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!

Boxing Program @ Downtown Rec Center
May 3 2019 @ 5:30 PM – May 3 2020 @ 9:30 PM
Boxing Program @ Downtown Rec Center
5:30 PM
Schedule: Monday-Friday The Amateur and Professional Boxing Program at The  Rex is open to all. USA Boxing Registration is required to participate in competitions. To inquire or register for the program you may dial (956)… Continue Reading Boxing Program
Jun 1 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
Colobus Monkey Facts! The name “Colobus” is derived from the Greek word for “mutilated,” because unlike other monkeys, colobus monkeys do not have thumbs. Colobus monkeys complex stomachs enable them to digest mature or toxic… Continue Reading New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019
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
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 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
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”
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
Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019 @ Barracuda Cove at Boca Chica Beach
Aug 31 @ 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019 @ Barracuda Cove at Boca Chica Beach
8:30 AM
What: Barracuda Cove Cleanup When: Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm Who: The cleanup is organized by RGV Fishing Area and Waterway Cleanups. South Texas Paddlers is a co-sponsor of the… Continue Reading Barracuda Cove Cleanup August 31, 2019
Barracuda Cove Cleanup @ Boca Chica Beach
Aug 31 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Barracuda Cove Cleanup @ Boca Chica Beach
8:45 AM
The cleanup is organized by RGV Fishing Area and Waterways Cleanups. South Texas Paddlers is a co-sponsor of the cleanup and will be using kayaks to clean up in the water as we are cleaning… Continue Reading Barracuda Cove Cleanup
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.
Sep 6 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
First Friday Art Expo
6:00 PM
First Friday from 6:00-10:00 P.M. in Downtown Brownsville, the monthly entertainment and arts event returns.
Sister City Tour: Architectural Tour of Brownsville and Matamoros
12:00 AM
Architectural historian, Stephen Fox, will give a guided tour of Brownsville and Matamoros, focusing on unique architectural homes and buildings that define the rich and colorful history of both cities. Seating is limited.
Real Estate: Principles I @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Sep 7 @ 8:00 AM
Real Estate: Principles I @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
8:00 AM
This program is designed for people interested in earning a Texas Real Estate License which requires you complete six qualifying education courses of study. Each course is 32 hours in length and is designed to… Continue Reading Real Estate: Principles I
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.
Sep 7 @ 10:00 AM
Living History
10:00 AM
At 10 AM at Resaca de la Palma Battlefield in Brownsville, enjoy history reenactments and stories from historians. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations.
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
Rock to School Bash @ Broken Sprocket
Sep 7 @ 2:00 PM – Sep 8 @ 1:00 AM
Rock to School Bash @ Broken Sprocket
2:00 PM
All day fun for kids and adults. Music until 1am, raffles, giveaways, face painting, wet and dry bouncers until 7 pm. Great food park; family and pet friendly.
Real Estate: Principles II @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Sep 8 @ 8:00 AM
Real Estate: Principles II @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
8:00 AM
This program is designed for people interested in earning a Texas Real Estate License which requires you complete six qualifying education courses of study. Each course is 32 hours in length and is designed to… Continue Reading Real Estate: Principles II
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
Medical Billing and Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Sep 28 all-day
Medical Billing and Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10-CM manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims,… Continue Reading Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Sep 28 @ 9:00 AM
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
9:00 AM
This combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10-CM manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims,… Continue Reading Medical Billing & Coding
Empowering the Mindset for Sucess @ Brownsville Events Center
Oct 3 all-day
Empowering the Mindset for Sucess @ Brownsville Events Center
12:00 AM
Come be part of one of the largest Business & Leadership Conferences in the Rio Grande Valley. Learn to enhance your employability, raise your confidence, and lead yourself to a more fulfilling and higher quality… Continue Reading Empowering the Mindset for Sucess
Pharmacy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Oct 5 all-day
Pharmacy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy… Continue Reading Pharmacy Technician Program
Real Estate: Law of Agency @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Oct 5 @ 8:00 AM
Real Estate: Law of Agency @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
8:00 AM
This course focuses on agency relationships between brokers, their agents, and clients, and the fiduciary duties created by and required of those agency relationships. It also discusses disclosure of agency relationships as well as the… Continue Reading Real Estate: Law of Agency
Phlebotomy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Oct 5 @ 9:00 AM
Phlebotomy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
9:00 AM
This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills… Continue Reading Phlebotomy Technician Program
Ride for Rotary Over the Causeway @ Brownsville Event Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Ride for Rotary Over the Causeway @ Brownsville Event Center
7:00 AM
Bike ride from Brownsville to South Padre Island, Texas hosted by Rotary Club of Historic Brownsville – a nonprofit organization. We will have two routes (33 miles and 53 miles). The ride will start at… Continue Reading Ride for Rotary Over the Causeway
Real Estate: Law of Contracts @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Oct 6 @ 8:00 AM
Real Estate: Law of Contracts @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
8:00 AM
Covers the use and application of basic real estate law and promulgated contracts during real estate transactions. This course includes a discussion of TRELA and basic real estate law, types of contracts, and how those… Continue Reading Real Estate: Law of Contracts
Oct 7 – Nov 1 all-day
Men's 35+ Basketball " Fall Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Leagues are 5 V 5 full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. The season includes 9 regular games with everyone making a single elimination.   For more information for this season please… Continue Reading Men’s 35+ Basketball ” Fall Season”
Dental Assistant Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Oct 12 all-day
Dental Assistant Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
The Dental Assistant Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assistant. The Dental Assistant program will cover key areas and topics exposing the student… Continue Reading Dental Assistant Program
Oct 12 all-day
Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival @ Claytons Beach Bar | South Padre Island | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Zombie Charge is a 5K open level, family friendly obstacle race hosted on the beach. It’s the only race that has obstacles and zombies in the midwest happening on South Padre Island. Bring friends, family… Continue Reading Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival
Oct 19 all-day
12:00 AM
Our local Rotary Clubs have come together to host the 1st Annual Paella for Prosperity! Proceeds from this event will benefit Moody Clinic, a non-profit organization providing therapy services to children with special needs.
5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
Oct 26 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
5:00 PM
Join us for an evening full of fun and excitement with our 5K Zombie Run or the Monster Mile. Dress up as a ZOMBIE or in your favorite monster costume and run, hop, jog or… Continue Reading 5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile
Haunted Trails 2019 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Oct 26 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Haunted Trails 2019 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
6:00 PM
Come and “explore the spooky side of nature!” Join us at Resaca De La Palma State Park for the Haunted Trails. Participate in a costume contest. Enjoy Trunk or Treat, Music, Food, Vendors, Games, Prizes, Inflatables,… Continue Reading Haunted Trails 2019
Nov 2 all-day
Real Estate: Promulgated Contract Forms @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
This course is designed to help students seeking a real estate license and real estate practitioners understand the forms that are used in real estate transactions. Promulgated Forms is a course of study required by… Continue Reading Real Estate: Promulgated Contract Forms
Nov 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Veterans Day Silent March @ Veterans Park
10:00 AM
Veterans Day March that starts at the H-E-B on Central Boulevard and ends with a ceremony in Veterans Park ( 2500 Central Blvd). Once marchers arrive at Veterans Park there will be a prayer and… Continue Reading Veterans Day Silent March
Nov 25 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Holiday Village Opening Day @ Dean Porter Park
6:00 PM
Come stroll through the Holiday Village and be magically transported to the North Pole. Admission is free and the memories are priceless.
Dec 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Holiday Lighting Ceremony @ Washington Park
6:00 PM
Like bright lights? Love Christmas cheer? Want a selfie with Santa? If you answered yes to any of these… Make plans to join the City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department for a festive night… Continue Reading Holiday Lighting Ceremony