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!

Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 @ 8:30 AM – Jul 31 @ 9:30 AM
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
8:30 AM
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.
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 @ 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
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
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
12:00 AM
The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
12:00 AM
The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.
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
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
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
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VII @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VII Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
The wizarding world comes to life in this magical camp! Which house is in your destiny? Make your own wand, attend potions classes and herbology! Discover the science behind the magic of it all and… Continue Reading Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11)
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.) Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.   A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children… Continue Reading Time Travelers Camp
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.
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 25 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.) Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.   A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children… Continue Reading Time Travelers Camp
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 26 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
9:00 AM
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.) Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.   A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children… Continue Reading Time Travelers Camp
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 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
Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VIII @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VII Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
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
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 6-8) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 2 @ 3:00 PM
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 6-8) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
The wizarding world comes to life in this magical camp! Which house is in your destiny? Make your own wand, attend potions classes and herbology! Discover the science behind the magic of it all and… Continue Reading Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 6-8)
Back to School Block Party @ In front of Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) Office
Jul 31 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Back to School Block Party @ In front of Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) Office
10:00 AM
The Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) will be hosting a Back to School Block Party between ninth and tenth streets. We invite the public to join us for a resource fair, refreshments, and food!… Continue Reading Back to School Block Party
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 5 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session IX @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session IX Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Aug 8 @ 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 book and some binoculars available.
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… Continue Reading The Brownsville Raid
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Real Estate: Finance Essentials @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Nov 3 @ 8:00 AM
Real Estate: Finance Essentials @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
8:00 AM
Shall include but not be limited to monetary systems, primary and secondary money markets, sources of mortgage loans, federal government programs, loan applications, processes and procedures, closing costs, alternative financial instruments, equal credit opportunity acts,… Continue Reading Real Estate: Finance Essentials
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.