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!

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 for more information or to book your field trip.
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
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 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.
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
May 6 – Jun 16 all-day
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
12:00 AM
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
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
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
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 1 @ 5:00 PM
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
10:00 AM
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2019 The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art invites all artists in the Rio Grande Valley and bordering Mexican Cities to submit artwork in response to the “RESACAS IN BROWNSVILLE” themed exhibition.… Continue Reading CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville
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
Jun 17 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars @ 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: Galaxy Wars
Jun 17 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars @ 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: Galaxy Wars
Jun 17 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session III @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session III 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.
Tai Chi / Qi Gong Classes @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Jun 17 @ 10:00 AM
Tai Chi / Qi Gong Classes @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
10:00 AM
Join us for a peaceful class of Tai Chi / Qi Gong every MONDAY. Bring a yoga mat and water.
Gardening Class at Lemon Grass! @ Lemon Grass Community Garden
Jun 20 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Gardening Class at Lemon Grass! @ Lemon Grass Community Garden
5:30 PM
Join us for a free gardening class at Lemon Grass Community Garden! We will be discussing gardening 101 and will be having plots available so you can start growing your own fruits and vegetables. We… Continue Reading Gardening Class at Lemon Grass!
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
Art and Music Camps @ the BMFA – Session IV @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jun 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 2:00 PM
Art and Music Camps @ the BMFA - Session IV @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session IV 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.
Tai Chi / Qi Gong Classes @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Jun 24 @ 10:00 AM
Tai Chi / Qi Gong Classes @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
10:00 AM
Join us for a peaceful class of Tai Chi / Qi Gong every MONDAY. Bring a yoga mat and water.
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
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
Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 8 – Jul 12 all-day
Spectacular STEAM Challenge Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
12:00 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
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
Jul 8 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 12 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session V @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session V 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.
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
Texas Monthly Live! in Brownsville @ pin Texas Southmost College Performing Arts Center
Jul 9 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Texas Monthly Live! in Brownsville @ pin Texas Southmost College Performing Arts Center
6:00 PM
Texas Monthly LIVE returns for a second season! Join us to experience an issue of our magazine brought to life for a theater audience. Mixing music, video, and narration, this special 90-minute show will take… Continue Reading Texas Monthly Live! in Brownsville
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
Jul 15 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VI @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VI 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.
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 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 @ 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)
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)
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 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.
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.