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 – Jun 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 art work featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All art work is… 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
Yoga at Carlotta Petrina @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
May 20 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Yoga at Carlotta Petrina @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
6:00 PM
Treat yourself to enhanced flexibility, mental clarity, body awareness and sense of calm that only yoga can bring. Classes are beginner friendly. B.Y.O.M (Bring your own mat) water and towel Class is $3 Donation. All… Continue Reading Yoga at Carlotta Petrina
Hurricane Preparedness Fair @ Brownsville Events Center
May 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hurricane Preparedness Fair @ Brownsville Events Center
6:00 PM
Come join AARP Texas as we are joined by Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino and local emergency management officials to discuss hurricane preparedness. We will discuss registering with 211 for Special Needs, evacuation and ensuring… Continue Reading Hurricane Preparedness Fair
Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso! @ El Hueso de Fraile
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso! @ El Hueso de Fraile
6:00 PM
Come and celebrate Van Gogh! This month we’ll look to recreate his famous series of sunflower paintings. Learn his technique and take home a beautiful work of art as we lead you to step by… Continue Reading Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso!
May 25 @ 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
US Fish & Wildlife Fishing Classes at BEC @ Brownsville Events Center
7:00 AM
Enjoy a quick fishing lesson that covers knots, hooks, lures bait & tackle, rods & reels, casting, TPWD rules, handling, and ethics. After the lesson put your new or sharpened skills to the test by… Continue Reading US Fish & Wildlife Fishing Classes at BEC
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes "Mosaic Create your Own Fish" @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Saturday Art Classes Mosaic Create your Own Fish
The Student Games @ Oliveira Park Gym
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The Student Games @ Oliveira Park Gym
10:00 AM
Event for high school teens. The event starts at 10 am. and those attending will have to show up at 10 to register. There will be games light refreshments and snacks. Great opportunity for fellowship… Continue Reading The Student Games
Yoga at the Shop @ 7th and Park
May 26 @ 8:00 AM
Yoga at the Shop @ 7th and Park
8:00 AM
Join us on the patio for a free yoga class. Stay for crepes, mimosas, and coffee! If necessary, we will hold the class indoors. P.S. No mat? No problem. All yoga gear is 10% off… Continue Reading Yoga at the Shop
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 1 @ 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
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
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Hawaiian Lua @ 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: Hawaiian Lua
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Hawaiian Lua @ 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: Hawaiian Lua
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session I @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session I. 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.
Gardening Class at Lemon Grass! @ Lemon Grass Community Garden
Jun 6 @ 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 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 10 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Rumble in the Jungle @ 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: Rumble in the Jungle
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Rumble in the Jungle @ 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: Rumble in the Jungle
Jun 10 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session II @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session II 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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)