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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Paramount of Eternity Solo Exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
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
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 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 17 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
Opening Reception 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… Continue Reading Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
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
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 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.
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 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.
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
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 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.