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!

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
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.