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
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.
LVC-SHRM Conferene 2019 @ Brownsville Event Center
Sep 20 @ 7:30 AM
LVC-SHRM Conferene 2019 @ Brownsville Event Center
7:30 AM
the Lower Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will be hosting its annual conference on September 20, 2019 at the Brownsville Event Center. LVC-SHRM will gather Human Resources and Business professionals from… Continue Reading LVC-SHRM Conferene 2019
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
Empowering the Mindset for Sucess @ Brownsville Events Center
Oct 3 all-day
Empowering the Mindset for Sucess @ Brownsville Events Center
12:00 AM
Come be part of one of the largest Business & Leadership Conferences in the Rio Grande Valley. Learn to enhance your employability, raise your confidence, and lead yourself to a more fulfilling and higher quality… Continue Reading Empowering the Mindset for Sucess
Oct 3 @ 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Empowering the Mindset for Success @ Proyecto Juan Diego
8:00 AM
Come be part of one of the largest Business & Leadership Conferences in the Rio Grande Valley. Learn to enhance your employability, raise your confidence, and lead yourself to a more fulfilling and higher quality… Continue Reading Empowering the Mindset for Success
Fall Harvest Dinner @ Brownsville Market Square
Oct 17 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Fall Harvest Dinner @ Brownsville Market Square
6:00 PM
The Brownsville Wellness Coalition is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that cultivates healthy food and lifestyles and is responsible for the Brownsville Farmers Market, the first of its kind in the RGV. We’re hosting a farm-to-table… Continue Reading Fall Harvest Dinner
Oct 19 all-day
12:00 AM
Our local Rotary Clubs have come together to host the 1st Annual Paella for Prosperity! Proceeds from this event will benefit Moody Clinic, a non-profit organization providing therapy services to children with special needs.
5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
Oct 26 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
5:00 PM
Join us for an evening full of fun and excitement with our 5K Zombie Run or the Monster Mile. Dress up as a ZOMBIE or in your favorite monster costume and run, hop, jog or… Continue Reading 5K Zombie Run & Monster Mile
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 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Veterans Day Silent March @ Veterans Park
10:00 AM
Veterans Day March that starts at the H-E-B on Central Boulevard and ends with a ceremony in Veterans Park ( 2500 Central Blvd). Once marchers arrive at Veterans Park there will be a prayer and… Continue Reading Veterans Day Silent March
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.
Dec 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Holiday Lighting Ceremony @ Washington Park
6:00 PM
Like bright lights? Love Christmas cheer? Want a selfie with Santa? If you answered yes to any of these… Make plans to join the City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department for a festive night… Continue Reading Holiday Lighting Ceremony