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!

Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 @ 8:30 AM – Jul 31 @ 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.
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
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.
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
Jul 22 – Aug 16 all-day
Men's Flag Football "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Calling all Men’s  BSP Men’s Flag Football League Registration April 29 – May 24, 2019 Get your teams ready for some Softball this Summer. Games weekly: Tuesday & Thursday. The first eight teams pad in… Continue Reading Men’s Flag Football “Summer Season”
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 26 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual BCBL'S Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach  |  |  |
6:00 AM
Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways!! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!!
Jul 27 @ 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
3rd Annual Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament @ Boca Chica Beach
6:00 AM
Fun Surf Fishing Tournament Filled With Prizes, Raffles, & Giveaways! $4,500 Total Cash Payout!! The goal of this event is to create a fishing tournament that will bring the entire family to fish, barbecue, bond,… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Leyendas Surf Fishing Tournament
Kids Appreciation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Aug 3 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Kids Appreciation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
12:00 PM
Celebrate your child on National Kids Day with a trip to the Zoo. Fun activities for kids and lots of extras like passports, goodie bags and prizes.
Aug 12 – Sep 6 all-day
Men's/COED Softball "Fall Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Calling all Men’s  Get your teams ready for some Softball this summer. All Teams will have 10 regular season games. Rules of play governed by the US Specialty Sports Associations, excluding bat limitations. For more… Continue Reading Men’s/COED Softball “Fall Season”
Youth Flag Football @ Oliveira Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 AM – Sep 13 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Flag Football @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Youth Flag Football
Youth Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
Aug 12 @ 8:00 AM – Sep 13 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Volleyball @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Youth Volleyball
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
Aug 16 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car- Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.
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
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Aug 23 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Sep 2 – Sep 20 all-day
3 V 3 Soccer (5 Players) "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
This style of soccer is more commonly referred as a “small-side” game, as compared to a full-sided game with larger teams. For more information on this season please contact Brownsville Sports Park.
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
Sep 23 @ 8:00 AM – Oct 25 @ 5:00 PM
Adult Winter Basketball @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Adult Winter Basketball
Oct 7 – Nov 1 all-day
Men's 35+ Basketball " Fall Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Leagues are 5 V 5 full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. The season includes 9 regular games with everyone making a single elimination.   For more information for this season please… Continue Reading Men’s 35+ Basketball ” Fall Season”
Oct 12 all-day
Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival @ Claytons Beach Bar | South Padre Island | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Zombie Charge is a 5K open level, family friendly obstacle race hosted on the beach. It’s the only race that has obstacles and zombies in the midwest happening on South Padre Island. Bring friends, family… Continue Reading Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival
Oct 21 @ 8:00 AM – Dec 6 @ 5:00 PM
Youth Winter/Spring Basketball @ Oliveira Park
8:00 AM
The Parks and Recreation Department Youth Sports Programs offers tackle football leagues, flag football leagues, basketball programs, and volleyball leagues. In addition to leagues, a variety of youth sports clinics/camps are offered throughout the year,… Continue Reading Youth Winter/Spring Basketball
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