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!

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
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 – 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
May 20 – Jun 14 all-day
Men's/ COED Softball "Summer 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 “Summer Season”
2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 7:30 PM – 11:59 PM
2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
7:30 PM
The USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run returns to its original home at Resaca de la Palma State Park in Brownsville with new 25K and 10K routes. All runners receive personal race bibs and epic… Continue Reading 2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run
May 27 all-day
Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery @ Old City Cemetery
12:00 AM
Join us as we honor the veterans buried at the Old City Cemetery. Over 450 identified veterans representing wars from the Indian Wars, World War I & II and the Persian Gulf War are buried… Continue Reading Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery
May 27 @ 10:00 AM
Memorial Day Silent March @ H-E-B Central
10:00 AM
The public, all Valley Veterans and their families are welcome to participate on this 1-mile “Silent March.” The March starts at the corner of HEB on Central Boulevard and Boca Chica ending at our Brownsville… Continue Reading Memorial Day Silent March
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
Jun 1 all-day
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
12:00 AM
This event offer’s 10k runners and 5k walkers spectacular views of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay as they make their way from South Padre Island across the Event & Cultural Center in Port Isabel .… Continue Reading 2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk
2nd Annual Brownsville Save A Life @ Brownville Sports Park
Jun 1 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
2nd Annual Brownsville Save A Life @ Brownville Sports Park
9:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Public Health and Fire Departments in partnership with Valley Regional Medical Center, Valley Baptist Medical Center, and Superior Health Plan invite the community to attend the Brownsville Save-A-Life Hands-Only CPR Class.… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Brownsville Save A Life
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
Jun 8 @ 9:00 AM
4th Annual Ridley Rush & World Oceans Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
You are invited to join us for our 4th Annual Ridley Rush 1 Mile Walk /Run.   This family fun run aims to raise awareness for the endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. ​The Ridley Rush route… Continue Reading 4th Annual Ridley Rush & World Oceans Day
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
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
6:00 PM
CALLING ON ALL WOMEN 21 AND OVER !!!! Join us for some pampering, sipping, shopping, and supporting Communities In Schools of Cameron County. CIS is the nation’s leading dropout prevention program that positions a coordinator… Continue Reading 8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
World Giraffe Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 21 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
World Giraffe Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
World Giraffe Day is a world-wide day of recognition for the longest necked animal on the planet.
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jun 21 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
5:00 PM
Come in from the hot sweltering heat and cool down with the B.H.A. Cold beer and fresh eats await you at the Museum.  Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview… Continue Reading June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins
Air Show 2019 @ Port Isabel Cameron County Airport
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day
Air Show 2019 @ Port Isabel Cameron County Airport
12:00 AM
We’re back! The RGV Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is proudly returning to the skies with a new show at our new home. Join us for the first annual AIRSHOW! at our new home… Continue Reading Air Show 2019
Jul 4 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
July 4th Salute To Freedom Celebration @ Brownsville Sports Park
6:00 PM
More than 5,000 spectators from all over the lower Rio Grande Valley are expected to attend our 20th Annual 4th of July Salute to Freedom event this year! The celebration features live music, food vendors,… Continue Reading July 4th Salute To Freedom Celebration
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
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 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
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.
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
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 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.
Holiday Lighting Ceremony @ Washington Park
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