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
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 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.
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 23 @ 5:00 PM
1 Year Anniversary Alley Party @ Double Trouble
5:00 PM
We are so happy and honored for all the love and support we have received since day 1!! We would like to invite everyone who has helped us make this possible to join us for… Continue Reading 1 Year Anniversary Alley Party
Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso! @ El Hueso de Fraile
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso! @ El Hueso de Fraile
6:00 PM
Come and celebrate Van Gogh! This month we’ll look to recreate his famous series of sunflower paintings. Learn his technique and take home a beautiful work of art as we lead you to step by… Continue Reading Tipsy Canvas At El Hueso!
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 25 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 25 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 26 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
May 26 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Little Women (the Musical) @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested –… Continue Reading Little Women (the Musical)
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 3 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Hawaiian Lua @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Hawaiian Lua
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Hawaiian Lua @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Hawaiian Lua
Flat Stanley’s Adventure Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 3:00 PM
Flat Stanley's Adventure Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Let the Adventure begin! Flat Stanley arrives in the mail prior to camp so he can join your child in the fun, EVERYDAY with adventures like kayaking, learning magic tricks, exploring space and more!!! This… Continue Reading Flat Stanley’s Adventure Camp
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Venues
Jun 7 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Venues
6:00 PM
BROWNSVILLE’s entertainment and arts district springs to life for this event with galleries, cafes, bars, artisans, restaurants, performers, musicians, DJ’s, poets and more. Join us for this historic event! Now Introducing the BROWNSVILLE Art Market… Continue Reading First Friday
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
8:00 AM
Schedule: Every Week (Mon-Fri) of the month of June to August! Weekly Registration: Ages between 6-17 to register Play, Create, Explore Outdoor Recreation Games, Field Trips, and Arts & Crafts Breakfast provided by BISD  … Continue Reading Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Rumble in the Jungle @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Rumble in the Jungle
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Rumble in the Jungle @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Rumble in the Jungle
Detective Pikachu & You Mystery Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 10 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 3:00 PM
Detective Pikachu & You Mystery Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
I SPY with my little eye a tiny yellow super sleuth Detective named Pikachu and he needs YOU to help him solve the mysteries of the week! Investigate, Explore and Discover! June 10-14 9:00-3:00 Ages… Continue Reading Detective Pikachu & You Mystery Camp
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 14 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Central Avenue Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
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
Jun 17 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars
Jun 17 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars
Princess Power Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 17 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 3:00 PM
Princess Power Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
DREAM BIG, Princesses! Wonder, explore, imagine, defend and honor your inner superhero princess! Be SUPER, No matter how big or small! June 17-21 9:00-3:00 pm Ages 5-7 Price: Year Pass Holder $140 | Non-Pass Holder… Continue Reading Princess Power Camp
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
Jun 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Windwood Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
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
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Art Amore @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Art Amore
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Art Amore @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Art Amore
Beansprout STEAM Science Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 12:00 PM
Beansprout STEAM Science Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Color, mix, observe, build and create! Your little scientist will experience hands-on fun with safe, age-appropriate experiments in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Art, and Math. June 24-28 9:00-12:00 Ages 3-4 Price: Year Pass Holder $100 |… Continue Reading Beansprout STEAM Science Camp
LEGO’s Everything is Awesome Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 24 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
LEGO's Everything is Awesome Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
1:00 PM
Anything and everything you can do with LEGOs! Create a maze, play charades, build a zip line and rescue frozen Lego heroes! With over 70,000 Lego bricks available at this camp, the possibilities are endless!… Continue Reading LEGO’s Everything is Awesome Camp
Jun 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Harry E. McNair Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Jul 1 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 3 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations
Jul 1 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 3 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Celebration Stations
Beach Party Wet & Wild Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 1 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 5 @ 3:00 PM
Beach Party Wet & Wild Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
It’s summer! Grab your shovels and flip-flops and get ready for fun! Sand castles, beach balls, squirt guns and water games will keep you coming back for more everyday! July 1-5 (Camp session will not… Continue Reading Beach Party Wet & Wild Camp
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
Jul 8 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 12 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week
Jul 8 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 12 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Super Hero Week
Jedi Masters of the Universe Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 8 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 12 @ 3:00 PM
Jedi Masters of the Universe Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
“Try not. DO or do not. There is no try.” This is just one of the many ways of the Force your young one will learn as they master the skills of the Jedi through… Continue Reading Jedi Masters of the Universe 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 12 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Morningside Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Jul 15 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Action Land @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Action Land
Jul 15 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Action Land @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Action Land
Stellar STEAM Space Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 15 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 3:00 PM
Stellar STEAM Space Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Want to go to Infinity and BEYOND? Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic lunar landing! Constellations, space shuttle repair and moon sand are just a few of the extraordinary activities your… Continue Reading Stellar STEAM Space Camp
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
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Cunningham Manor Apartments
Jul 19 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Cunningham Manor Apartments
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
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
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Tech Town
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Tech Town
Awesomely Messy Art Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Awesomely Messy Art Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Balloon darts, squirt guns, shaving cream, bubbles and ice chalk, just to name a few of the super fun and super messy ways you can express paint in this AWESOMELY MESSY ART CAMP! July 22-26… Continue Reading Awesomely Messy Art Camp