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!

Dec 1 2018 @ 10:00 AM – May 12 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
10:00 AM
Highlighting the season’s exhibit is a Children’s Coloring Book illustrated exclusively for the museum by Don Breeden. Come and experience a one of a kind of collection of authentic and indigenous textiles and art.
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jan 8 @ 10:00 PM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 PM
Many themes in U.S. history pertain to the Fort Brown. These includes: the Mexican American War, The US Civil War, World War 1, yellow fever research, women in the military and Tejanos in the military.… Continue Reading Fort Brown Exhibit
Brownsville Raid Exhibit @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
Feb 1 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Brownsville Raid Exhibit @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
10:00 AM
The Brownsville Raid was an historic event of racial injustice against the 167 Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry, on August 13, 1906. The 167 Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry stationed at the Fort… Continue Reading Brownsville Raid Exhibit
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
Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
1:00 PM
Introduction to Basic Printmaking Techniques Presented by BMFA, Marilyn Brown: Instructor Watercolor, acrylics, oils, printing inks Workshop #1, Monotypes and chine Collé Printing Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1 -4 pm. Registration Fee: $50.00 BMFA… Continue Reading Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown
Loteria at Memorial Park @ Los Fresnos Under The Stars Artisan Night Market
Mar 23 @ 5:00 PM
Loteria at Memorial Park @ Los Fresnos Under The Stars Artisan Night Market
5:00 PM
A monthly event held on the city of Los Fresnos. Come and play Mexican Loteria 4 cards for $3 plays you all night. Vendor prizes! Plus great food and merchandise vendors on site.
Mar 23 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy embark on a magical mystery tour of the Land of Narnia through the wardrobe. They encounter the wicked White Witch, representing the forces of evil, and the King of the… Continue Reading The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Mar 24 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy embark on a magical mystery tour of the Land of Narnia through the wardrobe. They encounter the wicked White Witch, representing the forces of evil, and the King of the… Continue Reading The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Ballet Nepantla @ TSC Art Center
Mar 24 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Ballet Nepantla @ TSC Art Center
5:00 PM
Ballet Nepantla presents a synergistic celebration with its production of “Valentina,” a historical ballet that celebrates the strength and resilience of women during Revolutionary Mexico. “What New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine did with the… Continue Reading Ballet Nepantla
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
Mar 25 @ 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
5:30 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own comic strip from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two times available for you… Continue Reading How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
Mar 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
7:00 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own comic strip from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two time available for you… Continue Reading How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop
Mar 26 @ 5:30 PM
Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
5:30 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own Super Hero from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two time available for you… Continue Reading Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay
Mar 26 @ 7:00 PM
Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
7:00 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own Super Hero from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two time available for you… Continue Reading Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 27 – Apr 27 all-day
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is now accepting applications for its 47th. Annual International Art Show. The exhibition will be juried by visual artists Joe Harjo (San Antonio, TX) and Mauricio Saenz (Matamoros, Mexico… Continue Reading 47th International Art Show
Magic the Gathering Contest @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
Mar 27 @ 6:30 PM
Magic the Gathering Contest @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
6:30 PM
Show how good you are with Magic, A game of Magic involves two or more players who are engaged in a battle acting as powerful wizards. Each player has their own deck, either one previously… Continue Reading Magic the Gathering Contest
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops @ Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Tamaulipas
Mar 28 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops @ Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Tamaulipas
4:00 PM
The CreArte Expo is an arts festival celebrating Latino culture though comics, film, music, dance and more in Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, MX. This multi-genre event is dedicated to the entire community and people of… Continue Reading CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops
Mar 29 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Manga & Comic Drawing and Art Contests @ Teatro de la Reforma
1:00 PM
The CreArte Expo is an arts festival celebrating Latino culture though comics, film, music, dance and more in Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, MX. This multi-genre event is dedicated to the entire community and people of… Continue Reading Manga & Comic Drawing and Art Contests
Mar 29 @ 7:00 PM
CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards @ Amigoland Event Center
7:00 PM
The second annual CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards will take place in Matamoros, Mexico and Brownsville, Texas. We want to encourage, support and honor emerging Latino Filmmakers and films that have Latino themes. We accept all… Continue Reading CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards
Mar 30 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
10:00 AM
The CreArte Expo is an arts festival celebrating Latino culture though comics, film, music, dance and more in Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, MX. This multi-genre event is dedicated to the entire community and people of… Continue Reading CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest
Mar 30 @ 6:30 PM
Cosplay Social- Dancing, Drinks and Fun @ Gladys Porter Zoo
6:30 PM
Come and enjoy your day  with our friends of the CreArte Expo Cosplay, there will be music, drinks and so much fun!
Mar 31 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
12:00 PM
The CreArte Expo is an arts festival celebrating Latino culture though comics, film, music, dance and more in Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, MX. This multi-genre event is dedicated to the entire community and people of… Continue Reading CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest
Mar 31 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CreArte Expo Musical Festival @ Market Square
6:00 PM
CreArte Expo Music Festival starts at 6 p.m. at Market Square in Brownsville, produced by Brownsville Artists and Musicians (BAM).
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
Party for the Planet @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM
Party for the Planet @ Gladys Porter Zoo
10:00 AM
The public is invited to celebrate Earth Day at the Gladys Porter Zoo’s annual Party for the Planet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guests at Party for the Planet will be able to visit… Continue Reading Party for the Planet
Pawty! @ Linear Park
Apr 13 all-day
Pawty! @ Linear Park
12:00 AM
It’s Pawty! time! You are invited to “Pawty!” with Brownsville Animal Defense (B.A.D.)! Join us in celebrating our furry friends with the entire family. Our event will be filled with activities such as yoga, dog… Continue Reading Pawty!
Apr 13 @ 8:00 AM
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
8:00 AM
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Join the Tip of Texas Family Outreach for its annual Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & 1 Mile Fun Run This event is held annually to help raise… Continue Reading Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run
Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
Apr 13 @ 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
3:00 PM
Our spring-time version of Oktoberfest will once again feature a winning combination of German draft beers, live German Polka & American rock music, German food, and entertainment for all ages. Our Volksfest, meaning people’s festival,… Continue Reading Volksfest 2019
STX Taco Fest @ Brownsville Sports Park
Apr 27 @ 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
STX Taco Fest @ Brownsville Sports Park
4:00 PM
The STX Taco Festival offers the greatest collection of Taco Chefs in the region, alongside live music, games, beer & wine tastings, and so much more. Presented by the Brownsville Sports Park, STX Taco Fest… Continue Reading STX Taco Fest
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
May 3 @ 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.
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
May 4 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Enjoy a unique learning experience. Chat with living historians and listen to stories about the battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican War. Programs include live musket and artillery demonstrations. Weapons demonstrations are dependent upon… Continue Reading Living History
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
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.
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