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!

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
Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 12:30 PM
Retired...Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A year-round program for Seniors 50+ Monday -Friday 8:30am -12:30pm The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Retired…Now What program is designed to meet the needs of today’s active 50+ community.  All the actives… Continue Reading Retired…Now What?
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events. Open Gym at the REC allows spaces and equipment on the first come,… Continue Reading Open Gym Availability
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open GYM Availability @ Olivera Park
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
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
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 1 @ 5:00 PM
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
10:00 AM
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2019 The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art invites all artists in the Rio Grande Valley and bordering Mexican Cities to submit artwork in response to the “RESACAS IN BROWNSVILLE” themed exhibition.… Continue Reading CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville
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
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
ASPIRE @ Livingway Family Church
Jun 23 @ 7:00 AM – Jun 27 @ 9:00 PM
ASPIRE @ Livingway Family Church
7:00 AM
Free Family Event. Something for all ages. Register at www.livingwayconference.com For more information call 956-548-2223
GRAND OPENING! @ Logos Baptist Church
Jun 29 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
GRAND OPENING! @ Logos Baptist Church
5:00 PM
Join us this 4th of July weekend in celebrating the Grand Opening of Logos Baptist Church! We open our Bibles to learn, and we open our lives to love! We are another congregation of Iglesia… Continue Reading GRAND OPENING!
Color the Sky @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Color the Sky @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Join us for kite making on the 4th of July! Enjoy a fun-filled day for you and your family Dog-friendly! We just ask that they stay on their leashes. Remember: bring water, bug spray and… Continue Reading Color the Sky
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
Crazy Town @ Historic Market Square
Jul 5 @ 7:00 PM
Crazy Town @ Historic Market Square
7:00 PM
The Kraken Lounge, Goldwave Studios, and South Texas Music Incubator present Crazy Town – 20 Year Anniversary Tour. Live in Historic Downtown Brownsville! July 5th as part of First Friday and The Kraken Lounge Concert… Continue Reading Crazy Town
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 @ Texas Southmost College Performing Arts Center
Jul 9 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
TEXAS MONTHLY LIVE @ Texas Southmost College Performing Arts Center
7:30 PM
Texas Monthly LIVE is bringing the unique experience of a live issue of the magazine reimagined for a theatre audience to the Texas Southmost College Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019. The first… Continue Reading TEXAS MONTHLY LIVE
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 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Paramount of Eternity Solo Exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
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 13 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Los Fresnos County Annex Building
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the County Annex Building in Los Fresnos. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Frida Kahlo Fest @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Jul 13 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Frida Kahlo Fest @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
6:00 PM
More Details Coming Soon
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 17 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
Opening Reception 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… Continue Reading Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez
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 20 @ 6:30 PM
Summer Safari: Zoo Family Starlight Sleepover @ Gladys Porter Zoo
6:30 PM
{For adults and children over 7 years of age, Sleepover will run until 8 a.m. the following morning.} Challenge your senses to observe nocturnal animals! Tour the Zoo at night! It’s a sleepover in a… Continue Reading Summer Safari: Zoo Family Starlight Sleepover
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”
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
9:00 AM
Time Travelers wanted!!! The Brownsville Historical Association will be leading a summer camp for children ages 8-12! Anyone interested please call 956-548-1313 for more information.
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
Jul 27 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Port Isabel County Annex Building
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the County Annex Building in Port Isabel. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Aug 10 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
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
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector
Aug 17 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector  |  |  |
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Office in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
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
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Aug 22 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Learn more about the “Art of Birding”. Guide books and some binoculars available.
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
Aug 24 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank |  |  |
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
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 7 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Valley Federal Credit Union
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Valley Federal Credit Union in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Sep 7 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
Learn more about the “Art of Birding” Guide books and some binoculars available.
Sep 14 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Valley Federal Credit Union
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Valley Federal Credit Union in Harlingen. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
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
Sep 28 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Texas Regional Bank
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at the Texas Regional Bank in Harlingen. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
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 12 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Passport Fair Hosted by The Office of the District Clerk @ Projecto Juan Diego
9:00 AM
The Office of the District Clerk is hosting a passport fair at Projecto Juan Diego in Brownsville. For appointments contact their office at (956) 544-0838. Walk-ins are welcome.
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 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