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
Mar 23 @ 7:00 AM
9th Annual Show the Trail Who's Boss Half - Marathon @ Brownsville Event Center
7:00 AM
Brownsville TrailBlazers will hold the 9th Annual Show the Boss Who’s Trail Half Marathon. The start and finish line for all races will be at the Brownsville Events Center adjacent to the tennis courts.
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.
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
Mar 30 all-day
Introduction to Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*Date: March 30, 2019 Time: Saturday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM* The invention of smart phones and photo filters has turned almost everyone into a photographer. However, good photography requires a strong sense of creativity… Continue Reading Introduction to Digital Photography
Daily Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Mar 30 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Daily Nature Tram Tours @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
9:00 AM
*FREE Daily Nature Tram Tours* Daily during regular Visitor Center operation: Wednesday to Sunday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Take a relaxing ride on our electric tram which follows a 3 mile paved loop through… Continue Reading Daily Nature Tram Tours
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!
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
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 7 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
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!
Queen Isabella Market Day @ Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Queen Isabella Market Day @ Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park
9:00 AM
The City of Port Isabel hosts an annual Market Day on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse in April! Vendors, music, food and family fun! Free Admission to Markey Day Museums of Port… Continue Reading Queen Isabella Market Day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 14 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 14 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
2:00 PM
*Second Sundays of the months of April to June 2019* Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park’s butterfly garden. Many different species of butterflies can be spotted in South Texas, usually unnoticed amongst… Continue Reading Butterfly Walk
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 21 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 26 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 PM
*Every last Friday of the months of April to June 2019* Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required*… Continue Reading Night Hike
Apr 27 all-day
Intermediate Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*Date: April 27, 2019 Time: Saturday, 8:30AM – 12:30PM* Take photography to the next level in this fast-paced digital photography workshop designed for those who want to move past the basics, and build on their… Continue Reading Intermediate Digital Photography
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 27 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 28 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
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
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 5 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 12 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 12 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
2:00 PM
*Second Sundays of the months of April to June 2019* Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park’s butterfly garden. Many different species of butterflies can be spotted in South Texas, usually unnoticed amongst… Continue Reading Butterfly Walk
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 19 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 26 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 31 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 PM
*Every last Friday of the months of April to June 2019* Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required*… Continue Reading Night Hike
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
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
Jun 1 all-day
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
12:00 AM
The private recreational angler red snapper season opens Saturday, June 1, 2019 for a projected 97-days in federal waters. Red snapper fishing is open year around in state waters. The season length is based on… Continue Reading Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 2 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
2:00 PM
*Second Sundays of the months of April to June 2019* Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park’s butterfly garden. Many different species of butterflies can be spotted in South Texas, usually unnoticed amongst… Continue Reading Butterfly 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.
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 16 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 23 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 28 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 PM
*Every last Friday of the months of April to June 2019* Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required*… Continue Reading Night Hike
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 30 all-day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
*Every Sunday during the months of April to June* Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities,… Continue Reading Junior Ranger Explorers
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.
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