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!

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.
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 26 @ 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Annual Henri Awards — Celebrating An Iconic 55th Season @ Camille Playhouse
7:00 PM
This annual event is a wonderful evening that celebrates the many successes on and off stage during a season at Camille Playhouse. The upcoming Henri Awards will continue to showcase crowd favorite musical highlights from… Continue Reading Annual Henri Awards — Celebrating An Iconic 55th Season
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 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
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.
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.
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