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!

Saturday Safari: Herbivores vs. Carnivores @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 22 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: Herbivores vs. Carnivores @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! The teeth of an animal can tell us a lot about their diet. Sharp teeth are needed to eat meat while… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: Herbivores vs. Carnivores
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Sep 28 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required* Please call our visitor center at (956) 350-2920 (Wednesday to Sunday;… Continue Reading Night Hike
Oct 12 @ 9:00 AM – Oct 14 @ 5:00 PM
Upper Valley Appreciation Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
Guests living in the Upper Valley will be able to visit the Zoo for the special price of only $3.00 for both adults and children. The Upper Valley includes all cities that are a part of Hidalgo… Continue Reading Upper Valley Appreciation Day
Nov 18 all-day
Animal Play Day "Thanksgiving Feast" @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a “Thanksgiving Feast” theme. Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain Zoo inhabitants. It… Continue Reading Animal Play Day “Thanksgiving Feast”
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 23 all-day
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain Zoo inhabitants. It is… Continue Reading Animal Play Day