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!

“Triple Treat” Exhibit @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Jul 26 @ 10:00 AM – Dec 30 @ 5:00 PM
"Triple Treat" Exhibit @ Costumes of the Americas Museum  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
The Costumes of the Americas Museum presents its new exhibit, “Triple Treat”. The exhibit depicts the “Evolution of the Rebozo”, “Guatemalan Market” and “Designs, Colors and Flowers” on Mexican textiles. 10 a.m.- 5 P.M. Tues-… Continue Reading “Triple Treat” Exhibit
“Oils that come to life” by D. Lewis @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Oct 11 – Dec 23 all-day
"Oils that come to life" by D. Lewis @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
The Artist D. Lewis got inspired from Thomas Kinkade and John Singer Sergeant. Also, Mr. Lewis wrote a book called “The Adventures of Ava Bear”
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Nov 15 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Jan 31 2019 @ 3:00 PM
Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Primo Vega, born in Ario de Rosales, Michoacan, Mexico. “His painting smelled of the countryside. The Peace in his strokes could almost be touched with one’s own fingertips because nothing in his work was grotesque… Continue Reading Naturaleza/Expresiones by Primo Vega
Holiday Village @ Mitte Cultural District
Nov 19 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Holiday Village @ Mitte Cultural District
12:00 AM
Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Come stroll through the Holiday Village and be magically transported to the North Pole. Admission is Free and the Memories are Priceless
Nov 27 2018 @ 10:00 AM – Jan 19 2019 @ 4:00 PM
Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 AM
Back by popular demand, this holiday season, the Brownsville Historical Association is proud to present its Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village collection. Founded in 1976, the Department 56 Company captures the spirit of Christmas through… Continue Reading Department 56 Miniature Holiday Village Exhibit
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.
Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet @ Harmony School of Innovation Brownsville
Dec 4 all-day
Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet @ Harmony School of Innovation Brownsville
12:00 AM
If you know a fifth grader in the Brownsville area looking for a math challenge, “The Best of the Best” may be for you! “The Best of the Best” is a fast-paced, problem-solving/computation competition where… Continue Reading Best of the Best Harmony Math Meet
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Dec 4 2018 – Jan 5 2019 all-day
Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
12:00 AM
The Brownsville Historical Association is proud to present the first annual Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit. The exhibit is a great way to creatively showcase your personal talents or an organization to scores of people who… Continue Reading Christmas Tree Forest Exhibit
The Singing Christmas Tree @ Livingway Family Church
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day
The Singing Christmas Tree @ Livingway Family Church
12:00 AM
The Singing Christmas Tree – A FREE family Christmas event Petting Zoo Pony Rides Face Painting Santa Claus & Friends
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 6 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
Zoo Nights and Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 7 – Dec 9 all-day
Zoo Nights and Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Gladys Porter Zoo, Come out and enjoy live performances from local bands and choirs while… Continue Reading Zoo Nights and Lights
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 PM
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center |  |  |
6:00 PM
The Brownsville International Flamenco Festival takes place Dec. 7 & Dec. 8. On Dec 7,at 6 p.m there will be performances by local flamenco students at the Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center. On Dec. 8,… Continue Reading Brownsville International Flamenco Festival
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 7 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
You’re invited to get in the spirit of the holidays by visiting Gladys Porter Zoo’s brightest event – Zoo Nights & Lights! This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from… Continue Reading Zoo Nights & Lights
Annie @ Camille Playhouse
Dec 7 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ Camille Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Archery @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 8 all-day
Archery @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.) *Limited space – reservations required* Please… Continue Reading Archery
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 8 @ 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.) *Limited space – reservations required* Please… Continue Reading Archery 101
Dec 8 @ 5:00 PM
Brownsville International Flamenco Festival @ Market Square |  |  |
5:00 PM
The Brownsville International Flamenco Festival takes place Dec. 7 & Dec. 8. On Dec 7,at 6 p.m there will be performances by local flamenco students at the Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center. On Dec. 8,… Continue Reading Brownsville International Flamenco Festival
Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market in Memorial Park
Dec 8 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos @ Under the Stars Artisan Market in Memorial Park  | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Come take pictures with Santa plus he will be giving Candy bags to all the children! Free Rides, Bouncer, wall climbing. Great food vendors and merchandise vendors! Come shop and enjoy an evening in the… Continue Reading Christmas in the Park in the City of Los Fresnos
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 8 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
You’re invited to get in the spirit of the holidays by visiting Gladys Porter Zoo’s brightest event – Zoo Nights & Lights! This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from… Continue Reading Zoo Nights & Lights
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 8 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Amigos Artesanos Open House @ Paseo Plaza Shopping Center
Dec 9 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Amigos Artesanos Open House @ Paseo Plaza Shopping Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:00 PM
Come and sample some hot chocolate from Oaxaca, look through our diverse arts and crafts from Hidalgo, Jalisco, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Morelos, Chiapas and Estado de Mexico. We have a wide selection of ladies and men’s… Continue Reading Amigos Artesanos Open House
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 9 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Dec 9 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Zoo Nights & Lights @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
You’re invited to get in the spirit of the holidays by visiting Gladys Porter Zoo’s brightest event – Zoo Nights & Lights! This year’s holiday celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 8th and 9th from… Continue Reading Zoo Nights & Lights
Dec 13 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Brownsville Women's Connection Luncheon @ Galaxy Bowling Center  |  |  |
11:30 AM
Lori Hunt, of Harlingen, will be the guest speaker at the Dec. 13 luncheon. She formerly worked as a reporter,freelance writer and advertising copy writer. Hunt will share her journey through cancer and how prayers… Continue Reading Brownsville Women’s Connection Luncheon
Dec 14 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Customer Appreciation Free Food and Drinks @ Pronto Insurance
4:00 PM
At Pronto Insurance – Boca Chica we love our customers and want to invite you this December 14th from 4 – 6 pm for 100 FREE brisket sandwiches chips, and drinks!!! Sign up for our… Continue Reading Customer Appreciation Free Food and Drinks
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 14 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 15 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 PM
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
The Song Heard ‘Round the World @ First United Methodist Church, Brownsville
Dec 16 all-day
The Song Heard 'Round the World @ First United Methodist Church, Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Bring in the Christmas season with the First United Methodist Church as their Chancel Choir and Orchestra present their annual Christmas cantata, “The Song Heard ‘Round the World”. This event will take place on December… Continue Reading The Song Heard ‘Round the World
Christmas Cantata @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
Dec 16 @ 11:00 AM
Christmas Cantata @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville Cordially invites you to our Christmas Cantata
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse
Dec 16 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Annie @ The Camille Playhouse  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
2:30 PM
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Chamin, features some… Continue Reading Annie
Violin Recital @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Dec 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Violin Recital @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
7:00 PM
Violin Recital featuring students from BMFA Music Camps and supported by Violinist Aldo Peralta
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 20 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
Pancakes with Santa @ Downtown Rec Center
Dec 21 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Pancakes with Santa @ Downtown Rec Center
10:00 AM
If you like pancakes and Santa, you’re going to want to RSVP Friday, December 21 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Downtown Rec Center (1338 E. 8th Street) for the Pancakes with Santa… Continue Reading Pancakes with Santa
Winter Solstice @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 21 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Winter Solstice @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:30 PM
Celebrate the solstice with our friends from the Dr. Christina Torres Memorial Astronomical Observatory. Enjoy outer space observation and winter solstice lore! We will also be having as special guests the Buffalo Soldiers! Learn about… Continue Reading Winter Solstice
Dec 22 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Join the buffalo soldiers at Resaca De La Palma State Park as they transform into the historic Iron Riders. The 25th Infantry Buffalo Soldiers unit experimented with bikes for Army use during the late 1890s… Continue Reading Iron Riders Expedition & Buffalo Soldier Encampment
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
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
Dec 24 @ 6:00 PM
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service @ First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
6:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville Cordially invites you to our Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service.
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Dec 27 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bike and Bird @ Resaca de la Palma State Park  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park and increase your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals are available. Bring:… Continue Reading Bike and Bird
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Dec 28 @ 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
11:00 AM
Come and have an icy evening with your family to the Brownsville Sports Park, where there will be a rink. Skates included!  
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Dec 29 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 PM
Come and have an icy evening with your family to the Brownsville Sports Park, where there will be a rink. Skates included !
Free Music @ Paseo Plaza
Dec 29 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Music @ Paseo Plaza
6:00 PM
Tatiana Muscina a master of music from Moscow, will be playing the piano at Paseo Plaza for all to enjoy.
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
Dec 30 @ 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Ice Skating Rink @ Brownsville Sports Park
11:00 AM
Come and have an icy evening with your family to the Brownsville Sports Park, where there will be a rink. Skates included !
New Year Gala @ Brownsville Event Center
Dec 31 @ 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
New Year Gala @ Brownsville Event Center
8:00 PM
The Parish of the Lord of Divine Mercy will hold its annual New Years Gala. Music will be provided by Choco Band. Come bring in the New Year with your family.
Taste of La Frontera: Tickets on Sale @ Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Jan 3 @ 8:00 AM – Jan 21 @ 5:00 PM
Taste of La Frontera: Tickets on Sale @ Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
8:00 AM
The Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau will be selling tickets for Taste of La Frontera event. Pre – Sale Tickets will be $25.00 , and door tickets will be $35.00.
Jan 4 all-day
Brownsville Raid Exhibit: Lecture, Reception & Walking Tour @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
12:00 AM
Congressman Vela’s Black History Month Celebration: The story of the Brownsville Raid- honoring the contributions of African Americans of the Rio Grande Valley. Visit our Facebook page Brownsville Historical Association for information and event updates.… Continue Reading Brownsville Raid Exhibit: Lecture, Reception & Walking Tour
Friday Fitness @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jan 4 @ 8:00 AM
Friday Fitness @ Resaca de la Palma State Park |  |  |
8:00 AM
Starting Friday, January 4th we will have a 1 hour fitness class once a week for 4 weeks. Each week will feature a different exercise style with weekly goals. Classes start at 8:00 AM and… Continue Reading Friday Fitness
Module 3: Law of Agency @ UTRGV Brownsville
Jan 5 @ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Module 3: Law of Agency @ UTRGV Brownsville  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:00 AM
This module is Saturdays from 8am to 5pm (Jan 05 – Jan 26, 2019) This course focuses on agency relationships between brokers, their agents, and clients, and the fiduciary duties created by and required of… Continue Reading Module 3: Law of Agency
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 5 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
  Saturday Art Classes /January 05,2019 Portrait painting with acrylic in the style of Vincent Van Gogh Come and and Enjoy a great Day!   Classes start from $15.00  per class or you can enjoy… Continue Reading Saturday Art Classes
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
Sanctus Martyrs of Faith @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 9 @ 6:00 PM – Feb 28 @ 8:00 PM
Sanctus Martyrs of Faith @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
As my eye peers through the viewfinder of my camera, I’m mindful of my vision before I weigh down on my shutter release. To capture a series of photographs that shows the viewer a glimpse… Continue Reading Sanctus Martyrs of Faith
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jan 10 all-day
Intro to Birding @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
Visit the park and get an introduction to the hobby of birding! All skill levels are welcome. Basic binoculars and field guides are included. Deluxe binoculars are available for rent. Bring: Water and appropriate weather… Continue Reading Intro to Birding
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jan 12 – Jan 13 all-day
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park |  |  |
12:00 AM
*Every second Saturday of the months of January to March* If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery! (We… Continue Reading Archery 101
Pour Acrylic Workshop @ BMFA @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 12 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pour Acrylic Workshop @ BMFA @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Pour Acrylic Workshop $ 20.00 fee, supplies included. Limited spaces!
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jan 12 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Saturday Art Classes /January 12,2019 Landscape painting with watercolors in the style of Impressionist Artist Claude Monet Come and and Enjoy a great Day! Classes start from $15.00  per class or you can enjoy the… Continue Reading Saturday Art Classes
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de La Palma State Park
Jan 12 @ 2:30 PM
Butterfly Walk @ Resaca de La Palma State Park
2:30 PM
Discover dazzling butterflies in the park’s butterfly garden.
Jan 13 @ 7:00 AM
Suns Up, Wheels Down @ 7th & Park
7:00 AM
This Weekly Cardio-pace cycling ride travels at an average of 18 mph. Cyclist must bring helmets and road bikes. Weather permitting.