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!

AGE OF DISCOVERY – Annual Members Art Show @ BROWNSVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ART
Jun 1 all-day
AGE OF DISCOVERY - Annual Members Art Show @ BROWNSVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ART | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Opening ceremony with more than 100 pieces on display from Active members of the Museum.
Noche de Arte @ Downtown Brownsville
Jun 15 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Noche de Arte @ Downtown Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Art Walk- Come and be part of the growing Art Scene in Brownsville, Tx. Explore the downtown Art Galleries & Venues: Galleria 409, Puente Gallery, Artevivo Studio, The Art Department, Carlotta Petrina, Maldonado Gallery, UTRGV… Continue Reading Noche de Arte
3rd Annual Car Show @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jun 17 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
3rd Annual Car Show @ Historic Brownsville Museum |  |  |
6:00 PM
In celebration of Father’s Day, BHA is excited to announce the date for our 3rd annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show. The event will feature classic cars from antique hot rods to muscle cars to… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Car Show
Jun 23 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Yappo Kids Fest (YappoPalooza Event) @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Yappo Kids Fest is a family-friendly event that immediately follows the Ridley Rush 1 Mile/ Walk Run. This event includes arts & crafts vendors, educational exhibitors, children’s games & activities such as face painting, a… Continue Reading Yappo Kids Fest (YappoPalooza Event)
“Still Life” @ BROWNSVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ART
Jun 27 – Aug 17 all-day
"Still Life" @ BROWNSVILLE MUSEUM OF FINE ART | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Ana Fernandez is presenting an exhibition, her moody portraits of deserted San Antonio bungalows at dusk, she’s taken a new direction by depicting people in her lively, colorful, richly lit scenes of a quinceanera, a… Continue Reading “Still Life”
“Still Life” @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jun 27 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
"Still Life" @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Ana Fernandez will presents an exhibition, her moody portraits of deserted San Antonio bungalows at dusk, she’s taken a new direction by depicting people in her lively, colorful, richly lit scenes of a quinceanera, a… Continue Reading “Still Life”
Jun 29 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
June Historical Happy Hour: Inside the Vaults @ Heritage Museum |  |  |
5:00 PM
The vaults of Market Square house fine art, historical costumes, furniture, sculptures and numerous documents. Join BHA for this exclusive viewing of select pieces from inside the vault. This event is open to the public… Continue Reading June Historical Happy Hour: Inside the Vaults
“CON-PASSION” by Roberto Juarez Cervantes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 11 – Sep 28 all-day
"CON-PASSION" by Roberto Juarez Cervantes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Roberto Juarez Cervantes, Mexican Artist.
Realism: Art Exhibition @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 11 – Aug 17 all-day
Realism: Art Exhibition @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Realism: Art Exhibition More than 30 local artists are exhibiting at BMFA. Come and see their wonderful artwork and discover the great talent that exists in our Rio Grande Valley.
Realism: Art Exhibition @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 11 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Realism: Art Exhibition @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
Realism: Art Technique Opening will be on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 6 pm, which will coincide with the Roberto Juarez Cervantes, “CON – PASSION” opening exhibition and your art will be featured alongside Ana… Continue Reading Realism: Art Exhibition
Jul 14 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Opening Reception: "Roots and Me- Family Trees" Exhibit. @ Brownsville Heritage Museum |  |  |
2:00 PM
Join the BHA and the RGV Hispanic Geological Society for a discussion on some of the family trees featured in the exhibit. If you are interested in starting your own family tree or have already… Continue Reading Opening Reception: “Roots and Me- Family Trees” Exhibit.
“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
Jul 28 all-day
Under the Stars Artisan Market @ Memorial Park  | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
A Great Place to shop from local valley vendors. And hear great music if you feel like dancing we have a great pavilion so you can dance your heart out. Vendors are welcome.
National Night Out @ Brownsville Sports Park
Aug 7 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
National Night Out @ Brownsville Sports Park |  |  |
7:00 PM
Join the Brownsville Police Department and other cities nationwide for America’s Night Out against crime. There will be crime awareness and prevention expo, raffle prizes throughout the event, sponsored games and giveaways and much more.
Aug 25 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
From the Vaults of Market Square @ Heritage Museum |  |  |
2:00 PM
The vaults of Market Square house fine art, historical costumes, furniture, sculptures, and numerous documents. Join BHA for this exclusive viewing of select pieces from the BHA vaults.
Under the Stars Artisan Market in the City of Los Fresnos @ Memorial Park  | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
A Great Evening to take the Family to the Park! Enjoy the great dancing music and a variety of food vendors and merchandise. Plus free school items will be given.
Sep 5 – Oct 24 all-day
The Cross Connections 2018 International Exhibition of Design & Illustration @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
The Cross Connections 2018 International Exhibition of Design & Illustration is a global collaborative project and an invitational exhibition and juried competition. The exhibiiton was initiated in 2008-2013 in more that ten universities around the… Continue Reading The Cross Connections 2018 International Exhibition of Design & Illustration
Sep 5 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cross Connections 2018 International Exhibition of design & Illustration @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
The Cross connections 2018 International Exhibition of Design & Illustration More than 90 pieces on display.
Brownsville Discount Days @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day
Brownsville Discount Days @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
All Brownsville residents are invited to enjoy a weekend of discounted admission prices. Guests living inside Brownsville city limits will be able to visit the Zoo for the special admission price of only $2.00 for… Continue Reading Brownsville Discount Days
24th. Annual Faculty Art Exhibit @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Sep 7 @ 9:00 AM – Oct 20 @ 3:00 PM
24th. Annual Faculty Art Exhibit @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
The art teachers of the Brownsville Independent School District expose their talents in a wonderful exhibition. September 7 – October 17, 2018.
Discovery Island @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 8 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Discovery Island @ Gladys Porter Zoo |  |  |
12:00 PM
Bring the family to the Gladys Porter Zoo for a Saturday afternoon of learning and fun at Discovery Island in the Special Events Building! Discover and learn about the science you can find on an… Continue Reading Discovery Island
Saturday Safari: Incredible Hawk @ South Texas Discovery Education Center. Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 8 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: Incredible Hawk @ South Texas Discovery Education Center. Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
Come and meet some of the zoo’s birds of prey up close and personal. Enroll your child for Saturday afternoon of fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! Students will have plenty of hands-on… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: Incredible Hawk
Saturday Safari: Tortuga Tails @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 15 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: Tortuga Tails @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States
1:00 PM
Enroll your child for Saturday afternoon of fun at the Zoo. You can join, too. There are seven species of sea turtles in the world. Learn about the turtles that visit the Texas coast. Students… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: Tortuga Tails
Sep 22 @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Under The Stars Artisan Market in the City of Los Fresnos @ Memorial Park | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
5:00 PM
Movie in the Park hosted by the Cameron County District Clerk Office Erik Garza. Plus Dance Lessons for $1 with Dance Instructor Oscar Olivarez.
Saturday Safari: Primarily Primates @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo
Sep 29 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: Primarily Primates @ South Texas Discovery Education Center, Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! They come in different sizes and colors. Some have tails others don’t. Come meet some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animals.… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: Primarily Primates
Celebrating El Dia De Los Muertos @ Brownsville Heritage Museum Vezetti Room
Oct 16 @ 10:00 AM – Nov 9 @ 4:00 PM
Celebrating El Dia De Los Muertos @ Brownsville Heritage Museum Vezetti Room  | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
In celebration of Dia de Los Muertos, the Brownsville Historical Association, in partnership with the Consul of Mexico at Brownsville, invite you to explore a community exhibition of an ofrenda altar. This year’s theme, Remember Me, reflects on the… Continue Reading Celebrating El Dia De Los Muertos
Oct 31 all-day
Halloween at Memorial Park in The City of Los Fresnos @ Trick or Treat at the Park  | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Free Candy,Free Rides, Free Haunted House, Merchandise and food Vendors,costume contest 4 prizes
12th Annual Gala Fundraising Event @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Nov 14 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
12th Annual Gala Fundraising Event @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States
6:00 PM
SAVE THE DATE !!! 12th Annual Gala Fundraising Event. Come and support the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, next Wednesday November 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm; we will have Art for sale, Silent Auction, Music,… Continue Reading 12th Annual Gala Fundraising Event
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
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
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
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
Costumes of the Americas Museum: Costume Bazaar @ Costume of the Americas Museum
Jan 21 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Costumes of the Americas Museum: Costume Bazaar @ Costume of the Americas Museum
11:00 AM
Costumes of the Americas Museum in Brownsville, will be hosting a Costume Bazaar. We will be selling authentic costumes / Indigenous dress, this is a great opportunity to start looking for your next Charro Day… Continue Reading Costumes of the Americas Museum: Costume Bazaar
Grand Opening of Sun, Earth and Universe Exhibit @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jan 28 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Grand Opening of Sun, Earth and Universe Exhibit @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
11:00 AM
The exhibit is an interactive series of stations designed to allow children to learn about and explore concepts related to space and space-related phenomena. Activities range from building and testing small spacecrafts to detecting magnetic… Continue Reading Grand Opening of Sun, Earth and Universe Exhibit
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Brownsville
Feb 1 all-day
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Brownsville
12:00 AM
Brownsville First Friday is an immersive music and art experience on the first Friday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Brownsville’s entertainment and arts district springs to life for this event with… Continue Reading First Friday
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
Feria Artesanal @ Brownsville Market Square
Feb 8 @ 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Feria Artesanal @ Brownsville Market Square
12:00 PM
The fair there will be artisans from the states of Guerrero, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Estado de Mexico, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas who will have their crafts for sale such as textiles, traditional candies, embroidered… Continue Reading Feria Artesanal
Feria Artesanal @ Brownsville Market Square
Feb 9 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Feria Artesanal @ Brownsville Market Square
10:00 AM
The fair there will be artisans from the states of Guerrero, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Estado de Mexico, Michoacán, Morelos, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas who will have their crafts for sale such as textiles, traditional candies, embroidered… Continue Reading Feria Artesanal
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 14 @ 6:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
6:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 15 @ 5:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
5:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 15 @ 8:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
8:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 16 @ 2:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
2:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 16 @ 5:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
5:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
Feb 16 @ 6:00 PM
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
6:00 PM
The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Brownsville, Texas! Thanks to the sponsorship of the Veterans Females United. Welcome To The Kelly Miller Circus! Our Circus is full of fun and entertainment for the whole… Continue Reading Kelly Miller Circus 2019
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 16 @ 8:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
8:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
Feb 16 @ 8:00 PM
Kelly Miller Circus 2019 @ Next to Wal-Mart
8:00 PM
The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Brownsville, Texas! Thanks to the sponsorship of the Veterans Females United. Welcome To The Kelly Miller Circus! Our Circus is full of fun and entertainment for the whole… Continue Reading Kelly Miller Circus 2019
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 17 @ 2:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
2:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 17 @ 5:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
5:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
Feb 17 @ 8:00 PM
Circus Saurus @ Storage Perfecto Parking Lot
8:00 PM
See The Dinosaurs and Unicorn Come Alive At The Circus Carson & Barnes Circus would like to invite you to come explore a world of magic under the BIG TOP. Immerse yourself into a mythological… Continue Reading Circus Saurus
Feb 20 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Just A Ferry Ride To Freedom: A Documentary Film Debut @ UTRGV Performing Arts Center
6:30 PM
This film showcases stories about the Texas-Mexico border and its connection to the Underground Railroad. Rooted in pre-Civil War Texas along the Rio Grande between the emerging cities of Laredo and Brownsville, this film highlights… Continue Reading Just A Ferry Ride To Freedom: A Documentary Film Debut