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!

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 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
10:00 AM
The CreArte Expo is an arts festival celebrating Latino culture though comics, film, music, dance and more in Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, MX. This multi-genre event is dedicated to the entire community and people of… Continue Reading CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest
Printmaking workshop by Marilyn Brown @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 30 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Printmaking workshop by Marilyn 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 #2, Relief Printing and Constructing printing plates from found objects Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 1 -4 pm.… Continue Reading Printmaking workshop by Marilyn Brown
9th Annual Taste of Texas @ Laureles Ranch House museum
Mar 30 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
9th Annual Taste of Texas @ Laureles Ranch House museum
6:00 PM
Fundraiser benefiting the Brownsville Historical Association Purchase tickets at these locations: 1325 E. Washington (Stillman House  Museum) 641 E. Madison St ( Brownsville Historical Museum) For more Information please call (956) 541-5560
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!
Mar 31 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
12:00 PM
The CreArte Expo is an arts festival celebrating Latino culture though comics, film, music, dance and more in Brownsville, TX and Matamoros, MX. This multi-genre event is dedicated to the entire community and people of… Continue Reading CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Contest
Mar 31 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CreArte Expo Musical Festival @ Market Square
6:00 PM
CreArte Expo Music Festival starts at 6 p.m. at Market Square in Brownsville, produced by Brownsville Artists and Musicians (BAM).
Apr 1 – Apr 5 all-day
The Grantsmanship Training Program is coming to Brownsville @ United Way of Southern Cameron County
12:00 AM
In this 5-day comprehensive, hands-on training program, you’ll learn and practice how to: (1) use The Grantsmanship Center’s proven model for developing a proposal–a model so effective that many funders use the same structure for… Continue Reading The Grantsmanship Training Program is coming to Brownsville
Pharmacy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Apr 6 all-day
Pharmacy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
Date: April 6th – June 29th 2019 (April 20, May 11, May 25) Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in… Continue Reading Pharmacy Technician Program
UTRGV Electric Car Competition @ UTRGV Brownsville-Biomedical Research and Health Building Parking Lot
Apr 6 all-day
UTRGV Electric Car Competition @ UTRGV Brownsville-Biomedical Research and Health Building Parking Lot
12:00 AM
Twenty-six teams representing middle schools, high schools and colleges from across South Texas will compete in the second annual UTRGV Electric Car Competition. “We are so excited to bring this competition to the UTRGV Brownsville… Continue Reading UTRGV Electric Car Competition
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 6 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:30 AM
*Saturdays the months of April to June* Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” can be spotted. This walk… Continue Reading Bird and Nature Hike
Basic Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM
Basic Excel @ UTRGV Brownsville
9:00 AM
This 3-hour course is designed for those who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format and print basic Microsoft Excel 2016 worksheets. Topics covered in the training: Create a basic worksheet using… Continue Reading Basic Excel
Chalk Art Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Chalk Art Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Join us for our Annual Chalk Art Festival inside of Dean Porter Park this April 6, 2019. Children, youth, and adults are encouraged to participate. Competition includes amazing prizes. Children (1-10) can buy a square… Continue Reading Chalk Art Festival
Expo Lucha 2019 @ Carlota Petrina Museum
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Expo Lucha 2019 @ Carlota Petrina Museum
9:00 AM
“PuraLucha Brownsville ” in Partnership with ROCA at Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center present Lucha Libre Expo. This Lucha Libre Expo will bring “Luchadores” from the RGV, US and Mexico to share with the community… Continue Reading Expo Lucha 2019
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Every Saturdays during the months of April to June 2019 Dress for a mess. We are going to make art in the park with paint, glitter and glue. Bring: Water, good walking/hiking shoes, appropriate weather… Continue Reading Art in the Park
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Apr 6 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 27 @ 4:00 PM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness @ Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 AM
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the Brownsville Independent School District’s Fine Arts Department in partnership with B.H.A., invite the community to celebrate their 7th Annual Autism Awareness Student Exhibit. Beautiful and original art work… Continue Reading BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness
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
Party for the Planet is the Zoo’s celebration of Earth Day where we bring eco-conscious members of the community together to help share the message of conservation.  From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Zoo… Continue Reading Party for the Planet
Apr 6 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BISD Student Exhibit: Autism Awareness - Opening Reception @ Historic Brownsville Museum
12:00 PM
Celebrating the BISD students that participated in the annual Autism Awareness campaign. Art work from elementary students through high school level will be displayed. Light refreshments provided.
Apr 6 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Metanoia Wellness Center's 4th Open House @ Metanoia Wellness Center
1:00 PM
We are a facility that is promoting wellness in all of its aspects. We count with a mindfulness studio where we offer different styles of yoga and meditation classes, a strength/agility/mobility/stability based Bootcamp program. We… Continue Reading Metanoia Wellness Center’s 4th Open House
Apr 6 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: " Bee Friends" @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
Come learn about plant and animal relationships and how important they are for survival. You will be surprised to discover some of these interesting animal/plant connections. A Zoo tour, arts & crafts, animal encounter and… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: ” Bee Friends”
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
The ‘Dyeing” Art of the Sacred Caracoal @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
Apr 8 @ 6:00 PM
The 'Dyeing" Art of the Sacred Caracoal @ Costumes of the Americas Museum
6:00 PM
Join us for an exciting discussion about the indigenous and endangered practice of dyeing and waving techniques in Oaxaca’s Costa Chica.
Twin Tribes Live @ The Kraken Lounge
Apr 12 @ 9:00 PM
Twin Tribes Live @ The Kraken Lounge
9:00 PM
Twin Tribes live at the Kraken Lounge Special Guests: Cartilage Casanova ( SATX) Most Modern ( ATX) Uniporn DJ set
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Apr 13 all-day
Medical Billing & Coding @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
Date: April 13th – July 20th 2019 (No Class April 20, May 11, May 25) Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
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!
Apr 13 @ 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
The 9th Annual Hooked for Life Kid Fish Tournament @ Brownsville Event Center
6:00 AM
Join us at our annual kid fish. While your here visit our expo area and cook off area.
Apr 13 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville @ San Fernando Building
8:00 AM
Join us for bike rides, fun and festivities as we celebrate Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville! Whether you’re a regular or a first-timer on the trail, stop by to: 🚲 Go for a bike… Continue Reading Opening Day for Trails in Brownsville
Apr 13 @ 8:00 AM
Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run @ Tip of Texas Family Outreach
8:00 AM
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Join the Tip of Texas Family Outreach for its annual Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & 1 Mile Fun Run This event is held annually to help raise… Continue Reading Walk for Child Abuse Prevention & One Mile Fun Run
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:30 AM
*Saturdays the months of April to June* Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” can be spotted. This walk… Continue Reading Bird and Nature Hike
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM
12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019 @ Fort Brown Earthworks (old Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course)
9:00 AM
Park Day is an annual event sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust, formerly the Civil War Trust, which enlists volunteers to clean, repair, and learn about local battlefields. Come hear from local historians about battlefields… Continue Reading 12th Annual Civil War Park Day 2019
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
9:00 AM
*Every second Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery!… Continue Reading Archery 101
Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Autism Zumbathon @ Ernesto Gámez Cascade Park
9:00 AM
Autism Zumbathon Fundraiser Benefitting Familia Azul Brownsville
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
Spring Beach Cleanup @ End of Hwy 4 at the beach
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Spring Beach Cleanup @ End of Hwy 4 at the beach
9:00 AM
The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program will kick off its 33rd Annual Spring Cleanup, at sites along the Texas coast. This is your opportunity to make a difference by helping to preserve one of Texas’ most precious… Continue Reading Spring Beach Cleanup
Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM
Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Art Classes for those aged 6 – 14 Years of Age Available this Saturday for two sessions. Class 1: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class 2: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Every Saturdays during the months of April to June 2019 Dress for a mess. We are going to make art in the park with paint, glitter and glue. Bring: Water, good walking/hiking shoes, appropriate weather… Continue Reading Art in the Park
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Come and have fun doing art projects “Mona Lisa drawing”. We will have 2 classes, from 10-12pm and 1-3pm
Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Apr 13 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Asian Spring Festival @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
1:00 PM
Featuring calligraphy, games, origami, storytime, music and dance performers, this celebration of Korean culture is a wonderful and inviting event.
Apr 13 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: "Tortuga Tales" @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
There are seven species of sea turtles in the world. Learn about the sea turtles that visit the Texas Coast. A Zoo tour, arts & crafts, animal encounter and snacks are included in each class.… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: “Tortuga Tales”
Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
Apr 13 @ 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Volksfest 2019 @ Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
3:00 PM
Our spring-time version of Oktoberfest will once again feature a winning combination of German draft beers, live German Polka & American rock music, German food, and entertainment for all ages. Our Volksfest, meaning people’s festival,… Continue Reading Volksfest 2019
Beggin – N – Eggs Easter Egg Hunt @ Catherine Stillman Dog Park
Apr 13 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Beggin - N - Eggs Easter Egg Hunt @ Catherine Stillman Dog Park
4:00 PM
Bring your furry friends and Easter baskets to hunt for treat-filled eggs together at Catherine Stillman Dog Park, followed by a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. Dogs must be at least 4-months-old, must be… Continue Reading Beggin – N – Eggs Easter Egg Hunt
Symphony in the Park @ Washington Park
Apr 13 @ 6:00 PM
Symphony in the Park @ Washington Park
6:00 PM
OUR VISION: To make dramatic improvement in literacy levels in the Brownsville area. MISSION STATEMENT: Brownsville Literacy Center exists to promote literacy in the Brownsville area by providing appropriate and accessible educational programs designed to… Continue Reading Symphony in the Park
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
Apr 15 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Opening of the Crepe Town Restaurant @ the BMFA @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Opening of the Crepe Town Restaurant inside the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. Come and taste the most delicious and healthy food. Invite your family and friends. Catering events also available, reserve now!
The History of the Violin @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 17 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The History of the Violin @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
6:00 PM
The History of the Violin. Community Concert performance by Aldo Peralta, violinist.
Apr 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bring Your Own Basket / Easter Egg Hunt @ Brownsville Sports Park
6:00 PM
Hop don’t walk to the Sports Park! Join us for an Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your family! Bring your own basket!  Softball fields will be marked for each age division. The age groups for… Continue Reading Bring Your Own Basket / Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Bazaar @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 19 @ 9:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 5:00 PM
Easter Bazaar @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
Everyone is invited to “hop” on over to the Zoo’s annual Bunny Corral and Easter Bazaar. Our Bunny Corral, a visitor favorite, will be open across from Small World. The bunnies will be available to… Continue Reading Easter Bazaar
Friday Fish Fry @ River Church
Apr 19 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday Fish Fry @ River Church
6:00 PM
Friday Fish Fry Begin your Easter festivities on us and join us for dinner outdoors! This is a free event and open to the public. Being your family and friends. Están invitados a una rica… Continue Reading Friday Fish Fry
UTRGV School of Fine Arts: Collective Wisdom @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
UTRGV  School of Fine Arts: Collective Wisdom @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
6:00 PM
Work by UTRGV Sculpture Students opens.
Apr 20 @ 7:45 AM – 11:40 AM
Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
7:45 AM
FREE Birding and Nature Hikes! Be part of the Nature and Wildlife Explorers. Come on out and enjoy a beautiful hike on USFW property that is normally closed to the public. Specific Details: Dress accordingly… Continue Reading Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 20 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:30 AM
*Saturdays the months of April to June* Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our “Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds” can be spotted. This walk… Continue Reading Bird and Nature Hike
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Every Saturdays during the months of April to June 2019 Dress for a mess. We are going to make art in the park with paint, glitter and glue. Bring: Water, good walking/hiking shoes, appropriate weather… Continue Reading Art in the Park
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 21 @ 3:00 PM
Bunny Corral @ Gladys Porter Zoo
10:00 AM
Everyone is invited to “hop” on over to the Zoo’s annual Bunny Corral and Easter Bazaar. Our Bunny Corral, a visitor favorite, will be open across from Small World. The bunnies will be available to… Continue Reading Bunny Corral
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Art Classes @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM
Come and have fun doing art projects “Egg shell collage”. We will have 2 classes, from 10-12pm and 1-3pm