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!

Grease @ The Camille Playhouse
May 4 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Grease @ The Camille Playhouse
8:00 PM
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this… Continue Reading Grease
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 5 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
Grease @ The Camille Playhouse
May 5 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Grease @ The Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this… Continue Reading Grease
May 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Alboroto Mexicano/Telpochcalli Grupo Folklórico @ Paseo Plaza
6:00 PM
Telpochcalli grupo folklorico will be host Alboroto Mexicano an event with Folklorico groups, singers, live music, and much more, come and enjoy this grand event. looking for vendors and artists that like to be part… Continue Reading Alboroto Mexicano/Telpochcalli Grupo Folklórico
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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
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.
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 11 @ 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
May 11 @ 2:00 PM
Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour @ Heritage Museum
2:00 PM
Terri Myers, Architectural Historian, will present a lecture on methods of historic preservation and the do’s & don’ts regarding those methods.  Immediately following, join us for a guided tour of some of Downtown Brownsville’s Historic… Continue Reading Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour
May 11 @ 5:00 PM
THE KRAKEN LOUNGE CONCERT SERIES III @ The Kraken Lounge
5:00 PM
The Kraken lounge Concert Series II Featuring : Hocico Live from MX City World Wide Tour Local support +++Le’chuza+++ Galvanic Against the Ropes Monstruo Bohemio
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 12 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
May 12 @ 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
May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters! @ Historic Laureles Ranch House Museum
May 17 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters! @ Historic Laureles Ranch House Museum
5:00 PM
Celebrating those who preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers. Thank you L&F Distributors… Continue Reading May Historical Happy Hour: Preservation Matters!
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 18 @ 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
May 18 @ 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
International Museum Day @ Heritage Museum/ Stillman House Museum & Historic Brownsville Museum
May 18 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
International Museum Day @ Heritage Museum/ Stillman House Museum & Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 AM
The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 to increase public awareness of the role in museums in the development of society, and it has been steadily gaining momentum ever since.… Continue Reading International Museum Day
May 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 19 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
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 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
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 26 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
May 27 all-day
Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery @ Old City Cemetery
12:00 AM
Join us as we honor the veterans buried at the Old City Cemetery. Over 450 identified veterans representing wars from the Indian Wars, World War I & II and the Persian Gulf War are buried… Continue Reading Memorial Day: at the Old City Cemetery
May 27 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Memorial Splash Day @ Sams Pool
12:00 PM
Memorial Day. Let us remember and honor persons who have died in service of USA. Memorial Day is also the unofficial start of summer–the day we open the doors at Sams Pool and invite EVERYONE… Continue Reading Memorial Splash Day
May 29 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of "Where We Come From" @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
5:30 PM
Oscar Cásares, the acclaimed author of Brownsville and Amigoland, debuts a new novel about a Mexican American family in Brownsville, Texas, who reluctantly become involved in smuggling immigrants into the United States.  Mr. Cásares is… Continue Reading Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of “Where We Come From”
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 31 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
8:00 PM
*Every last Friday of the months of April to June 2019* Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park! *Limited space – reservations required*… Continue Reading Night Hike
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
Jun 1 all-day
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
12:00 AM
This event offer’s 10k runners and 5k walkers spectacular views of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay as they make their way from South Padre Island across the Event & Cultural Center in Port Isabel .… Continue Reading 2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
Jun 1 all-day
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
12:00 AM
The private recreational angler red snapper season opens Saturday, June 1, 2019 for a projected 97-days in federal waters. Red snapper fishing is open year around in state waters. The season length is based on… Continue Reading Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 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
Color Glow Run & 80’s Party @ The Broken Sprocket
Jun 1 @ 8:00 PM
Color Glow Run & 80's Party @ The Broken Sprocket
8:00 PM
Family friendly Night time color run Color throw party after run Food trucks! Live band! Cool medal Awesome t shirt! Bring the kids!
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 2 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
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session I @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session I. Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Flat Stanley’s Adventure Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 7 @ 3:00 PM
Flat Stanley's Adventure Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Let the Adventure begin! Flat Stanley arrives in the mail prior to camp so he can join your child in the fun, EVERYDAY with adventures like kayaking, learning magic tricks, exploring space and more!!! This… Continue Reading Flat Stanley’s Adventure Camp
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 8 @ 9:00 AM
4th Annual Ridley Rush & World Oceans Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
You are invited to join us for our 4th Annual Ridley Rush 1 Mile Walk /Run.   This family fun run aims to raise awareness for the endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. ​The Ridley Rush route… Continue Reading 4th Annual Ridley Rush & World Oceans Day
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 8 @ 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
Art in the Park @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 8 @ 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
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 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
Jun 9 @ 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
Jun 10 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session II @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session II Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Detective Pikachu & You Mystery Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 10 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 3:00 PM
Detective Pikachu & You Mystery Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
I SPY with my little eye a tiny yellow super sleuth Detective named Pikachu and he needs YOU to help him solve the mysteries of the week! Investigate, Explore and Discover! June 10-14 9:00-3:00 Ages… Continue Reading Detective Pikachu & You Mystery Camp
Special Event Services Fair @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 12 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 13 @ 7:00 PM
Special Event Services Fair @ Brownsville Event Center
1:00 PM
The Perfect location to find everything for your special event.
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 16 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
4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show @ : Historic Brownsville Museum (Museum Parking Lot)
Jun 16 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
4th Annual Father's Day Classic Car Show @ : Historic Brownsville Museum (Museum Parking Lot)
6:00 PM
In celebration of Father’s Day, BHA is hosting our 4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show. The event will feature classic cars, antique hot rods, muscle cars and convertibles. This will be fun for the… Continue Reading 4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show
Jun 17 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session III @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session III Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included. Scholarships available. Limited spots.
Princess Power Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 17 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 3:00 PM
Princess Power Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
DREAM BIG, Princesses! Wonder, explore, imagine, defend and honor your inner superhero princess! Be SUPER, No matter how big or small! June 17-21 9:00-3:00 pm Ages 5-7 Price: Year Pass Holder $140 | Non-Pass Holder… Continue Reading Princess Power Camp
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun @ Brownsville Event Center
6:00 PM
CALLING ON ALL WOMEN 21 AND OVER !!!! Join us for some pampering, sipping, shopping, and supporting Communities In Schools of Cameron County. CIS is the nation’s leading dropout prevention program that positions a coordinator… Continue Reading 8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
World Giraffe Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 21 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
World Giraffe Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
World Giraffe Day is a world-wide day of recognition for the longest necked animal on the planet.
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jun 21 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins @ Historic Brownsville Museum
5:00 PM
Come in from the hot sweltering heat and cool down with the B.H.A. Cold beer and fresh eats await you at the Museum.  Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview… Continue Reading June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 22 @ 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
Jun 22 @ 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
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 23 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