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!

School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Feb 1 – Jun 30 all-day
School Group Season @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
12:00 AM
Park admission is waived for educational institutions. Please contact the Visitor Center for more information or to book your field trip.
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
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
The long-awaited dinosaurs have returned, just in time for Spring Break! This limited-time exhibit will be an additional $3.00 will be at the gate or the entrance of the exhibit, which is located in the… Continue Reading Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Retired…Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 12:30 PM
Retired...Now What? @ Downtown Rec Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
A year-round program for Seniors 50+ Monday -Friday 8:30am -12:30pm The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Retired…Now What program is designed to meet the needs of today’s active 50+ community.  All the actives… Continue Reading Retired…Now What?
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 8:30 AM – May 1 2020 @ 9:30 AM
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
8:30 AM
Schedule: Monday- Friday Bored with the treadmill? Those who enjoy a group workout atmosphere should check out our free Zumba and toning class! The program runs all year round except for holidays.
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Downtown Rec Center
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events. Open Gym at the REC allows spaces and equipment on the first come,… Continue Reading Open Gym Availability
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open Gym Availability @ Gonzalez Park
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
May 1 2019 @ 6:00 PM – May 1 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Open GYM Availability @ Olivera Park
6:00 PM
Year-Round Open Gym from Monday – Friday   Dates and times are subject to change according to programs, leagues or special events.
Boxing Program @ Downtown Rec Center
May 3 2019 @ 5:30 PM – May 3 2020 @ 9:30 PM
Boxing Program @ Downtown Rec Center
5:30 PM
Schedule: Monday-Friday The Amateur and Professional Boxing Program at The  Rex is open to all. USA Boxing Registration is required to participate in competitions. To inquire or register for the program you may dial (956)… Continue Reading Boxing Program
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.
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
10:00 AM
Brownsville native, Juan Velez, exhibits his collection of artwork featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All artwork is available for… Continue Reading Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez
Created to Create – Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
May 15 – Jun 29 all-day
Created to Create - Annual Members Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
Annual Members Art Show
May 27 – Jun 21 all-day
Men's 35+ Basketball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Leagues are 5 V 5 full court and provide 3 referees and scorekeeper per game. The season includes 9 regular games with everyone making a single elimination.   For more information for this season please… Continue Reading Men’s 35+ Basketball “Summer Season”
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 1 @ 5:00 PM
CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
10:00 AM
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2019 The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art invites all artists in the Rio Grande Valley and bordering Mexican Cities to submit artwork in response to the “RESACAS IN BROWNSVILLE” themed exhibition.… Continue Reading CALL for ART: Resacas in Brownsville
Jun 1 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
Colobus Monkey Facts! The name “Colobus” is derived from the Greek word for “mutilated,” because unlike other monkeys, colobus monkeys do not have thumbs. Colobus monkeys complex stomachs enable them to digest mature or toxic… Continue Reading New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019
Jun 3 – Jun 21 all-day
Adult COED Volleyball "Summer Season" @ Brownsville Sports Park
12:00 AM
Fees include minimum of 8 games and single elimination end of the season tournament. Offers participants the ability to play in tournament at the end of the season. For more information for this season please… Continue Reading Adult COED Volleyball “Summer Season”
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
12:00 AM
The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
12:00 AM
The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9** LIT and LIIT 2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department. Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17… Continue Reading Lit Program
Lit Program @ Rec Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9** LIT and LIIT 2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department. Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17… Continue Reading Lit Program
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
What is your child doing this summer? Why not spend the summer learning at the Zoo? Each day includes fun-filled activities for kids starting at age 4. This exciting summer program offers sessions full of… Continue Reading Summer Safari
Do Portugal Circus @ Sunrise Mall Parking Lot
Jun 8 @ 8:00 PM – Jun 23 @ 8:00 PM
Do Portugal Circus @ Sunrise Mall Parking Lot
8:00 PM
Show Times: Monday-Friday : 7:30pm Saturdays : 5:00pm & 8:00pm Sundays : 2:00pm, 5:00pm, & 8:00pm   Ticket Prices: VIP Front of Stage: $50 VIP Side Stage: $40 General Front: $30 General Sides: $20 Children(Age… Continue Reading Do Portugal Circus
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
8:00 AM
Schedule: Every Week (Mon-Fri) of the month of June to August! Weekly Registration: Ages between 6-17 to register Play, Create, Explore Outdoor Recreation Games, Field Trips, and Arts & Crafts Breakfast provided by BISD  … Continue Reading Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program
Jun 17 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars
Jun 17 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Galaxy Wars
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
Gardening Class at Lemon Grass! @ Lemon Grass Community Garden
Jun 20 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Gardening Class at Lemon Grass! @ Lemon Grass Community Garden
5:30 PM
Join us for a free gardening class at Lemon Grass Community Garden! We will be discussing gardening 101 and will be having plots available so you can start growing your own fruits and vegetables. We… Continue Reading Gardening Class at Lemon Grass!
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.
Go Skate Day! @ Oliveira Park
Jun 21 @ 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Go Skate Day! @ Oliveira Park
2:00 PM
Join us as we celebrate Go Skateboarding Day in Brownsville, Texas! The event will include one division and contests; flow section, best trick, and a game of S.K.A.T.E. It wouldn’t be a competition without prizes!… Continue Reading Go Skate Day!
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
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jun 21 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
5:00 PM
We are excited about our summer community nights. We welcome our friends and neighbors in the RGV to come out and enjoy 3 night of after-hours fun! Come out and enjoy free bike rental and… Continue Reading Summer Community Nights: Free Bike Rentals
Jun 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Windwood Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Air Show 2019 @ Port Isabel Cameron County Airport
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day
Air Show 2019 @ Port Isabel Cameron County Airport
12:00 AM
We’re back! The RGV Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is proudly returning to the skies with a new show at our new home. Join us for the first annual AIRSHOW! at our new home… Continue Reading Air Show 2019
Home Garden Expo 2019 @ Brownsville Event Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Home Garden Expo 2019 @ Brownsville Event Center
8:00 AM
Save the Date! Vendors and Sponsors sought
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
Chamber Orchestra Concert @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jun 22 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Chamber Orchestra Concert @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
1:00 PM
Market Square Pride @ Market Square
Jun 22 @ 2:00 PM
Market Square Pride @ Market Square
2:00 PM
At 2 p.m. at Market Square Plaza in downtown Brownsville, this LGBTQ+ Pride celebration is a free community event.
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
ASPIRE @ Livingway Family Church
Jun 23 @ 7:00 AM – Jun 27 @ 9:00 PM
ASPIRE @ Livingway Family Church
7:00 AM
Free Family Event. Something for all ages. Register at www.livingwayconference.com For more information call 956-548-2223
Chamber Orchestra Concert @ Brownsville Public Library
Jun 23 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Chamber Orchestra Concert @ Brownsville Public Library
2:00 PM
Chamber Orchestra Concert @ Southmost Library
Jun 23 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Chamber Orchestra Concert @ Southmost Library
5:00 PM
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Art Amore @ Tony Gonzalez Park
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Art Amore
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
Summer Rec Program: Art Amore @ Rec Center
8:00 AM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children. Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your… Continue Reading Summer Rec Program: Art Amore
Art and Music Camps @ the BMFA – Session IV @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jun 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 2:00 PM
Art and Music Camps @ the BMFA - Session IV @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
9:00 AM
Art and Music Summer Camps – Session IV 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.
Beansprout STEAM Science Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 28 @ 12:00 PM
Beansprout STEAM Science Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
9:00 AM
Color, mix, observe, build and create! Your little scientist will experience hands-on fun with safe, age-appropriate experiments in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Art, and Math. June 24-28 9:00-12:00 Ages 3-4 Price: Year Pass Holder $100 |… Continue Reading Beansprout STEAM Science Camp
Tai Chi / Qi Gong Classes @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
Jun 24 @ 10:00 AM
Tai Chi / Qi Gong Classes @ Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
10:00 AM
Join us for a peaceful class of Tai Chi / Qi Gong every MONDAY. Bring a yoga mat and water.
LEGO’s Everything is Awesome Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 24 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM
LEGO's Everything is Awesome Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
1:00 PM
Anything and everything you can do with LEGOs! Create a maze, play charades, build a zip line and rescue frozen Lego heroes! With over 70,000 Lego bricks available at this camp, the possibilities are endless!… Continue Reading LEGO’s Everything is Awesome Camp
Jun 26 @ 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Annual Henri Awards — Celebrating An Iconic 55th Season @ Camille Playhouse
7:00 PM
This annual event is a wonderful evening that celebrates the many successes on and off stage during a season at Camille Playhouse. The upcoming Henri Awards will continue to showcase crowd favorite musical highlights from… Continue Reading Annual Henri Awards — Celebrating An Iconic 55th Season
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day
DEBBIE POWERS MEMORIAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT--2019 @ Brownsville Tennis Center
12:00 AM
Open tournament held annually
Jun 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019 @ Harry E. McNair Park
6:00 PM
The Mobile Recreation (MRU) Program brings the parks to the kid–especially those in urban areas where there may not be a park, or have trouble getting transportation to the closest park. Our Fun movable unit,… Continue Reading Mobile Recreation Unit: Summer Tour 2019
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 28 @ 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
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 29 @ 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 29 @ 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