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!

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
May 6 – Jun 16 all-day
National Travel & Tourism Week @ City of Brownsville
12:00 AM
Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week by being a tourist in your own backyard! Each visitor will receive a Passport with a listing of attractions in Brownsville, the participant will have (42) days, to visit… Continue Reading National Travel & Tourism Week
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
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 @ 10:00 AM
Memorial Day Silent March @ H-E-B Central
10:00 AM
The public, all Valley Veterans and their families are welcome to participate on this 1-mile “Silent March.” The March starts at the corner of HEB on Central Boulevard and Boca Chica ending at our Brownsville… Continue Reading Memorial Day Silent March
May 29 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Book signing & reception with Oscar Cásares, author of "Where We Come From" @ Historic Brownsville Museum
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”
May 30 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Historic Preservation Office & Downtown District Awards @ Historic Alonso building
6:00 PM
Lecture by well-known historian, Milo Kearney, on the Rio Grande Valley history. After the keynote speaker, the City of Brownsville’s Historic Preservation Office and the Downtown District Manager will present the 2019 Awards.
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Venues
Jun 7 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
First Friday @ Historic Downtown Venues
6:00 PM
BROWNSVILLE’s entertainment and arts district springs to life for this event with galleries, cafes, bars, artisans, restaurants, performers, musicians, DJ’s, poets and more. Join us for this historic event! Now Introducing the BROWNSVILLE Art Market… Continue Reading First Friday
Monument Dedication @ Resaca De La Palma Battlefield
Jun 15 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Monument Dedication @ Resaca De La Palma Battlefield
10:00 AM
Join us on Saturday, for the official dedication of the monument to the Battle of Resaca de la Palma. The program will begin at 10 a.m. and will feature an address by the Daughters of… Continue Reading Monument Dedication
Aug 13 @ 6:30 PM
The Brownsville Raid @ 7th & Park
6:30 PM
Come out and learn about local history and join us for a special edition gravel night ride through Historical Downtown, the Old Fort Brown and connecting roads around it. The Brownsville Raid of 1906, also… Continue Reading The Brownsville Raid
Nov 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Veterans Day Silent March @ Veterans Park
10:00 AM
Veterans Day March that starts at the H-E-B on Central Boulevard and ends with a ceremony in Veterans Park ( 2500 Central Blvd). Once marchers arrive at Veterans Park there will be a prayer and… Continue Reading Veterans Day Silent March