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!

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.
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
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 956-350-2920 for more information or to book your field trip. Email: lauren.acevedo@tpwd.texas.gov
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
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
Mar 24 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe @ Camille Playhouse
2:30 PM
Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy embark on a magical mystery tour of the Land of Narnia through the wardrobe. They encounter the wicked White Witch, representing the forces of evil, and the King of the… Continue Reading The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Mar 24 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Neutra's Biorealism. What was it and Does it Have a Future. @ George Kraiger House
4:00 PM
Richard Neutra aimed at an economic architecture that accommodated what people DID, how the Socialized and what would promote their health and wellbeing. He thought that evidence about what was biologically sound could inspire and… Continue Reading Neutra’s Biorealism. What was it and Does it Have a Future.
Ballet Nepantla @ TSC Art Center
Mar 24 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Ballet Nepantla @ TSC Art Center
5:00 PM
Ballet Nepantla presents a synergistic celebration with its production of “Valentina,” a historical ballet that celebrates the strength and resilience of women during Revolutionary Mexico. “What New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine did with the… Continue Reading Ballet Nepantla
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
Mar 25 @ 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
5:30 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own comic strip from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two times available for you… Continue Reading How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
Mar 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
7:00 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own comic strip from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two time available for you… Continue Reading How to Make Your Own Comic Book Workshop
UTRGV Wind Orchestra @ TSC Performing Arts Center
Mar 25 @ 7:00 PM
UTRGV Wind Orchestra @ TSC Performing Arts Center
7:00 PM
For special accommodations, call (956) 882-7025.
Now We’re Cookin’! @ Brownsville Event Center
Mar 26 all-day
Now We’re Cookin’! @ Brownsville Event Center
12:00 AM
Brownsville Junior Service League has hosted a cooking competition, “Now We’re Cookin’!”, to raise funds to continue the mission and vision of the league. This event is made possible by the generous in-kind and monetary… Continue Reading Now We’re Cookin’!
Mar 26 @ 5:30 PM
Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
5:30 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own Super Hero from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two time available for you… Continue Reading Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay
Mar 26 @ 7:00 PM
Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
7:00 PM
Learn the step and techniques on how to create your own Super Hero from the Experts. Come to the Brownsville Public Library and be part of the workshop.  We have two time available for you… Continue Reading Create Your Own Super Hero Presented by Luna Valley Cosplay
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 27 – Apr 27 all-day
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
12:00 AM
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is now accepting applications for its 47th. Annual International Art Show. The exhibition will be juried by visual artists Joe Harjo (San Antonio, TX) and Mauricio Saenz (Matamoros, Mexico… Continue Reading 47th International Art Show
Magic the Gathering Contest @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
Mar 27 @ 6:30 PM
Magic the Gathering Contest @ Brownsville Public Library Main Branch
6:30 PM
Show how good you are with Magic, A game of Magic involves two or more players who are engaged in a battle acting as powerful wizards. Each player has their own deck, either one previously… Continue Reading Magic the Gathering Contest
Dance & Film Workshops @ Teatro de la Reforma
Mar 28 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dance & Film Workshops @ Teatro de la Reforma
1:00 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 Dance & Film Workshops
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops @ Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Tamaulipas
Mar 28 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
CreArte Expo- Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops @ Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Tamaulipas
4:00 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
Mar 28 @ 6:00 PM
CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards @ Teatro de la Reforma
6:00 PM
The second annual CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards will take place in Matamoros, Mexico and Brownsville, Texas. We want to encourage, support and honor emerging Latino Filmmakers and films that have Latino themes. We accept all… Continue Reading CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards
Roma – Movie Screening @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
Mar 28 @ 6:00 PM
Roma - Movie Screening @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
6:00 PM
The Consulate of Mexico in Brownsville and the BMFA cordially invites you to the screening of the movie Roma, by Alfonso Cuarón, a recognized Mexican cinematographer. The movie Roma got 10 Oscar nominations and received… Continue Reading Roma – Movie Screening
Mar 29 @ 10:00 AM
National Vietnam War Veterans Day Salute @ VA Health Care Center
10:00 AM
On behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans we are deeply honored to serve, I want to say thank you to our country’s more than six-and-a-half million living Vietnam Veterans and their… Continue Reading National Vietnam War Veterans Day Salute
Mar 29 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Manga & Comic Drawing and Art Contests @ Teatro de la Reforma
1:00 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 Manga & Comic Drawing and Art Contests
Mar 29 @ 7:00 PM
CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards @ Amigoland Event Center
7:00 PM
The second annual CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards will take place in Matamoros, Mexico and Brownsville, Texas. We want to encourage, support and honor emerging Latino Filmmakers and films that have Latino themes. We accept all… Continue Reading CreArte Expo Latino Short Film Awards
Mar 30 all-day
Introduction to Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*Date: March 30, 2019 Time: Saturday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM* The invention of smart phones and photo filters has turned almost everyone into a photographer. However, good photography requires a strong sense of creativity… Continue Reading Introduction to Digital Photography
Phlebotomy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Mar 30 all-day
Phlebotomy Technician Program @ UTRGV Brownsville Campus
12:00 AM
Date: March 30th – July 13th 2019 (No class April 20, May 11, May 25) Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
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
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
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
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
The public is invited to celebrate Earth Day at the Gladys Porter Zoo’s annual Party for the Planet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guests at Party for the Planet will be able to visit… Continue Reading Party for the Planet
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
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 @ 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 21 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 @ Camille Playhouse
Apr 26 @ 8:00 PM
Grease @ 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
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 26 @ 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