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!

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
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
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
Apr 20 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday Safari: "Measuring Up" @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
How do you find out how much a bird weighs? How do you measure how long a snake has grown? Come help zookeepers record the weights and lengths of some of the Zoo’s animals. A… Continue Reading Saturday Safari: “Measuring Up”
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Animal Play Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
11:00 AM
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. The theme for this Animal Play Day will be Easter! Keepers will hide Easter eggs for… Continue Reading Animal Play Day
Children’s Day of Play @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Apr 27 @ 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Children's Day of Play @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
Bring your children to learn and play at the Zoo! Texas Southmost College (TSC) students enrolled in the Teacher Education program will host a “Children’s Play Day” at the Gladys Porter Zoo in honor of… Continue Reading Children’s Day of Play
Apr 27 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
TSC's Children's Play Day at the GPZ @ Gladys Porter Zoo
1:00 PM
It’s TSC Children’s Play Day at Gladys Porter Zoo! Students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at Texas Southmost College will organize and host 30 diverse play stations with traditional games from around the world.… Continue Reading TSC’s Children’s Play Day at the GPZ
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.