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 Museum
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.
Jan 8 @ 10:00 PM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM Historic Brownsville Museum
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
Feb 1 – Jun 30 all-day Resaca de la Palma State Park
Park admission is waived for educational institutions. Please contact the Visitor Center for more information or to book your field trip.
Feb 1 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
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 UTRGV Edinburg Campus
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
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM Gladys Porter Zoo
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 27 – Apr 27 all-day Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
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
Mar 28 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Teatro de la Reforma
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
Mar 28 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Tamaulipas
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 Teatro de la Reforma
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 28 @ 6:00 PM Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
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 – Mar 30 all-day River's End Nursery & Farm
All flowering/landscaping plants on sale this weekend only (March 29th and 30th). Up to 30% off! Hope to see you soon!
Mar 29 @ 10:00 AM VA Health Care Center
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 Teatro de la Reforma
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 Amigoland Event Center
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 UTRGV Brownsville
*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
Mar 30 all-day UTRGV Brownsville Campus
Date: March 30th – July 13th 2019 (No class April 20, May 11, May 25) Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Mar 30 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Resaca de la Palma State Park
*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 Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
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 30 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
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
Mar 30 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Laureles Ranch House museum
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 Gladys Porter Zoo
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 Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
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 Market Square
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 United Way of Southern Cameron County
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
Apr 6 all-day UTRGV Brownsville Campus
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
Apr 6 all-day UTRGV Brownsville-Biomedical Research and Health Building Parking Lot
Twenty-six teams representing middle schools, high schools and colleges from across South Texas will compete in the second annual UTRGV Electric Car Competition. “We are so excited to bring this competition to the UTRGV Brownsville… Continue Reading UTRGV Electric Car Competition
Apr 6 @ 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Resaca de la Palma State Park
*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
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM UTRGV Brownsville
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
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Children's Museum of Brownsville
Join us for our Annual Chalk Art Festival inside of Dean Porter Park this April 6, 2019. Children, youth, and adults are encouraged to participate. Competition includes amazing prizes. Children (1-10) can buy a square… Continue Reading Chalk Art Festival