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.
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Carlota Petrina Museum
“PuraLucha Brownsville ” in Partnership with ROCA at Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center present Lucha Libre Expo. This Lucha Libre Expo will bring “Luchadores” from the RGV, US and Mexico to share with the community… Continue Reading Expo Lucha 2019
Apr 8 @ 6:00 PM Costumes of the Americas Museum
Join us for an exciting discussion about the indigenous and endangered practice of dyeing and waving techniques in Oaxaca’s Costa Chica.
Apr 13 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Children's Museum of Brownsville
Featuring calligraphy, games, origami, storytime, music and dance performers, this celebration of Korean culture is a wonderful and inviting event.
Apr 13 @ 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM Grounds adjacent to Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
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
Apr 17 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
The History of the Violin. Community Concert performance by Aldo Peralta, violinist.
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Children's Museum of Brownsville
Spring has arrived! Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the Children’s Museum is ready to mark the occasion with our annual Easter Celebration, complete with several fun activities for kids to enjoy!
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM River Church
You are invited to our first indoor Easter egg hunt. This event is free and open to the public. There will be games, prizes, and bounce houses for the kids as well! Egg hunt will… Continue Reading Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 27 all-day UTRGV Brownsville
*Date: April 27, 2019 Time: Saturday, 8:30AM – 12:30PM* Take photography to the next level in this fast-paced digital photography workshop designed for those who want to move past the basics, and build on their… Continue Reading Intermediate Digital Photography
May 3 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Brownsville Historic Downtown
First Friday is an immersive music, art, food, and wellness event. Downtown Brownsville springs to life every first Friday of the month with musicians, artists, vendors, poets, yoga, and much more. Approximately fifteen restaurants, bars,… Continue Reading First Friday
May 4 @ 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Historic Market Square
A National Historic Preservation Month Celebration. Brownsville Vintage Day Event is an admission-free family event set in a two-block area around the Brownsville Market Square. The event will have a Classic Car Show, Vintage Fashion… Continue Reading Brownsville Vintage Day
May 4 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Jacob Brown Auditorium at Texas Southmost College
The Nuestra Cultura Mariachi Association and Incarnate Word Academy with Texas Southmost College proudly present the 3rd Annual Mariachi Festival. Event is to be held on May 4, 2019 at the Jacob Brown Auditorium. Grand… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Mariachi Festival
May 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Paseo Plaza
Telpochcalli grupo folklorico will be host Alboroto Mexicano an event with Folklorico groups, singers, live music, and much more, come and enjoy this grand event. looking for vendors and artists that like to be part… Continue Reading Alboroto Mexicano/Telpochcalli Grupo Folklórico
May 10 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Stillman House Museum
Tour and overview pf selected vacant historic buildings in the Downtown District. Buildings featured include: Fernandez-Olvera Building, Indian Palace, Stegman Building, and Fernandez Schodts Building.
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
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 15 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Saint Joseph Academy
Tour of Saint Joseph Academy’s mid-century modern buildings with potential for national and state recognition and the corresponding economic benefits from these potential designations.
May 23 @ 12:00 PM – May 26 @ 1:00 PM Historic Downtown Brownsville
Brownsville’s first week-long celebration of local icons, talent, and resistance in fashion. Eight runway shows will feature the emerging talent from the Rio Grande Valley in the fashion industry including; designers, models, and stylists. This… Continue Reading Brownsville Fashion Week
Jun 3 @ 5:30 PM Costumes of the Americas Museum
The Costumes of the Americas Museum dedicates this exhibit to Carmen Lita Pashos Explore over 50 unique and authentic costumes, many that have been displayed before.  
Jun 7 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Historic Downtown Venues
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
Jul 4 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Resaca De La Palma State Park
Join us for kite making on the 4th of July! Enjoy a fun-filled day for you and your family Dog-friendly! We just ask that they stay on their leashes. Remember: bring water, bug spray and… Continue Reading Color the Sky
Jul 4 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Brownsville Sports Park
More than 5,000 spectators from all over the lower Rio Grande Valley are expected to attend our 20th Annual 4th of July Salute to Freedom event this year! The celebration features live music, food vendors,… Continue Reading July 4th Salute To Freedom Celebration
Jul 13 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center
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Aug 13 @ 6:30 PM 7th & Park
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 Park
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
Nov 25 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dean Porter Park
Come stroll through the Holiday Village and be magically transported to the North Pole. Admission is free and the memories are priceless.
Dec 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Washington Park
Like bright lights? Love Christmas cheer? Want a selfie with Santa? If you answered yes to any of these… Make plans to join the City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department for a festive night… Continue Reading Holiday Lighting Ceremony