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!

Apr 26 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
April Historical Happy Hour: Spring is in the air! @ Stillman House Museum & Gardens
5:00 PM
Spring is the best time of the year! Flowers pop up and fill our gardens with yellow, blue, white, pink & lilac. Come celebrate the season with us. Follow us on Facebook to receive more… Continue Reading April Historical Happy Hour: Spring is in the air!
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
Apr 27 all-day
Intermediate Digital Photography @ UTRGV Brownsville
12:00 AM
*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
Apr 27 @ 7:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes @ Phillips Blanco Tract
7:45 AM
FREE Birding and Nature Hikes! Be part of the Nature and Wildlife Explorers. Come on out and enjoy a beautiful hike on USFW property that is normally closed to the public. Specific Details: Dress accordingly… Continue Reading Nature & Wildlife Explorers Birding and Nature Hikes
Beach Clean Up @ Barracuda Cove area of Boca Chica Beach
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Beach Clean Up @ Barracuda Cove area of Boca Chica Beach
8:00 AM
The public is invited to help clean up at Barracuda Cove area of Boca Chica Beach. Please dress cool and wear a hat. The event is sponsored by Border Patrol Explorer Post 975.
Earth Fest @ Linear Park
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Earth Fest @ Linear Park
8:00 AM
Every year the City of Brownsville organizes Earth Fest. This event is designed to create awareness in the community of the ecological benefits of “green” living Earth Fest  provides  fun for all ages including mobile… Continue Reading Earth Fest
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Road to Recycling Tire Collection @ G.B.I.C  Cir
8:00 AM
Tire Collection Day encourages residents to eliminate standing water around their homes and help reduce the number of mosquitoes that can spread dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses.  “Tire Collection Day is one way for us… Continue Reading Road to Recycling Tire Collection
Apr 27 @ 8:00 AM
YouthBuild 5k Run & One-Miler @ Linear Park
8:00 AM
Participate in the YouthBuild 5k Run & 1-Miler and help us to continue making a positive impact in the lives of Brownsville’s Youth. ALL proceeds go directly to the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville’s YouthBuild program.
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 27 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Soñamos Juntos @ Washington Park
Apr 27 @ 11:00 AM
Soñamos Juntos @ Washington Park
11:00 AM
Las Imaginistas invite you to join us for “Soñamos Juntos: March into the Future,” a celebration of our Hacemos la Ciudad project, a yearlong effort led by Las Imaginistas to imagine, dream, rehearse, and build… Continue Reading Soñamos Juntos
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
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Apr 28 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
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car – Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
May 4 @ 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
Brownsville Vintage Day @ Historic Market Square
May 4 @ 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Brownsville Vintage Day @ Historic Market Square
3:00 PM
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
Welcome Home! Restored 1926 Ladder Truck Fire Engine Returns to Brownsville @ Market Square
5:00 PM
The Brownsville Fire Department cordially invites you to the official unveiling at the Vintage Day Event, the 1926 Fire Engine is one of two that will be featured at the event.
May 4 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Rebel Fest: A Star Wars Festival 2019 @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
At a park, not so far away…Celebrate Star Wars with us! This is a special night for rebels, jedis, wookies, siths, droids, first order troopers, clones, ewoks, jawas, etc. Wear you fave costume, play games,… Continue Reading Rebel Fest: A Star Wars Festival 2019
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 5 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
May 5 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Alboroto Mexicano/Telpochcalli Grupo Folklórico @ Paseo Plaza
6:00 PM
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 11 @ 2:00 PM
Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour @ Heritage Museum
2:00 PM
Terri Myers, Architectural Historian, will present a lecture on methods of historic preservation and the do’s & don’ts regarding those methods.  Immediately following, join us for a guided tour of some of Downtown Brownsville’s Historic… Continue Reading Preservation Month: Lecture & Downtown Tour
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 12 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
May 12 @ 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
May 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 19 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
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 25 @ 7:30 PM – 11:59 PM
2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
7:30 PM
The USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run returns to its original home at Resaca de la Palma State Park in Brownsville with new 25K and 10K routes. All runners receive personal race bibs and epic… Continue Reading 2019 USA Heroes Tribute Night Trail Run
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 26 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
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 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Memorial Splash Day @ Sams Pool
12:00 PM
Memorial Day. Let us remember and honor persons who have died in service of USA. Memorial Day is also the unofficial start of summer–the day we open the doors at Sams Pool and invite EVERYONE… Continue Reading Memorial Splash Day
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
May 31 @ 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
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
Jun 1 all-day
2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk @ Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce
12:00 AM
This event offer’s 10k runners and 5k walkers spectacular views of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay as they make their way from South Padre Island across the Event & Cultural Center in Port Isabel .… Continue Reading 2019 Summer longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
Jun 1 all-day
Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019 @ Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
12:00 AM
The private recreational angler red snapper season opens Saturday, June 1, 2019 for a projected 97-days in federal waters. Red snapper fishing is open year around in state waters. The season length is based on… Continue Reading Federal Red Snapper Season Set for 2019
Color Glow Run & 80’s Party @ The Broken Sprocket
Jun 1 @ 8:00 PM
Color Glow Run & 80's Party @ The Broken Sprocket
8:00 PM
Family friendly Night time color run Color throw party after run Food trucks! Live band! Cool medal Awesome t shirt! Bring the kids!
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 2 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
Jun 8 @ 9:00 AM
4th Annual Ridley Rush & World Oceans Day @ Gladys Porter Zoo
9:00 AM
You are invited to join us for our 4th Annual Ridley Rush 1 Mile Walk /Run.   This family fun run aims to raise awareness for the endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. ​The Ridley Rush route… Continue Reading 4th Annual Ridley Rush & World Oceans Day
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 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
Jun 9 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 16 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
4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show @ : Historic Brownsville Museum (Museum Parking Lot)
Jun 16 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
4th Annual Father's Day Classic Car Show @ : Historic Brownsville Museum (Museum Parking Lot)
6:00 PM
In celebration of Father’s Day, BHA is hosting our 4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show. The event will feature classic cars, antique hot rods, muscle cars and convertibles. This will be fun for the… Continue Reading 4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show
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.
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 23 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
Night Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 28 @ 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
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Skins and Skulls @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
10:00 AM
*Last Saturday of the months of April to June 2019* If you want to touch a skull or feel an animal skin, come out to the park and join us for this fun program! Bring:… Continue Reading Skins and Skulls
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 30 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
Jul 4 @ 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
July 4th Salute To Freedom Celebration @ Brownsville Sports Park
6:00 PM
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 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
Aug 16 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia Brownsville @ Downtown Brownsville
6:30 PM
Transforming Brownsville streets into a Car- Free environment that will enable people to exercise, move and play safely on the streets.
Aug 17 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Sep 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
6:00 PM
The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be… Continue Reading Lunada Artisan Market
Oct 12 all-day
Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival @ Claytons Beach Bar | South Padre Island | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Zombie Charge is a 5K open level, family friendly obstacle race hosted on the beach. It’s the only race that has obstacles and zombies in the midwest happening on South Padre Island. Bring friends, family… Continue Reading Zombie Charge 5K Obstalce Run Festival