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.
Native Tree Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jan 19 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Native Tree Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
2:30 PM
Come on out to the park, and get to know your native trees! Program Fee: Included with Park general admission Children 13 and under free Bring: Water, closed-toed shoes, and appropriate weather attire. Optional items:… Continue Reading Native Tree Hike
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ Camille Playhouse
Jan 24 @ 7:00 PM – Jan 26 @ 7:00 PM
Billy Bishop Goes to War @ Camille Playhouse
7:00 PM
Surrounded by aeroplanes of his youth, WWII Flying Ace Billy Bishop wanders around his relic-filled attic reflecting on his part in the Great War.
Jan 25 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: St. Charles District @ Historic Brownsville Museum
11:00 AM
Led by Dr. Anthony Knopp, visitors will explore one of the most historic neighborhoods in Brownsville and see the variety of architectural styles that residents and business owners adopted throughout the years. Tours are limited… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: St. Charles District
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
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Feb 2 @ 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
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Feb 2 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
The Fort Brown was an important military post on the US – Mexican border. This fort saw various conflicts including the Mexican American War and the Civil War. Professor Jim Mills will lead you through… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown
Feb 8 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Downtown Brownsville @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
Brownsville in one of the most historic cities in the state of Texas, Venture out with Dr. Anthony Knopp, UTRGV Professor Emeritus, through the streets of downtown Brownsville. He will highlight important structures that date… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Downtown Brownsville
Feb 16 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Old Charro Days Parade Route @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
Dr. Anthony Knopp, UTRGV Professor Emeritus, will take you downtown through the old Charro Days Parade route that was used until 1950s. Tours limited to 25 people so register soon. Sorry, NO REFUNDS.
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Mar 1 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
11:00 AM
The Fort Brown was an important military post on the US-Mexican American War and the Civil War. Dr. Anthony Knopp, UTRGV Professor Emeritus, will led you through the Fort Brown and its buildings, many of… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Fort Brown
Living History @ Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 11:00 AM
2019 Winter Walking Tour: Old City Cemetery @ Historic Brownsville Museum
11:00 AM
Staff person, Gene Fernandez, will lead you through this National Historic Landmark. The history of the city will reveal itself through the stories of the people who built it and the legacy they left behind.… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Walking Tour: Old City Cemetery
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
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