Welcome to Beaumont

It's our great pleasure to welcome you to Beaumont, Texas, home to astonishing biodiversity and historical significance. Here, history was made with the first major oil discovery that changed the world forever. Travelers come from long distances to enjoy Southeast Texas' outdoor opportunities including fishing, hunting, birding, paddling and yes, holding live alligators. On the border of Louisiana but thoroughly Texan, Beaumont embraces both brisket and crawfish. Whether you’re visiting us for a week or just a weekend, you will find comfortable and friendly accommodations along with a variety of things to do, shopping and dining options.

insiders guide
10 Places to Get Ice Cream in Beaumont

Deep fried ice cream? Sure! What about ice cream and espresso? Ok! And, did you know you can even watch ice cream being made with liquid nitrogen? From a traditional vanilla cone to out of this world frozen creations, there are plenty of places around Beaumont to get your fill of delicious ice cream and other cool treats! Baskin Robbins 4030 Dowlen Road #8 Beaumont, TX 77706 We just found out…Continue Reading

Venue Showcase: Beaumont's Meeting Hotels

From baseball tournaments to a class reunion or work convention, you may be coming to Beaumont for business or to have fun with the family. Either way, staying in Beaumont has never been more accommodating or luxurious. Two of the biggest hotels in the area have stepped up the hotel game and are ready for you to book a room! The MCM Eleganté and Holiday Inn Plaza are the two top meeting hotels in…Continue Reading

NASA Exhibit "Exploring the Universe" on View Through August

Recent blockbuster movies including “Interstellar,” “Star Trek,” “Star Wars” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” show off a vast array of imaginary planets. Audiences are fascinated by the unusual landscapes, strange weather and fantastic alien life. What would it be like to see two suns in the sky? What sort of animals would live on a water planet, or a gas giant? If our Earth can no longer support us,…Continue Reading

Russian Grand Ballet Brings "Sleeping Beauty" to Beaumont

Following successful U.S. debut performance at the Jefferson Theatre during their 2015 Northern American Tour, the Russian Grand Ballet is coming back to Beaumont with the world’s favorite fairy tale! The troupe will perform Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” in Beaumont, on Wednesday, October 5 at the Julie Rogers Theatre . Doors for the performance will open at 6:00 p.m., with the show…Continue Reading

Small But Mighty: Beaumont Places Worth Stopping For

You don’t have to plan an extravagant day or spend a lot of money to make great memories with your family. Beaumont is home to several small but mighty places you can enjoy in a short amount of time. These hidden gems are around town and best of all, it’s all FREE! Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum 1750 Interstate 10 E Beaumont, TX 77701 (409) 833-4622 Open: Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm FREE…Continue Reading

Just Announced: Clint Black's "On Purpose" Tour Comes to Beaumont

Just announced! Clint Black and his full band will perform his comeback tour “On Purpose” for the first time in Beaumont at the Julie Rogers Theatre on Thursday, August 4 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. and can be purchased at the Beaumont Civic Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations and on Ticketmaster.com . To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000.…Continue Reading

Beaumont Community Players Presents 2016-2017 Season

There's nothing like live theater to create a sense of community; a conversation between the audience, the playwright, and the actors on stage. The Beaumont Community Players are back with an exciting 2016-2017 season to create the magic that not only entertains, but challenges and provokes us. My Fairy Lady Director: Paula Bothe Rated G | Family McFaddin- Ward Auditorium September 9, 10, 16, 17*,…Continue Reading

Get Up Close at Gator Country

It’s hard to get kids to sit still for an educational lesson, but when the subject is alligators and they’re right at the front of the classroom, parents find their children wide-eyed and rapt with attention. These rare interactions are business as usual at Gator Country, just 20 minutes southwest of downtown Beaumont, where more than 300 alligators sprawl across the 15-acre property. At 12 p.m.,…Continue Reading

Beaumont Welcomes 800 Alumni for Hebert High School Mass Reunion

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to welcome 800 alumni to town for the Hebert High School Alumni Association Mass Reunion to be held June 29 – July 3, 2016. The reunion – 1 of 19 to be held in Beaumont this summer – will bring an estimated $635,885 into Beaumont’s economy. “Hebert High has strong ties to the Beaumont Community,” says Gatsy Moye, Vice President of the Hebert…Continue Reading

AMSET Summer Exhibitions Open June 24

The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) presents two dynamic exhibitions: tête-à-tête: Folk Art and Fine Art from the Permanent Collection, a curatorial examination of similarities and differences in how artists explore related subjects, and TERESA BAKER: shape, line, what the eye is doing, will be on view June 18 through September 4, 2016. An opening reception for both exhibitions will be held…Continue Reading

Explore Beaumont's flavor with made-from-scratch menu items and locally sourced goods. And let's not forget the craft beer.

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From art exhibits & live music to happenings just for kids and outdoor activities, you'll find plenty that can be enjoyed regularly.

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trip planning
Trip Ideas

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Visitor Guide

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Trail Maps

View and download trail maps to help you explore downtown Beaumont,... More

Family Fun

Gaze at the world's third largest fire hydrant, enjoy a round of... More