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See history come alive in Beaumont's historic homes.

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Whatever your passion, one thing's for sure, Beaumont is the perfect playground for outdoor lovers!

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Texas with a Little Something Extra

Welcome to Beaumont!

Welcome to Texas with a little something extra!  Where Louisiana Cajun meets Texas cowboy.  You'll feel right at home in Beaumont.  Home to big cookin', big events and big fun.   From bird watching and botanical gardens to swamps and gators, you'll find plenty of things to do inside and outdoors.

With classic Cajun cuisine, zesty Texas barbecue and authentic Mexican fare, the restaurants are as spicy as the people who live here. From lounging at one of our inviting Beaumont hotels to strolling over to the Crockett Street or checking out our magnificent museums, honoring the likes of Babe Zaharias, Beaumont's definitely got a little something extra! And we'd love to share it with you.

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Founded by former NASCAR driver and racing analyst Kyle Petty, the Kyle Petty Charity Ride raises funds and awareness for Victory Junction, a camp created to enrich the lives of children with chronic illnesses. This year, Petty will lead more than 200 motorcyclists from Carlsbad, California, and travel more than 2,800 miles, to their final destination in Daytona Beach - with a spe...
Famed female athlete Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias' legacy is brought back to life with a new children's book, "BABE CONQUERS THE WORLD: The Legendary Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias," written by husband-and-wife team Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace. In celebration of the new book, Beaumont's Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum will host a mee...
It's fair time y'all. Growing up in Beaumont, Texas it was easy to take the YMBL South Texas State Fair for granted. I mean, we got to take a day off from school every year to visit the fair. (Didn't everyone do that?) Being older and wiser, the fair is just as fun as it was when I was a child, but I have a whole new appreciation for the quality and grandeur of this event. Whe...
  Some people dip ‘em and some people don't. Some people suck the heads, some people won't. Some like ‘em mild, some like ‘em hot. Some want potatoes, corn and ‘shrooms, Some'd rather not. However you take your crawdads, one thing is true, If you're smart enough to eat those mudbugs, You got some Cajun inside of you.   Mudbugs, a.k.a. crawfi...
If you've ever wanted to be up close and one with nature, then kayaking down the Neches River is your ticket to a front row seat. Join the Big Thicket Association during their first annual "Neches River Rally," to be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 in Beaumont, Texas. This special occasion celebrates the dedication of the newly established Cooks Lake to Scatterman P...
Fridays during Lent may seem hard to some, but in Beaumont, Texas, the meatless options are endless and delicious. Not only are we a seafood haven, our rich cultural influences provide flavors and variety that will satisfy from the tamest taste buds to the most adventurous eater.  Bayou Café 1255 N Major Drive 409.861.1133 With a location on Major Drive in Beaumo...
The CHRISTUS LiveWell Women's Conference takes place each May here in Beaumont, Texas. Dedicated to improving the lives of women through health education, it's one of the most anticipated conferences of the year. Melissa Joan Hart of the highly popular 90s TV show, Clarissa Explains It All, is this year's keynote speaker.  Registration for the conference is now open throug...
Now in its 7th year, Boomtown Film and Music Festival features local musicians and filmmakers, as well as bands from around the country and screens films from all over the world. Thanks to the dedicated volunteers who are passionate about seeing the Southeast Texas film community grow, Boomtown has it all. Two of those individuals are Christina Trujillo, marketing coordinator ...
Haven't made Valentine's Day dinner plans yet? We have you covered! In no particular order, here are the Top 10 places for couples to eat in Beaumont for Valentine's Day.  Suga's Deep South Cuisine & Jazz Bar 461 Bowie Street, 409-813-1573 To accommodate their massive Valentine's popularity, Suga's has two seating options. The first seating is from 4 pm - 7 pm, for $55 p...
Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world a world where something else is possible. A world called Varekai. The sky lets go a solitary young man, and the story of Varekai begins. Parachuted into the shadows of a magical forest, a kaleidoscopic world imbued with fantastical creatures, a young man takes flight in an adventure both absurd and extraordinary. ...
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