Because of its location in Southeast Texas near the Louisiana border, Beaumont is a city with an interesting mixture of Texas culture and Cajun heritage. That’s one of the reasons that visitors, whether here for work or pleasure, leave Beaumont feeling a little more cultured and entertained. Beaumont is a destination unlike anywhere else, and if the company or organization you belong to happens to plan an event or meeting in Beaumont, you have to try and hit some of the best hot spots in the city during free time. Here are the top things you can do with a group—big or

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Sales Team has been working diligently to bring overnight meeting business to Beaumont, Texas and is pleased to announce that Beaumont has been named host city for The Texas Grand Chapter Convention of The Grand Chapter of Texas Order of Eastern Star (OES). The convention will bring over 1800 people to Beaumont in August 2021 and will utilize both full-service convention hotels, Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites- Beaumont Plaza and the MCM Eleganté Hotel and Conference Center. They will also use the Ford Park Entertainment Complex along

After much anticipation, the Holiday Inn Beaumont East Medical Center is officially open! After almost two years, this $12 million renovation has come to fruition. With top-of-the-line facilities and amenities, the hotel has been welcoming in guests since April 24, 2018. “We have been waiting for this moment for a long time,” said Patti Owens, Director of Sales. “It is amazing to see the vision we have been working on for so long come to life. The color scheme, layout and overall ambiance really reflect a modern style, perfect for a relaxing stay.” To kick-off this

If having two, full-blown celebrations for Cinco de Mayo is something that sounds like a good time to you, then look no further than Tacos La Bamba ! Not only is one of Beaumont’s favorite taquerias having a jam-packed event for Cinco de Mayo but also a Frida Kahlo event on Thursday, May 3 for First Thursdays on Calder ! Be sure to check out the new Frida table designed by local artist, Marjorie Grace Mathis. Truly incredible work that shines among a variety of table art. Head to Tacos La Bamba from 5 – 10 p.m. for a Frida Kahlo costume contest for prizes, $1 tacos and

Located in historic downtown Beaumont, the Event Centre is the perfect location to host your next function. Weddings, parties, galas, meetings and more are perfect for this venue. One of the newest venues in Beaumont, the Event Centre offers beautiful views and modern elegance to any event that is held in the space. Placed between the 12-acre Great Lawn and 2-acre lake with a 35-foot geyser, views are plentiful all around. Utilize the Great Lawn for an outdoor event with a 3,800 square-foot roof canopy with a platform stage overlooking the lawn. To the east, view the lake from the 14,000

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the U.S. Travel Association, celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week May 6 – 12, 2018. Throughout the week, the CVB will promote the power of travel through customized events in the community. The goal is to enhance our local economy, security and perception, and recognize the cultural and social benefits created by travel and tourism. The theme of 2018 is “Then and Now,” a look into the past and present. For Beaumont, Texas, our story is rooted in the success of the Spindletop Oil Boom in 1901 to the present,

April 2018 -- The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) would like to officially introduce the newly released Beaumont Birdies! B eau, Mamie, Gladys, Edison, Arthur, Neches, Spot, Gator, Patillo, Ben J, Tyrrell, Babe, Clifton and Mirabeau represent some of the area’s most sought-after species.  Each Beaumont Birdie plush toy comes with its own custom tag including the Birdie’s name, favorite local hangout, birth date and profile. Each bird also features its species unique birding call sound. The Convention and Visitors Bureau’s newly released Official Beaumont

Although we appreciate our mother's every day, on Mother's Day we get to celebrate them a little extra! Lucky for those of us who live in Beaumont, there are plenty of opportunities to make Mother's Day special. Whether brunch or terrific shopping opportunities, you do not have to go far to spend a fantastic day with your mom. 1. Brunch MCM Elegante For Mother’s Day, the hotel takes it over the top to celebrate the “dedication that mothers provide to families everywhere.” This Mother’s Day brunch/lunch starts with peel & eat shrimp and a cup of

Summer Concerts

If you are a lover of music, then Beaumont has the concerts for you! Look no further than this summer line-up to fulfill your music bug. From jazz to country, you will not be disappointed in these talented artist making their way to southeast Texas. Jon Wolfe Dixie Dance Hall May 5, 2018 - 9 p.m. Singer/songwriter Jon Wolfe is a country music artist that you cannot miss. The Top Ten Texas Chart singer will move you with his songs, drawing from his life in Oklahoma. Promising an electrifying show, Jon Wolfe is a must-see!     Marty Haggard Jefferson Theatre May 12, 2018 - 6 p.m. Join

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Beaumont Children’s Museum (BCM) are teaming up to host The Birds of Southeast Texas Day at the BCM on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Children will build their own birdhouses, color a personal Beaumont Birdie coloring book and listen to local nature tourism educators as they talk about birding and opportunities to explore the great outdoors around Southeast Texas.    The Birds of Southeast Texas Day at the BCM serves also to officially introduce the new  Beaumont Birdies to the public. The Beaumont