Headed to Houston for the Big Game this February ? Beaumont is ready to welcome football fans with special hotel deals! “It’s just over an hour to NRG Stadium on I-10 so fans looking to save on hotel rooms may choose to stay in Beaumont," says Elizabeth Eddins, Director of Tourism. "We’re happy to have them!" Two hotels are offering special rates: MCM Eleganté Hotel 2355 I-10 Beaumont, TX 77701 (409) 842-3600 View Property For just $109 per night, you can enjoy everything the MCM Eleganté has to offer. Call the hotel directly to book. Simply

Combine great scenery and history with great savings and visit the Big Thicket National Preserve for free during the 10 fee-free days in 2017.  The 10 entrance fee-free days for 2017 will be: January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day February 20: Presidents Day  April 15-16: National Park Week Weekend April 22-23: National Park Week Weekend August 25: National Park Service Birthday September 30: National Public Lands Day November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend “National parks are known for their priceless beauty,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis.

It’s a new year and the number one resolution for many is to start a new workout routine! Exercising can be as easy at getting out the door and walking or taking up a new hobby. From full-service gyms to smaller studios and even free workout stations around town, here are plenty of options for working out in Beaumont! CrossFit CrossFit style workouts have gotten more popular in recent years. The gym style circuit training method is meant for any levels of fitness and coaches will tailor the workout to meet your needs. There is a true team-building feeling when you are involved in these

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters , featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show back to Beaumont in 2017 during their 91st Anniversary World Tour. Event Details: Harlem Globetrotters January 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm Ford Park Event Center 5115 Interstate 10 South Beaumont, TX 77705 Purchase tickets online through Ticketmaster here . New this season, for the first time ever, the Globetrotters will debut basketball’s first 4-point line. The 4-point line will be located 30 feet from the basket – 6’3” beyond the top of

Believe it or not, there are many good deeds happening in the Beaumont area every single day.  From free eyeglasses and eye screenings to school mentors and support for Habitat for Humanity and the Wounded Warrior Program… members of the Lions Club are always busy helping others.  And while you’ve probably heard about the Lions Club you might not know about all they are doing behind the scenes for people in Southeast Texas.  “Our mission, our motto is ‘we serve’ and all the clubs serve the community they are in,” said Robert Blackburn,

It’s almost 2017! Let’s celebrate!! Whether you feel like ringing in the New Year with tuxedo gear and steaks, or in a more laid back way in a pair of comfy jeans and a good ole’ bowl of black eyed peas, we’ve got you covered. Beaumont, Texas has plenty of options to help you make the start of 2017 the best ever! American Legion NYE Party Dorie Miller Post 817 / American Legion 3430 W. Cardinal Dr Beaumont, TX 77705 9:00 pm - 2:00 am Cost $12 - $15 Bring in the new year with live music, people, food and fun! The American Legion in Beaumont is planning a

One of my family’s favorite holiday traditions is to drive around town looking at holiday lights and decorations. We put on our PJ’s, pile in the car, crank up the Christmas music and head out! But where are the *best* places to see lights in the Beaumont area and beyond?  Here is a great list to get you started! Beaumont St Elizabeth Hospital 2830 Calder Ave Beaumont, Tx 77702 Cost: Free A Christmas lights tradition for years, St Elizabeth hospital always does a beautiful holiday lights display. You can see an ornate nativity scene and lights decorating dozens of trees

When it comes to getting together and enjoying good music, the upcoming Jazz + Blues Festival is the place to be. Artists coming from all over the country are set to perform once again at the Jefferson Theatre in Downtown Beaumont in January 2017.  Event Details: Beaumont Jazz + Blues Fest January 28, 2017 Jefferson Theatre Tickets: $10 Buy tickets online through Ticketmaster.com . “People want something fun and entertaining to do in their city,” said Emily Wheeler, Division Manager with the City of Beaumont Special Events. “This festival attracts all walks of life

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You better not pout or cry because December is the time of the year to get out and enjoy the holidays with your family! We have a complete list of 20+ holiday events and activities going on in Beaumont just this month. Share with your friends, mark your calendars and let us know about the fun you have!  Shopping Main Street Market Thursday, December 1, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Friday, December 2, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Saturday, December 3, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Beaumont Civic Center 701 Main Street Beaumont, TX 77701 Cost: $10 Brought to

International comedy sensation Comic/Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham , has performed in front of sold out audiences worldwide showcasing the undeniable power of induced laughter. Dunham along with his cast of hilarious characters are set to make an appearance at Ford Park Event Center  on April 23, 2017 for their “Perfectly Unbalanced” Tour. The show is packed with new surprises and old favorites. Event Details: Jeff Dunham "Perfectly Unbalanced" Tour April 23, 2017 Ford Park Event Center  Tickets: $33.50 - $43.50 Buy tickets online through