As you create your holiday shopping lists, consider keeping it local. From homemade hand soaps to custom-made jewelry or even a Spindletop mug, you’ll find the perfect gift right here in Beaumont when you choose to shop small. Shopping at local stores is also the best way to get one-of-a-kind items and keep your money in southeast Texas. So get to shopping for Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2019 in Beaumont, Texas. Fun fact: for every $100 you spend in a local small business, $68 stays in your community. (At a chain store, only $43 remains.)  Small Business Saturday (the

Come join in on the fun of the second annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week November 10-17, 2019! With the success of last year’s event, we cannot wait for this year. The weeklong event will showcase local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrate what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Participating restaurants will offer special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40.  “The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau has been adamant about promoting our local food scene,” said Tourism Director, Christina Majdalani Lokey. “The CVB

November is the time for family, friends and giving. The weather is great, everyone is getting ready for the holidays whether it be decorating, purchasing gifts or preparing to consume a lot of food. When you want to spend time outside of the house and get out in the community, Beaumont has all the events you need. Whether it be music, sports, performing arts or just fun family activities, we have your guide for all things November. Shangri La 10th Scarecrow Festival - November 1 and 2 The festival features dozens of unique scarecrow designs, fall flowering displays, thousands of pumpkins, and

With both urban attractions and outdoor activities, Beaumont, Texas offers meeting attendees that little something extra to enhance their convention experience. Many of the city’s most popular nature encounters are just outside the meeting room doors. The Beaumont CVB Convention Sales and Services Team can provide free recommendations for exploring nature tailored to each meeting group’s needs as well as get your group tour hotel accommodations and meeting spaces options in one easy step. BIRDS Beaumont is a hot spot for birding because of our location on the Mississippi and

This year, the Sea Rim Striders host the 29th Annual Turkey Trot 5K, 10K, Kids and Special Needs 1K on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019, starting at the Event Centre. The proceeds will benefit Young Life Southeast Texas. In order to help out this organization, people need to register, so the Convention and Visitors Bureau is going to fill you in on how a Turkey Trot can be fun so we can see the biggest turnout yet. We know, we know, who really wants to go running on the day you plan to eat so much you can’t even move? Some may say it’s crazy, others may jump on the Turkey Trot

Halloween is just around the corner and considering I have yet to decided on the kid's costumes, I am less than prepared. While I love all things fall – cool air, pumpkins on & in everything, food galore – it also comes with a fair amount of stress. From finding the perfect costume to deciding where to take the kids trick-or-treating, it can get overwhelming when you remind yourself this is only the beginning of what is usually the busiest time of year.  To help reclaim our sanity (and let you keep yours), we've put together a quick list of where to take the

From a popular haunted Halloween tour with family to Classic Movie Nights with friends, there are plenty of events going on in Beaumont this fall to keep you busy! We’ve got your complete guide to October events including ideas for family fun, arts, and entertainment! Don’t be afraid to eat a bug or even dress up your dog!  Fire Prevention & Family Safety Festival October 5, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Fire Museum of Texas 400 Walnut Beaumont, TX 77701 Cost: Free Join the Fire Museum of Texas and Beaumont Fire Rescue and other community partners for a day of free family fun!

Beaumont is known for its outdoor recreation and we are proud of it! Whether taking trips to the Hike and Bike trails, local parks, the Big Thicket or Cattail Marsh, it is important to be prepared when getting out in nature. If you get the bug to get outside and enjoy nature, we encourage you to follow some of these steps when exploring the area. Every runner knows that it can be dangerous sharing the road with drivers and even with pedestrians in some cases. While there’s no way to totally avoid accidents when you’re running making yourself as visible as possible increases the

You know what they say about the weather in Southeast Texas: Just wait a few minutes and it will change. So on those great days when the cool breeze is blowing and the sun is shining bright you just want to be outdoors with friends! From bars to bakeries, we’ve collected a list of places with porches and patios so you can enjoy the best of what Beaumont and the surrounding areas have to offer.  In Beaumont: Amelia Farm & Market 8600 Dishman Road Beaumont, Tx 77713 Nothing says relaxation like a fresh lunch on the farm and that's exactly what you'll find at Amelia

* Head out to the Lamar University Campus for Homecoming on September 27, 2019 for the Homecoming Bonfire and game day festivities on September 28, 2019. * Pep Rally and Bonfire 6:30 p.m. (9/27) Get your Red on and join Lamar University for the Pep Rally lighting of the Homecoming Bonfire at Spindletop Field and meet your winners and finalists for Homecoming Court! Cardinal FanFest at the Montagne Center 12 - 5 p.m. (9/28) There is something for the whole family at Cardinal FanFest at the Montagne Center A-5 Parking Lot. Enjoy meals from area food trucks and sample free craft