Leaving A Legacy Most people don’t know in 1943 Beaumont was part of a movement of hateful race riots across the nation. It’s a fact Gordon Williams first came across from a simple line in a book. Curiosity and creativity turned that one sentence into a project years in the making with Beaumont now getting national attention for a different reason. And how does salsa dancing play into all of this? “Creativity has the power to bring people together to accomplish great deeds,” said filmmaker Gordon Williams. Gordon Williams is the TV studio operations manager at Lamar

It’s a time to sample all of the best food and drinks Southeast Texas has to offer. Yes, we are talking about the 34th annual Taste of the Triangle and this year it’s not just food that has people excited! A world renown singer is headlining the event on what is traditionally one of the biggest parties in Beaumont. Event Details: 34th Annual Taste of the Triangle February 28, 2017 Beaumont Civic Center Beaumont, TX 77701 VIP Access: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. General Admission Access: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Tickets:  VIP Tickets (2) - $150 General Admission - $50 Buy tickets

Gator Country’s most well-known resident, Big Tex, is getting ready for his first spring season at the sprawling ranch off Interstate 10 in Beaumont, Texas. And there will be a lot more new things to experience when you make a visit! You may remember, the nearly 1,000 pound gator gained worldwide attention last fall when he was rescued from the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge in Dayton and brought to Gator Country. Since then, he’s been settling into his new home and there’s also a big expansion project in the works at the popular park! Walk inside a Gator! For the

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau will host its annual Hall of Fame Reception at MCM Eleganté Hotel & Conference Center in Beaumont on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  “This is our favorite time of the year,” says Dean Conwell, CDME, Executive Director for the Beaumont CVB. “It’s our chance to give back to our friends from different organizations that chose Beaumont to hold their meetings, sporting events and reunions.” 2016 Meeting Recap: Last year Beaumont hosted 116 events, welcomed 117 organizations and 79,295

We want you to enjoy every single thing Beaumont, Texas has to offer. From festivals to movie nights and plenty of family friendly events, there is so much going on in our great city! Each month we aim to provide you with a packed list of “must do” events and experiences to try out. Check out February’s list of our top 10 things to do in Beaumont:  Events Boomtown Film and Music Festival February 23 - 26, 2017 Various locations around town including: Jefferson Theatre, Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Dishman Art Museum Cost:

The Beaumont CVB invites locals to re-discover Beaumont with free motorcoach tours offered throughout the year. Tours are designed to help locals develop a new sense of pride and love for Beaumont by re-discovering everything the city has to offer.  2017 Beaumont Destination Training Schedule​ March 22 May 3 July 12 September 13 November 15 Click here to register online through Eventbrite . On the tour, you'll be introduced to the museums, history and culture of Beaumont, Texas. Highlights include a visit to the Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum ,

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