Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias presented with the AAU Gussie Crawford Lifetime Achievement Award Zaharias becomes third athlete honored for the AAU Gussie Crawford Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony at the New York Athletic Club The multi-sport star Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was announced as the recipient of the 3rd AAU Gussie Crawford Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony on April 16, 2019 at the New York Athletic Club. W.L. Pate, President of Babe’s Foundation accepted the award on her behalf. Babe’s life was encompassed by

The Beaumont CVB invites you to get a taste of what there is to do in Beaumont with free tours offered throughout the year. Tours are designed to help those in the hospitality business as well as locals, to develop a sense of pride and love for Beaumont by discovering everything the city has to offer.  2019 Beaumont Destination Training Schedule:​ May 15 September 18 November 20 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 , where

Local Filmmaker Receives Grant to Produce Long-Awarded Spindletop Feature Film to Celebrate the Unlikely Partnership that Ushered the U.S. into the Age of Oil January 10, 2019 - Houston filmmaker Jason Leal, the recipient of a Support for Artists and Creative Individuals Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance, is today announcing his search for strategic partners for his new film project focused on the historic Spindletop event of 1901. The grant, one of the largest awarded by the organization, will be used to start production on the feature, including filming the first scene. Spindletop,

Established in December 1838, the City of Beaumont is celebrating its 180 th  birthday. Beaumont is a city rich in culture, industry, natural resources and incredible talent. To commemorate this milestone birthday, a year-long celebration will take place throughout the community and will begin on Wednesday, December 5 at the City’s Christmas Tree Lighting at the Downtown Event Centre Lake.  Throughout 2019, the City will partner with local organizations and groups to host educational, artistic and entertaining events and activities that are emblematic of

Nine Beaumont stores were awarded top status in the ShopAcrossTexas.com annual Best Store List. The full list was revealed to the public in the fall via ShopAcrossTexas.com. This all-star winning lineup included stores ranging from trendy college retail to home décor. Best stores in Beaumont include: Bella Bella Boutique , Burns Antik House , Ella + Scott , Gaudie and Co ., Alyson Jon Interiors , BAW Resale & Interiors , YaYa Club Clothing Company , Bungalow Boutique and Langston Antiques . “We are thrilled to have Beaumont stores featured on the ShopAcrossTexas Best Stores in

The Magnolia Garden Club of Beaumont along with the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau are hosting a grand opening for the Wetlands Education Center at Cattail Marsh, inside Tyrrell Park on Tuesday, October 16 from 4 – 6 p.m. “The Wetlands Education Center will enhance the birding and outdoor experience of those exploring Beaumont, Texas,” stated Dean Conwell, Executive Director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The education center overlooks the Cattail Marsh Boardwalk and offers spectacular views of birds and wildlife from its elevated wrap-around porch and

Tourism professionals representing Jefferson County drew praise for personality and passion while sharing travel opportunities and attractions at Travel Media Showcase. Journalists awarded the Travel Media Showcase Journalist Choice Award for a destination to Mallory Cross of the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau and Darragh Castillo of the Port Arthur Convention and Visitors Bureau. “It’s always so rewarding for me when I get to announce the winner of the journalist choice award,” said Joanne Vero, producer of Travel Media Showcase. “Beaumont-Port Arthur shared

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) hosted the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. The weeklong event showcased local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrated what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Thirty participating restaurants offered special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40 throughout the week. A portion of the proceeds from special restaurant week menu item sales helped to raise over $3,000 in scholarships for the Lamar University Hospitality Management

IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE RESTAURANT WEEK IN BEAUMONT! The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) invite everyone to eat out during the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. 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. #EATBMT Restaurant Week featured menus and a schedule of special foodie events is available by

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau continues to work hard in booking sports business at Beaumont’s local facilities. Southeast Texas is known for its athletic talent, and it is the Beaumont CVB’s goal to provide visitors with the best accommodations available. The Beaumont CVB sales team works with sports event planners from the start to ensure a solid plan is executed for events both big and small. The Beaumont CVB servicing department provides personalized support and quality services with the goal that events will continue to re-book Beaumont. With accessibility and