Carnival rides, baby animals, fried food galore, calf roping and more. Yes, it’s rodeo time in Southeast Texas! The Young Mens Business League (YMBL) South Texas State Fair & Rodeo is returning once again and we have your complete family guide with everything you need to know to get the most out of one of the best times of the year in our area! Top 10 Things You Don't Want to Miss at the South Texas State Fair: 1) Local Art Kids and adults from around the Southeast Texas area have been working hard to create handmade art, quilts, photography and more. See art from kids

It's hard to believe 2015 has come and gone. They say time flies when you're having fun, right? To help keep the fun alive in 2016, I thought I'd share a few of my favorite ongoing Beaumont events that are worth attending. These events are happening year-round so you have plenty of opportunities to get them on your calendar. Here are three Beaumont events you shouldn't miss this year. 1) First Thursdays on Calder First Thursdays on Calder which takes places in downtown on the first Thursday of every month is easily one of my favorite Beaumont events. I love it

Beaumonters. We are a unique people, with tenacity, style, personality, and heart. The combination of these qualities has resulted in an antique and vintage community that is vibrant and varied. Taking a trip around town to our various antique stores is an all-day affair, and one that will leave you with a new view of the city. Our shops feature such a range of styles, that each one fills an individual niche.  Finders Fayre, in the stunning Mildred Building, has the distinction of bringing high-end, fine European antiques to Beaumont. Where else can you find authentic Louis XIV

Small Business Saturday November 28, 2015 The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau along with the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas will participate in the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on November 28th to support small businesses in Beaumont. Founded by American Express® in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support their neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday has been

Beaumont shopping is down-right awesome, y'all. We're very pleased to announce that ShopAcrossTexas.com has just released The 2016 List of Best Stores in Texas and several of Beaumont favorites have made the cut.  Congratulations to these seven fabulous Beaumont stores! Bella Bella is Beaumont's premier destination for formal and special occasion dresses. Burns Antik Haus is where you'll find treasures gathered from all around the globe. Ella + Scott is your go-to spot for stylish outfits and fashion staples.  Gaudie and Co. a unique

Looking for the best pools to cool off during Texas' warm summer months? We've put together the top pools in Beaumont for vacationers looking for the perfect spot to be poolside. MCM Eleganté Hotel & Conference Center Recently renovated, the MCM Eleganté Hotel features tropical décor and Four-Star service from an award-winning team. Hemingway's Cafe has won awards at local restaurant shows. Tradewinds Tavern has been voted the "Best Bar in Beaumont, TX", and the Getaway Day Spa has been voted the best in town for several years. The hotel's