Schedule of Events
Monday: May 8
For National Travel & Tourism Week, the Beaumont CVB will visit with local officials of the Jefferson County Commissioner's Court (1:30 p.m.) and receive an official proclamation declaring May 7-13, 2017 National Travel & Tourism Week in Jefferson County.
Tuesday: May 9
On Tuesday, the Beaumont CVB will visit with Beaumont City Council (1:30 p.m.) to receive an official proclamation recognizing Beaumont's participation in this national event. The public is invited to attend and encouraged to wear red in honor of National Travel & Tourism Week. Employing more than 3,000 locals and bringing over $297 million in direct travel expenditures, it's easy to see Beaumont's travel impact.
Wednesday: May 10
A special edition of our highly popular Beaumont Destination Training will be held Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. On this free motorcoach tour of Beaumont, we'll introduce you to the museums, history, and culture of our area that keep visitors returning year after year. Along the tour, we'll quiz participants and hand out free Beaumont swag. Click here to register now.
If you're passing through, we recommend at stop at the Texas Travel Information Center in Orange. From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., visitors can enjoy free refreshments and other swag at TxDot's annual visitor appreciation event.
Thursday: May 11
Since tourism in Texas should be enjoyed by everyone, we've designated Thursday as Discover Beaumont Day. The Beaumont CVB has teamed up with local tourism partners to offer FREE admission to Beaumont area museums and attractions.
That evening, head to the McFaddin-Ward House from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for their annual Spring Picnic. Enjoy a picnic with the family on the grounds of the gorgeous historic home while you listen to tunes from a local band.
Friday: May 12
Tourism in Beaumont wouldn't be possible without the support of residents, business owners and, of course, travelers! On Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., you can find us welcoming visitors to southeast Texas at the Ben J. Rogers Regional Visitor Center Southeast Texas Tourism Round-Up.