Two people kayaking through Big Thicket National Preserve near Beaumont, TX

Insider's Guide

10 Places to Get Ice Cream in Beaumont

Deep-fried ice cream? Sure! What about ice cream and espresso? Ok! And, did you know you can even watch ice cream being made with liquid nitrogen? From a traditional vanilla cone to out-of-this-world frozen creations, there are plenty of places around Beaumont to get your fill of delicious ice cream…

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Top Things for Groups to Do in Beaumont

Because of its location in Southeast Texas near the Louisiana border, Beaumont is a city with an interesting mixture of Texas culture and Cajun heritage. That’s one of the reasons that visitors, whether here for work or pleasure, leave Beaumont feeling a little more cultured and entertained…

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There's a New Bakery in Town: Super Antojo Bakery

There’s a new bakery in town! On Calder Avenue, where Ana’s Bakery once stood, is a new pasteleria, Super Antojo Bakery, that is making a name for itself. Dishing out delectable breads, pastries, and desserts, what they are known for, is cakes. With a motto of “you order a cake today, we will get…

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Celebrate PRIDE in Beaumont, Texas

Head to drag brunches, movie nights, a kickball tournament, game night, PrideFest, and more to celebrate PRIDE Month in Beaumont, Texas. Support the LGBTQ+ community with some amazing events that ALL will enjoy. June 4 - Science Fiction Double Feature The Beaumont Community Players is hosting a…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a DIY Taco Crawl

With so many fabulous Tex-Mex spots in Beaumont, how do you choose just one to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? The answer is you don’t. You make yourself a DIY taco crawl to experience as many as possible. The great thing about tacos is that they’re fairly small and affordable, so you can make your way to…

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Restaurant Week in Beaumont

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to announce the fourth annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week that will take place May 5-15, 2022. The 10-day event will showcase 30+ local restaurants in the Golden Triangle and celebrate the area’s diverse culinary scene with restaurants…

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Explore Gator Country

A favorite among Southeast Texans and visitors alike, Gator Country Adventure Park has been one of the highest-rated attractions in the area. There aren't many places where you can see live alligator shows, hang with fluffy animals in a petting zoo, and have the chance to interact with all types of…

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10 Cute Date Ideas in Beaumont

1. Pet the gators or hold some cuddlier creatures at Gator Country (pro tip: they also have crawfish nights now!) 2. Beat the heat and share a sweet treat. Sachi's Cakes and Desserts Lab, La Real Michoacana, and Mabel's are a few of our favorites! 3. View the art and architecture downtown via a…

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Celebrating Valentine's Day in Beaumont

Whether you want to dress up for a big night or chill on the sofa with takeout, Valentine’s Day is a great time to show your sweetie you care. You don’t have to spend a lot of money or do some big grand gesture. Sometimes the best gift is just planning something simple and sweet. The Beaumont…

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Mardi Gras is King Cake Season

Beaumont residents don’t have to cross the border to celebrate Mardi Gras in true Cajun-style. One long-time local Mardi Gras favorite is enjoying the taste of King Cake from Rao’s Bakery. Rao's owner Jake Tortorice has been touted the "King of Cakes" by magazines and publications all over the US…

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