Each October, we get excited. Why? Because this is a great month to be in Beaumont. With festivals going on each weekend, there's fun to be had around every corner - from firefighters and dogs to dinosaurs and sugar skulls. Here's a couple of our favorites happening this weekend. 

October 4: Fire Prevention & Family Safety Festival
Fire Museum of Texas | (409) 880-3927
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Free admission.

Join Beaumont Firefighters and First Responders for a day of free family fun at the Fire Museum of Texas. Visitors will learn about fire safety through games, live demonstrations and more. Kids will enjoy face painting, firefighter dress up, photo ops in front of the giant fire hydrant, rock wall, slides, moonwalks and bungee jump. Special appearances will be made by Blaze the Fire Dog, Pluggie, Sparky, McGruff and other costumed characters.

Dogtober Fest LG 
October 4: Beaumont Main Street's DOG-tober Fest
Julie Rogers Theatre | (409) 838-2202
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Free admission.

Families and their favorite canines can enjoy great food, music and festive things to do with their dog at Beaumont Main Street's DOG-tober Fest. Located on the grassy area of the Julie Rogers Theatre, there will be plenty of opportunities to enter dogs in contests throughout the day, including the "Master/Dog Look-a-Like Contest" and the "Best Dressed Dog Contest." Other dog-related festivities include: The Barkery, Bark Art, The S-paw, Neiman Barkus Shopping, Paw Readings, Hound Dog Blues Café and "Once Upon a Canine." Everyone and their dog will be there!

Get a full schedule of October events here.