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Looking for fun things to do in Beaumont? Well look no further. Beaumont values a high standard of living for its residents, therefore, offers unique shopping and dining opportunities, engaging outdoor recreation, and captivating arts pulled in from all across Southeast Texas.
Shopping & Dining
Beaumont offers a range of shopping and dining options, from classic chain options to mom-and-pop community favorites. The bulk of Beaumont’s shopping and dining scene is in the city’s West End, near Dowlen Road and Parkdale Mall. More chain restaurants can be found adjacent to Interstate Highway 10, and boutiques line Calder Avenue on the way to historic Downtown Beaumont.
Sports and Outdoors
Opportunities for outdoor entertainment abound in Beaumont. The area is home to plenty of parks, which offer activities for all ages. City parks, like the Beaumont Athletic Complex and Rogers Park, provide sports facilities and playgrounds. Also, those interested in jogging and running can explore the West End Hike and Bike Trails or the Cattail Marsh Scenic Wetlands. Beaumont is also home to a wide range of organized youth sports, such as the Beaumont Youth Soccer Club, Little Dribblers, Amelia and West End Little League, Beaumont Girls Softball League, and Beaumont Tennis Academy, among others.
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Arts & Architecture
Beaumont offers plenty of cultural events and attractions throughout the year, including weekly move nights at the art deco Jefferson Theatre downtown, the annual St. Michael’s Mediterranean Festival, and monthly plays put on by the Beaumont Community Players. Downtown, the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Texas Energy Museum, Texas Fire Museum, and Beaumont Children’s Museum as well as the historic McFaddin-Ward House, Chambers House, John Jay French Museum, and Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum provide education and entertainment for a range of ages. Recently, residents also have had the opportunity to paint traffic control boxes in a city-wide beautification effort.
Nature & Outdoor Activities
The Southeast Texas landscape is full of lush marsh lands, beautiful forestry, and awe-striking nature that includes a long list of different species and animals. With its destination edging the Gulf of Mexico, Beaumont is just 45 minutes away from Crystal Beach, and 90 minutes away from Lake Rayburn. Bird-watchers, hunters, and nature-enthusiastic everywhere flock to the Southeast Texas region to engage in unique outdoor activities, and reconnect with the holistic environment that Beaumont has to offer. Whether you are interested in fishing, hunting, kayaking, bird-watching, or relaxing, Southeast Texas has so much to offer.