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.
Arts & Culture
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.
Sports & 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.