Free Holiday Tree Lighting Party | Downtown Museum District

Bring in the holiday season with the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) and other area museums, attractions, and local businesses at the annual children’s Holiday Tree Lighting, 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, December 5. Santa Claus will light the tree promptly at 6 p.m. on the grounds of AMSET at 500 Main Street.

Children and their families will make ornaments for their trees at home and the downtown tree, take pictures with Santa Claus, send letters to the North Pole, enjoy holiday music, and much more. Decorate a cookie with the Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau (BCVB) and sip on hot apple cider provided by the Fire Museum of Texas. Activities and giveaways are provided by area museums and businesses.

Participating organizations include the AMSET, Art Studio, Inc., Beaumont Children’s Museum, BCVB, Beaumont Main Street, Dishman Art Museum, Downtown Beaumont Cultural Arts District, Edison Museum, Fire Museum of Texas, McFaddin-Ward House, Port of Beaumont, Southeast Texas Arts Council, Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Texas Energy Museum, and Tyrell Historical Library. This event is sponsored by Mobiloil Federal Credit Union, Flint Hills Resources, and the City of Beaumont.

This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available across the street at the Civic Center. For more information, call (409) 832-3432 or visit

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