Visit Port Arthur, Texas

Come taste our Cajun flavor, lose yourself in our dramatic Port Arthur history, and absorb all the natural beauty that the city of Port Arthur has to share. Here our motto is “laissez les bons temps rouler.” That translates to “let the good times roll,” and it’s our attitude for welcoming tourists to the shores of Lake Sabine. So, come see why Port Arthur is a city of true character, pride and overwhelming fun. You will be glad that you did.
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Wayne Toups and new release(s)

Wayne Toups loves, loves, loves that audiences know all the words when he plays in Port Arthur. The Cajun/zydeco musician is returning to Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas to close out the festival, at 5:30 p.m.  Sunday, Feb. 7. “The Golden Triangle has been one of our... read more

David Joel a Mardi Gras opener

Mardi Gras in Port Arthur has a Texas twang and a Cajun flavor, Feb. 4-7 in downtown Port Arthur. Between catching beads at lighted parades, catch some concerts covering everything from classic country and rock to the zydeco sounds of Wayne Toups on closing night.... read more

Happy Birthday, Janis Joplin

Port Arthur-born rock legend Janis Joplin would have turned 73 on Jan. 19. Avril Falgout, Port Arthur-born artist, will unveil a papier-mache sculpture of Joplin at Museum of the Gulf Coast, on view Jan. 18 through Mardi Gras. Joplin sang with the church choir in Port... read more


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Wanted to take a moment and thank you for helping put together a fantastic trip for the Young Texans. Everyone had some much fun that it is hard to say where they had the most fun. Thank you for all your hard work and we look forward to bringing another group or two to Port Arthur!


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