Port Arthur UPDATES

The Civic Center and CVB Office has sustained extensive damage.
To contact the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau:

Tammy Kotzur, Executive Director – (409) 363-2577
Callie Summerlin, Director of Sales & Marketing – (409) 719-8699
Darragh Castillo, Destination Management – (409) 504-7521

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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Jingle All the Way

Join in Jingle All the Way, the holiday extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, as Museum of the Gulf Coast presents carriage rides, arts and crafts, games and a free movie screening of “Prancer.” Carriage rides are on a first come, first serve basis... read more

KCS Holiday Express

From engine to caboose, the KCS Holiday Express brings holiday spirit to Port Arthur. The public can climb aboard beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8. The 6-car train brings Santa Claus and his elves to communities throughout the company’s U.S. rail network at... read more

Have a ball in Nederland

Santa rides a fire truck in the Nederland Lighted Christmas Parade. Catch the candy and the excitement as this quaint town, a Port Arthur neighbor, celebrates the season. Tex Ritter Park features an oversized Christmas ornament welcoming visitors to the Dutch Windmill... 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!


Owner, JP Charters & Travel Tours, LLC

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