Entrada de la Brasada – Bee County
Beeville - a bustling little city with a laid-back lifestyle and a warmth that is contagious. Nestled in the heart of the Texas Coastal Bend, Bee County offers a climate that is ideally suited to year-round outdoor activities. Hunters can enjoy an abundance of deer, dove, quail, hogs, turkey and javelina, and birding enthusiasts can spot a variety of species at the Veterans Memorial Park.
In 2005, Beeville was honored to be named a Texas Main Street City, and in 2006 was awarded certification as a National Main Street City, as a result of that process, an abundance of shopping opportunities are being developed. We are excited to have the largest Super Wal Mart south of Dallas in our community. Also new to Beeville is Walgreen’s and Chili’s Grill and Bar Restaurant. Come stroll down the wide, quiet avenue into quaint gift shops and tea rooms, such as Hensley’s Café and Tea Room in downtown Beeville. Visit the Wicker Basket, Hogue’s Jewelry, and Jane Marie Boutique and Day Spa, for gift items, precious jewelry, and the latest fashions.
Tired travelers can find enjoyable lodging at one of the many clean comfortable motels. Area restaurants can satisfy a variety of appetites and, for a night out you can enjoy a movie at the Rio 6 Cinema or adventure in a tournament of bowling for the whole family at the Bee Family Fun Center. Beeville is the county seat and cultural center of Bee County,
which boasts the historic 1912, restored Courthouse that displays Lady Justice overlooking the city of Beeville. The Beeville Art Museum provides enrichment of the cultural life of the community, and provides exhibits from museums, outstanding artists, and collectors from across Texas. Workshops, lectures, and tours are also provided at the Art Museum. The state of the art Joe Barnhart Bee County Library is located on the courthouse square in a historic 1906 building. It is one of the first public libraries in the country to use the newest 3M Identification System. Coastal Bend College’s Simon Michael Art Gallery hosts rotating exhibits on a regular basis, including the works of local artists. Coastal Bend College also houses one of the only two public, fully functioning glass blowing facilities in Texas. Tours are welcome and classes offered weekly in the early summer months.