Beat the Heat with Some Ice Cream This Summer

Colorful ice cream scoops
Summer has arrived, and you know what that means. It is hot. Actually, the word “hot” doesn’t even describe how it feels in Mount Pleasant, Texas. “Blistering” is a better word to describe the extreme heat that only Texans understand. Don't worry though - there's a solution to surviving the... [read more]

Help Support Your Community at the 2017 United Way Kickoff Lunch

American Football near the Fifty Yard Line for United Way Kickoff Lunch
If you live in Mount Pleasant, you likely have two big loves in your life. First, you love your community - since that is the Texas way. Second, you love the Cowboys. You have probably built a lifetime of memories around the thrills and chills the Texas team provides. Well,... [read more]

Grab a Burger at the Friday Burger Party

Close-up side view of young man holding and biting a hamburger at Friday burger party
Friday is already widely considered one of the best days of the week, but it’s about to get a little bit better. The Friday Burger Party sponsored by Wood AC is making its way to Mount Pleasant, TX! Stop by the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce parking lot on August... [read more]

The Great Texas Balloon Race is Taking Over the Skies

The Great Texas Balloon Race is Taking Over the Skies
Make sure to mark you calendars for July 28-30th to catch the 40th anniversary of the Great Texas Balloon Race. The world famous event attracts the most completive pilots from across the globe. Read below to learn more! The Great Texas Balloon Race In 2013, Gregg County was declared, “The Balloon Race... [read more]

Take a Summer Road Trip to a Beautiful Beach in Texas

Summer Road Trip to a Texas Beach
The sun is out and the weather is nice and warm. It's the perfect time to hit the beach! Hang out at one of these beautiful beach destinations in Texas. The southeastern side of Texas sits on the Gulf Coast, where the sand is soft, the water is clean and... [read more]

Lets Talk About Tacos: Great Tacos in Mount Pleasant

Spicy Shrimp Tacos
Who doesn’t love an awesome taco? It is defiantly a hard choice to turn down at any restaurant. Check out these local Mexican restaurants for all your taco needs. Find everything from homemade salsa, to guacamole to combination platters that will make your mouth water. To find your perfect fit,... [read more]

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day in Mount Pleasant

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day in Mount Pleasant
Are you ready to celebrate National Cheesecake Day, coming up on July 30th? Check out this awesome variety of local restaurants, and find your perfect fit. With so many options to choose from, there is guaranteed to be a local dessert place with cheesecake that you'll enjoy. Don't just stop... [read more]

Free Summer Movies in Mount Pleasant

Free Summer Movies in Mount Pleasant
Looking for an awesome, family fun activity that is completely FREE? Check out the free summer movie series at Mt. Pleasant Cinema 6. With so many free movies playing throughout the summer, there is guaranteed to be one you and the family are dying to see! July Free Summer Movies July 5th... [read more]

Community Spotlight: Sweets Shop USA

Sweets Shop USA Mount Pleasant
Sweet Shop USA is a trusted business that's located in the vibrant and welcoming city of Mount Pleasant, Texas. If you're a big fan of the joys of delicious handmade chocolates, then you may want to pay Sweet Shop USA a visit as soon as possible. It's no shock that... [read more]

Family Day Ideas in Mt. Pleasant

Kids catching fish during family day at the lake
Let’s cut right to the point. Technology is great, but it can hurt family time. Sure, you spend time with your family, but everyone seems to have a face directed at a screen. That’s even true when you go out to dinner. The crew looks at the menu and then... [read more]