10 Lubbock Adventures Under $10

Written By Maggi Gallaspy

March 21, 2023

By: Trevor Bowden

From highly rated museums to impressive local art, Lubbock, Texas has plenty of events and attractions that are sure to go easy on your wallet. Check below for the top 10 local hotspots for $10!

National Ranching Heritage Center

Step back in time and experience the life of West Texas ranchers at this incredible 27-acre museum. Offering free admission, this is a must-visit for those wanting hands-on insight into authentic ranching history.


The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) features a variety of contemporary art exhibits in the heart of downtown Lubbock. One of their most popular events, the First Friday Art Trail, is a free self-guided showcase of local artists’ work on each first Friday of every month. Enjoy local art galleries along with food trucks and live music.

Stars and Stripes

Seeing movies on the big screen doesn’t always have to be expensive. Stars and Stripes Drive-In offers three movie screens to enjoy double features from your vehicle. With $8 tickets for adults and $6 tickets for kids, this is an experience you can’t miss!

Buddy Holly Center

This rich history of rock ‘n’ roll legend Buddy Holly comes to life at this historical museum. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids and students.

The Range

Tee up at The Range for just $8 to practice your long drives, play for fun, or compete with your friends and family! We would be remiss if we didn’t mention the pizza and drinks for guests to enjoy as they try their hand at hitting the barrel targets with each swing! 

Pro tip: Bring your furry friend for a night out with the pup!

Adventure Park – General Admission

Kick it into third gear and head to Adventure Park to experience great thrills as you race on the go-kart track or compete with your friends and family on the mini-golf course. General admission is $8 per person.

Science Spectrum

A place where curious minds can explore and learn, The Science Spectrum is a unique and affordable attraction that is sure to bring smiles to kids and parents alike. Tickets are $8.50 for adults and $7 for kids and seniors.

Dunbar Historical Lake

Grab your pup and explore the great outdoors at Dunbar Historical Lake! With over 250 acres of water perfect for expert and beginner anglers alike, as well as miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, this outdoor hotspot is a true nature-lovers dream, and free to the public!

Two Docs Brewing Co.

Located in downtown Lubbock, this lively bar offers great fun for a small price. Grab a drink while you listen to live music and enjoy their beautiful and lively patio. The true art of craft beer is showcased in each pint. 

Hub City Unleashed Dog Park

Grab your pup and head over to Hub City Unleashed for some fun in the sun. Located in Clapp Park, this is a free attraction that is sure to be a dog-on good time for both you and your pup!

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