Month: May 2013

A Hike to Remember: Landmark After Dark

Have you ever seen a coyote howling at the moon, witnessed a meteor shower or relaxed with the soothing sounds of the night? Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark‘s program, Landmark After Dark, will give you a chance to do all of this and more. Join the fun on Saturday, June 1 and experience a free

Rock on at the Buddy Holly Center’s Summer Showcase Concert Series

Kick back, relax and enjoy the sound of toe-tappin’ tunes and good company at this year’s Summer Showcase Concert Series at the Buddy Holly Center. For 13 years, musicians from Lubbock and around the region have shared their music with fans who flock to the Buddy Holly Center for this FREE event. The series is

Sports in the “Hub”

I have to admit, when I first started looking into this job almost five years ago, I didn’t know much about Lubbock Sports. While there are many people who understand and take advantage of the services we provide, there are some that don’t. I thought it would be interesting to explain what Lubbock Sports is

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Abuelo’s

When it comes to great food options, there’s no shortage in Lubbock. In an effort to highlight the delicious fare available in the “Hub City,” each month, the Visit Lubbock Team will visit a different local hotspot. As you could infer from the title of this post, we are literally visiting Lubbock’s restaurants from A

A Walk with the Butterflies

Have you ever been surrounded by hundreds of butterflies flying freely? Has one ever made a “pit stop” on your shoulder? The Butterflies Alive! exhibit at the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater is the perfect place to experience these majestic creatures! The exhibit closes Wednesday, June 12 so make your way over there soon! On

First Friday Adventures

When was the last time you completely engaged all of your five senses? Think about it. Each day you engage them in some particular way, but when you mix them together, you have a recipe for an amazing experience. That’s where Lubbock’s First Friday Art Trail (FFAT) comes in. Located in the corner of downtown

Do you “Live Love Lubbock?”

Did you know that in 2011, 5.23 million visitors came to Lubbock spending a total of $698.5 million? We love that Lubbock is a hotspot for tourists from all over the world! In fact, in 2011, Lubbock ranked as the sixth most visited MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) out of the top 26 MSAs in Texas

Date Night in the “Hub City”

Love is in the air! Whether it’s date number one or 100 these date night destinations will help you figure out your next move. Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theatre Lubbock’s Stars and Stripes Drive-In proves that you don’t have to break the bank for a fun night out. For less than $20, you can see

A Day at CapRock Winery

Who doesn’t like a great-tasting beverage to help wind down after a long day? While I’m admittedly not the biggest wino around, I do enjoy a great glass every now and then. Little did I know, I live in a region of Texas that produces 70 percent of Texas wine grapes. Maybe now I’ll start

Hello and Welcome

Hello and welcome to the brand new blog from your friends at Visit Lubbock! We’re excited to showcase all the fun and exciting events that are taking place right here in our own backyard. You’ll find everything from sporting events, to performing arts as well as the latest and greatest touring shows and concerts, and