Month: December 2013

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moments of 2013 – # 1

A drum roll only seems fitting for our No. 1 event of 2013. This time, imagine J.I. Allison rolling the drums while Buddy Holly waits to hit the opening chord of The Cricket’s hit song, “That’ll be the Day.” If you want to, we can make it happen. In celebration of what would have been

Visit Lubbock’s Top Ten Moments of 2013

Wow! What a year it has been. Although it’s been an amazing 365 days here in the “Hub City” we couldn’t leave out our favorite moments of the year. Here is our complete list of the Top Ten Moments of 2013. Enjoy! # 10 They love us, they really LOVE us! This year, Lubbock received

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moments of 2013 – # 2

The days of herding cattle and roaming the range on the South Plains are long gone, but there are a handful of city slickers and old-fashioned cowboys that celebrate the simpler days during the annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. More importantly, it’s always a party when the largest gathering of western heritage comes to

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moments of 2013 – # 3

Without messing up a hair on his head, Kliff Kingsbury placed his headset * ahem-his crown * on his head and a new era of Texas Tech football was born. We saw swagger, we got trendy and after a favorable 7-0 start, our Red Raiders are still headed to the Holiday Bowl where they’ll take

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moments of 2013 – # 4

Nobody does art like the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) and the First Friday Art Trail. Although we try to make it to the event every month, we were there in January to help them celebrate the 100th First Friday Art Trail. To learn more, read our blog from that highlights one

Visit Lubbock Top 10 Moment of 2013 – # 5

Thanks to a group of dedicated Lubbockites, the City of Lubbock will welcome a new performing arts center in the next few years. A new performing arts center will help drive Lubbock’s commitment to strengthening our quality of life and providing more entertainment opportunities for the people of Lubbock and our visitors. Here’s an in

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moments of 2013 – # 6

When it comes to hospitality, Texans sure know what they’re doing. This year, Visit Lubbock hosted the Texas Travel Counselors Conference in April. More than 50 delegates and visitor information specialist that work for the Texas Department of Transportation came to Lubbock to learn about our city and our region to be able to better

Visit Lubbock’s Top 10 Moment of 2013 – # 7

They came, they saw, they COLORED! In its inaugural year in the “Hub City”, the Color Run brought the “Happiest Race on the Planet” to Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park. More than 30,000 people from around the region came out to experience this colorful race. Be sure to mark your calendar to participate in the next Color

Visit Lubbock Top 10 Moment of 2013 – # 8

The Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake Triathlon continues to prove why people from all over the world come to Lubbock for a race. Despite the warm June temperatures, both the men and women set the course on fire, while setting new records. After watching these men and women compete, we understand why these athletes are

Top 5 Picks for a “Hub City” New Year’s Eve

Can you believe 2014 is right around the corner? It’s a good thing Lubbock offers big-time events or low-key evenings to please everyone’s New Year’s Eve needs. Here’s a quick round-up of our top 5 picks as you plan your New Year’s Eve night out! 1. The Cactus Theater is hosting their Second Annual New