Month: April 2014

Show us how you Live Love Lubbock & Win Big!

Visit Lubbock wants you to share how you Live Love Lubbock during National Travel & Tourism Week from Saturday, May 3 – Sunday, May 11. It’s easy to participate, and you’ll have the chance to win some really cool prizes including a $500 Southwest Gift Card. Before we share all the fun details, here’s some quick

Get your Guns Up During Graduation Weekend in Lubbock

Graduation is a time where students reflect on their college journey and transition into the next chapter of their young lives. With graduation being just a hop, skip and a jump away, Visit Lubbock wants your family and friend to hit all the hotspots and happenings while visiting the “Hub City”. Here’s a sampling of

National Haiku Day

Today is National Haiku Day. Celebrate by writing the world’s shortest form of poetry.  Haiku uses a total of 17 syllables throughout three lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, but many modern poets believe the rules are flexible. Many writers emphasize that their poems can be read in one breath. Their goal is to

Paul McCartney is Coming to Lubbock

It’s well known that Buddy Holly influenced a generation of rock ‘n’ roll artists that are still jamming out today. We are thrilled to announce that Paul McCartney will visit Lubbock, Texas on June 14th for his “Out There” Tour at the United Spirit Arena. McCartney has said,”At least the first 40 songs we (The

Football is Back in Raiderland

Football has returned to West Texas. 19,500 fearless Red Raider fans rallied together this past Saturday for Texas Tech’s Spring football game. This was the 8th largest attended NCAA Spring Game in the country, which is no surprise considering all the attendance records that were broken during the 2013 season. Coach Kingbury’s “Too Turnt Up”

Destination Spotlight – American Windmill Museum

Latest Update: The American Windmill Museum recently opened a brand new Wind Energy Experience building, featuring 33,000 square feet of new exhibits and displays. The main purpose of the new exhibit is to educate visitors on the history and relationship of trains and windmills. In fact, one of the main features in the new building is a G-scale train

A Quick Q & A with Lubbock Arts Festival Artist, Justin Deurmyer.

This weekend’s annual Lubbock Arts Festival will feature over one hundred exhibitions, kid-friendly activities, art demonstrations and more. We spoke to a local artist, Justin Deurmyer, about his experiences with art and what he is looking forward to at this year’s event. When it comes to art, what is your favorite medium? I have actively

Elmo, Big Bird and More Coming to Lubbock!

Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their friends are heading to the “Hub City” on Tuesday, April 8 at the United Spirit Arena! If you need a night out making memories with the kids, this is your event. The show is at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Sesame Street friends will welcome Chamki, Grover’s

Live Love Lubbock with Armando Godinez

When Armando takes off his creative hat as the art director for a local advertising agency, he enjoys creating his own adventures around Lubbock. Cheers to great craft beer, amazing dining options and of course, Red Raider football at Texas Tech.