Month: June 2021

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue – The Lubbock Way

By: Kayla Omukawila Let freedom ring this weekend in the “Hub City”! The Fourth of July festivities in Lubbock are booming with pride – and it’s not just because of the fireworks. From parades touring downtown Lubbock and live music in Mackenzie Park, to backyard barbecues that make Independence Day our favorite holiday, it’s time

A Complete Guide to Planning Your Family Reunion in Lubbock, Texas

By: Tiffany Kennedy It’s summer time in Lubbock, Texas! As the days get longer and the air gets warmer, there is no better time to meet up with loved ones in the “Hub City”! From live theater under the stars to teeing up at one of the premier golf courses throughout the city, there is

Lubbock Through the Lens of a Local: Mikayla Dawn Chaparro

By: Mikayla Dawn Chaparro Hey y’all! I’m Mikayla, CEO of Mikayla Dawn Photography. I was born and raised here in Lubbock Texas and now have a family of my own – four kiddos and a hubby, to be exact. Sometimes as a photographer it can be tempting to envy other photographers who live in places

For the ‘Gram: Insta-worthy Locations in the LBK

Commemorate a trip to Lubbock with a picture at one of these Instagram-worthy spots! Don’t forget to tag us using #LiveLoveLubbock! Buddy Holly Statue or Glasses | 1801 Crickets Ave.Many performers pay tribute to Buddy Holly at the statue in the plaza. Pose like Kiefer Sutherland or get inspired for your own pic with this

Experience Father’s Day Weekend in the 806

By: Trevor Bowden Happy Father’s Day! Whether your dad is a golfing fiend, fishing fanatic, or adrenaline junkie, the “Hub City” has something for everyone. This Father’s Day, treat dad to a weekend of food, fun and entertainment at a few of our favorite dad-friendly places in the LBK! The Rawls CourseStart the weekend off

A Cup of Coffee With a Mission: TOVA Coffeehouse

At TOVA Coffeehouse, quality drinks and pastries meet a worthwhile cause. Not only does this local cafe serve up a diverse menu of food items to pair with craft coffee, tea and other specialty drinks, guests are met with the opportunity to take part in its philanthropic mission. Each item is created with one thing

A Complete Guide to Fishing in Lubbock

Whether you are an expert angler or beginning to dabble with throwing a line in the water, Lubbock, Texas offers all skill levels of fisherman a thrilling time on the lake. With an average 265 days of sunshine and access to multiple bodies of water, fly fishermen and those reeling in from the boat or

In the Spotlight: Cactus Theater

By: Camille Hughes A historic gem that grew into an iconic venue for all types of performers, The Cactus Theater is a piece of the 806 you won’t want to miss. From tribute shows to touring musicians, all audiences can experience the rich history and lively energy onstage in the Depot District.  Originally opened in

A NCAA Super Regionals Weekend in the LBK

By: Trevor Bowden From attractions fit for the whole family and group friendly restaurants, there is plenty to do and see for the whole family.  Whether you are competing in NCAA Super Regionals or cheering on your favorite athlete, we recommend maximizing your weekend in the 806 by checking out these attractions and local favorites