Beat the Heat with These Cool Treats

Written By Jillian Guinn

July 05, 2022

As the summer temperature is on the rise, nothing sounds more refreshing than a shaved ice or ice cold specialty lemonade. Check out our list of cool places below to get a sweet treat for a hot summer day in the LBK! 

J’s Creamery | Frozen Custard

At J’s Creamery, all-natural frozen custard is made fresh all day to guarantee the coldest custard ever. Discover authentic sundaes, splits, shakes, malts, smoothies, frappes, nitro coffee, floats, freezes, fresh-squeezed lemonade and gourmet sodas all on tap! Don’t forget your furry friend, as they offer complimentary pup-cones with each order!

Bahama Buck’s | Sno Cone

Need a vacation? Bahama Buck’s prides itself on providing customers with a mini-vacation in the form of tasty shaved ice. This Lubbock-made business has been chilling the 806 since 1990 with their Sno. Their original flavors can transport you anywhere with just one bite. 

Happy’s Shaved Ice, Smoothies & Bubble Tea | Smoothie

Drive-thru Happy’s and try one of their delicious smoothies. This cold treat will give your body the nutrients to beat the heat!

Soda Shack | Gourmet Sodas & Cookies

At the soda shack, you can mix your favorite soft drinks with flavored syrups, purées, creams and fresh fruit. Grab a Coke and a cookie and cool down with an all-time classic!  

West Straw’s Boba Tea | Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches

This authentic Vietnamese shop makes fresh boba every four hours and sources macarons from a stellar, family-owned bakery. You have to try their macaron ice cream sandwiches… they are to-die-for on a Lubbock day! 


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