Can’t Miss Group Activities to Include in Your Next Military Reunion Itinerary

Written By McKenna Dowdle

September 01, 2022

By: Maggi Gallaspy

At Visit Lubbock, we are proud to pay tribute to our servicemen and women! Rich in military history, Lubbock is the ideal host city for your event. From military reunions to Labor Day Celebrations and everything in between, the Visit Lubbock team is available to assist in the planning process every step of the way. While here, the city has endless opportunities to take your itinerary to the next level. Take a look below to learn more about the endless group activities “Hub City” has to offer! 

A Moment in History

If you’re looking to dive into Lubbock’s military history, stop by the Silent Wings Museum, a legacy to World War II Glider Pilots, or the Vietnam Center and Archive, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive collection of information on the Vietnam War. 

Those interested in ranching history may enjoy a visit to the National Ranching Heritage Center. Guests can ride back in time on the trolley tour or listen as Ranch Host Volunteers reenact early ranching life and give historic demonstrations.

Groups looking to host a production or show during their time in Lubbock can utilize the Cactus Theater. For inspiration, check out the details of our annual Sound of Texas: “A Tribute to Our Military” show put on each June. 

Something for Everyone

Lubbock has a wide range of experiences catered to everyone! For those traveling with veterans, the Visit Lubbock team has put together a list of activities perfect for a spouse’s night out or family entertainment. 

A Taste of Lubbock

Get a taste for Lubbock’s culinary classics with a one-of-a-kind culinary experience! Hand of the Cook offers a variety of cooking classes partnered with local businesses and entrepreuners. 

Lubbock is also home to many family-owned wineries. For a true sip of history, a tour and tasting at Texas’ second oldest winery, is top-shelf. At Llano Estacado Winery, have a glass that has been enjoyed by both George W. Bush and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, or reserve a private tour to learn each step of the winemaking process.

Taste of Clay

Create a Souvenir 

The Charles Adams Studio Project is home to the state-of-the-art CASP Print Studio and Metals Studio & Foundry. If you’re interested in learning more about the Lubbock art scene or creating a piece for yourself, CASP regularly hosts public workshops and classes! The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts also produces a variety of events and art classes. Learn about clay work or craft a piece of pottery as a souvenir of your time in Lubbock!

If you’re feeling creative, a trip to Fragrance of Heaven will serve you well! This candle and essential oil shop focuses on creating scents that are allergen friendly. Stop by to create your own and pick a scent filled with nostalgia! 

Planning Group Activities

When booking group activities, be sure to take advantage of the group discounts Visit Lubbock has to offer! Our team is here to help and make planning your trip to Lubbock effortless. For more information on how to get started or book group tickets, contact Tiffany Kennedy at tiffany@visitlubbock.org

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