By: Aubrie Harris A local rock ‘n’ roll legend’s birthday is just around the corner. On September 7, the music community will celebrate Buddy Holly’s 87th birthday. Learn more about Lubbock’s favorite son and how you can join the festivities below. Ever since he was young, Buddy enjoyed listening to and making music. He rocketed
By: Aubrie Harris Whether you’re an alumni coming back to Raiderland, an out-of-towner stopping in for a visit, or hoping to catch a game over the weekend, there’s something to do for every visitor. A wide variety of delicious food, tasty drinks and fun activities to try are located all across the Hub City. Here’s
By: Aubrie Harris Here in the Hub City, we are home to thousands of students. Our local businesses provide tasty food and fun activities to do all year round. Whether it’s spending a night at the movies or a quick stop at a local ice cream shop, here’s a list of discounts to get by
There’s nothing quite like pulling into the gravel parking lot, turning off the engine and waiting to take in the sweet aroma of freshly fried donuts, homemade bar soaps and wooden wick candles. From the bright flower blooms during the summer to the maple pecan-flavored pastries of the fall, there’s one wholesome Hub City stop
Lubbock is the birthplace of the Chilton, a bubbly, vodka and lemon-based cocktail known for its refreshing qualities. Lucky for us, a variety of restaurants and bars in the Hub City make a great stop for craft cocktail enthusiasts and offer both classic and curated twists on the Chilton. If you have 48 hours to
From bright orange sunsets and tangled tumbleweeds to our Western heritage and pioneering spirit, Lubbock, Texas paints the perfect picture of the wild west. Founded on the West Texas values of grit, independence and hospitality, event planners will find the Hub City to be a unique venue offering attendees an escape from the big city.
Hey basketball fans, welcome to Lubbock! As you plan your trip to the Hub City, consider adding a few 806 favorites to your itinerary. From devourable dishes to summer activities and everything in between, there is plenty to keep you occupied in between games. About The Basketball Tournament One of the most exciting summer events
Hey, Red Raider! Congrats on your acceptance to Texas Tech University, and welcome to Lubbock. With a thriving arts scene, top-notch music venues, delicious eats and more, the 806 is filled with opportunities to make your college years memorable. During your stay for Red Raider Orientation (RRO), experience your first traditions, meet lifelong friends and
This east-side Lubbock treasure highlights local art and pays tribute to key figures of the African American culture in our community. Swing by this hidden gem during First Friday Art Trail and show us your favorite installation using #LiveLoveLubbock!
Calling all thrill-seekers! Whether you like fast speeds, hitting targets or everything in between, Lubbock has exactly what you’re looking for. Get your adrenaline pumping at one of our many exciting options! Adventure Park | 5110 29th Dr. | 806.793.7275 Lubbock’s newest attraction is a true thrill. With Adventure Towers, Bumper Bayou and go-carts, this