Category: Attractions

Summer at Buffalo Springs Lake

Here in Lubbock, summers couldn’t be better. Our West Texas weather provides a perfect reason to escape to the lake with friends and family. Thankfully, Buffalo Springs Lake is close by and is one of Lubbock’s gems for summer fun — and it’s this month’s Destination Spotlight. Established in 1955, Buffalo Springs Lake was developed

Dunk it with the Harlem Globetrotter’s in Lubbock

Can you believe The Harlem Globetrotters have been hoopin’ it up since 1926? More than 20,000 games and a bazillion points later, The Harlem Globetrotters have become a household name in the world of basketball. Don’t miss out on your chance to see the high-flying Globetrotters take on the Washington Generals when they bring their

Top 5 Holiday Happenings in the “Hub City”

The holiday cheer is floating through the West Texas air! We’re excited to kick-off the holiday season here in Lubbock. While there are numerous yuletide events to enjoy, here are some of our favorites this year: Candlelight at the Ranch One of Lubbock’s most famous Christmas events is the National Ranching Heritage Center’s Candlelight at

Destination Spotlight – All Aboard the Polar Express

The Polar Express Rides into Lubbock

A magical journey awaits your family in Lubbock this holiday season. Each year, the Polar Express Train Ride makes its way through the “Hub City” bringing joy and cheer to its passengers. This year is no different, and I’m excited to feature the attraction as this month’s Destination Spotlight! At its new location, 103 N.

The Day the Music Came Alive

Many moons ago, Greg Wilkes was introduced to Buddy Holly’s music as a young boy growing up in Australia. And like Buddy, who shared the love of music with his brothers, Wilkes vividly remembers the day his older brother let him listen to a rock ‘n’ roll record from the good ol’ U-S of A.

School Out, Summer Learning In!

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Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean the kiddos have to stop learning! Lubbock offers an array of fun places for kids to expand their knowledge during the summer months. Here are just a few: Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater – This Lubbock favorite is a great family hotspot that offers unique,

College Baseball Hall of Fame: Coming Soon!

Dating as far back as the 18th century, baseball is a staple sport in America. Often referred to as “America’s favorite pastime,” baseball has captured the heart of millions, especially in the “Hub City.” In fact, the National College Baseball Museum and Hall of Fame is making its permanent home in Lubbock, and on Friday,

Free Summer Activities for the Family

West Texas summer has arrived! For most families, this means no school and more free time. Instead of feeling the “summer boredom blues,” here’s our list of activities perfect for the whole family. And the best part? They’re free! Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Every Thursday evening, the Buddy Holly Center’s Meadows Courtyard comes alive

A Hike to Remember: Landmark After Dark

Have you ever seen a coyote howling at the moon, witnessed a meteor shower or relaxed with the soothing sounds of the night? Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark‘s program, Landmark After Dark, will give you a chance to do all of this and more. Join the fun on Saturday, June 1 and experience a free

A Walk with the Butterflies

Have you ever been surrounded by hundreds of butterflies flying freely? Has one ever made a “pit stop” on your shoulder? The Butterflies Alive! exhibit at the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater is the perfect place to experience these majestic creatures! The exhibit closes Wednesday, June 12 so make your way over there soon! On