Category: Events

Top 5 Fair Food Must-Haves at the South Plains Fair

The air is crisp and the leaves on the trees are slowly fluttering to the ground. Horsedrawn wagons are gathering. Farmers and ranchers are comparing produce and livestock. Their wives are hard at work, preparing dinner, while their children run and play nearby. The year is 1914 and young Lubbock, Texas is experiencing the first

Beat the Heat in the “Hub City”

Lubbock’s high-temperature weeks are well-deserving of a cooldown on the weekends. Good thing for us, Lubbock has just what we need to beat this West Texas heat. One hundred degrees has never felt so good as you splash your way through the wave pool, effortlessly float down a lazy river or paddle around a lake.

December Happenings

Lubbock is in the holiday spirit this season with Candlelight at the Ranch, Santa Land, Ballet Lubbock’s performance of The Nutcracker, and more. Check all happenings in the “Hub City” this December.

Talking Lubbock Music with Booga Bradshaw

Lubbock has a remarkable music history. As storied as the past may be, the future is looking bright for artists like Byron Smith aka Booga Bradshaw. Like many Lubbock musicians before him, Boog is bucking trends and forging ahead pioneering a hip hop community, and he’s excited to be doing it in Lubbock. We sat

Labor Day Weekend in The LBK

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and even those of us who just went back to school are breathing a sigh a relief, thinking about the holiday ahead. For most of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, the ramping up of another football season (wreck ’em, Tech) and an extended weekend, but

August 2018 Happenings

  Bring out your inner superhero at Hub City Comic Con, catch a show at a legendary Lubbock venue, ride along with ArtRideLBK for a tour of public art and so much more this August! For more events and happenings in Lubbock go to visitlubbock.org/events.

Foodie Favorite: Lisa West’s Double Nickel Steakhouse

Double Nickel Steakhouse

A couple centuries ago, we Americans developed a keen taste for beef. Inns and bars in New York and Philadelphia ventured into this new type of dining establishment that became what we now know as a steakhouse. In Texas, this gave rise to an enormous cattle ranching industry that has shaped this land and culture

Four Things to Do Before Back-to-School

It seems like only yesterday that we were celebrating the ringing of the final school bell and swapping pencils and backpacks for sunscreen and swimsuits. Now, with August winding down, it’s already time to start making preparations to return. But before you purchase the school supplies and start your back-to-school shopping, there are a few

Beat the Heat in the “Hub City!”

Here in the “Hub City” we enjoy an average of 263 sunny days every year, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. But with summer in full swing, it’s occasionally necessary to find a few ways to beat the heat. Here are a few of our favorite ways to do just that! Lubbock Water

Destination Spotlight: 4ORE! Golf

When I was younger, my dad was an avid golfer. Naturally, I picked up the sport as well. By picked up, I mean I really only knew how to “pick up” the golf club. All jokes aside, I actually wasn’t half bad… until I realized I had a problem with letting go of the club