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
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.
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 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
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
Did you know that in 2011, 5.23 million visitors came to Lubbock spending a total of $698.5 million? We love that Lubbock is a hotspot for tourists from all over the world! In fact, in 2011, Lubbock ranked as the sixth most visited MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) out of the top 26 MSAs in Texas
Hello and welcome to the brand new blog from your friends at Visit Lubbock! We’re excited to showcase all the fun and exciting events that are taking place right here in our own backyard. You’ll find everything from sporting events, to performing arts as well as the latest and greatest touring shows and concerts, and