Category: Events

Fair Food Must-Haves at the South Plains Fair

By: Camille Hughes It’s officially autumn on the South Plains, which means it’s fair season! Head east to the Panhandle South Plains Fairgrounds to join with the community in enjoying one of our favorite weeks of the season. From petting zoos and rollercoasters to fair games and live acts, the fair is an experience for

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.

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

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

Do you “Live Love Lubbock?”

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

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