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Turn Up the Heat with Lubbock’s Spicy Food Scene

As if the West Texas sun wasn’t hot enough, Lubbock has a number of ways to turn up the heat. I set out on a spicy adventure to find the dishes that pack the biggest punch and am here to share with you! Prepare your taste buds as we embark on this flavorful journey throughout

Discover the 806

When looking for the perfect weekend getaway, Lubbock’s wide-open spaces are the ideal destination, as it is naturally socially distanced in West Texas. Each visitor is offered a front-row seat to Lubbock’s evolving culture as the spotlight shines on local talent on center stage and on display at one of our many galleries. From a

Mobile Munchies

The burgeoning food truck scene in Lubbock has made its mark and it’s here to stay. From classic BBQ to farm-to-table gourmet, here’s the rundown on just a few of our favorite food trucks in the 806! Hill BarbecueTrue Texas barbecue is made with true Texas grit. Known for flavorful, fall-off-the-bone ribs and tender brisket,

Kick-Off Texas’ Newest Premier Sports Facility

On June 20, soccer fans and athletes from across the region gathered at the recently renovated Berl Huffman Athletic Complex for the grand opening kicked off by the West Texas Soccer Tournament. Eighty-eight teams from across the southwest competed on the synthetic turf championship fields. This state-of-the-art complex has placed Lubbock at the top of

Local LBK

Local LBKBy: Taylor McAlpine Since Local LBK’s inception, Visit Lubbock has inspired the work we do. How cool is it that our city has a dedicated organization to show how great our community is? Experiencing Lubbock as explorers have us searching for something new every day.  I can’t imagine how many inspiring stories and local

Kid-Friendly Lubbock

Kid-Friendly LubbockBy: Arianna Freelen Lubbock, Texas will always hold a dear place in my heart. I was born in Lubbock thirty years ago and returned the summer before my senior year at Coronado High School. After, I attended Texas Tech University, met my future husband at the Four Bar K and got married at Southcrest

Cool Off At Lubbock Water Rampage

As temperatures near the 110s, nothing sounds more inviting than a cannonball into the crisp, blue pool at Lubbock Water Rampage. The West Texas sun has never felt better while splashing your way through the wave pool, effortlessly floating down a lazy river or sliding down a chilled water slide. Sit back and sip on

Meet in the Hub City

When planning your upcoming meeting this year, rest assured that the Visit Lubbock team is dedicated to ensuring an unmatched and unforgettable gathering. It’s our team’s attention to detail and steadfast dedication to the visiting groups that keep meeting planners coming back. We offer a plethora of complimentary services including hands-on planning for both meeting

5 Must-Try Summer Brews

Hot summer days call for cold summer brews. Luckily for Lubbock, the craft beer scene has taken off in the past several years, bringing some beautiful brews along with it. I spent a few days hopping from happy hour to happy hour to get a taste of the profiles of beers local breweries have to

Foodie Favorites: Lee’s Cafe

From the moment you walk into Lee’s Cafe, you’re immediately hit with the sensational smell of crispy fried chicken, slow-simmered green beans and a hint of down-home cooking nostalgia. From the onset of opening the first location in downtown Lubbock more than six years ago, owners Robert and Dorothy Lee have claimed the unofficial title