Festivals & Events

View upcoming events in Lubbock, TX

FILTER BY:

close filters

Date

Category

502 Jam Night

Aug 14, 2022Aug 11, 2024 Recurring weekly on Sunday

Join us for 502 Jam Night, every Sunday, 6 – 9 PM! -Open sign-ups -Everyone is welcome!

MADD MEMORIAL WALK

Aug 14, 2022Aug 15, 2024 Recurring daily

MADD Memorial Walk

Trivia Night!

Aug 15, 2022Aug 12, 2024 Recurring weekly on Monday

Join us every Monday 7-9 for Trivia Night with your hosts, Logan and Jade! What to expect: 6 rounds (5 question rounds, 1 picture round) 1-12 people in a team Prizes for 1st and 2nd place, high five for 3rd place Win a trivia night to be entered into “The Tournament of Champions”!

1883: A Ranching Origin Story

Aug 15, 2022Aug 1, 2023 Recurring every week day

Visitors can experience the world of 1883, the hit Paramount+ series prequel to Yellowstone. The new exhibit, 1883: A Ranching Origin Story, is open in the Don and Kay Cash Gallery at the National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. In partnership with 101 Studios, this exhibition includes costumes, props, and photography

Farmers Market at Alcove Farms

Aug 16, 2022Aug 13, 2024 Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Farmers Market at Alcove FarmsTuesday Evenings | 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. | 7919 4th St. Come shop for locally grown and produced foods at our Tuesday night Farmers Market. Bring your own lawn chair and spend the evening enjoying family-friendly activities, food trucks and shop locally produced foods.

Sharpening Your Digital Edge: Business, Social Media & Cyber Conference

Aug 17, 2022

Harness the power of social media and eCommerce for your business! This is a one-day in-person conference for businesses ready to grow their client base thru social media and increase their knowledge of operating an online business. Join us for an action-packed day with speakers and presenters from around Texas and the nation, including TikTok,

Trolley Tours of NRHC Historical Park

Aug 18, 2022Oct 13, 2022 Recurring weekly on Thursday

Trolley tours provide a unique opportunity for guests to hear about the rich ranching history of each structure in the historical park from knowledgeable tour guides. The Foy Proctor Historical Park at the NRHC features 55 authentic ranching structures dating from the 1780s to the 1950s. All but five structures are between 100 and 200

Kolby Cooper & Pecos and the Rooftops at Cook’s Garage

Aug 19, 2022

Kolby Cooper & Pecos and the Rooftops, with special guest Dylan Wheeler are coming to the outdoor stage at Cook’s Garage! Friday, August 19, 2022, doors open at 6 PM and show starts at 7 PM. Clear bag policy $10 upcharge for under 21 at the door (cash only) Chairs allowed Outdoor show. Rain or

Jason Boland & The Stragglers – Live at Cactus Theater!

Aug 19, 2022

Jason Boland & The Stragglers Friday, August 19, 2022 Doors 6:50 pm  Showtime 7:30 pm * On Sale Thursday @ 10 am *    For the past 20 years, Jason Boland & the Stragglers have dazzled audiences all over as one of the leading ambassadors of the Oklahoma and Texas music movement.  Millions of fans cheering him on,

BBQ Lunch with Live Music & FREE Beer

Aug 19, 2022Aug 9, 2024 Recurring weekly on Friday

Friday Lunch is a buffet that features two trips through the buffet line featuring smoked brisket, sausage, home-made chicken-n-dumplings, as well as homemade side items. FREE beer and LIVE music by a variety of artists. Visit our Facebook page to see who is playing each week. Cost is $12.00 per person every Friday from 11:30

The Band of Heathens – Alternative Rock / Americana – Live at Cactus Theater!

Aug 20, 2022

The Band of Heathens – Alternative Rock / Americana – Live at Cactus Theater! Saturday, August 20, 2022 Doors  6:50  •  Showtime 7:30 pm   With their professional lives on hold during the pandemic, The Band of Heathens found a year-long creative workaround. Every Tuesday night, the five-piece group came together via Zoom from their respective homes

Lonestar Live – Concerts at the Amp

Aug 20, 2022

Join us for a night of music, barbecue, food trucks, ice-cold drinks, and more! Music by Kaleb McIntire Band and Logan Samford Band.

Lubbock Farmers Market

Aug 20, 2022Oct 15, 2022 Recurring weekly on Saturday

The Downtown Lubbock Farmers Market days are back! Head out to Buddy Holly Avenue every Saturday for a taste of downtown Lubbock, and the finest in local produce, meat, baked goods and arts. This is a kid friendly, dog friendly, family event in the heart of the Depot District. The 2022 season is every Saturday from

Opening at The Wolfforth Farmers Market

Aug 20, 2022Aug 10, 2024 Recurring weekly on Saturday

We will be open to the public at the Wolfforth Farmers Market on Saturday January 25th 2020 from 10am to 2pm. Just follow the smell of hot, fresh beef, smoked corn on the cob and our signature, Moore Cajun Smokehouse original, Fais-Do-Do Chili.We will be here every Saturday, from January 25th, in Barn 3. Miss

Prairie Blossom Marketplace

Aug 20, 2022

Dec 18, 2022

Come stroll through our Lil Village of Chandeliered Shops and Outdoor Covered Pavilions, Support Local Businesses and just enjoy some time with us. Lots of Spring and Easter items, Furniture, Home Decor, Baked Goods, Farmer’s Market Produce, also Food and Tastings available. Family and Pet Friendly, Free AdmissionSaturday, 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday,

Adoption Day!

Aug 20, 2022Aug 10, 2024 Recurring weekly on Saturday

Come meet some great dogs!

Blacksmithing Fundamentals

Aug 20, 2022

Blacksmith Fundamentals is a clinic that teaches the basic techniques for a beginner blacksmith. In this class, you will learn about safety, hammering styles and when to beat the metal. Under the direction of a trained blacksmith, you will be making your own project piece. All safety equipment and tools will be provided for the

English Newsom Food & Wine Market

Aug 20, 2022Aug 10, 2024 Recurring weekly on Saturday

The Food & Wine Market is in full swing at English Newsom Cellars! Whether you have a hankering for rosé, an aromatic white, or a bold red…there is an abundance of food & wine to suit any mood. Stop by on Saturdays from 5-8. 

Living History Saturdays

Aug 20, 2022Nov 12, 2022 Recurring weekly on Saturday

History comes to life at the Ranch every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Ranch Host volunteers will be in the historical park to answer questions, perform living history demonstrations, and give tours of selected structures. Check out our Facebook page to stay up to date on what’s happening each Saturday. Activities will vary

Aaron Lewis and the Stateliners Tour

Aug 21, 2022

Aaron Lewis grew up in Springfield, Vermont, listening to his grandparents’ country music 8-tracks. Those roots inspired the multi-platinum front man and founder of Staind to return to his origins and since has quietly made an impact on country music.    With a decade invested in a genre that’s seen him record with George Jones,

The Isaacs – Legendary Bluegrass/Gospel – Live at Cactus Theater!

Aug 21, 2022

The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group who began singing 36 years ago are based out of Hendersonville, TN. The vocalists are mother Lily Isaacs and siblings Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. Playing their own acoustic instruments and joined by other band members, The Isaacs have a unique style that blends tight family harmony with contemporary acoustic

Moses Snow Sings the Hits of Elvis – Live at Cactus Theater!

Aug 26, 2022

Moses Snow is back live at the Cactus Theater on Friday, August 26th – and this world-renowned Elvis Presley tribute artist will knock your socks off! He will perform The King’s biggest hits alongside the amazing Caldwell Collective band at this unforgettable show! Moses started performing at the Cactus when he was just 15 years

CHICAGO -musical

Aug 26, 2022Aug 15, 2024 Recurring daily

ChicagoBook by Fred Ebb & Bob FosseMusic by John KanderLyrics by Fred EbbIn roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma

Midland – The Last Resort Tour at Cook’s Garage

Aug 26, 2022

Midland’s Last Resort Tour will be on the big stage at Cook’s Garage! Friday, August 26, 2022, doors open at 6:45 PM and show starts at 8 PM. Clear bag policy $10 upcharge for under 21 at the door (cash only) Chairs allowed Outdoor show. Rain or shine. No re-entry No outside food or drinks

2022 Black Business Market

Aug 27, 2022

Celebrating Black Business Month (August)Free Entry for Participants Support Local Black Businesses Hosted by the Black Business Expo tinyurl.com/BBExpo Vendor Registrationtinyurl.com/BBMvendorApp∙ Business – $40 ∙ Non-Profit – $25 ∙ Entry Booth – $15 ∙ Food Truck/Food Service – % Short Term: Goals∙ Bring unity to our black business market∙ Funnel the Black dollar∙ Provide awareness

Caldwell Entertainment: Big Hits of Bon Jovi, Journey, Foreigner & Chicago

Aug 27, 2022

The Caldwell Collective Band joined by singers Brandon Gwinn, Jeff McCreight, Jason Fellers, Sheena Fadeyi and Kassidy King with guest horn-men Jacky Howard and Grady Alberts will step on stage to honor the big hits of these four legendary, trendsetting bands. If you’ve been to one of our tribute concerts before, you already know the

Salsa & Sangria Festival

Aug 27, 2022

Salsa & Sangria is back! Come out to Llano Estacado on August 27th to taste some of the best salsas in the LBK! Alongside our salsa contest will be live music, food trucks, sangria & more!! We hope to see y’all here!

Landmark After Dark Night Hike

Aug 27, 2022

Enjoy a guided evening walk with Landmark Staff or a Master Naturalists or go at your own pace along the trails of the Landmark’s prairie preserve. In the cool of the day, wildlife is more active and the stars are beginning to appear making it the perfect time for a stroll. Hikes begin 30 minutes

Junk Fest at Wild West Vintage

Aug 27, 2022

Sep 24, 2022

Flea market with food trucks, live music, and a farmer’s market at Wild West Vintage.

The Together Fundraiser

Aug 27, 2022

The Together Fundraiser is a fundraising event for Lubbock Live Festival For The Arts. We will have Lubbock Symphony Musicians play a set alone, The Alma Quartet will play a set, and then the LSO and The Alma Quartet will play together! After the concert, ticketholders are invited across the street to the LSO Courtyard

A Salute to Conway & Loretta – starring Twitty & Lynn – Live at Cactus Theater!

Aug 28, 2022

Country music duo Twitty & Lynn perform the songs of their grandparents Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn and tell intimate family stories. Have you ever seen Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn in concert? You do not wanna miss this event! Watch as the Next Generation deliver their iconic grandparents’ pure country music along with amusing,

Ceramics Class – Pottery and Sculpture

Aug 29, 2022Dec 19, 2022 Recurring weekly on Monday

Ceramic art class, pottery and sculpture, welcoming all levels of students.

Lubbock Civic Orchestra – New Personnel Auditions

Aug 30, 2022

The Lubbock Civic Orchestra announces Open Auditions for New Personnel. Auditions will take place on Tuesday, August 30 in the Hinds Music Center on the campus of Lubbock Christian University. Conductors Dr. Ryan Smith and Dr. Blair Williams invite string, wind, brass, percussion, piano, and harp players in the Lubbock area to consider auditioning for

Wine & Yoga

Aug 31, 2022

Dec 7, 2022

Night of yoga and wine with Angie Alspaugh a certified yoga teacher. She will help you focus on cultivating balance and peace within.

The Everly Brothers Experience featuring the Zmed Brothers – Live at Cactus Theater!

Sep 1, 2022

Since 2016, brothers Zachary and Dylan Zmed along with their partner and drummer Burleigh Drummond, have celebrated the pivotal music and history of The Everly Brothers legacy with enthusiastic crowds all across the US and overseas in prestigious venues. The Zmed Brothers say, “The music of the 1950s and ’60s is nostalgic for us, our parents raised us all on

First Friday Art Trail

Sep 1, 2022Jun 1, 2023 Recurring monthly on the 1st

First Friday Art Trail is a free, self-guided public art happening that has taken Lubbock to the forefront of the Texas art scene. Held predominately in the Lubbock Cultural District, this event brings together collectors, artists and community friends for an evening of art, music and fun. Featuring a variety of art centers, museums, galleries

First Friday Art Trail

Sep 1, 2022Aug 1, 2024 Recurring monthly on the 1st

Join us for First Friday Art Trail, a program of LHUCA! FFAT is a free, self-guided art tour held in the Lubbock Cultural District held in partnership with a variety of art centers, museums, galleries, and businesses. Come out for live music, food trucks, and art from local, national, and international artists! Click HERE for

Food Truck Alley

Sep 6, 2022Aug 6, 2024 Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday

In an effort to educate and build Lubbock’s growing food truck community, the City’s Fire Marshal’s Office and Environmental Health Department have partnered with the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center to bring Lubbock citizens “Food Truck Alley”. This event will take place monthly on Tuesdays, as long as weather permits, and will follow the Fire Marshal’s

TTU Finance Classes

Sep 6, 2022Dec 6, 2022 Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday

Learn how to better manage your finances! We will be covering financial goal setting, budgeting, savings, and credit! Every first Tuesday of each month! Location: 1510 S. Loop 289 Lubbock, TX 79414To register, use the QR code on the flyer or contact Joe Grossman at jgrossman@buckner.org or at 806.799.0990.

The Bacon Brothers: Out Of Memory Tour – Live at Cactus Theater!

Sep 11, 2022

The Bacon Brothers: Out Of Memory Tour Sunday, Sept 11 Doors: 6:20 pm  •  Showtime 7:00   Bound by blood and a mutual love of American roots music, The Bacon Brothers have spent the past quarter-century in a creative whirl, funneling their shared DNA into a genre-bending sound. They call that sound “Forosoco” a blend of folk,

Willie McCool Memorial

Sep 17, 2022

Half-Marathon, 5K, and 10K run at the Silent Wings Museum. Willie McCool was the Pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia who passed in February 2003 and was a graduate of Lubbock’s Coronado High School that loved running. His legacy inspires fellow runners, and the race is dedicated to his memory. 

Lubbock Live: Festival For The Arts

Sep 17, 2022

Lubbock Live is a Non-Profit Music and Arts Festival that donates 65% of its profits to a different Local Arts program each year. This year, the profits will be donated to The East Lubbock Art House. Our event this year will consist of 25 musical acts, 10 Visual Artists, 10 Vendors, and 4 Dance performances,

Albert Cummings – New Blues Album ?”Ten?” Tour – Live at Cactus Theater!

Sep 18, 2022

In the trajectory of watching great musicians develop, there is no set timetable. Some appear full-blown right from the start, and others can take a whole career to get to that elevated place.  Albert Cummings arrived strong right at the beginning and has kept growing over a course of endless tours and nine previous albums, right up

Cody Johnson at Cook’s Garage

Sep 23, 2022

Cody Johnson is coming to the outdoor stage at Cook’s Garage! Friday, September 23, 2022, doors open at 5 PM and show starts at 8 PM. Clear bag policy $10 upcharge for under 21 at the door (cash only) Chairs allowed Outdoor show. Rain or shine. No re-entry No outside food or drinks

Kevin James

Sep 24, 2022

Kevin James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom. The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing, and

Western Art Workshop with Jason Scull and Brandon Bailey

Sep 26, 2022Sep 28, 2022 Recurring daily

Cowboy Artists of America artists Jason Scull and Brandon Bailey will hold a 3-day western art workshop on September 26 through 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.Experienced and aspiring artists alike will have the opportunity to learn through a hands-on artist-guided

“Weird Al” Yankovic with special Guest: Emo Philips

Sep 29, 2022

“Weird Al” Yankovic came onto the scene over three decades ago. The musical satirist and five-time Grammy winner does this big-production show for an intimate evening of music, focusing on his albums’ original songs.  Comedian Emo Philips has performed thousands of stand-up comedy shows across the globe, including a two-week theater run in London’s West End.

Free Fallin – The Tom Petty Concert Experience – Live at Cactus Theater!

Sep 30, 2022

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are one of the biggest chart toppers in rock history, amassing dozens of hits and performing sold out shows for four decades. Minneapolis-based Free Fallin, The Tom Petty Concert Experience has successfully toured the country since 2007 and played before thousands of fans at festivals, fairs, independent venues, and concerts across the U.S. and Canada. Along

Caldwell Entertainment: Blackwater Draw LIVE!

Oct 7, 2022

BLACKWATER DRAW is back at The Cactus, come see what they are up to now! This dynamic trio has taken the nation by storm with their newfound TikTok fame, and they will bring those same amazing songs to you live at The Cactus Theater! You won’t want to miss Garrett, Tiffany, and Berklee ages 17,

LCU Theatre presents Little Women, the musical

Oct 7, 2022

Oct 9, 2022

Based on the beloved American novel by Louisa May Alcott, this musical follows the story of Jo March and her sisters and family. Set during the American Civil War, the musical has beautiful music and a message about family suitable for all ages. Tickets available at www.lcu.edu, reserved seatingFor more information, call 806-720-7429

Lubbock Gun & Blade Shows

Oct 8, 2022

Oct 9, 2022

The Lubbock Gun & Blade Show is the perfect event to sell, trade and buy guns, knives, holsters and much more. All firearms must be unloaded and get checked in at the door. Ammo and magazines must be left either in your car or with security.

SHE KILLS MONSTERS

Oct 14, 2022

She Kills MonstersA Play by Qui Nguyen She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she finds herself catapulted into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the

Lubbock Book Festival

Oct 15, 2022

Oct 16, 2022

This free, two-day long event connects authors and readers through a celebration of literacy, creativity, and stories! From the tiniest of tots to the experienced reader, from YA fiction to crime thriller (and everything in between), this festival highlights the thriving author culture deeply rooted in the South Plains! Last year, we had over 60

HOWL-O-WEEN DOG RUN & HAUNTED HUSTLE

Oct 15, 2022

Family-Friendly run with two courses available for you and your four-legged friends. 

Jeremy Camp “I Still Believe Tour”

Oct 19, 2022

Jeremy Camp and Katy Nichole make a stop in Lubbock for the “I Still Believe Tour” at 7 p.m., on October 19.    Tickets for Jeremy Camp go on sale on Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. (CT). Tickets range in price from $24.00 plus $50.00 plus taxes and fees and can be purchased at buddyhollyhall.com, ETIX at 1 (800) 514-3849 and at the

PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON AND PUDDLES PITY PARTY ?- THE MISERY LOVES COMPANY TOUR

Nov 3, 2022

The surly sleight of hander Piff the Magic Dragon (accompanied by his sidekick Mr. Piffles, the world’s only magic performing chihuahua) has won several Best of Las Vegas awards for his long-running show at the iconic Flamingo Hotel & Casino.  Piff blends magic with comedy resulting in “the right amount of wrong” (Las Vegas Review Journal) for

Justin Moore

Nov 5, 2022

Chart-topping powerhouse Justin Moore proves that, through all the fame and success, he’s still just the same country boy he’s always been on his stellar new album, ‘Late Nights and Longnecks.’ Tipping its cap to Alan Jackson and George Strait, the record is Moore’s most traditional-sounding collection to date, a no-frills portrait of small-town life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

Dec 9, 2022

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Playby Joe LandryThis beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas

Will Hearn’s The Grand Ol?’ Christmas Show – featuring Blue Water Highway ~ Live at Cactus Theater!

Dec 10, 2022

The Grand Ol’ Christmas Show is a live, one-of-a-kind musical comedy bringing all-time favorite Christmas classics and original sketch comedy antics to theaters across Texas. An original by The Grand Ol’ Production Company, produced by Will Hearn and featuring Americana standout group Blue Water Highway and a cast of the best artists and entertainers in

THE CAKE

Feb 10, 2023

The CakeA Play by Bekah BrunstetterDella makes cakes, not judgment calls & those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get married, and the fiancé is actually a fiancée, Della’s life gets turned upside down. She can’t really make a cake for

NO ROOM FOR A PICTURE ON A BLANK WALL

Mar 24, 2023

No Room for a Picture on a Blank WallPlay by David R. RemschelNoted photographer Peter Bunther has it all, professional success and the love of his ever- supportive wife, Rosemary. All of this is abruptly interrupted when Peter comes upon the puzzling realization that one of his oldest pictures has become invisible to him, as

BONNIE & CLYDE – The Musical

May 12, 2023

Bonnie & Clyde: The MusicalMusic by Frank WildhornLyrics by Don BlackBook by Ivan Menchell When Bonnie and Clyde meet, their mutual cravings for excitement and fame immediately set them on a mission to chase their dreams. Their bold and reckless behavior turns the young lovers’ thrilling adventure into a downward spiral, putting themselves and their

Hamilton

Jul 19, 2023Jul 30, 2023 Recurring daily

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. With book, music, and lyrics by