Lubbock’s Guide for Graduation Weekend

Written By McKenna Dowdle

May 15, 2019


Now that final projects are done and you’ve taken your picture in front of the Seal of Texas Tech, it’s time to celebrate! Check out our complete guide to a graduation weekend filled with family-friendly attractions and places to toast to your future! 

Have an adventure at Lubbock’s newest attraction, Adventure Park
Head over to the Adventure Park! Their activities are fun for all ages and range from rock walls to go-carts and mini golf. This is a great choice for those who are looking for high-energy entertainment. 

Image courtesy of 4ORE! Golf

Practice your swing at 4ORE! Golf
Show off your golf skills at 4ORE! Golf. With over 60 climate-controlled tee boxes and games on the patio, you won’t be left bored. The fun doesn’t end outside, keep cool by their grille and bar with great food and even better drinks.

See local art at Charles Adams Gallery
Located in the heart of the Arts District, check out the Charles Adams Gallery where you can browse work created by local artists.

Wine tasting at Llano Estacado Winery

Savor High Plains Wine
With 85 percent of Texas wine grapes grown in the High Plains AVA, it is no secret that West Texas is wine country. Take your family to experience the top-rated wines in the region. We have created a complete guide for your grape tasting needs which you can find here!

Go to a Concert at The Blue Light Live
Here local musicians and touring groups as they perform at this iconic music venue in the Depot Entertainment District!

Get Outside at Buffalo Springs Lake
Tap into your outdoorsy side by enjoying all Buffalo Springs Lake has to offer. You are your family can spend time on the lake, go hiking around the park, or treat yourselves to a delicious picnic during your visit. The local bar, Mike’s Marina Bar, hosts musicians weekly all summer. Check their calendar to find out who is playing this weekend!

Savor Local Eats
As hunger sets in, show off the delicious cuisine found around Lubbock. A few of our mouthwatering options include: La Diosa Cellars, King Street Pub, Evie Mae’s Barbecue, Triple J Chophouse & Brew Co. and La Sirena. Looking for your mid-day pick me up? Stop by the Soda-Shack to get your caffeine fix. For local coffee shops, try J&B Coffee Company, The Coffee Shop or Gold Stripes Coffee Roasters. And, if you’re searching for craft beer, order a local brew at Two Docs Brewing Co. or The Brewery LBK. 

There is always something going on in the “Hub City!” For a complete list of upcoming events visit our calendar. Tag us in your graduation pictures and let us know how you entertain your family with the hashtag #LiveLoveLubbock. Congrats to all the graduates!


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