Tag: Annual Events

Love Wine? Check Out These 5 Wine Festivals in Lubbock

After traveling to the “Hub City,” visitors are amazed when they learn that about 80 percent of wine grapes grown for Texas wines are grown right here in the High Plains of Texas. The local wine industry boasts five major wineries that transform these grapes into a stunning array of award-winning reds and whites. While

Destination Spotlight – National Ranching Heritage Center

One of my favorite attractions in Lubbock is the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC). You can not only see, but fully experience the Old West at this magical place. I couldn’t wait to feature them as the Destination Spotlight! I caught up with Julie Hodges, the Helen DeVitt Jones endowed manager of education, to learn

A Red Raider’s Guide to Lubbock

Alright, Red Raiders you did it. You were accepted into college, survived orientation, move in, and now, you’re on your own in a new city. This may be your first time away from home; not to mention, you’re juggling classes, campus involvement, social events and more. To help you adjust to your new change of

August 2018 Happenings

  Bring out your inner superhero at Hub City Comic Con, catch a show at a legendary Lubbock venue, ride along with ArtRideLBK for a tour of public art and so much more this August! For more events and happenings in Lubbock go to visitlubbock.org/events.

Follow the Yellow Corn Stalks

It’s not every day you get to wind your way through a cotton themed corn maize during the fall. At’l Do Farms, just a few minutes outside of Lubbock, has continued The Maze attraction for the 18th year in a row. Don’t forget to conquer the challenge this fall! The Maze finishes its season on

Top Things to do with your Family in Lubbock

When looking for a great family destination, Lubbock, Texas, is one of the best places you can visit to experience outdoor adventure, culture, and fun festivals and events. Our family-oriented city has an impressive collection of attractions, museums and places to take the family where they won’t get bored. Here are some of the top

Behind the Scenes: The Nutcracker

Everyone has their favorite holiday traditions, things that will forever bring back memories of the season. Whether it is the smell of the crisp winter weather blowing in, the warmth of a cup of hot chocolate or the laughter of family and friends surrounding the fire place, we all have something that brings back the

Lubbock’s Top Summer Activities for Kids

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The final school bell has rung, and the kids are home and ready for adventure. Now what? This summer, head to Lubbock, a city that knows how to entertain your kids. From going on a night hike to finding prehistoric bones at an archaeological site, here are the top things to do with kids this

Don’t Miss: 5th Annual Wines & Vines Festival

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Next month’s 5th Annual Wines & Vines Festival at McPherson Cellars is a must-do! Wines & Vines is a unique event focused on giving back to the community by bringing several of the best wineries from all over Texas to Lubbock and donating all the entrance fee proceeds to Lubbock’s Meals on Wheels. Attendees will enjoy

A History Buff’s Guide to Lubbock

The Lubbock area is rich in history and heritage. Currently, more than 244,000 people call Lubbock home. But in 1890 when two towns, Old Lubbock and Monterey, joined forces and established Lubbock after Thomas S. Lubbock, just 50 citizens inhabited the city. Lubbock was built on a thriving farming industry and made great strides in