Tag: Annual Events

Destination Spotlight: LHUCA

The arts scene in Lubbock is exploding, but it wouldn’t be without Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA). If you haven’t visited the LHUCA or experienced the First Friday Art Trail, you’re missing a West Texas gem. LHUCA began as the Lubbock Regional Arts Center (LRAC) in 1997 “to inspire and enrich the Lubbock

Why Lubbock Is the Ideal Destination for Running Events

The 1,500 participants that head to Lubbock each year for the IRONMAN 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake triathlon already know this, but it’s worth stating for anyone who’s never been to the area: Lubbock is an ideal location for racing. Just ask Mike Greer, a Lubbock native who has been participating in endurance running for almost

A Guide to Arts & Culture in Lubbock

First Friday Art Trail in Lubbock, Texas

This is the birthplace of Buddy Holly and the heart of West Texas culture, where even the large public university that calls Lubbock home has an impressive collection of commissioned and public art pieces by renowned artists on display throughout campus. If you’ve never had the chance to explore Lubbock’s arts scene, now is the

Win BIG during National Travel & Tourism Week!

Live Love Lubbock

We’re so excited that National Travel & Tourism Week is just around the corner! From Saturday, May 2 – Sunday, May 10, we’re celebrating all things Lubbock. Since 1984, destination marketing organizations across the nation have promoted the week through a variety of events and activities all meant to champion the power of travel. This

Don’t Miss Ranch Day!

One of Lubbock’s best annual events is fast approaching, and here’s what you need to know! Ranch Day, hosted annually by the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC), is Saturday, April 11 at the center (3121 4th St.). This Old West celebration will have you and your kids surrounded by education, history and most importantly…fun! More than 100

Top 8 Festivals & Events in Lubbock

Buddy Holly Summer Showcase @ The Buddy Holly Center | Lubbock | Texas | United States

Lubbock, Texas, has no shortage of events and festivals throughout the year. No matter when you go, you’ll find fun things to do, from art festivals and family-friendly weekends to numerous wine events for the big kids. Here are the top eight events you must attend in Lubbock. Wine & Chocolate Fantasia (February) The Llano

Experience the 2015 Wine & Chocolate Fantasia at Llano Estacado Winery

Like wine? Enjoy chocolate? If you answered yes to those questions, you can’t miss out on the 18th Annual Wine & Chocolate Fantasia at Llano Estacado Winery. The big event will be Saturday, Feb. 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Llano Estacado Winery (3426 E. FM 1585). The perfect combination of wine and chocolate

Introducing the 2015 Visitor’s Guide

We at Visit Lubbock like to start the New Year off with a bang! Not only did we launch our new website, but we are introducing the amazing 2015 Visitor’s Guide! The guide is hot off the press and now on the shelves around Lubbock and the surrounding region. We can’t wait for you to

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New Year!

Another year has come and gone right before our eyes! While, you might choose to celebrate from the comfort of your home, the possibilities for entertainment, food and dancing in the “Hub City” are abundant! Count down the year with us as we’ve selected the top five New Year’s Eve festivities taking place around the

Destination Spotlight – All Aboard the Polar Express

The Polar Express Rides into Lubbock

A magical journey awaits your family in Lubbock this holiday season. Each year, the Polar Express Train Ride makes its way through the “Hub City” bringing joy and cheer to its passengers. This year is no different, and I’m excited to feature the attraction as this month’s Destination Spotlight! At its new location, 103 N.