Tag: Culture

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

Foodie Favorites: Cheeseburgers in Lubbock-ise

Two interns, one city, endless options. Who has the best hamburger in the “Hub City?” We (Katie and Juno) set out on a quest to find out. These are the burgers voted on by our Visit Lubbock fans via Instagram, and we are here to tell you all about what keeps all of us coming

Little-Known Lubbock

While Lubbock may bring to mind sunsets and cotton, a trip to the “Hub City” is most notably characterized by live music and artistic expression experienced in both galleries and wine glasses. Experience Lubbock as the locals do, and you’ll find that West Texas has plenty of personality and charm. Lubbock Libations Lubbock’s signature cocktail,

Trick vs. Treat: Lubbock Edition

This Halloween, are you looking for a thrill or something chill? Whether you’re seeking ghosts and goblins or pumpkins and pixies, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this season in Lubbock. Keep reading to find thrilling tricks for adventure seekers and tame treats for the family-friendly crowd. THRILLING TRICKS Spooky Halloween Wine Tour Oct.

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

Lubbock’s Top 6 Fall To-Dos

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I’d like to think I love all seasons equally. I love spending my days poolside (with plenty of SPF) in the summer. I love when the ground begins to thaw in the spring. But each year as temperatures begin to mellow, sweaters rotate to the front of closets across West Texas and everyone seems to

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.

Let Freedom Ring in the “Hub City”: 4th of July Festivities

The 4th of July in the “Hub City” is anything but dull. Our town truly rallies together for this celebration, from banks to restaurants, everyone cheers on the red, white and blue! With a parade, music, food and fireworks, we have compiled a list of happenings around town that will wow any crowd. BEFORE THE

Cocina de La Sirena

Lubbock’s culinary scene is starting to make waves, and if you catch wind of this siren’s savory song, you may not be able to escape. Daughter of Lubbock restaurateur, Cat Traxler, Chef Jessica Fultz opened Cocina de La Sirena (Kitchen of The Siren or Mermaid), in 2016 after earning her culinary degree in San Francisco and gaining

Unity in Glass

I first met Lee Ware at the 2012 Lubbock Bridal Showcase. Having just moved back to Lubbock, I was one of countless photographers vying for a booking from the hundreds of brides bustling around the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Poking my head through the back curtain of my booth, I saw something I had never