Tag: Events

Boot Scootin’ Boogie on to the ABC Rodeo

It’s time for cowboy hats, cowboy boots and cowboy fun for the 72nd Annual ABC Pro Rodeo from Thursday, March 27 through Saturday, March 29 at the City Bank Coliseum (4th Street and Boston Avenue)! This is a perfect family-friendly event or a great night out with your closest friends and is put on by

See Joe Ely LIVE in Concert

Joe Ely is a West Texas musician that many have grown to love over a career that spans close to 50 years. In less than a month, Joe Ely will make his way back to where it all began with his Western Wind Tour. Lubbock is proud to welcome Joe Ely and his band back

Ranch Day Quick Facts

One of the National Ranching Heritage Center’s (NRHC) biggest events is on its way. The 44th annual Ranch Day is Saturday, April 26. Head out to the NRHC (3121 4th St.) for this fun-filled celebration. Here’s a snapshot of what to expect (see our photos below): Ranch Day activities include washing clothes on a washboard,

Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Lubbock, Texas

Happy Fat Tuesday! For those that don’t know, “Mardi Gras” is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday. Popular practices include wearing masks and costumes, dancing, sports competitions and eating King’s Cake. If

The Penguins Are Here!

For the first time in Lubbock’s history, we’re celebrating the arrival of penguins! Everyone’s favorite bird, right? From now through June 15, 2014, the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater in Lubbock is hosting the Penguin Plunge! Exhibit. Visitors will get the chance to meet a loveable “waddle” or group of African Rock Penguins up close and

Viva Aztlan Festival – Q&A

It’s a big year for one of Lubbock’s most popular cultural events. The Viva Aztlan Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, and we invite you to celebrate another year of the Mexican Mestizo culture through dance and music! To get more info about the event, we got a few questions answered by Zenaida Reyes, the festival

2014 Wine and Chocolate Fantasia

Two words: chocolate and wine. If that doesn’t get you in the door, I don’t know what will. The Llano Estacado Winery is proud to present the 17th Annual Wine and Chocolate Fantasia on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Each year the event draws a variety of local culinarians to interact in a competitive

Introducing the 2014 Visitor Guide!

It’s here! It’s here! The Visit Lubbock Team is thrilled to announce that the 2014 Visitor Guide is hot off the press and on the shelves around Lubbock and the surrounding region. We can’t wait for you to get your hands on this year’s guide, where you’ll read all about Lubbock’s hotspots and even hear

Cheer on the Red Raider Basketball Teams to Victory!

The action on the court has heated up now that the Red Raiders have entered Big 12 play. So if you’ve been looking for fast-paced action, these are the games you want to see! Over the next two months, you and your family will have more than a dozen Red Raider basketball games to choose

Top 5 Picks for a “Hub City” New Year’s Eve

Can you believe 2014 is right around the corner? It’s a good thing Lubbock offers big-time events or low-key evenings to please everyone’s New Year’s Eve needs. Here’s a quick round-up of our top 5 picks as you plan your New Year’s Eve night out! 1. The Cactus Theater is hosting their Second Annual New