Tag: Holidays

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

Labor Day Weekend in The LBK

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and even those of us who just went back to school are breathing a sigh a relief, thinking about the holiday ahead. For most of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, the ramping up of another football season (wreck ’em, Tech) and an extended weekend, but

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

Lubbock’s 5 Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

When it comes to Santa, nutcrackers, eggnog and Christmas carols, there are plenty of options in Lubbock for yuletide celebrations. Check out our list of Lubbock’s five can’t-miss holiday events! The Polar Express Train Ride Dates: November: 21-22, 27-29; December: 3-6, 9-13, 15-23, 26 The Polar Express™ returns to the West Texas & Lubbock Railway, recreated to match all

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

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.

Lubbock’s Halloween Happenings

Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve come up with a quick list of Lubbock’s Halloween hot spots! Whether or not you like to be spooked or have a good time just trick-or-treating, here are some options: At’l Do Farms Corn Maize This is a great place to bring the whole family during the

Celebrating the 4th of July in Lubbock

The 4th of July is arguably the best summer event every year. It’s a time to be thankful for our country, celebrate with friends and family and enjoy some amazing fireworks shows! Here’s a quick list of some 4th of July activities taking place in Lubbock this year: 4th on Broadway This annual event is

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