Tag: Kid Friendly

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

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

Foodie Favorites from A – Z – Panhandle South Plains Fair

Hi everyone! It’s Daniel and Alyssa here filling in for Holly for this month’s Foodie Favorites. Luckily for us, this month fell during one of Lubbock’s biggest annual events, the Panhandle South Plains Fair! Although we love to partake in all of the rides and games, let’s face it, the best part of the fair

Win $500 at the Cotton Game!

$500 in local gift cards will be up for grabs at this year’s Cotton Game when Texas Tech takes on their old Southwest Conference rivals, the Arkansas Razorbacks! Come see the Visit Lubbock “Faces of Cotton” booth before heading into the big game. Our booth is located just outside of Gate 1, across from the

Happy Birthday, Buddy!

A weekend full of music and fun celebrating the one and only, Buddy Holly? Count me in! Join the Buddy Holly Center for Buddy’s 78th Birthday Bash on Saturday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 7. Here’s how you can celebrate: Saturday, Sept. 6: “Jive” on over to the Poodle Skirt Workshop from 1 – 2:30

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Orlando’s Italian Restaurant

Us Texans are notorious for creating our own words. For example: “Fixin’ to” has little to do with fixing anything and more to do with explaining what you are about to do. Or having a “hissy fit,” while never truly defined is a state of extreme agitation and something you most certainly want to avoid

Destination Spotlight – Lubbock Lake Landmark

Did you know that Smithsonian Magazine recently named a Lubbock attraction as one of the top five destinations to see evidence of first Americans? That’s right! The Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark (2401 Landmark Drive) has shown archaeological history dating back 12,000 years! We here at Visit Lubbock like to say we’ve been welcoming visitors

Kick it with the Lady Raiders in 2014

GOALLLLLL! Texas Tech is coming off the most successful season in school history, and I couldn’t be more excited to cheer on the Lady Raiders during their 2014 campaign. Armed with a stifling defense and a goal hungry set of forwards, the Lady Raiders tallied a school record 18 victories and made their second straight

Win BIG with the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration

Hey y’all! It’s that time of year again. Fall in Lubbock means cooler weather, Texas Tech football and, most importantly, the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. If you want to get in on the celebration, we are going to give you a chance to win a two-night stay at the MCM Eleganté Hotel, which is