What To Do

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No trip to Texas is complete
without a visit to the myriad of attractions
and things to do within the bustling city of Lubbock.



From family fun to live music and cultural festivals, Lubbock’s event calendar is full of exciting activities perfect for date night or a day out on the town with family and friends.


Eat & Drink

Are you in the mood for some West Texas barbecue, tasty Mexican food, a savory steak or simply a great home-cooked meal? Lubbock’s restaurants offer visitors all of these options and much more.



Find great gifts or treat yourself at one of our many local shops.



Whether you’re in the mood to dance the night away or sit back, relax and sip on your favorite martini, Lubbock boasts an abundance of nightlife hot spots sure to fit your personality.



Rest assured there is no shortage of history and excitement in Lubbock. Discover a rock ‘n’ roll legend, the largest windmill collection in the world, historic ranch homes and much more. Lubbock attractions offer collectibles, art and memorabilia perfect for adults and kids alike.



Did you know that 80 percent of the wine grape production in Texas comes from this region? In fact, Lubbock is home to five award-winning wineries.


  • Cap*Rock Winery
  • La Diosa Cellars
  • Llano Estacado Winery
  • McPherson Cellars
  • Pheasant Ridge Winery

Arts & Culture

Art is a way of life in Lubbock. In fact, this art hub was one of the first Cultural Districts recognized by the State of Texas. We invite you to feed your creative spirit and appreciate the finer things life has to oer.



With an average of 265 days of sunshine per year, there’s no reason to stay inside during your visit to Lubbock. Relax at the golf course or at a nearby waterfront for the catch of the day. Lubbock is the ideal place for recreational activities.



What’s your perfect family outing? Lubbock’s museums and attractions are a great way to spend the day with loved ones.


Around the Region

Historic towns and West Texas charm can be found in many of Lubbock’s neighboring communities. Just a short drive from Lubbock, take some time to check out our nearby neighbors.


You won’t want to miss…

Beneath the expansive West Texas skies, you’ll uncover museums guaranteed to capture your attention while telling a unique and historic story. Explore a developing music scene, that is rich with immense talent, located within our revitalized Depot Entertainment District and documented at the Buddy Holly Center and West Texas Walk of Fame. Gather the family for an abundant list of activities taking place year-round.

Whatever reason you come, you’ll leave knowing why they say West Texas charm and hospitality are impossible to beat.

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