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Learn about various community events Community Events
The community of Lubbock enjoys ongoing entertainment and events throughout the year. Whether it's watching plays at the Lubbock Community Theater, enjoying concerts in the outdoor amphitheater, shopping at Old Mill Trade Days in Post, wine tasting at Caprock, or attending the legendary 4th on Broadway parade, you will find more than enough to keep you busy. Check out the many ways you can become an involved resident of the Lubbock community.
Watch a video about the community of Lubbock Lubbock Video Clip
This short (1:32) clip provides a background of Lubbock, Texas, from its initial discovery to what it is today.
Find out more about local music, entertainment, & night life Music, Entertainment & Nightlife
As the home of Buddy Holly and other musical greats such as Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Butch Hancock, Waylon Jennings, and Jerry Jeff Walker, Lubbock is known for its great music. You will find live music every night of the week throughout town. Visit The Depot District for unique entertainment that includes theater, restaurants, shops, pubs, and nightclubs, as well as the Buddy Holly Center and Texas Musician Hall of Fame.
Learn more about sports & fitness Sports & Fitness
Come see why Texas Tech University is known for its athletics. As a home of Big 12 football, Bobby Knight basketball, a huge student recreation center, aka "the Rec", a championship golf course, Buffalo Springs Lake, and much more, you are guaranteed to play as hard as you will work.
Find out more about surrounding attractions Surrounding Attractions
From snow skiing to rodeos, Lubbock and the surrounding areas offer endless hours of outdoor entertainment. Whether its fishing for record-setting bass in Lake Alan Henry, enjoying the Official Play of Texas at the Pioneer Amphitheater in Palo Duro Canyon State Park, spelunkering in Carlsbad Caverns, hot air ballooning in Albuquerque, or snow skiing in Ruidoso, Lubbock is in the middle of it all!