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Buddy Holly Statue and Walk of Fame


category : Arts
Honors Lubbock and West Texas natives who have made significant contributions in entertainment industry. Plaques include Mac Davis, Waylon Jennings, Jimmy Dean, Bobby Keys, G.W. Bailey, Barry Corbin, four members of the "Crickets", Tanya Tucker, Roy Orbison, Bob Wills, the Gatlin Bros. and many more. Center of the walk features a bronze statute of Lubbock's favorite son, rock-and-roller Buddy Holly. The Buddy Holly Festival is usually held in early September.


Address: 8th Street, 8th St. and Ave. Q.

Come visit us in Lubbock, Texas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Buddy Holly Center

No visit to Lubbock is complete without a stop to view the most comprehensive permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and music of Buddy Holly, Lubbock'

Lubbock, TX Exhibits

Apple Country Hi-Plains Orchards

Family owned pick-your-own apple orchard, open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., year round. We feature 6000 apple trees with 29 varieties, a country café

Lubbock, TX Farm Life


OMNIMAX Theatre

Feel like a part of the action. Featuring a panoramic image on a 58-foot dome screen, as well as a 12,500-watt sound system, this film experience can take you to the most amazing places on Earth (and beyond)-all without leaving your seat!

Lubbock, TX Theatres

Buddy Holly Statue and Walk of Fame

Honors Lubbock and West Texas natives who have made significant contributions in entertainment industry. Plaques include Mac Davis, Waylon Jennings, Jimmy Dean, Bobby Keys, G.W. Bailey, Barry Corbin, four members of the "Crickets"

Lubbock, TX Arts

Things to do Arts near Lubbock, TX

Museum and Art Center

Exciting art, science and history exhibitions at the museum change frequently. Laser and Planetarium shows. ...

Boomtown Breckenridge Murals

Winner of the TDA "Best Public Improvement Project" in 1999, this outstanding outdoor collection of mural art inspires the im...

Center for Contemporary Arts

The downtown gallery show cases contemporary art, sculpture and photography in its three galleries. Exhibits by local, region...

Shore Art Gallery

Traveling exhibits and works by students and faculty displayed throughout year. ...

Abraham Family Art Gallery

One of the first art centers in the Southwest is in the Learning Resources Center on the Wayland Baptist University Campus. R...