Lubbock, Texas

Upcoming Events in Lubbock Texas


First Friday Art Trail - The lights go on in galleries, studios, retail businesses and restaurants in downtown Lubbock and beyond as they open their doors for an evening of art, music and food the first Friday of each month. From 5-8pm for the July 4 FFAT, First Friday Art Trail makes its monthly return to showcase fabulous works of art created locally in the unique and inspiring galleries, studios, and restaurants of downtown Lubbock.

From the Depot District to the Civic Center District, art "trailers" easily follow the trail on their own with a map provided at each location, or hop aboard the First Friday trolleys, which make continuous runs between the downtown stops on the trail. The event is free and open to the public.

First Friday Art Trail dates: July through December

Address: The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 806-762-8606 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


16 Annual Lubbock Winter Rodeo Series - Watch pros and amateurs as they try to rope scrambling calfs and race horses around barrels. Saturday nights.

Ph: 806-794-2317 (Always call and confirm events)

9 - 10 Texas Outdoor Adventure - Provides sports and outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to see new equipment and features and to learn more about the latest developments in the sporting industry.

Ph: 806-798-7825 (Always call and confirm events)


21 - 24 ABC Pro Rodeo - Includes saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, bull riding, wrangler bullfight, barrel racing, children's calf scramble and other entertaining Western activities. Features 400 to 500 cowboys.

Ph: 806-775-2565 (Always call and confirm events)

23 - 15 Annual Lubbock Winter Rodeo Series - Watch pros and amateurs try to rope scrambling calves and race horses around the barrels. Saturday nights.

Ph: 806-794-2317 (Always call and confirm events)

23 Apple Blossom Celebration at the Orchard - Enjoy fresh apple pancakes and sausage all day, plus hayrides through the orchard. includes live music from noon to 2 p.m.

Address: Apple Country Orchards , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 806-781-1753 (Always call and confirm events)

5 - 7 Annual Lubbock Arts Festival - This multi-arts, multi-event celebration including visual arts, performing arts and children's arts.

Ph: 806-744-2787 (Always call and confirm events)

12 Party on the Prairie - Evening consists of live cowboy music and poetry, delicious barbecue and a campfire with s'mores.

Address: American Museum of Agriculture , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 806-239-5796 (Always call and confirm events)


22 - 25 National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration - The National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration hosts over 100 performers & participants including cowboy and cowgirl poets, western musicians, storytellers, panelists, cooks and special presenters for the 20th Annual event. Its' purpose remains to celebrate, preserve & pass along our western heritage and cowboy culture. Featured nightly artists this year are Sons of the San Joaquin, Don Edwards, and Waddie Mitchell.

In addition to the mentioned "staple" events above, to celebrate the 20th anniversary special new events are planned for the celebration - the Frank Dean-Will Rogers Championship Trick Roping Contest, 100 Years of Western Clothing displays including a celebrity boot collection, Western Authors' Panels and book signings, youth activities & much more. This event also includes the American Cowboy Cultural Awards Banquet and the National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and Youth Cook-Off Contest.

Address: Lubbock Memorial Civic Center , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: (806)798-7825 office (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: (806)798-1290
Fee: varies - see web site for details

14 Funky Junk Roundup - FUNKY JUNK ROUNDUP is a one day shopping extravaganza featuring a unique blend of vintage finds & inspiration, one of a kind handcrafted items, antique décor, hand painted furniture, repurposed items, rusty-chippy-shabby-reloved & refunked JUNK, bling & glam boutiques, sparkly jewels and FABuLOUS JUNKTIQUES for your creative soul!

Put some JUNK in your trunk™ Y’all!

Address: Lubbock Civic Center , Lubbock, Texas
Ph: 405-596-1687 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Science Spectrum

Experience the Science of Fun! With over 200 interactive exhibits, an OMNIMAX Theatre, live animals, live demonstrations, a dedicated area for younger children, funshops, and traveling exhibits, we can put a smile on you brain!

Lubbock, TX Learning Centers

Llano Estancado Winery

Born from a casual experiment with grapevines shading a Lubbock patio, this winery now is one of Texas' largest. Tasting room samples Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, and others. Gift shop and tasting open Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. noon - 4 p.m. Tours available. Take U.S. 87

Lubbock, TX Wineries

Historic Depot District

A nightclub and restaurant area where restaurants feature all types of food. The Cactus Theater is a restored 1930s motion picture theater, which now offers live music and theater productions. In former Fort Worth to Denver Railroad Depot. Nightclubs feature live music venue, including country/

Lubbock, TX Historic Districts

Silent Wings Museum

Dedicated to the history of the World War II military glider program. Exhibits will feature training and combat experiences including restored aircraft. Located on the west side of Lubbock International Airport, 6202 N. IH 27

Lubbock, TX Museums

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