TRAVEL TIPS

GETTING THERE

Texas Tech University is centrally located in Lubbock. The lecture series opening event will take place in the basement of the Student Union Building (15th St & Akron Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79409. Additional events will take place in three locations, the CASNR Annex (2904 15th Street, Lubbock, TX 79409), the Dairy Barn (2901 15th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79409), and the Agricultural Pavilion (TTU Campus:15th St, Lubbock, TX 79415). 

 

If you plan on driving to the event and intend on parking on campus, you will need to provide your license plate information prior to arrival to ensure free parking.

 

Contact the Student Vice President Anna Jenkins at larc.sasla@ttu.edu regarding all parking and driving questions or needs.

HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS

Make sure to make hotel reservations ASAP, as the home football game on Saturday, October 23rd will quickly fill reservations!

2322 Mac Davis Ln, Lubbock, TX

2115 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock TX

4115 Marsha Sharp Freeway, Lubbock, TX

3901 19th St. Lubbock, TX

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

RESTAURANTS

SPANKY'S

This veteran hangout draws students for burgers, sandwiches & fried cheese, plus beers & margaritas.

WEST TABLE

Industrial eatery with local art preparing seasonal, select New American dishes with a global twist.

DOUBLE NICKLE

Modern saloon-style venue offering steaks, seafood, a huge wine selection & handcrafted cocktails.

THE FUNKY DOOR

American bistro with steaks, fondues & pastas, plus live-music nights & a self-serve setup for wine.

CAFE J 

An urbane American menu pairs with wine at this hip eatery with contemporary art & soft lighting.

SHOPPING

 

WEST END

SOUTH PLAINS MALL

CULTURE

AMERICAN WIND POWER CENTER

BUDDY HOLLY CENTER

FIRST FRIDAY ART TRAIL

NATIONAL RANCHING HERITAGE CENTER

SILENT WINGS MUSEUM

ENTERTAINMENT

ALAMO DRAFT HOUSE

BUFFALO SPRINGS

DEPOT ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

BROADWAY

SCIENCE SPECTRUM & OMNI THEATRE