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Address: Buddy Holly Ave, Lubbock, TX
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A collection of business and historical sites in the heart of Lubbock.

A collection of business and historical sites in the heart of Lubbock.

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The Depot District Offers a Ton of Entertainment Options.

The Depot District is home to a wide variety of some of the best art and entertainment venues, restaurants, wineries and bars that Lubbock has to offer. The Buddy Holly Museum and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
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Lubbock, Texas
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It depends on what you are doing in this area. During the day, there are some cute unique shops and cafes. You must be careful when the sun goes down. It tends to get a little dangerous. There are plenty of night clubs available.

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Lubbock, Texas
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159 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The Depot District is home to a wide variety of some of the best art and entertainment venues, restaurants, wineries and bars that Lubbock has to offer. The Buddy Holly Museum and Walk of Fame celebrates the West Texas music scene and are certainly worth the inexpensive admission. The Cactus Theater is another local staple which showcases local musical talent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

It is a good place to just walk around and see all the neat places on the Depot district, or spend an evening and visit some of the places for food or entertainment.

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Thank Anthony R
Lubbock, Texas
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Many exciting spots to visit, including restaurants and Buddy Holly Museum. Gives a great view of the Lubbock region and live theater in the area/

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Arlington, Texas
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

It's about the only place to go if you're in Lubbock. Here you can park your car and enjoy the nightlife. A pretty good spot for dinner is Triple J's. Usually sound pretty good live entertainment can be found here. From rock to country, check out the piano bar, it's a good one

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Lubbock, Texas
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176 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is an area of town that is usually hopping at night due to the restaurants and drinking establishments in the area. There is plenty of free parking and everything is nearby. It gets really busy on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Thank discip1e
Mauston, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Best part of my trip, except the time spent with my wife and daughter. Triple J restaurant was absolutely amazing. I will definitely go back for their steaks and drafts. Buddy Holly Museum and Wall of Stars was also worth the inexpensive admission. My wife and daughter had no idea who Buddy Holly was, but now appreciate his music and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Friday, Saturday hot spots. Triple J Brew Pub with hand-crafted beers. Take it to go and purchase a Growler, much better than canned beer, and the brewery is open to view. Live acoustic, local, players playing professionals in a bustling environment. Request taken...tip the player! Local art galleries. Check out the Tornado Gallery across the street, and bars and pubs... More 

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Benbrook, Texas
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Whether in daytime or nighttime, If you are looking for some great food, pubs/brewery, galleries, dancing, live music, theaters or just some walk around area to take in some sites, then the Depot District near downtown Lubbock is the place you want to go. It has it all!!!

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Thank Gary C
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Depot District is the host site for several events each year. The streets are blocked off so people can stroll the vendor booths and view attractions such as car & bike shows or on-stage music. The wide variety of restaurants and bars can keep you entertained for hours. Everybody has heard of Buddy Holly and this is where the... More 

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