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The Depot District

Buddy Holly Ave, Lubbock, TX
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Ranked #21 of 30 Attractions in Lubbock
Type: Historic Walking Areas
Description: A collection of business and historical sites in the heart of Lubbock.
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Slaton, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Depot District as great shopping and bars and restaurants. You can get great exercise walking this area. You have Buddy Holly Center and his statue and West Texas Walk of Fame.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went during the day and didn't see much activity. There was a movie theater highlighting an outdoor concert for later. There are a few bars that weren't too busy and a few restaurants that were busy with graduation crowds. There was nothing to bring me back to the area later on that night.

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I cannot agree with other ratings. Have been there 4 times. If you are from out of town, maybe from a bigger or more international city, the depot districts sucks. sorry. Bar hopping is practically not possible. It is just a block of bar(s). There are some ok bars in Lubbock though but the depot district is not an attraction.

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Lubbock, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This place is so much fun especially on 1st Friday nights. There was so much going on we had a blast!! If you are ever in Lubbock go by the Depot District, it was a blast!

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Borger, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

loud music cheap drinks i will be back soon. love who there are all at walking distance. you could go door to door and still have a good time just at any place. our hotel was even close by

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Texas, USA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
18 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Spent a great half day shopping. The area seems to have an eclectic collection of shops including antiques, art, glass blowing etc. Weekends during summer offers a street fair type combination of fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, artisians and whatever. Numerous restaurants with one featuring a brewery. Of particular interest was the award winning McPherson Winery and tasting room. Our... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

On the weekends this is where the students hangout. There are a lot of different clubs, bars and restaurants. It can be fun for adults too if you find the right places! La Diosa is in the Depot and it's a fantastic place for those not wanting to hangout at the bars/clubs.

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Levelland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A great experience. Also went to a wedding reception there. My nephew loves the different programs. It is also a wonderful place to take school groups or have birthday parties.

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Abilene, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Fantastic!! this is a very romantic atmosphere, the waitress Lexi and London were very professional, never had such a wonderful experience.

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Lubbock, TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is what I feel makes Lubbock a small city and not a town. How often do you see this many fun bars in a town? EXACTLY! A must-see for Lubbock!! :)

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