Family Fun: Entertainment
Joyland Amusement Park
For more information, visit their site atwww.joylandpark.com
Carnival rides and family fun games open all summer!
Mackenzie Park, North of 4th Street and just east of I-27;
Dave's Need 4 Speed
Lubbock's fastest public go-karts!
Get behind the wheel of a winged outlaw-style sprint car on the oval Sprint Kart track that has 2-ft. banked turns! This track is for the older thrill-seekers...age 16 and older. The Road Race track is open for all racers 48" and taller! In addition to racing for the public, there is league racing for the more serious racers and Slick-track competition! Wed. -
Fri. 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Sat 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Sun 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday is College Night... buy 3, get 1 free (with college ID). Each Sunday is Family Day...get 3 races for $12.00. 2769 N. Frankford Ave.; 797-7223
Dolaca Motorplex -
http://www.dolacamotorplex.com/Quarter mile drag racing strip.
Division 4 IHRA track. Season runs from March through October.
From FM 41 and Hwy. 385, go 2.2 miles south and 2.5 miles west on
CR 200; in Brownfield. 585-6642
Hot Rods RacewayIndoor radio-controlled NASCAR
4218 Boston Avenue; 797-9964
Idalou Motorsports Drag Racing
NHRA Division 4 Track of the Year in 2000
Lubbock Motor SpeedwayOutdoor race track for stock
car and special events
3/8 mile dirt track located at 114th and MLK Blvd (CR 2500); Racing season normally runs from April to October each year. In addition to stock car racing, they host special events such as a demolition derby and a monster truck show. 438-1642
RC Wheels and Props
Hands-on, hard-hitting, racing action!
Two nights a week, Tuesday and Thursday, this kid friendly
environment offers remote control car racing on their indoor track. The track is 80 X 50 covered tri-oval track (at scale) for Pan & Touring cars. Bring your own or rent. Racing begins at 7:30 p.m.. A 160 X 125 off-road dirt track is open during summer - call for times. Hobby Shop open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; 3524 Ave. Q; 797-9964
West Texas Baja
Off-road recreation area
8 miles west of Loop 289; 543-7246
International Cultural Center
The Hall of Nations, huge revolving globe, and exhibits
A focal point of International Cultural Center, located on the campus of Texas Tech University, is the magnificent flag-draped Hall of Nations where you will see 188 flags representing members of the United Nations...plus a few additions. The building also features a colored terrazzo floor...an artistic rendering of the continents, oceans and seas. Adjoining rooms and halls have beautiful murals which represent different cultures of the world as well as a spectacular revolving globe.
Science Spectrum and OMNIMAX Theater
Hands-on museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits
2579 S. Loop 289 between University & Indiana, 745-6299
Lubbock Moonlight Musicals
Summer musicals presented in the amphitheater in Mackenzie Park.
Tickets are available at the gate and at all Select-a-Seat outlets, by phone at 800-735-1288 or 806-770-2000 or on the web at www.selectaseatlubbock.com. The amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with paved paths, nighttime lighting and grassy terraces. Ticketholders are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. For a complete listing of the summer lineup, detailed ticket info and more, click HERE. A wheelchair ramp, concessions and restrooms are available on-site; amphitheatre located at 413 East Broadway, in Mackenzie Park, near the Broadway Avenue entrance to the South Plains Fairgrounds. Gates open at 7 p.m. and shows begin at 8 p.m.