Are you tired of going to the same place every time you + your friends want to go out for a day of fun? Or maybe, you and your people just want to get out of the house and try something new.

Lucky for you, there are TONS of local spots in Lubbock where you can try a fun, new activity or simply relax + have a enjoyable time! Here are a few of our favorite local hangs that are perfect for getting out with your humans of choice + exploring the town.

Schedule a Spa Date

  • Love the skin you’re in by showing it some TLC with a facial or microneedling at Remedy Wellness Spa. Microneedling is absolutely amazing for your skin, and the prices here are unbeatable! Another service you’ll want to try at Remedy Wellness Spa is cryotherapy. This cold treatment provides pain relief, muscle healing, weight loss, anxiety reduction, and so many other benefits. Yes, it’s freezing cold, but if you bring a friend along you’ll be brave enough to try it out!

  • Grab your galpals and go for a soothing facial at HydraBeauty Skincare. They’ve got a range of unique treatments like the “Chocolate Orange Peel Facial,” the “Cherry Brightening Facial,” the “Passion Fruit Anti-aging Facial”, and so many others. Are you + your girls feeling the need for a lash boost? You’ll also want to try their Instant Lash Booster service for an eyelash lift that lasts up to EIGHT! weeks. It curls your eyelashes for you, so you don’t have to continually be at it!

  • A good friend can lift you up…and can also go with you to get a facelift from TNT Services by Design. This Lubbock beauty shop recently invested in a high-quality, state-of-the-art facelift machine that gives your face an immediate upper at an unbeatable price. Facelift power like this is a rare find, so bring a friend and take advantage of this special feature, along with their other beauty, hair, and body treatments!

Make it a Party

  • It’s never NOT a good time to celebrate your friends! Get your buddies together and throw a party just because! You’ve got your food, you’ve got your music, but do you have the fun + games? Party Plus Warehouse has you covered. Find everything you could possibly want for the ultimate party like a popcorn machine, margarita machine, mini golf game, and tons of decorations. P.S. Did you know Party Plus Warehouse has Halloween costumes? Grab a friend and shop for a fun partners’ costume, just in time for Halloween!

  • Planning a party but don’t have the space or time to prep your home? Rent out the gorgeous venue space at Jux-a-Posh. This gorgeous gift shop not only sells unique decor + trinkets, but they also open their space up for YOU! Host bridal showers, baby showers, or other fun events in their cute + cozy space.

Unleash Your Creativity

  • Whether or not you and your friends are the “artsy” type, there’s tons of fun to be had at Board and Brush Creative Studio. Head over for a super creative D-I-Y wood sign workshop. That’s right, Board and Brush will help you make a custom, personalized wood sign while enjoying a drink with friends in a lively and cozy atmosphere. No experience is needed! Simply bring your creativity, an open mind, and, of course, your friends.

  • You bring the people + some wine, and Painting with a Twist will bring you painting supplies + a fun instructor! Painting and drinking wine is the perfect way to bond with friends, relax, and unleash your creativity. If you and your friends are going out for a drink, you might as well do a little art, too, right!?

  • Who doesn’t love a scented candle? Something about a calming or invigorating scent is a real treat to the senses. At Fragrance of Heaven, you can shop for scented candles OR you make a candle OF YOUR OWN! Call up your pals and make a trip over to Fragrance of Heaven for a “pouring party” where you can create your own custom scent.

Get Together and Get Active

  • You’re never too old for fun and games! Get a group together to play laser tag, drive Go-Karts, or hit a hole-in-one at the cosmic golf course at Thunder Zone Family Fun. The more the merrier (except when it comes to your golf score!).

  • ArtFit offers martial arts classes, dance + aerial classes, and other fitness classes for the beginner OR the expert. It can be hard to get started on a personal fitness journey, but you can always start out with a friend for accountability and motivation! Download the Towny app, and both you + a friend can try out any class for FREE!

Other Ways to Have Fun With Friends

  • How much do you know about holistic health and natural remedies? If you’re starting a natural health journey, don’t go at it alone! Grab a buddy (have a sister?!) and shop at Sister's Herbs for healing herbs, oils, teas, and more. Not sure where to start? The owners are passionate about natural health and can educate you on the best items for your specific needs + desires.

  • Shop for a furniture upgrade with your favorite peeps. Wild West Vintage Decor has some of the cutest vintage decor, and it’s just a fun place to browse around. Get inspiration from their huge inventory + share ideas with your pals. P.S. If you come by on the last Saturday of the month, you’re in for a real treat with JUNK FEST! It’s a fun vintage sale + farmers market with live music and food trucks.

Find your friends + find yourself having a fabulous time at these Lubbock shops and services! You can find all of these businesses on Towny, the free app that allows you to explore Lubbock, choose local, and get rewarded for doing so! If you haven’t already, grab the Towny app today!