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About Irving, Texas

Location and service. That’s what sets Irving, Texas apart. In the center of the U.S. and the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, Irving is just minutes from DFW Airport and can be reached non-stop from every major city in North America. Here you'll find luxury, full-service, extended-stay and limited-service accommodations, with something to fit every taste and budget.

City-wide there are more than 200,000 square-feet of meeting space, while the Irving Convention Center brings a column-free exhibit hall, elegant ballrooms, break-out rooms and spacious pre-function areas with views of the Dallas and Las Colinas skyline. Irving is perfect for meetings, but also provides easy access to exceptional entertainment when the sun goes down, including a variety of options for dining and attractions - all just moments away.

Special Events

IRVING, Texas (Aug. 15, 2012) - The Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica (SPAH) partners with the Harmonica Organization of Texas (HOOT) to present the 49th annual national SPAH convention in Irving on Aug. 15 - 17, at the Westin Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Hotel.

SPAH operates as a non-profit organization comprised of an administrative staff and membership base that rally under one banner - enthusiasm for the harmonica. The organization's annual convention is a celebration designed for and by harmonica players,

Media Contacts:
Diana Pfaff
(972) 401-7722 or (214) 236-8885 (cell)

Diane Giles, Hero Rush
(410) 872-9303

Hero Rush - the Firefighter-Themed Obstacle Race and Experience - Co
ming to Irving in June 2012

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 9, 2012) - Hero Rush, the dynamic new firefighter-themed obstacle race and experience, heads to Trinity View Park in Irving, Texas, during Father's Day weekend, Saturday, June 16. Designed by veteran firefighters for mainstream consumers, Hero Rush challenges

Media Contacts:
Diana Pfaff
(972) 401-7722 or (214) 236-8885 (cell)

Tawnia Wise, Irving Healthcare Foundation
(972) 579-4395

TexasFest 2012 Sold Out with Record 1,000 Guests!

IRVING, Texas (March 20, 2012) - For the first time in TexasFest's 33-year history, the event has sold out solely through sponsorship donations.

An estimated 1,000 guests will attend the gala on April 28 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, setting a new TexasFest attendance record.

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 9, 2012) - Whether planning a quiet evening out or a luxurious getaway, Valentines will find a match in Irving, Texas to create that memorable Valentine's Day celebration.

One of the world's last remaining romantic symbols has a home on the Mandalay Canal, located in the heart of Las Colinas in Irving. Gondola Adventures boasts an authentic Venetian gondola, one of approximately 400 remaining in the world, in its group of gondola ride offerings. The only gondola operator in Texas and one of a handful in the entire United