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Top Five Places to Celebrate Father's Day

Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


He was your first Super Hero. As soon as he scooped you up, you forgot all about your scraped knee.  He had that "look" that was your last warning. And his sweet forehead kisses at night contained sprinkles of pixie dust that put you right to sleep. 

Your Dad has done some amazing things in your life.  Why not treat him to something special this weekend?  Take Dad to one of these restaurants listed below and let him know that he's still your #1 Super Hero.

After a day full of meetings, you might be wondering what to do in Irving to kick back and relax. Whether you’re looking for a little solo rest and relaxation, or something to do with a group, Irving offers plenty of ways to unwind or squeeze in a little extra team building after your meeting. Irving’s prime location in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex means you will find an abundance of world-class activities at your fingertips.

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Irving is proud of its bustling culinary scene, and many restaurants provide spaces for

Canal Fest is here!

Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Irving, Texas is known for many things, including our friendly people, loads of great restaurants, and the beautiful Las Colinas area with its scenic canals. So let's celebrate them all at Canal Fest 2019! Rejoice in the diversity of Irving's population and taste some authentic home cooking from around the world. Turn the corner and watch a Burundi drum circle.  Venture farther and learn how to belly dance.  With more performers, vendors, live bands, artisans, and activities this year, it's sure to be a hit with any family. Also, treat yourself to any one of these fun events here in Irving. Just get out there and have some fun!


Do you remember the last day of school when you felt like you could fly all the way home and land in your shady backyard with a tall, cold glass of Kool-Aid®?  The smell of freshly cut grass and sounds of an ice cream truck filled the air, and you got to stay up until the street lights turned on.  This weekend, although the calendar doesn't say summer just yet, is the beginning of summer vacation season.  Listed below are five great ways to celebrate the freedom of summer right here in Irving, Texas!


Memorial Day weekend is a great time to gather with family and friends for cookouts and pre-summer activities. It's also a great time to teach your children about our true heroes, the servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. As you bite into your celebratory hot dog, consider visiting these area Memorial Day weekend activities.

Conveniently situated near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the fourth largest metropolitan region in the country, Irving is home to some of the finest amenities and resources for your next corporate meeting. Hosting a meeting in Irving means access to beautiful meeting spaces, hospitable customer service, and distinct things to do and see. Here are the top five reasons why Irving is the perfect place to host your next meeting.

Your Mother's Day Weekend Guide in Irving

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


She packed your lunch, she drove you to practice, and her voice lulled you to sleep by reading a bedtime story. When you think about all the things your mom did while raising you, you realize that all those services are totally unaffordable now.  This is why Mother's Day was invented, to say thank you and help pay back a small portion of what she's done. Whether your mom loves great food, live music or just loves to hear you laugh, we have a list of events here in Irving that are sure to please her.