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Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

Olivellas Neo Pizza Napoletana is a highlight at the Water Street District in Irving and a very convenient location for a work lunch, family night or dinner with friends.

Authentic Neo-Pizza with fresh homemade mozzarella and tomatoes imported from Italy is a taste of what you can expect when you eat at Olivellas. This award-winning restaurant has a great tradition of keeping true to its Northern Neapolitan and Southern Roman pizza styles found in Italy. The Neapolitan style of pizza is very pillowy soft in the center of the crust, which is

When It Rains, It Pours

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

October has been very generous with the rain this year, although it cannot stop us from having a great time around town this weekend! Because when it rains entertainment here in Irving, it pours a mixture of great talent, exciting events and good old family fun. Slide into the weekend with some extreme cosplay at the Irving Convention Center. Enjoy a walk down memory lane at the Irving Arts Center. Or dive into some seasonal, cultural and educational activities at the libraries and recreation centers. And never forget, there's plenty of live music all throughout the city. I heard the sun is planning to make an appearance as well. I've listed my weekend favorites down below, but you can always find more at the Visit Irving website.

For The Town That Has Everything

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Have we got a weekend full of great events for you! Offering both big-city excitement and small town lifestyles, Irving, TX dishes up an interesting mix of both cosmopolitan and country, luxury and family fun, national and local, with all things in between. Take a look at these suggested events below and try something you've never done before, or tasted before. Just get out there and have some fun. As always, there's never enough room to fit it all, so be sure to visit our website at for more area events.

Dallas Fan Days Are Almost Here

Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:00 PM by Visit Irving

Dallas Fan Days brings together thousands of Texans for one of the most coveted fan events of the year. From October 19 through October 21, comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming fans will gather to celebrate their love of all things fiction and fantasy at this Dallas Comic Con, the largest fan event in Texas. 

Things to Do in Irving in October

Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Irving

Fall is officially here. That means cooler weather, shorter days, and of course, Halloween. There’s a lot to celebrate in October, making it more fun than ever to explore Irving. Discover some of the exciting Irving things to do in October below.

Golfing Around Irving

Monday, September 24, 2018 10:00 AM by Visit Irving

One of the best ways to enjoy Irving is to get outside and admire its vibrant outdoor spaces and greenery. If you golf, you’re in luck. Irving golf courses offer spectacular fairways, manicured grounds, and inviting clubhouses, giving you every excuse you need to hit the links and get some fresh air. 

For The Love of Gaming

Thursday, September 20, 2018 1:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

This story begins like many other Fairytales, with great beginnings and happy endings. But it's a true story and I got to watch it unfold.

There was this boy who loved online gaming. In fact, Josh embraced it with a passion. With headphones as a shield and a keyboard as his weapon, he gamed away in imaginary worlds where only the best survive. All of the world's borders disappear in online gaming. You may face your best friend from across the room or a stranger from across the globe. Leveling up is the universal language and Josh was one of

Irving Events to Attend This Fall

Thursday, September 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Irving

As soon as you feel that slight chill in the morning air, you know what it means: it’s time to start dreaming of apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and falling leaves. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite things to do in September, October, and November in Irving, so get the flannel out of the closet, grab a pumpkin spice latte, and head out to some fall events in Irving, TX!