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Top 5 Ways to Beat the End-of-Summer Blues

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Okay, okay, I know what you all are thinking. With this hundred-degree weather, how can the summer be over? Technically, there's one last weekend before summer vacation ends here in Irving, so we've put together a list of things to do before everyone begins the new school year. In all of the hustle and bustle of trying to get ready for next Monday, don't forget Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The weekend is the most important part of the week! And what would you have to talk about at lunch on Monday if you didn't do something really cool on the weekend? So below is our list of the top five ways to beat the end-of-the-summer blues.

It's Summer! Let's Party, Play & Pavilion

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


There are just a few weekends of summer left so why not fill your calendar with something fun? This weekend brings back Let's Play Gaming Expo at the Irving Convention Center, an interactive cacophony of board, card, arcade and console games, vendor tables, tournaments, panels, special guests, cosplay, concessions, and much more. There's also live music all over town, including a Let's Play Gaming Expo After Party & Concert at the Texas Lottery Plaza. Check it out!

Top 5 Covered Patios

Monday, August 5, 2019 2:00 PM by Visit Irving

We know this beautiful weather can’t keep you indoors for long. To help you get outdoors and stay outdoors, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best covered patios in Irving. Drinking and dining al fresco at these Irving bars and restaurants will keep you feeling refreshed and relaxed.

Live Music in Irving, Texas

Friday, August 2, 2019 8:00 AM by Visit Irving

Live music in Irving this month includes some of the best touring acts, from throwback favorites to trending hit-makers, and everyone in between. Whether you plan to catch a show at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory or a smaller show at one of the many Irving venues, there’s something for everyone. Check out the listings below for August live music in Irving.

Top 5 Summery Fun Ideas for the Weekend

Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Here it is, the beginning of August and you haven't a thing to post in social media about the fun you've had this summer.  Well, that's about to change. Grab your cell phone and warm up those posting thumbs because we've gathered a list of the top 5 fun summer events happening this weekend in Irving.  Check these out . . . 

Irving on a Budget

Monday, July 29, 2019 8:00 AM by Visit Irving

Conveniently located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, Irving, Texas is home to dozens of fun and affordable attractions perfect for business travelers and families alike. With so many free and low-cost things to do in Irving, the hardest thing will be choosing which one to tackle first.

Hot Fun in the City!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Welcome to summer in Irving, Texas where the weather is hot, but the fun is hotter! We've got cool vibes to keep you moving and refreshing cocktails to slow the heat. Come dance the evening away or just grab a cold brew with your friends, it's time to get funky and heat up the night. Check these out for some sizzling live music: