As we go deeper into the summer, any excuse makes a great excuse to savor the sweet, refreshing, and creamy deliciousness that is an ice cream. And you know what’s cool? The whole month of July happens to be National Ice Cream Month! So read along and get ready to stuff your face with some of the city’s best ice cream treats. Don’t worry, we won’t judge. Calories don’t count when you’re happy, right? ;)

Texans are a unique lot. We have our own lingo, our own style of food, our own music and we're mighty proud of it all. From over yonder to pert' near here, you don't have to look far to find the best of Texas in Irving. Here is your guide to what is truly Texan about our town and how to grab it by the horns - because that's what we Texans do.  There's always more than meets the eye, so take a peek at the full events calendar on our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

The Whole Enchilada

Friday, July 6, 2018 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

I bet you thought this blog would lead you to some mouthwatering enchiladas in Irving, Texas. Well, just hang on and ride, that's coming up in a bit. But first, I wanted to remind you of the great many events going on in Irving over the weekend. Instead of listing just a few, what we've got here is the WHOLE enchilada.  So as our great Mayor Stopfer says, "Get out there and enjoy our great city!" And for other area events, be sure to visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

Things To Do in Irving in July

Monday, July 2, 2018 4:00 PM by Visit Irving

Summer is now in full swing—the kids are out of school and the mercury is rising. We’ve compiled a list of some of the notable things to do in Irving this July, from celebrating the Fourth of July to enjoying theater, arts, and music all month long.

Live Music in Irving, Texas: July 2018

Sunday, July 1, 2018 1:00 PM by Visit Irving

Take a musical journey through the decades with the live music acts hitting the stages across Irving in July. From ‘70s classic rock to ‘80s powerhouses, ‘90s grunge stars to ‘00s hit makers, there are opportunities aplenty to experience a still-fresh blast from the past. Acts of the moment make appearances too, for a month of music so cool it’ll help you fend off the summer heat.

Irving Salutes America!

Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

July is peeking just around the corner and you know what that means . . . time to don your red, white and blue and celebrate America's independence. We are so fortunate to live and work in a city that offers a wide variety of patriotic events, including live music, food trucks, festivities for the whole family, fireworks, and did I mention live music?  Here are our recommended events to attend beginning this weekend.  You can also look on our website for more.  www.irvingtexas.com

Keeping Cool in Irving

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 4:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

My family and I look forward to summers in Irving because of all the places we can go to keep cool.   Located in the heart of DFW, Irving is an easy access point for families to come and enjoy many of the cities recreational amenities. So, what is there to do in this centrally located city? Splash pads, city pools and snow cones stops.