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The Stars at Night are Big and Bright

Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Hang on to your umbrellas this weekend because despite the rainy weather, there will be stars out all over Irving, Texas. We bring you a long list of headliners to enjoy, as well as some of our favorite locals. It'll be hard to choose, but listed below is a wide variety of entertainment events that's sure to light up your evenings.


WHERE: The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
WHEN: Sunday, October 13 at 6 pm, doors open at 5 pm
COST: $34 - $89+

Among her many accolades, Vikki is a philanthropist who supports a wide variety of

Things to Do in Irving When It Rains

Monday, October 7, 2019 6:00 AM by Visit Irving

Don’t let a little drizzle stop you from getting out and about in Irving! There are plenty of Irving rainy day activities to choose from, whether it’s exploring local museums or watching the rain fall from a snug cafe. We’ve pulled together some of our top Irving things to do indoors below.

Irving Rocks Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, October 4, 2019 8:00 AM by Visit Irving

¡Que comience la celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Prepárate para mover los pies o incluso las caderas. En el mes de Octubre Irving comencara con una serie de conciertos en español para muchos de los géneros bajo el paraguas de la música de habla hispana. Aquí está la alineación que viene hacia a tu manera. Usted seguramente querrá experimentar las vistas, sonidos, y sabores de una comunidad hispana valorada y vibrante a través de una variedad de música llenando el aire en Irving. ¡Vamos!

Around the World in a Weekend

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


We are richly blessed with a diverse mixture of cultures, foods and traditions here in Irving, Texas. In one weekend you can experience Asia, Europe, and the Americas with a wide variety of food, music and experiences. Let your senses be your guide to this world tour around town.  You don't need a passport, just grab your keys and head out the door. 

Satisfy Your Caffeine Craving in Irving

Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

Check out our roundup of the kings of caffeine in Irving, Texas. We traveled to each spot and asked the baristas to give us their recommendations for something HOT, COLD and UNIQUE. Enjoy their favorite selections that you just might need to go try. If you go a sippin’ bring us along by tagging your posts with #VisitIrving. 

State Fair of Texas Inspired Food in Irving

Friday, September 27, 2019 10:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

The State Fair of Texas only comes around once a year, making it a tough task to get your fix of fried foods and oversized portions in just a month. Fear not, because these Irving dishes are served up year-round!  From a Nepali Sausage on a stick to an oversized soft pretzel dipped in beer fondue, we’ve hunted down the most satisfying and crave-worthy Fair fare for you to enjoy. 

Explore Irving This Weekend

Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


With the weather starting to cool off, what better time is there to get out and explore Irving than this weekend? And we can help you plan. With this alphabetized list below, you can pick and choose your weekend agenda.  Here goes . . . 

This Weekend in Irving

Friday, September 20, 2019 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

One of our favorite things we love about Irving, Texas is its hometown feel. Sure there are hundreds of great places to eat here, tons of weekend live entertainment, and luxurious get-away and staycation spots, but it's always delightful to keep one foot grounded in the history of Irving's small town roots. This weekend you can experience the 'pursuit of howdyness' at the Irving Main Street Event. You know, it's that friendly steering wheel-anchored wave from a stranger as he passes by, or the excitement of finding a familiar old toy in an

Snapshot of Weekend Events

Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

Faster than you can shake a Polaroid picture, the weekend will be upon us. When making plans to capture the most fun, you should focus your sights on one of these events below. The list is long so we've included snapshots of the experiences available here in Irving. Grab your family, grab your friends, and frame your weekend around tons of fun!


Clayton Gardner Gus Samuelson

Two Mules Cantina at the Texican Court by Valencia presents Clayton Gardner from 8 - 11 pm on Friday, September 13. You can enjoy Tex-Mex flavor in both their food and their