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Posts from January 2019

Irving is First for Fun!

Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

As this week and month come to an end, we welcome the first weekend of February. In fact, we welcome a lot of firsts here in Irving, where everywhere you turn there's something new and exciting going on. For example, did you know that our newest hotel - the Texican Court - offers LIVE MUSIC on the weekends? You can be the first in your group to check it out!

Listed below are more fun activities, but there's a lot more where that came from on our website at Follow along and join us in celebrating all the firsts going on this weekend!

Experience Fire and Ice in Irving

Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Two extremes beckon you to visit Irving this weekend with a double dose of fun. ZestFest is one hot and fiery show that offers sizzling exhibitors and spicy products from all around the country - and Irving's annual Frost Fest turns Cimarron Park into a snowy, wintry wonderland. Entertain the whole family and visit them both for a fun and festive weekend right here in the middle of the Metroplex.

How To Be a Tourist in Irving

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


. . . even if you live here!  There is something to be said about the excitement of packing for a week, passing through multiple security checkpoints, and fighting jet lag when you go on vacation. Of course it's all worth it when you arrive at your destination and visit unique places you've never seen before. However, the same holds true for exploring around town, just as if you've never visited Irving before.  Have you ever watched a tourist's face light up as they marvel at the Mustang sculptures?  Or have you hosted out-of-town guests and saw your city through a fresh pair of eyes?  Listed below are four tips on how you can capture that tourist excitement, without having to book a single flight.

Irving Events to Attend This Winter

Monday, January 14, 2019 10:00 AM by Visit Irving

Don’t let the cold keep you from venturing out and exploring the exciting things happening in and around Irving, TX this winter. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite things to do in Irving in winter.


Frost Fest

Frost Fest

Hosted by the City of Irving, Frost Fest is an annual winter festival that lets families and kids really enjoy a winter wonderland. With fresh snow every 30 minutes, you can hurtle down a snowy hill on an intertube, start a snowball fight or build a snowman in a snowy play area, take turns around a skating rink, be amazed

Say I Do to Irving This Weekend

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


Are you thinking of getting married soon or dreaming of an ideal wedding? The Las Colinas Bridal Show brings you a kaleidoscope of over 100 wedding-related businesses. Drop by the Irving Convention Center and stroll down aisles of vendors, watch a breathtaking fashion show of the latest gowns, sign up for door prizes and giveaways, and much more.  This show has all you need to plan that perfect wedding, and is just one of the many great opportunities to get outside and have some fun this weekend. With an Elvis birthday party, movies galore, an outdoor market, and great harmonizing, Irving, Texas has something for everyone.