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Posts from October 2018

Things to do in Irving in November

Friday, October 26, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Irving

It’s hard to believe that November is already here! Use the following list as a guide to all the best things to do in Irving this November.

November 1 - 3

Thursday, November 1
  • Whether you want to drop in for lunch or wait until you’re finished with work for the day, be sure to take advantage of Thirsty Thursday at Cool River Cafe, one of Irving’s go-to hot spots. Drink specials—like $5 draft beer and $5 wine by the glass—last all day long. Come unwind at this refined yet relaxed Las Colinas establishment.
Saturday, November 3
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Best BBQ in Irving

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 PM by Roselle Pliego


When it comes to having a great meal in Irving, you can’t forget about the BBQ. Irving's BBQ scene is dishing out bold flavors, juicy meats, and family friendly atmospheres. Bring the family to some of these local favorites in Irving and see which one will be your family favorite.


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.