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Author: Carol Stoddard

Writer, organizer, support staffer, baby boomer. Lover of the DFW Metroplex and its history. When I’m not working, I’m writing or chasing my cat off the counter. I love to explore new places and try new area restaurants. The best keep popping up in Irving. Peace out. 

You know how around March 17 all of a sudden everyone becomes Irish? Well, Cinco de Mayo is kind of like that. Around here, on May 5 everyone celebrates being Mexican, even if they're Irish like me. It's an American tradition we all love, to celebrate our cultures with friends and together experience what our hometown has to offer. To that effect, I submit to you our weekend list of the top

5 Places to Celebrate
Cinco de Mayo in Irving, Texas

MAP OUT YOUR WEEKEND IN IRVING!

Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

As you make your way around Irving this weekend, you'll find fun and exciting activities in every corner of the city. To help you out, we've mapped some events below, or you can visit our website for a more complete list of area events. Whether you want to celebrate Arbor Day, shop for a one-of-a-kind gift or antique, listen to live music, or learn all about cycling, there is something for everyone. Now, get outside and enjoy this beautiful weather!

TOP 3 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

Friday, April 20, 2018 9:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

Whether the weather is sunny, or whether the weather is wet, there's fun all around with this list that I've found, so plan for your best weekend yet. Okay, so I'm not a poet. But I do know that Irving is a great place to be on the weekends. Here I present to you my top three favorite, but if you visit our website, you can find a calendar full of area activities.

Welcome To The Factory!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Maybe you visited here before or maybe you've been to a concert at The Pavilion, but you haven't been to the TOYOTA MUSIC FACTORY GRAND OPENING! How'd we get so lucky to have so many great restaurants, music venues, and even a movie theater right here in one city block? The Music Factory is a good time waiting to happen, and its Grand Opening will be packed full of fun. Now don't worry, I'll be sure to list everything that's going on in Irving, Texas this weekend, but first . . . THE FACTORY!

Stuck For Something To Do?

Thursday, March 29, 2018 5:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Hop on over to Irving, Texas because we have a basketful of things to do this weekend. If you haven't secured your Easter plans yet, we can help. If you want to let loose and shake your bunny tail to live music, we can help with that too. And now with all the Big Beat Dallas grand opening events, it's going to be egg-stra hard to choose. Well, we can help you with it all.

Fun Is Waiting For You!

Friday, March 23, 2018 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

Listen to the rhythm of fun in Irving, Texas this weekend. Here you can forget all your troubles, forget all your cares, and go downtown - or uptown, either way the fun is just waiting for you.  Check out these events below or to see more ideas, visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.  Be sure to sort events by date to see the entire list.

Happy St. Paddy's Day!

Saturday, March 17, 2018 2:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

Let's face it, we're all a little Irish on St. Patrick's Day. Who doesn't like lucky four-leaf clovers or a bit o' the brew to wet your whistle? Whether you're keen for some good Irish stew or planning an outing with the wee ones, there's a pot-full of things to do here in Irving, Texas. Get out there and have some fun!

Treasure the Weekend

Friday, March 9, 2018 10:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Spring Break is such a magical time, full of activities and warmer days.  There is more time to spend with the family, time to stay up late and time to sleep in. So join me in taking time out to enjoy some activities this weekend here in Irving.  There's lot's to do and see so let's get hoppin.  Time's a wasting.

Hello Sunshine!

Friday, March 2, 2018 9:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

Get ready for a sunny weekend full of Robots, Runts, the Republic, and then some. Grab your friends and head on out to Irving because we have a full list of activities to choose from. These are some events we recommend, but you can also visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com where you'll find a wide array of things to do. It's the weekend, so go play outside!