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Author: Roselle Pliego

Family Blogger, Mother of 3 and your guide to family fun in DFW. Learn more at http://www.indfwandbeyond.com!

Spooktacular Halloween Fun in Irving

Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

Thursday, October 24

  • Irving YMCA Festival is from 6-8 pm at the Irving Family YMCA. Dress like a Disney character for even more fun. Enjoy fun activities, jump house, cake walk, vendors, and, of course, candy. 2200 W. Irving Blvd. FREE.
  • Countdown to Halloween for Teens: DIY Light-Up Wands, 6-7 pm, Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room. One more week to Halloween! Using copper tape, popsicle sticks, LED lights, and a battery, we’ll engineer wands that light up with the click of a button! Supplies are provided.
  • Come out for Pics on the Plaza to

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. 

 

Cinco de Mayo is an American-Mexican celebration held on May 5th to commemorate Mexico’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. Basically, they kicked Napoleon’s nephew and his army out of the country, thereby defeating a brief attempt at colonialism. And it's a perfect reason to celebrate! So whether Cinco de Mayo introduces your palate to that glorious cuisine from south of the border, or you’ve enjoyed Mexican food and TexMex all your life, celebrating this holiday has become a wonderful tradition for everyone here in Texas!

Check out our guide for Cinco de Mayo festivities in Irving.

Spring Break In Irving, Texas

Friday, March 8, 2019 12:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

The city of Irving offers plenty of family fun activities to keep you busy.  Plan a staycation and visit local community events here in your own backyard from now through next weekend.  Below is your family guide to Spring Break fun in Irving! 

Black History Month in Irving

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

Black History is celebrated in the month of February to honor the achievements of our African-American heroes. Irving's rich diversity and culture are great blessings to its residents and visitors.  Here is a list of great events to commemorate our special heritage during Black History Month.