Category - Events

The Whole Enchilada

Friday, July 6, 2018 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

I bet you thought this blog would lead you to some mouthwatering enchiladas in Irving, Texas. Well, just hang on and ride, that's coming up in a bit. But first, I wanted to remind you of the great many events going on in Irving over the weekend. Instead of listing just a few, what we've got here is the WHOLE enchilada.  So as our great Mayor Stopfer says, "Get out there and enjoy our great city!" And for other area events, be sure to visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

Live Music in Irving, Texas: July 2018

Sunday, July 1, 2018 1:00 PM by Visit Irving

Take a musical journey through the decades with the live music acts hitting the stages across Irving in July. From ‘70s classic rock to ‘80s powerhouses, ‘90s grunge stars to ‘00s hit makers, there are opportunities aplenty to experience a still-fresh blast from the past. Acts of the moment make appearances too, for a month of music so cool it’ll help you fend off the summer heat.

It's what makes Irving, Texas a great town - a marriage of the old and new, where diversity is mainstream and food is a common language. That's what you get this weekend with the top events listed below. Whether it's a day spent at the Mandalay Canal Festival, catching a play about freedom, or celebrating 150 years of history, there's something here for everyone. And there's even more listed on our website, so go ahead, check it out. Just be sure to tag us in those photos @visitirvingtx.

If you really want to have a feel of lots of places in the world, come experience Canal Fest. Irving, also known as "the most diverse zip code in the country," is a fun and entertaining place to be all year round, most especially during this famous festival - Canal Fest. It's all about a diverse display of art and culture from around the world you don’t want to miss. Filled with a lot of activities for all age groups, here is what you want to know and experience at this year's Canal Fest! 

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to gather with family and friends for cookouts and pre-summer activities.  It's also a great time to teach your children about our true heroes, the servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. As you bite into your celebratory hot dog, consider visiting these area Memorial Day weekend activities.

Totally here to expose three reasons why you need to see The Full Monty, now playing at the Irving Arts Center. This production has got moves you've never seen before, of course totally in a good way. Unzip your expectations and get ready to enjoy this hilarious and heart-warming musical by MainStage Irving-Las Colinas

 

All puns were intended...

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!