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Outdoors Wants You to Come and Play!

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 12:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

After the cold front moved through this week, the weekend should remain in the double digits ... around 97 to be precise. You know what this means? You can go back to doing outdoor activities. Here in Irving, we worship the outdoors and all the fun it brings. From swim parties to outdoor movies to patio concerts, we've got your weekend itinerary all planned out.  Because, you know, outdoors was really missing you.  

For additional area events, visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

On Your Mark, Get Set, PLAY!

Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

And the weekend begins! You may have guessed by now that I am a weekend warrior, always in search of new things to do and great places to eat. I need not go very far because here in Irving there are always so many fun events to fill my calendar. Now I know what you're thinking . . . how can YOU know which events to attend? Well, that's why I'm here, to let you know about the different ways you can play your day away. Take a look at these suggestions:

Around the World is Just Around the Corner

Thursday, July 19, 2018 2:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Why be a jet setter when you can do some day tripping right here in Irving and still enjoy the same experiences? The world is waiting for you just around the corner - from food, music, people and events - you can savor it all. This weekend is packed full so hop on board with these suggestions and travel the globe in just two short days. Of course there's always more in store when you visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

Texans are a unique lot. We have our own lingo, our own style of food, our own music and we're mighty proud of it all. From over yonder to pert' near here, you don't have to look far to find the best of Texas in Irving. Here is your guide to what is truly Texan about our town and how to grab it by the horns - because that's what we Texans do.  There's always more than meets the eye, so take a peek at the full events calendar on our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

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.

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...