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Make Memories in Irving this March

Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

It's been quite a memorable year thus far, so as March brings us warmer days, windy afternoons, and fun-filled nights, let's create some better memories! Here in Irving, there are quite a few activities to enjoy all throughout the month, so whether you want to take in the night life complete with live music, enjoy some weekend funget outdoors, visit the arts, or see what's going on at the Irving Convention Center, we've got the events for you. 

Rock the City! with Live Music in Irving

Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

I've heard that hot food, smooth libations, and dancing to good music helps you to thaw out from our recent cold snap. So as you emerge from hibernation this week, drop by any of these places to warm yourself up. And because your health is a top priority, each venue has set up safety guidelines so you can still enjoy a worry-free and socially-distanced environment.

Just click on the images below to learn more information about the musicians and venues or to reserve your space. The beat goes on with live music awaiting you this weekend in Irving, Texas

With most of the area – okay, the country – spending the weekend indoors, we reached out to some of Irving’s more well-known residents to get their take on what movies to stream this Valentine’s weekend, and why. Whether you’re looking for romance, rom-com, bromance or a good Galentine’s feature, we’ve got you covered.

Thanks to our hot couples and sizzling singles for a glimpse into their movie recommendations - and accompanying personal stories - sure to warm any heart, make you laugh, cry, or get your adrenaline pumping. And a special thank

Think Outside of the Chocolate Box

Friday, February 12, 2021 1:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

This week I have blogged ad nauseum about different ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Irving; so much so that you might be seeing (or vomiting) hearts! But, come on, can you really tire of love and ways to celebrate it? Let’s hope not, because I’m back with just a few more ideas. Whether you have a special someone, or you are your own one true love, Irving is brimming with ways to share your love for self and others. Today we explore unconventional Valentine’s fun.

Get Your Heart Racing When You Commit to Love on the Run

I know, I know

When Cupid Misses the Mark, Irving to the Rescue

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

Roses, Chocolates and Teddy Bears, Oh My!

Do you find these Valentine’s icons frightening? Do you believe that Cupid is stupid? Do you liken V-Day to, well, D-Day?  Expectations. Pressure. Cliches. Are you one of those people that thinks “Love Stinks” and so does the day created to celebrate it? The happiness of others. Big Hugs. Candy. Punny Valentines cards. Giving. Romantic gestures. Holding hands. Bah Humbug! STOP and swipe right (or down) right now!

Save the Date(s)

Friday, February 5, 2021 1:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

While Valentine's Day gets all the credit, many people don't realize that there are actually seven (unofficial) holiday days leading up to the biggest romantic day of the year. If you’re a romantic at heart, you’ve got a full eight days a week to show how much you care. Now that we’ve passed you a love note with this little secret, you can up your Valentine’s game starting with Rose Day on February 7 to Propose Day, Teddy Day, Chocolate Day, Kiss Day and Hug Day, and then finally – Valentine's Day. We all need a new story this year, so let’s make 2021 a love story for the books! How does Irving love you? Let us show you the days. Love is all around!

February Activities in Irving

Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

February is peeking around the corner. Will it see its shadow? Will it offer up love and romance? One thing we know for sure is that February will be full of fun and diverse activities here in Irving to enjoy both in-person and online. Whether you're celebrating Black History Month, President's Day, National Margarita Day, or just life itself, we have a long list of ways to enjoy this shortest month of the year. 

The Irving Convention Center Turns 10

Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

 

We’re dedicating this #ThrowbackThursday to one of Irving’s biggest game-changers - the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, which opened 10 years ago this week. Hosting a wide variety of events from large public shows, to small meetings, to sporting events and more, the building is as flexible as it is beautiful and served as the catalyst that spurred the development of Irving’s Entertainment District.

But the road to developing a convention center in Irving took many twists and turns along the way. Join us as we travel back in time and learn the history of this architecturally stunning structure. As always, for the young and young-at-heart, we’ve included a familiar puzzle. Click on the image below to load the online puzzle. Now, let's get started.

 

Irving Trails and Nature Parks

Monday, January 25, 2021 8:00 AM by Chelsea Bilbia

While it's very tempting to just relax at home and binge on our favorite shows (and our favorite snacks), now is the best time to start or maintain a physical health regime. These days, with fewer shopping trips and working from home, we've gained more time to take care of ourselves, to get outdoors and be active. Deep down we all know that a healthy body is a happy body and that nothing tastes as good as being fit feels. So with our moderate days and cool evenings, now is the perfect time to start exploring the many trails and nature parks found all over Irving. Grab your favorite fall jacket, sneakers, and let’s hit the trails!