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Your Guide to a Holiday-filled Weekend

Thursday, November 29, 2018 7:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Irving comes alive this weekend with holiday splendor. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you like parades, fireworks, Christmas trees, ballets, or just lots of fun for the whole family, Irving has it all. We made a list (and checked it twice) of the top holiday activities going on in Irving, but there's always more that's listed on our website at  C'mon, let's get our jingle on!

Stepping Out in Irving

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 5:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


In this season of giving thanks we are reminded of the many blessings that surround us. And some of the greatest blessings are those we call friends. So grab your friends this weekend, head uptown, downtown, or anywhere in between and have fun stepping out. I've listed several ideas below, but you can always stop by our website for more.

Five Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day In Irving

Thursday, November 8, 2018 5:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


After exercising our right to vote this week, it is time to honor the Veterans who fought for that right to vote, and all other American freedoms we get to enjoy every day. Irving's salute to our men and women in uniform culminates into a wide variety of celebrations, beginning with just offering our deep appreciation for their service. Over the next several days be sure to thank a Veteran, and be proud that you're an American. Listed below are five ways to commemorate Veterans Day here in Irving.  As always, there are many more events going on this weekend, just take a peek at our full activity calendar at


Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 AM by Carol Stoddard


There is never a more vibrant and colorful palate than that of fall sunsets and fall leaves. To me, it is the best season to get outdoors and enjoy cooler weather and seasonal tastes. Whether you take in an open air concert at the Texas Lottery Plaza, enjoy one of the family-friendly library events around Irving, experience a live stage show, or peruse the Farmers Market, this weekend offers up some great weather, great food and great events. Listed below are a few suggestions for your weekend itinerary, or you can visit our website at for additional ideas. It's time to get out and enjoy some fall, y'all.


Things to do in Irving in November

Friday, October 26, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Irving

It’s hard to believe that November is already here! Use the following list as a guide to all the best things to do in Irving this November.

November 1 - 3

Thursday, November 1
  • Whether you want to drop in for lunch or wait until you’re finished with work for the day, be sure to take advantage of Thirsty Thursday at Cool River Cafe, one of Irving’s go-to hot spots. Drink specials—like $5 draft beer and $5 wine by the glass—last all day long. Come unwind at this refined yet relaxed Las Colinas establishment.
Saturday, November 3
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:00 AM by Roselle Pliego

Olivellas Neo Pizza Napoletana is a highlight at the Water Street District in Irving and a very convenient location for a work lunch, family night or dinner with friends.

Authentic Neo-Pizza with fresh homemade mozzarella and tomatoes imported from Italy is a taste of what you can expect when you eat at Olivellas. This award-winning restaurant has a great tradition of keeping true to its Northern Neapolitan and Southern Roman pizza styles found in Italy. The Neapolitan style of pizza is very pillowy soft in the center of the crust, which is

Things to Do in Irving in October

Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Irving

Fall is officially here. That means cooler weather, shorter days, and of course, Halloween. There’s a lot to celebrate in October, making it more fun than ever to explore Irving. Discover some of the exciting Irving things to do in October below.

Golfing Around Irving

Monday, September 24, 2018 10:00 AM by Visit Irving

One of the best ways to enjoy Irving is to get outside and admire its vibrant outdoor spaces and greenery. If you golf, you’re in luck. Irving golf courses offer spectacular fairways, manicured grounds, and inviting clubhouses, giving you every excuse you need to hit the links and get some fresh air. 

Irving Events to Attend This Fall

Thursday, September 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Irving

As soon as you feel that slight chill in the morning air, you know what it means: it’s time to start dreaming of apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and falling leaves. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite things to do in September, October, and November in Irving, so get the flannel out of the closet, grab a pumpkin spice latte, and head out to some fall events in Irving, TX!