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6 Must-See Irving Event Spaces

Friday, February 22, 2019 9:00 AM by Visit Irving

Home to some of the nation’s top Fortune 500 companies and nestled in the middle of the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, Irving is bursting at the seams with premier places perfect for your next meeting or party. To help you plan your next happening, we’ve rounded up a few of Irving's event venues.

1. Irving Convention Center

Irving Convention Center

Nothing is as iconic in Irving as hosting an event at the stunningly beautiful Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, a sophisticated, modern building poised along the Irving skyline. Its smart

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. 

A Love Letter to the Mandalay Canals

Monday, February 11, 2019 10:00 AM by Visit Irving

Dear Mandalay Canals,

Oh, how we cherish you. You bring a sparkling romance to the beautiful scenery here in Irving. You remind us of the swirling waters of Venice, with graceful gondolas drifting by.

We love the way you meander through Las Colinas, narrating the sounds of your slow moving water while we slowly stroll along your paths. You’ve given a home to the laid-back restaurants with waterfront patios that add delight and beauty to our town. There’s no better way to spend a gorgeous evening than indulging in the delectable tastes offered

How To Be a Tourist in Irving

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


. . . even if you live here!  There is something to be said about the excitement of packing for a week, passing through multiple security checkpoints, and fighting jet lag when you go on vacation. Of course it's all worth it when you arrive at your destination and visit unique places you've never seen before. However, the same holds true for exploring around town, just as if you've never visited Irving before.  Have you ever watched a tourist's face light up as they marvel at the Mustang sculptures?  Or have you hosted out-of-town guests and saw your city through a fresh pair of eyes?  Listed below are four tips on how you can capture that tourist excitement, without having to book a single flight.

Irving Events to Attend This Winter

Monday, January 14, 2019 10:00 AM by Visit Irving

Don’t let the cold keep you from venturing out and exploring the exciting things happening in and around Irving, TX this winter. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite things to do in Irving in winter.


Frost Fest

Frost Fest

Hosted by the City of Irving, Frost Fest is an annual winter festival that lets families and kids really enjoy a winter wonderland. With fresh snow every 30 minutes, you can hurtle down a snowy hill on an intertube, start a snowball fight or build a snowman in a snowy play area, take turns around a skating rink, be amazed