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Rock the City! with Live Music in Irving

Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:00 AM by Carol Stoddard


The beat goes on in Irving where you're invited to experience our vibrant live music scene this weekend! While you're out jamming to the sounds of our city, just know that your health is a top priority. As such, each venue has set up safety guidelines so you can still enjoy a worry-free and socially-distanced environment. The Restaurant Grid in Visit Irving’s blog section - Eat Locally While Distancing Socially in Irving, Texas - holds the most up-to-date information on which restaurants require masks, offer curbside delivery, have an outdoor patio area, etc. Or simply 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 and live streaming awaiting you this weekend in Irving, Texas

I once read that “Motherhood is powered by love, fueled by coffee, and sustained by wine.” This quote got me to chuckling, but I don’t think it’s entirely true. We moms run on so many other awesome things that we might not always get, but we love so dearly like mani-pedis, chocolate, movies, and late-night Netflix binge when everyone else is asleep. So to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, we’ve put together a fun itinerary, featuring some of the things mentioned above, for moms to make the most of the holiday in Irving. 

Enjoy the Merry Month of May in Irving

Monday, April 26, 2021 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

If April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring? We all know this witty quip but there's something else that May brings besides Mother's Day and springtime flowers. May brings a whole new collection of activities here in Irving. Whether you like the outdoors, a small indoor gathering with friends or a fulfilling night on the town, come to Irving and experience it all. 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, it's all waiting for you to explore. 

Top 5 Picnic Spots in Irving and Las Colinas

Friday, April 23, 2021 10:00 AM by Kayla Mansour

Irving has something for everyone when it comes to being outdoors, including— picnicking, hiking/biking trails, sports of all kinds, fishing, swimming, recreation centers, canoeing and boating. Sometimes the kid in us just needs to get outdoors and soak up some sunshine. To that, we say, YES go for it! It's #NationalPicnicDay, there's no better time to grab some food from a nearby hot spot and explore these top five picks for picnicking in Irving-Las Colinas.

Top 5 Places to Propose in Irving

Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

You’ve found “the one,” received the blessing, shopped for a brilliant ring, but now you have to find the perfect place to pop the question. Of course, your proposal is going to be memorable no matter where you take a knee but choosing a locale with a little extra wow-factor is the icing on your multi-tiered cake.

Run for the Fun of It

Monday, March 8, 2021 12:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

* All photos taken prior to COVID-19 and social distancing orders*

Some may think runners are crazy, but most members of this special club understand the crazy and love the (sometimes grueling) fun. When you choose to join (we're always welcoming new members), you'll understand it, too.

Run for the Finish

Monday, March 8, 2021 12:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

* All photos taken prior to COVID-19 and social distancing orders*

Some runners love running and others have a love/hate relationship with the sport from time to time. Admittedly it can be intimidating to start. But once you lace up your sneakers and get going, you will immediately begin reaping health benefits and less tangible bonus benefits that will likely make you fall in love with the sport. Am I right, running veterans?