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Date Night in the L.C.

Monday, May 2, 2022 2:00 PM by Lori Sirmen

You don’t have to go all white tablecloth for a fun and romantic date night out. Actually, stepping outside of the fancy dinner box can be much more exciting. Whether celebrating an anniversary, enjoying a couple's staycation or venturing out for a first date, our city's got plenty for you two to do. Read on, because we’ve picked out a few uniquely Irving date night spots for you and your boo. 

Top 5 Must-Do's for May in Irving

Friday, April 29, 2022 10:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

North Texas breathes a life of its own in May. It is patio season and all over town people are enjoying dining al fresco - with cool breezes, Venetian views in Las Colinas, and small town vibes in downtown. Many Irving restaurants even feature live music on the weekends! There's no better time than springtime to get out and enjoy life. While you're out and about town, we've listed for you our top five picks from all that's happening in Irving this month. Of course, you can find the full list of events on our website at www.irvingtexas.com/events

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. 

How to Have an Awesome April in Irving

Thursday, April 7, 2022 1:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Spring is in full swing during the month of April and outdoors is begging you to come and play. Highlighting this month's events is the greatly anticipated return of the PGA TOUR to Irving. Along with the biggest names on the Champions Tour, the ClubCorp Classic is bringing an A-list of celebs, such as Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo and Emmitt Smith. Named by Avid Golfer as one of the Best Country Clubs in 2019, the Las Colinas Country Club is where the action will be. There are many things to explore in Irving during the month of April, so tee off with any one of these ideas below. 

Where to Get Your Game On In Irving

Monday, March 28, 2022 12:00 PM by Kristina Rowe

Whatever you like to play, it’s easy to find a place in Irving to get your game on. From trivia and game nights at your favorite watering holes to laid back evenings of playing pool or no-holds-barred pinball and virtual reality games, there’s surely something to suit your sense of play.

If you’re more of a spectator, local Irving restaurants and bars have you covered for that, too. Here are 15 great places to get you started if you want to set your inner gamer free. 

With five different beautiful 18-hole golf courses in the city limits, Irving has long been an appealing destination for golfers. This spring, the ClubCorp Classic’s inaugural event will take the Irving golf scene to a new level attracting amateur, professional and celebrity golfers for a week-long event at Las Colinas Country Club. Golf Channel viewers all around the country can watch the ClubCorp Classic, but here in Irving, locals and visitors will have a front-row seat. Grab your tickets and get ready for the return of professional golf to

Top 10 Memory-Making March Events in Irving

Monday, February 28, 2022 10:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

March into a new month with a rich passion for exploring new places. Find another favorite restaurant, listen to a different genre of live music, or just get out and hang with your friends. Irving is ready with everything you need to make memories in March. We'll guide you along the way with our top 10 picks listed below. 

Irving Marathon: A Boston Marathon Qualifier

Saturday, February 12, 2022 1:00 PM by Kristina Rowe

Whether you’re crazy about running or think it’s crazy to want to run 26 miles (at one time?!), you should consider the Irving Marathon. The first Irving Marathon was held in 2013, and since it has grown into a year-round race series with eight unique events that provide support to The Irving Schools Foundation and helps kids learn healthy lifestyle habits.