Memorial Day weekend is here! Great things are ahead - like summer and being able to wear white pants (don't event think about it until Monday). With our minds focused on those who've served, here are some additional ways to enjoy that extra day in your weekend mix. These are our top picks of where to eat, what to see or do, and where to stay. See more at: www.irvingtexas.com/events.
MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE
Location: Central Library Auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd.
When: Sunday, May 24, 2:30-4:300 p.m.
Honor the true meaning of Memorial Day with Irving. On Sunday, May 24 we'll take a moment to salute our nation’s fallen heroes at a free Memorial Day service at 2:30 p.m. The event will include special speeches, a moment of reflection, presentation of colors, and a special performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner."
Following the service, a reception will be held at Veterans Memorial Park, 644 Rock Island Road (located next to Central Library). The reception will conclude with a prayer, the playing of “Taps” and the laying of the wreath by Patricia. Bring the family and enjoy a ceremony to honor our fallen servicemen and women. Learn more
KICKOFF TO SUMMER OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AT THE FOUR SEASONS
Location: Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
Price: Event included with your stay, Book now
When: Memorial Day Weekend
Summer is meant for time with family, getting away for a rest or just good ol’ adventure and fun. The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas invites you to “Celebrate Texas” with a most unique way that combines Texas and fun for a perfect summer recipe. Ya'll be sure to join this Texas-sized kickoff to summer fun over Memorial Day weekend with live Texas music, a Dallas Zoo educational program, dive in movie, calf roping, hayrides, s'mores and more! Book now
IRVING CONCERT - MOTOWN TRIBUTE
Location: Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson Street
When: Friday, May 22, 7-8:30 p.m.
Ain't no mountain high enough . . . ain't no weather dark enough . . . to keep us from jamming out to Motown hits at Irving's Concert Series. The fun has been moved indoors to the Heritage Senior Center. Prepare to sing along with the Buster Brown Band as they perform their tribute to Motown. Don't worry about bringing seating, chairs will be provided at the center. Learn more
3RD ANNUAL BOLLYWOOD SHOW
Location: Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard
When: Saturday, May 23, 3 p.m.
The 3rd Annual Bollywood Show presented by Blue Flame Productions is bringing their unique, innovative dance performances to the Irving Arts Center this Saturday, May 23. You'll enjoy a variety of dances, ornamental outfits and colorful music. Grab your friends and family for this fun event. Learn more
IRVING CARES RESTAURANT WEEK
Location: Many dining options
When: Through Sunday, May 24
Eat your way through Memorial Day Weekend! You won't believe it, but you can help others while you eat. To those who have already been participating, thank you for taking part in Irving Cares Restaurant Week. Don't worry if you haven't eaten your part. There's still time to dine for a cause. Take a look at the list of restaurants and plan out your weekend dining around the list of places that will be donating proceeds to the fantastic charitable organization, Irving Cares.
For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.