This crazy weather isn’t ready to let go of summer, but we’re jumping right in to Halloween anyway. With the sound of crunching leaves, aromas of pumpkin spice and popcorn balls, and a certain eeriness in the nighttime air, it can only mean one thing . . . it’s the weekend of All Hallows Eve, eve. And there is plenty of Halloween fun for everyone. Feast your ghoulish eyes on this . . .
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Dia de los Muertos Happy Hour
When: Friday, October 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: La Cima Club, 5215 N. O’Connor Blvd., Suite 2600, 75039
Cost: Free Admission, you do not need to be a member to attend this event
Halloween may be on a Monday this year but we are celebrating a tad bit early! Dia De Los Muertos at La Cima Club will not only be a night full of tradition but a Happy Hour full of ghostly bites, haunting drinks and a ton of fun! COMPLIMENTARY EVENT FOR EVERYONE. Drink specials available, complimentary food available and guests are highly encouraged! Learn More
Irving Parks Recreation Center Fall Carnivals
When: Friday, October 28, 2016
Where: Lee Park Recreation Center, 3000 Pamela Drive from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter Street from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free admission, game tickets are $0.25 each or five for $1.00 at Lee & Senter, unlimited play wristbands are $10 at Cimarron.
Children of all ages are invited to the Fall Carnival Series hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department. Activities, which will vary by location, will include carnival games, prizes, cakewalks, bounce houses and concessions. Call each recreation center for specific details. Learn More
Gypsy Friday Open Mic
When: Friday, October 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Supreme Coffee, 4070 N. Belt Line Road 75038
Cost: Free admission
Sign up at 6PM to perform a few original tunes or some comedy at Supreme Coffee. All you need to bring is your own equipment and definitely your own instrument. Or just come to hear the local talent. Supreme Coffee offers 20% off any of their beverages during Gypsy Fridays Open Mic time. Or, you can bring your own beer or wine. The more the merrier! Let's share some local music and have some fun! Learn More
Friday Night Library: Fall Carnival and BOOktacular Basement
When: Friday, October 28 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Irving Public Library – South, 601 Schulze Drive 75060
Cost: Free Admission
Celebrate the season with scary stories, games, candy and a haunted house at South Irving Library’s annual fall festival. From 7 to 8 p.m., little ones can enjoy a spooky story walk and trunk-or-treat spectacular. Stroll the Monster Midway all night for face painting, chances to win candy and other cool surprises. Feeling brave? Get in line between 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. for a delightfully frightful tour of the BOOktacular Basement where creepy characters and terrifying animatronics hide behind every corner. Costumes are encouraged. The BOOktacular Basement is limited to two visits, and is not recommended for babies or small children who scare easily. Learn More
Halloween with Bone Doggie, Novakain and Leqube
When: Friday, October 8, starting at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Texas Musicians Museum, 222 E. Irving Blvd 75060
Cost: Free admission, donations for the bands are accepted
A whiskey voice, lightning fingers, and a strong love of the nostalgic are only a few ways to describe Bone Doggie, a 25-year veteran of countless Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz and Progressive bands. Drawing from influences ranging from Robert Johnson, to Miles Davis to Led Zeppelin, Bone Doggie’s bold, brash and often “Tim Burton-esque” approach to acoustic music culminates into a highly entertaining mixture of murder, mayhem and good old-fashioned family fun. Learn More
Thriller Night at 10 Downing Street
When: Friday, October 28, 2016 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where: 10 Downing Street Pub & Grill, 5433 N. MacArthur Blvd. 75038
Cost: No Cover Charge
Join the late night adult crowd for Michael Jackson Thriller Night with more than 18 mixed drink specials and featuring DJ Gani. For a VIP table, please call 972-518-0939. Costumed guests get one free shot. In fact, costumes are highly encouraged and anticipated, but not mandatory. Learn More
When: Saturday, October 29 starting from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Irving Mall, 3880 Irving Mall 75062
Cost: Free Admission
Irving Mall is the place for fun Halloween-themed activities such as free trick-or-treating fun and crafts that the whole family can enjoy in Food Court. Play in the bounce house; enjoy spooky activities, a balloon artist and special appearances from the girls of Miss Irving Texas Latina. Additionally, Forcher’s Dance Center will showcase an exciting performance of Thriller. Learn More
When: Saturday, October 29 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Radha Govind Dham, 8888 N. MacArthur Blvd. 75063
Cost: Free Admission, $5 per car for parking
Halloween isn’t the only holiday in town. Come visit the festivities of Diwali with food and drink booths, Momo’s, Chaat, Chole Bhatura, Pav Bhaji, Amazing Chinese, South Indian Snacks, Garam Jalebis and Sweet Treats. There’ll be plenty of games and activities for the kids too. Learn More
Cool October Charity Concert
When: Saturday, October 29 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Resort and Club, 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd 75038
Cost: General Admission is $15/person, Children 6-12 is $5/child and children 5 and under are free
Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas invites you to help fight cancer for a healthier Irving by joining us for an evening of music, food, drinks, fireworks and fun! As we celebrate 31 years of raising money for cancer, we also celebrate the community and its effort to make the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center THE place to go for the most advanced cancer treatment. See website for complete schedule of events. Learn More
Boo Bash, Haunted Halls and Candy Trail
When: Saturday, October 29 from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Valley Ranch Association, 8830 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 101 75063
Cost: Free Admission
Explore what happens when the lights go down at Boo Bash - Haunted Halls: a walk-through haunted maze! Enjoy music, dancing, and refreshments. First 100 guests will receive a scream bag. Learn More
Halloween with Poppy Xander, Kites & Boomerangs and The Confounded
When: Saturday, October 29 starting at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Texas Musicians Museum, 222 E. Irving Blvd. 75060
Cost: Free Admission, donations are accepted for the bands
Poppy Xander is a composer, keyboardist, and chamber rock band leader/vocalist from Dallas, Texas. Xander’s live shows are filled with story-telling and theatrical energy that conveys the wild range of characters in her songs that inspire the imagination and empathy of her listeners. Xander also performs as a featured musician with a variety of acts including magicians, burlesque dancers, folk, pop, and rock groups. Learn More
Heroes & Villains Halloween Party
When: Saturday, October 29 starting from 9:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Cool River Café, 1045 Hidden Ridge Drive 75038
Cost: Ladies get free admission all night, gentlemen get free admission before 9:30 p.m. $10 thereafter.
It's time to decide if you'll be a Hero or a Villain... -Free admission before 9:30 p.m. -$10 admission after 9:30 p.m. -Ladies FREE admission all night! -Costume contest at 11:00 p.m. -LIVE music by Treble Hook -Enjoy drink specials & giveaways! Learn More
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