Weekend Itinerary

This Weekend in Irving

We’ve got another exciting weekend coming up in Irving, TX. Whether you are looking for concerts, happy hours, culinary or cultural events, look no further

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Carol Stoddard
Author: Carol Stoddard

Writer, organizer, support staffer, baby boomer. Lover of the DFW Metroplex and its history. When I’m not working, I’m writing or chasing my cat off the counter. I love to explore new places and try new area restaurants. The best keep popping up in Irving. Peace out. 

Rock the City! with Live Entertainment in Irving

The beat goes on in Irving! Whether you enjoy jazz, country, tribute bands,original music, stage shows or dance-inducing DJ's, Irving has something for everyone. Click on the images below to learn more information about live entertainment options, venues or to reserve your space. For additional events, visit our calendar at www.irvingtexas.com/events. …

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June is Calling You Home to Irving

Do you remember as a kid how excited you were on the last day of school? You could hardly concentrate as you said your goodbyes, talked about what you were doing that summer, or where you were going.  You couldn’t wait for the bell to ring before you bolted out the door, ready to embrace summer like a long lost love. That excitement can be recaptured in your home town of Irving, Texas.  This month's line up of events will bring back the romance of summer sounds, smells and tastes.  Check out the fun below and be sure to tag us at #visitirving when you post your selfies…

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Top 5 Must-Do's for May in Irving

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 musicon 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. …

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How to Have an Awesome April in Irving

Spring is in full swing during the month of Apriland 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. …

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Hop Around Irving for Easter Eats and Treats

Easter is a traditional time for family gatherings and celebrations, and eateries all around Irving are hatching ideas to bring you a scrumptiousholiday meal. Also, don't forget those photos with the Easter Bunny or Easter egg hunts in the park. So treat yourself and your special somebunnies to an amazing Easter with these suggestions below…

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Top 10 Memory-Making March Events in Irving

March into a new month with a rich passion for exploring new places. Find anotherfavorite 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. …

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Meet the Newly Updated Heritage Park in Irving

Irving’s past meets the needs of its future at the newly renovated Heritage Park in historic downtown Irving. There’s something about nostalgia that attracts the young to learn and the old to remember. Heritage Park combines its nostalgic past while representingthe future of urban family outings.  While the park highlights reminders of when Irving was just a combination of dots on a railroad map, it also offers a large gathering place for families, an entertainment venue for visitors, picnic benches near a food truck court, and a children’s play area.  …

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You're Going to LOVE These Top 5 February Events in Irving

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it holds some really big events in Irving. First, we can't forget the little guy aiming his arrows at the heart. And there's celebrations all month long for Black History Month. February is also a great time to love yourself by getting outsideand getting in shape. However you celebrate February, we've added below our top five favorite things to do, and we think you'll love them too…

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Celebrate Veterans Day In Irving

Americans love, respect, and honor our troops all year round. However, each November, we set aside a special time to honor the sacrifices our brave military veterans have made. Originally called Armistice Day, Veterans Day falls on the anniversary of World War I. The holiday was renamed in 1954 to honor the service of all military members.    Visit Irving salutes our past and present men and women in uniform today. Below is a list of Veterans Day celebrations throughout the city…

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Texas Stadium: Looking Back at a Legend

If I asked you which football stadium had a hole in its roof so God can watch His favorite team play, would you know the answer? But, of course! Much has been written about Irving's beloved Texas Stadium throughout the years. For almost 40 years, it housed America's team, the Dallas Cowboys, and showcased many memorable moments. It's where the Cowboys won their last Super Bowl game – all five Super Bowl games, in fact. This iconic stadium not only showcased action-packed NFL games, but it was also a hometown gathering place for graduations, high school football playoff games, concerts, and who can forget the drive-in movie theater in its parking lot? When Irving bid farewell to the Cowboys, we said goodbye to a gentle giant, a behemoth best friend, our white-topped mountain on the horizon. Join me in paying a posthumous tribute to this historic stadium during the 50th anniversary of its construction. Join me in honoring the great Texas Stadium…

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