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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Chelsea Bilbia
Author: Chelsea Bilbia

A SoCal native happy to call Irving my new home. From food to wine to adventures, I love spending my free time exploring cities, nature, and all the hot spots to try. Cheers! 

Top Martinis in Irving

In its true form, a martini is simply gin with vermouth and an olive or lemon twist garnish. While this isa classy staple to anyone's cocktail order, sometimes we like to mix it up with some spice, something sweet, or a double espresso! Regardless of how you prefer to order your drink, the important question is, shaken or stirred?  Check out these spots in Irving for the best martinis…

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Top Cinco de Mayo Dining Options in Irving

Can anyone else believe it is already May? Well, it'strue and it can only mean one thing; Cinco de Mayo is upon us! It's definitely one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, and Irving has all you need for the best fiesta. Whether you are dining in, sipping margaritas at happy hour, or taking food home to go all night long with friends and family, here is a list of the top places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. …

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A Guide to Toyota Music Factory

The ultimate foodie and music lover destination; Toyota Music Factory(TMF) is an exciting blend of restaurants, bars, live music, and community events. Located in Las Colinas, Toyota Music Factory is home to several local Irving businesses and is a great spot to show tourists and locals alike what Irving has to offer. Whatever you are in the mood for, TMF has it. Tacos, craft beers, hard-to-find wines, brunch, fresh sushi; the options are endless and your taste buds will always leave happy! It's the perfect “night out” location: catch a delicious dinner, enjoy some live music, then hit last call for a nightcap. For those that like to rise with the sun on the weekends, Toyota Music Factory offers several outdoor community workout classes that are begging to be followed by a sweet and savory brunch with friends. While it all may be one location, each night out at Toyota Music Factory will feel unique and create great memories with the ever-changing music lineups and incredible food. …

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A Guide to Water Street in Irving

Definitelya place locals will recommend when visiting Irving, Water Street is a scenic blend of restaurants and to-go shops that create a small-town Main Street feel, even though you're surrounded by Las Colinas skyscrapers. It is the perfect place to catch up with friends or gather for a family meal; there is something here for everyone. Located just around the bend from Toyota Music Factory and along the shores of Lake Carolyn, you can enjoy lakeside beers, gourmet coffee and some of the freshest Mexican cuisine you will ever have…

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Cold Weather Cocktail Roundup

Crisp air, falling leaves, and cocktails to warm you from the inside out. Cold weatheris finally here after a blistering summer and a toasty Texas fall, and Irving has all you need to enjoy this beautiful season. Hot or over ice, move aside pumpkin spice lattes, the fall cocktails of Irving are here! …

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Deliciousness on the Half Shell: Get Your Oyster Fix in Irving

With the weather warming up, nothing sounds better than fresh air and fresh oysters! While we may be far from the sea, Irving still has some incredible oyster options to satisfy even the pickiest seafood eater. So all that is left to ask is, east coast or west coast? Check out these great spots in Irving to get your raw, Rockefeller, or fried oysters on…

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Favorite Saint Paddy's Day Eats Around Irving

Green is in the air and in the beer! Saint Patrick's Day is here and once again Irving is ready to cheeryou into a great day filled with delicious food, cold drinks and the luck of the Irish. Whether celebrating with friends, family or enjoying a to-go meal at home, check out these Irving spots for the best Saint Patrick’s Day food! …

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Uniquely Irving: Argentina Bakery

Family-owned and operated,Argentina Bakery is a must visit for all things sweet, savory and delicious. Named the Best Bakery in Irving in 2021, visitors can easily see why this establishment is a shining star in Irving. Regional delicacies of South America, along with American and European classics, blend together for the ultimate one-stop-shop bakery experience. Enjoy fresh coffee, handmade treats, and explore unique grocery items of Argentina. Since 2003, Argentina Bakery's skilled pastry chefs have been hard at work to create one of the best bakeries in all of Dallas/Fort Worth.  …

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Uniquely Irving: Bruno's Ristorante

Local, delicious, fine dining ...Bruno’s Ristorante is a must-try for all Irvingites and visitors alike. Once you experience Bruno’s, you will quickly become a regular through their incredible service, exceptional Italian dishes and beautiful views of the Valley Ranch canals. …

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Best off the Menu Drinks in Irving

There is no shortage of amazing cocktail menus in Irving, but a greater experience awaits when the bartender creates a unique blend or personal twist on their classic drink. For those days when you just want a good cocktail made by a skilled bartender, Irving has you covered. From large and diverse bottle selections, Irving’s bartenders are ready to make your perfect drink, or maybe you're ready tobe adventurous and try something new. Whether distilled in our home state of Texas or the other side of the world, check out these Irving spots for the best spirits to create an off-the-menu drink. …

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