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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Lori Sermin
Author: Lori Sirmen

Marketer. Marathoner. Adventure Seeker. High Energy. Creative. Fun & Fun-loving. My Faves: food & wine, friends, fam, my sweet pup Bear, running & travel.

Top 5 Places to Propose in Irving

You’ve found “the one,” received the blessing, shopped for a brilliant ring, but now you have to find the perfect place to pop the question. Of course, your proposal is going to be memorable no matter where you take a knee but choosing a locale with a little extra wow-factor is the icing on your multi-tiered cake…

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Irving Gift Guide: Eat, Drink & Be Merry

You can never go wrong with the gift of great taste! And you can surely find it here. Irving may be a small city, but we’ve got a big food scene with chef-driven restaurants, local flavors and plenty of variety … and it just keeps getting better. Gift your list with a certificate to a tried andtrue Irving favorite or try some place new. …

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Irving Gift Guide: Oh What Fun

"Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!" ― Dr. Seuss, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Yaaaas! We couldn’t agree more. A brand new gadget or toy becomes old really fast. But a weekend staycation or seeing your favorite artist in concert will give you memories that last forever. So, why not give an “experience” this holiday season…

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Irving Gift Guide: Local Holiday Markets

Looking for that perfect gift that’s personal, thoughtful, maybe a little playful and certain to be appreciated? Well, look no further than Irving where our local businesses are giving the North Pole and its resident elves a serious run for their money…

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Gobble Up Some Miles at the Irving Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving is one of the most popular racing days of the year, and participating in a turkey trot is a time-honored holiday tradition for many. Trotters of all ages and experience levels don their gay apparel to join the other turkeys and strut their stuff. If you’ve never joined in the Thanksgiving Day parade of fun before, you’ve seriously been missing out. Here are a bounty of reasons the Irving Turkey Trot deserves a place on your Thanksgiving Day agenda…

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Love, Irving Style - Spark the Flame & Have S’more Fun

It’s fall in Texas y’all and winter is slowly making its way south, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy outdoor food, drink and fun. First, well, it’s Texas, but when we do finally feel a chill in the air, Irving is home to lots of hot spots (pun intended) featuring outdoor spaces outfitted to keep us toasty. Is there anything more romantic than falling in love against a firelight glow? Whether it's a crackling fireplace or an outdoor fire pit, there's just something about those flickering flames that gets you in the mood for romance, and you may find yourself temporarily forgetting about those chilly temps, should they arrive. Here’s where to get cozy…

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Where to Find a Fine Thanksgiving Dinner in Irving

Let's Talk Turkey! This 2021 holiday season, there's no shortage of warnings about, well, shortages. If you don’t plan ahead, you might find yourself in a turkey day dilemma, because there may not be enough birds to go around. Here in Irving, there are a range of outstanding restaurants where you can have your turkey and dressing and eat it too, along with all the sides and pies - even pizza pies! That’s right, we’ve got the skinny on all the restaurants open for you to gobble till you wobble from fine dining to fast food and everything in between. Get your fat pants ready! …

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Sip, Savor, Spa & Sun at Omni Las Colinas

This fall, sunshine & scenic views, stellar dining and spa time make for the staycation trifecta at Irving’s Omni Las Colinas. Yes, you read that right. Mokara Spa has reopened! Not only isMokara Spa literally steps from the hotel, but EVERYTHING food & fun is on property or just a hop, skip and a jump away…

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Seasonal Standouts: The Flavors of Fall

Well howdy, pumpkins, andhappy autumn to you! It’s “officially” fall, but helloooooo, we're in Texas y'all. One day it's hot and humid, the next it's storming, and the next, lo and behold, you rise and shine to a lovey crisp morning. Our weather may be bi-polar, but that doesn’t mean we can’t tailgate, carve pumpkins and indulge in the flavors of fall. If you’ve been anticipating sweet treats, game-day snacks, hearty soups or elegant meals with seasonal ingredients, now’s the time to find the fall food traditions you crave at these Irving restaurants…

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