As excitement mounts for the Total Solar Eclipse, why not make it a weekend affair and immerse yourself in all that our charming city has to offer? Whether you're a seasoned Irving traveler or a first-time visitor, choose Irving as the spot to watch the eclipse and get ready for an unforgettable experience. We’ve mapped out the best ways to spend the eclipse weekend in Irving. 


Experience Out Of This World Entertainment

Get ready to kick up your heels and immerse yourself in an entertainment extravaganza like no other during your stay in town. Head straight into the heart of excitement at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory on Saturday, April 6, where an electrifying atmosphere awaits. Brace yourself for a night to remember as The Black Crowes light up the stage on their Happiness Bastards Tour, delivering a lineup of chart-topping hits. If you find yourself in town on Friday, April 5, be sure to reserve a table at the brand-new Vegas meets DFW dinner theater experience at Rayleigh Underground for high-energy entertainment by Downtown Fever









Find Family Friendly Adventure 

With a perfect blend of outdoor exploration and activities, Irving offers endless opportunities for family bonding and adventure. Check out one of the many parks around town for plenty of opportunities to explore the city’s abundant nature. Stretch your legs for a hike along easy trails that are great for kids. Or get wet and wild with Irving’s Water Fun, where you can take a turn on pedal boats, stand-up paddle boards and gondola rides around Lake Carolyn.
















Enjoy Sunsational Dining 

As you plan your celestial weekend adventure, take the opportunity to explore Irving's diverse array of restaurants. Whether you're craving classic Tex-Mex fare to fuel your eclipse activities or seeking out international flavors to enhance your culinary journey, Irving's dining scene has something to satisfy every palate. 


Mesa Mezcal is located right inside Westin Irving Convention Center - the perfect meal to go with their Total Eclipse Retreat offer. Or if you opt for Solarbration at the Omni Las Colinas, their signature breakfast at Flossie’s will give you all the energy you need to enjoy the weekend’s eclipse activities. 

















Another great spot for brunch (or any meal of the day!) is Italian Cafe, conveniently located near Levy Event Plaza if you’d like to pre-game before the big eclipse. Hudson House has great cocktails and happy hour snacks. And if Mexican cuisine is what you’re craving, head over to Cielito Mexican Flavors in Las Colinas or Hugos Invitados in Water Street.


From quaint brunch spots ideal for pre-eclipse fueling to sophisticated fine dining establishments great for post-eclipse celebrations, your taste buds are in for a treat.

Total Eclipse In The Park 

And for the main event, join the fun at either Levy Event Plaza or Heritage Park. Eclipse festivities start at noon, with the Eclipse totality beginning at 1:40 p.m. 


At both events, you’ll get complimentary eclipse glasses and delicious treats, plus all kinds of fun activities. At Levy Event Plaza, enjoy live music, see the world’s largest edible moon pie and cruise the open water in a gondola or pedal boat. Just remember to RSVP for the limited spots at Levy Event Plaza. Make your plans now and prepare to be amazed as you witness the wonders of the universe in our welcoming city parks. We have the full rundown of what you need to know before you go








Cosmic Comforts: Exclusive Hotel Deals in Irving for the 2024 Solar Eclipse

Make your weekend in Irving even more unforgettable with out-of-this-world hotel deals tailored to this celestial event of a lifetime. Take advantage of special eclipse packages offering discounted rates, complimentary amenities and unique extras to enhance your stay.