Hold tight, because it's a busy weekend filled with adventure, music, food and magic!   

For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.



Location: Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 75039
Price: $12 and $5 parking 
When: August 21 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and August 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

I've been talking about this event for the last couple of weeks and it's finally here! Bring on the adventure y'all. Three days of experiencing a flight simulator, robotics, paddle boarding, archery, rock climbing, rocketry and much more. There will also be celebrity appearances from Creek Stewart, star of The Weather Channel’s “Fat Guys in the Woods,” environmental activist and explorer Philippe Cousteau, adventurer and speaker Matt Moniz, former NFL player and multi-talented athlete Herschel Walker, and more. Get more details on the event's Facebook page. 

Family Adventure Fest is a chance for the whole family to experience the ultimate in outdoor adventure! Everyone hates long lines at the box office, so be sure to stop by www.familyadventurefest.com to purchase tickets in advance. See you there! Learn More



Location: La Cima Club, 5215 N O'Connor Blvd, 26th floor, Irving 75039
Price: $45 per person
When: Friday, August 21, 6-10 p.m.

Friday also brings us the 9th Annual Charity Classic for “The 26th Floor Food Truck Festival,” where you will enjoy culinary creations from the legendary "Food Trucks of Dallas," accompanied by select beer, wine and spirits tastings, street performers, games and fun.  Compete for your favorite merchandise and "can’t miss" packages during the Silent Auction and the Live Auction, once again hosted by professional auctioneer, Jeff Copeland...all in the spirit of giving. Proceeds from this event will go to three deserving charities: ALS-TDI Augies Quest, ClubCorp’s Employee Partner Care Foundation, and our local charity of choice, Irving Cares. Learn More



Location: Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 75062
Price: $22 pre-sale, $27 at the door, $30 VIP
When: Saturday, August 22, 3 & 7 p.m.

Come on out and support this one-day-only performance and enjoy some phenomenal souls displaying their talents in a theatrical performance called Same Ole Song.

Same Ole Song is a riveting story of human emotions that depicts vulnerabilities, convictions, seductive desires, transparency and brokenness that ultimately becomes the ingredients for transformation; thereby bringing restoration and healing. The show will take place in the Dupree Theater, and a VIP ticket is available for $30 which will include dining. Learn More



Location: Around town
Price: Free
When: All Weekend

Great music and you'll find great food and/or drinks to accompany it. Enjoy!

  • Warren Jackson Hearne @ Cool River
  • Walton Stout Band @ The Cellar
  • Dusty Smirl @ Texas Musicians Museum
  • Good Question @ Cool River
  • Grant Bloom @ The Cellar
  • Jay Parr @ Texas Musicians Museum


Location: Irving Library South and West
Price: Free
When: Saturday, August 22

Enjoy the last moments of summer and have a little fun at the Irving Public Library. 

DIY Geek Chic: Back to School: Head to the South Irving Library this Saturday at 2 p.m. for Geek Chic: Back to School tech fun! Check out the MiY Zone's new screen printer and cameras for making custom t-shirts, photo magnets and totes. Open to teens in grades 6 to 12.

Reading Time and Magic Show: There's one more abracadabra event at the West Irving Library as magician John O'Bryant will amaze all ages with his Reading Time Magic Show! The fun starts this Saturday at 2:30 p.m.


For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.