Put these events on your to do list...and have a great weekend!     

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



Location: Four Seasons
Price: Donations
When: Saturday, 6:30-10 p.m.

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas invites you to help fight cancer for a healthier Irving by joining us for an evening of music, food, drinks, fireworks and fun! As they celebrate 30 years of raising money for cancer, they also celebrate the community and its effort to make the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center THE place to go for the most advanced cancer treatment.  Attractions include food trucks, beer garden presented by Ben E. Keith Beers, kids’ activities, bounce houses, fireworks and brats celebrating Oktoberfest!

 Schedule of Events:
 6:30 p.m. Doors open, Chili Cookoff judging begins
 7:30 p.m. LIVE 80 (with break-dancers!)
 8:30 p.m. Chili Cookoff winner announcement
 9:45 p.m. Fireworks Show

Donations will be welcome at the door. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to the event. No alcoholic beverages permitted onto the property grounds. Food trucks will be on site and alcohol will be for sale at the Beer Garden. Learn More



Location: Irving Convention Center
Price: $10 a day
When: Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Stitches Texas 2015, a knit/crochet conference, is at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas this weekend. The event includes fashion shows, book signings by authors, prizes, presentations, demonstrations, and a wide selection of yarns and other products available in the market, Friday-Sunday. Come out for a creative time! Tickets are $10 and children 10 and under get in free.



Location: 217 S. Main Street
Price: FREE
When: Saturday 6-10 p.m.; Sunday Noon-4 p.m.

This annual street festival in the heart of the Irving Heritage District celebrates the hometown feel of Irving with attractions for all ages. Each year thousands of people attend this fun and FREE family affair. Activities kick off starting at 6:00 p.m. and last to 10:00 p.m. on Sept. 18 with Main Stage performances by The Inspiration Band and Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King. Dinner options include Cajun and Indian cuisines, burgers, BBQ and pizza, while snow cones and funnel cake are available for dessert. Children can enjoy inflatable rides, video games and air brush tattoos in the free Fun Zone. On Sept. 19, the event expands to include even more great attractions. From noon to 4:00 p.m. shoppers can visit over 40 stalls at the Craft Marketplace. Car enthusiasts can view this year’s competitors at the Manifolds on Main Street Car Show, produced by MSP Car Shows. New activities are added to the Fun Zone, including a petting zoo, pony rides, craft tables and performances by local dance teams. The Main Stage will feature performances by the Jonathan Fox Band and ESCAPE: The Dallas Journey Tribute Band. ATMs will be available onsite. Learn More



Location: Baylor Scott & White Health—Canine Companions for Independence—Kinkeade Campus - 7750 Las Colinas Ridge
Price: FREE to dogs and humans. Donations accepted. 
When: Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon

Grab a leash this Saturday and be a part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence. DogFest is free for all dogs and their humans to attend on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, but you can also make a gift or help raise funds. Funds raised through DFW DogFest Walk ’n Roll will support the placement of assistance animals at our new Irving facility with adults and children with physical or psychosocial needs.  Lives are changed with these dogs - won't you help make a difference? Learn More



Location: AT&T Stadium and Irving, TX
Price: Giveaway
When: Saturday, September 26

It's the last weekend to enter. Winner will be picked Monday!

The Southwest Classic game will be held on September 26th, 2015 at AT&T Stadium. Rival teams, Texas A&M Aggies and the Arkansas Razorbacks will battle it out for the Southwest Classic title. 

To help you get excited for the season and get you in the game, the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau is giving away a great prize package that includes:

  • Two (2) Southwest Classic Tickets valued at $250
  • Lot 12 Parking Pass
  • Complimentary King Room with Breakfast for Two at NYLO Las Colinas (Sept 26 one night stay)
  • $50 Gift Card 
  • Two (2) #VisitIrving Swag Bags

How to Enter:

  1. Like/Follow the Visit Irving, Texas Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter accounts. You must be following at least one of the pages, BUT each like/follow will get you an additional entry into the drawing.
  2. Like/Follow NYLO Las Colinas Facebook and/or Twitter accounts. You must be following at least one of the pages, BUT each like/follow will get you an additional entry into the drawing.
  3. Fill out the form here.
  4. Extra points if you tag a friend or share on social, especially if the person is who you would like to enjoy the game with. 

Stay tuned to see who will touchdown in Irving for the 2015 Southwest Classic. One winner will be chosen and notified on September 21. 


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