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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Las Colinas: The Ultimate Entertainment District

Explore the charm of Las Colinas, a visionary 12,000-acre master-planned urban hub and entertainment district that seamlessly combines picturesque residential areas, soaring towers, and top-notch dining and entertainment options. Boasting 56 small lakes, including the 87-acre Lake Carolyn, jogging trails, parks, museums, colleges, and cultural institutions, Las Colinas is a city within a city. Discover a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly to the luxurious Omni Las Colinas Resort and Hilton Garden Inn Las Colinas

Las Colinas, just a short drive from downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, is easily accessible via the DART Orange Line, connecting the area to major points throughout the region. Whether for business or leisure, plan your visit to this vibrant and accessible urban oasis today.

Toyota Music Factory

Any conversation about the Las Colinas Entertainment District has to start with the Toyota Music Factory, Irving’s entertainment powerhouse. From the region’s best concerts to cozy brunch spots and dine-in movies, the Toyota Music Factory is bursting at the seams with things to do. 

Restaurants and Bars

Toyota Music Factory houses some of Irving’s best restaurants, from Nashville-inspired chicken at Budlong to comfy burger joints like Reservoir at Toyota Music Factory. Other Toyota Music Factory restaurant staples include Bar Louie, Yard House, and Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill. With excellent drinks and delicious pub grub, these spots are the perfect place to fuel up before heading to a concert at this amazing venue.

Toyota Music Factory regularly adds excellent dining options, so keep an eye on the growing list of featured restaurants.

Music and Entertainment

The 8,000-seat  Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory presents shows booked by Live Nation. The Pavilion hosts touring acts from all around the world, festivals, stand-up comedy, and more. Be sure to check the calendar to see what big names are coming when you’re in town.

Toyota Music Factory is also home to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a dine-in movie theater with a full bar, expansive food menu, and comfy seats. You can throw axes at Stumpy's Hatchet House, which features a self-pour beer wall and 11 throwing pits. Unique special events, outdoor concerts, and movie screenings can be found at the Texas Lottery Plaza, a relaxed outdoor space ideal for evenings under the stars and balmy Texas weather. 

Water Street

Along the banks of Irving’s beautiful Lake Carolyn, Water Street is home to a growing number of restaurants and shops. Local favorite Hugo's Invitados serves up fresh tacos, burritos, and margaritas, while Cork & Pig Tavern offers gourmet salads, sandwiches, and wood-fired pizzas.

While you’re taking some time to explore the Water Street area of the Las Colinas Entertainment District, the Mandalay Canal and Mustangs of Las Colinas are must-see attractions in the same vicinity.

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