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 Entertainment District

The Las Colinas Entertainment District is a hub of excitement in the vibrant and active Irving community of Las Colinas. Full of some of the best amenities found in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex—bars, restaurants, music venues, hotels, and more—the Las Colinas Entertainment District is where you’ll always find something fun happening.

Toyota Music Factory

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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 gourmet grab-and-go delis like Nosh & Bottle to comfy burger joints like Burgerim. For lighter fare, try Freshii’s salads, sandwiches, soups, and juices.

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 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

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Along the banks of Irving’s beautiful Lake Carolyn, Water Street is home to a growing number of restaurants and shops. Local favorite El Famoso serves up fresh tacos, burritos, and margaritas, while Cork & Pig Tavern offers gourmet salads, sandwiches, and wood-fired pizzas. Olivella’s Neapolitan-style pizza is a crowd-pleaser, and Creamistry provides excellent dessert in the form of liquid nitrogen ice cream.

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

If you’d like to stay at a hotel in the Las Colinas Entertainment District, you’ll find plenty of lodging options to suit you. From trusted brands like Marriott and Holiday Inn to luxurious options like the Omni Las Colinas Hotel, the hotel you want with the amenities you need is waiting for you.

Texican Court

The stylish and cool Texican Court hotel houses over 150 luxury guest rooms, wood-burning fire pits, a pool, and a tequila bar where you can sample regional tequilas in a laid-back setting. A fun place to lounge, catch up with friends and colleagues, or sit fireside, Texican Court is the Las Colinas Entertainment District’s newest hospitality addition. Head to the hotel’s Two Mules Cantina for classic Tex-Mex fare and cold margaritas before or after a night exploring Las Colinas.

The Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas is another new addition to the Entertainment District’s lodging options. This impressive hotel is at the heart of the area, right across the street from the Irving Convention Center. The on-site restaurant, Mesa Mezcal, serves fine Mexican cuisine, specialty tequilas, cocktails, and more. Opportunities for relaxing are available through the in-room spa menu, rooftop pool bar, or fitness studio.