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Restaurants

You won’t have to travel very far or wait too long to satisfy your appetite. The only problem you’ll have is choosing from our long menu of possibilities. From Southwestern cuisine to dishes with an international flair to elegant dining, you will find it cooking in Irving. From affordable meals to world-class dining, there is something for every palate. Click here for details.

Distinctly Irving

Conveniently nestled between Dallas and Ft. Worth and adjacent to DFW International Airport, Irving is part of a larger area known as the DFW Metroplex. But this doesn’t mean we blend into our surroundings. Irving has a unique vibe, with entertainment, fine dining, music galore and a history all our own. Click here for details.

Family Entertainment

Irving and its surrounding area has long been a favorite destination for families. Paddleboard, bike around the Lake Carolyn, explore Campion Trails, adventure is at your fingertips. Then cool off at the Cimarron Family Aquatic Park or West Irving Aquatic Center. Head out of Irving and experience fun and thrills at Six Flags Over Texas or take in the interactive experience at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Irving is the gateway to family fun! Click here for details.

Nightlife and Live Music

While a mention of the great state of Texas may conjure up images of cowboys and rodeos, Irving and the Dallas/Fort Worth area are actually places where the nightlife scene is among the best in the country. From famous honky-tonk bars to unique neighborhoods lined with eclectic restaurants and nightclubs, the area has a variety of venues that are sure to please travelers of all types. Click here for details.

Museum and the Arts

Ranging from fine art to natural history to presidential artifacts, Dallas/Fort Worth has cultural treasures that rival art venues world-wide attractions such as The Dallas Museum of Art, the Kimball Art Museum, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum have something to offer to everyone. Live performances of symphonies, theater, concerts, opera and more can be found on the stages of the Morton Meyerson Symphony, Bass Performance Hall, Irving Arts Center, the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House and other landmark performance venues. Click here for details.

Sports

For sports fans, the Dallas/Fort Worth area is definitely the place to be. Nothing beats the excitement of the Dallas Cowboys, the Mavericks, the Stars or the Texas Rangers. Yet those are only a few of the sporting events readily available in this area. There are sports in the area for any devotee - soccer, horse racing, rodeo, Nascar and Indy-style racing and much more. Golf and tennis enthusiasts aren’t left out – Irving offers the LPGA tour and the Mylan World Team Tennis franchise. Click here for details.

Shopping

Whether you prefer tracking down bargains, reveling in haute couture or simply shopping until you have to drop, you will find a little of everything in and around Irving. Explore the nearby shopping areas of Galleria, NorthPark Center, Highland Park Village, Southlake Town Square, and The Fort Worth Stockyards. Even more unique stores can easily be found in the Dallas Bishop Arts District and Sundance Square, just minutes from Irving. Click here  for details.

Outdoors

Irving, with its location convenient to the north Texas area, has easy access to Dallas/Fort Worth attractions of every genre. Making science more mainstream yet still engaging, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offer interactive experiences that appeal to all ages. Other popular sites include the Dallas and the Fort Worth zoos, numerous nature gardens, and several aquariums. Click here for details.