June 14, 2018: Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Irving Arts Center
Kids can enjoy a marionette puppet show that will sweep them into the Land of Oz and follow Dorothy and Toto’s journey to the Emerald City. The program is free and suitable for children of all ages. Tickets are first come, first served and available one hour before showtime.
May 30, 2018: Travel the World in a Day at Irving's Canal Fest
Come beat along with the sound of drums from African percussion, sway to Latin rhythms and indulge in Italian gelato at Irving’s fifth Canal Fest celebration.
May 7, 2018: Taste of Irving is Expanding to Include More Music and Food for All Ages
Bring the family and explore diverse cuisine and music genres at the Taste of Irving Music and Food Festival. Taste of Irving is returning for its fifth consecutive year. The culinary and music celebration will run from noon to 6 p.m. May 19 at Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail.
April 24, 2018: Irving Brings Kids Concert Series for the Month of May
The Irving Concert Series 4 Kids is back Friday mornings during the month of May. Children ages 5 and younger can dance to live music at their very own mini concert.
March 26, 2018: Irving Concert Series To Feature Vintage Vibes And Latin Rhythms
The Concert Series will showcase “Vintage Vibes” during the month of April and “Latin Rhythms” in May. The concerts are free and held from 7 to 8:45 p.m. at Irving’s Whistlestop Plaza, 123 W. Irving Blvd. Admission and parking are free.
March 9, 2018: City of Irving to Host Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise Vendor Workshop
The City of Irving will hold the Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise vendor workshop March 29. The workshop will focus on developing a subcontracting relationship with prime contractors and vendors.
Feb. 19, 2018: Irving Library Book Launch Event Aimed at Helping Teens Handle Adversity
Teens today have faced times of darkness that can leave them feeling powerless or hopeless, and some well-known young adult authors have written an inspirational book to help them. The highly anticipated anthology, “Hope Nation, YA Authors Share Moments of Inspiration,” is a collection of 24 popular young adult authors’ personal essays that directly speak to these teens to embolden hope in adversity.
Jan. 22, 2018: Frost Fest Brings Snow to Irving
Pull on your jacket and boots, it’s time to enjoy some snow in Texas. Cimarron Park will transform into a snowy winter festival for the City of Irving’s annual Frost Fest.
Jan. 17, 2018: Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects Irving for Data Initiative
Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer today announced that Irving has been selected as one of five new cities to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ national What Works Cities initiative – one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and evidence in the public sector.
Jan. 17, 2018: Original Freedom Riders to be Honored with Theatrical Performance/Award
As part of Irving’s Martin Luther King Jr celebration, Irving Parks and Recreation and Irving Arts Center will present Freedom Riders, a new play with original songs and music produced by Mad River Theater Works.