With Irving’s burgeoning visitor’s district; it’s a connection, a destination, and a state of mind.

Stay & play in the convention-centric visitor’s district

Irving, Texas is a whole lot of things, but ordinary isn’t one of them. If you like a nice big steak saddled up with your samba, farm-to-table with your honkytonk, or maybe a little music history to go along with your beats and eats… come to Irving where you can stay, meet, entertain and play in the heart of Irving’s Las Colinas Urban Center. It’s ideally situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, and just minutes from DFW International Airport.

#Irving Rocks, literally! A $173 million entertainment complex, the Toyota Music Factory at Las Colinas, is making a big entrance on the Texas culinary and music scene this year. A wide array of blockbuster entertainers have taken the stage at the Live Nation Pavilion indoor/outdoor amphitheater which anchors the Irving Music Factory. Shows have included comedy, country, rock… just about every genre.  Entertainers from Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Trevor Noah to Harry Styles, Mannheim Steamroller, and Jewel have taken the stage.

The Music Factory is the second phase of Irving’s vision for a distinctive visitor’s district. The wildly-popular Irving Convention Center was the first, and a $110 million, 350-room Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel will be the whole kit and caboodle. The hotel will open early 2018.

Experience more than music at the Irving Music Factory

With a diverse selection of restaurants and endless entertainment options, there’s something here for everyone. You can enjoy top touring concert artists, plus local music, movies, eateries, comedy, art and culture. The Music Factory boasts 20 + restaurants, an 8-screen Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and 50,000 square foot plaza with live music and entertainment daily.

Live like a local

We’re artsy.  We’re crafty.   We’re diverse eaters and drinkers.  We like history and adventure, and we have much to offer outside of the urban center too.  Here in Irving you are sure to find a museum, park, spa, someplace to enjoy whatever you happen to be into. We know a thing or two about great food and are seriously two-steppin’ up our music game both inside and outside of the Music Factory.  There are stages all around town with local Texas bands – The Ranch, Cool River, The Music Garden at the Texas Musicians Museum and the Four Season’s Outlaw Taproom where memorabilia embodies the wild, rugged spirit of the state’s landscape. And the Texas Musicians Museum in the Heritage District downtown boasts memorabilia from all genres and all Texas artists.

Fun and games for everyone

Prefer nature and fresh air? Check out the Mandalay Canal for a variety of watersports including paddle boarding or a ride in an authentic Venetian Gondola.  Dine al fresco at one of the eateries along the waterfront at the new Water Street mixed-use development. Golf at one of four championship golf courses or lounge poolside at the beautiful  Four Seasons at Las Colinas Resort.  Just 20 minutes from Irving, you can experience fun and thrills at Six Flags Over Texas or take in the interactive experience at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.  Irving’s location makes it a gateway to family fun!

Discover that everything’s not just bigger in Texas, in Irving, Texas – it’s also better

Bring your business meeting, your family, your golf buddies or enjoy a girl’s getaway. When you choose Irving, you’ll find everything expected of a great city – awesome attractions, fab beats and eats, a can-do attitude, first-tier accessibility, and accommodations from luxury to hipster to economy  (more than 12,000 hotel rooms to choose from as a matter of fact.) Irving serves it up with a big side of southern hospitality and a Texas cultural immersion experience – all without big-city hassle and distractions.

Connect with the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau, and get the inside information on everything from accommodations, meetings facilities, and amenities to must-see music, museums, and eateries that both visitors and locals just can’t get enough of.

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