May 8, 2017: Treat Your Taste Buds to a Taste of Irving
The recipe for Taste of Irving calls for a heaping helping of restaurants, a side of live music and other attractions, sprinkled with a whole lot of fun. Taste of Irving runs from noon to 6 p.m. May 20, at Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail.
May 2, 2017: Walk Through Irving’s History at Founder’s Plaza
Irving City leaders will be out at Centennial Park May 3 for the rededication of new plaques at Founder’s Plaza. The plaques showcase different historical milestones for the city, from the arrival of the first settlers, the day the city was founded, to the construction of the Irving Arts Center.
April 17, 2017: Music, Dancing and a Whole Lot of Fun Just for Kids
A new concert series is coming to Irving, but this one has a height restriction. Calling all mini music lovers ages 5 years and younger, get your parents to bring you out to the Irving Concert Series 4 Kids! The first show is April 27; the other two shows will take place May 25 and June 22.
April 17, 2017: City of Irving to Hold Minority Women/Business Vendor Workshop
The City of Irving has scheduled a Minority Women/Business vendor workshop April 27 to ensure vendors and contractors interested in doing business with the city are informed and understand how to do business with the city. The city will focus on e-procurement for goods and miscellaneous services.
April 10, 2017: Dance, Eat and Celebrate Culture at Canal Fest
There’s only one place in North Texas where you can celebrate culture from all over the world, diversity and art, Canal Fest. Canal Fest is returning for another year to the Mandalay Canal in Las Colinas from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, April 22 and there is so much to do this year!
April 3, 2017: The Irving Concert Series Infuses Creole Flavor
The Irving Concert Series is returning and this time we’re bringing beats straight from the bayou! The series runs April 14 through June 23 and will highlight several genres with a New Orleans influence including jazz, big brass, Cajun and more. Food vendors will serve up dishes with flavors straight from NOLA.
March 27, 2017: An Easter Egg-Stravaganza
Thousands of toy and candy-filled eggs, a petting zoo and other activities are planned for the Citywide Egg Hunt. Everyone is invited, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., April 8 at Heritage Park, 217 Main Street. Make sure you pack a camera, we’ll have a bunny there too. You’ll definitely want to get a picture.
March 3, 2017: Irving City Manager Recommends Jeff Spivey as Irving’s Next Chief of Police
Irving City Manager Chris Hillman announced today that he is recommending current Irving Assistant Police Chief Jeff Spivey as the new Irving Chief of Police. The recommendation is contingent on the Irving City Council’s confirmation during its regularly scheduled March 23 council meeting.
Feb. 27, 2017: Moody’s Investors Service, S&P Affirm/Upgrade Irving Bond Ratings
Moody’s Investors Service affirmed the City of Irving’s Aaa rating on its General Obligation Bonds, making Irving one in just seven Texas cities to receive a Aaa rating from Moody’s in this category. Irving has earned top ratings for its General Obligation Bonds from Moody’s every year since 1986.
Feb. 17, 2017: City of Irving Narrows Police Chief Search to Four Candidates
The City of Irving has identified four candidates of interest for the Irving Chief of Police position, vacated Dec. 30 when Chief Larry Boyd retired.
Feb. 16, 2017: North Texas Teen Book Festival – Bigger, Better than Ever
It’s that time of year again, the North Texas Teen Book Festival is back! March 3 and 4, more than 10,000 students, parents and educators are expected to pack the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas for the massive event.
Feb. 2, 2017: Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition
The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving, Texas for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.
Jan. 4, 2017: Martin Luther King Jr. Observance
The City of Irving will celebrate the life and triumphs of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The annual observance of the humanitarian and civil rights leader’s legacy will feature a radio show tribute including the news, pop culture, politics, sports and history of the 1960s.