Special Events

Rated as one of America's best cities by Bloomberg Businessweek, Irving is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and over 200,000 residents. With areas as diverse and unique as the historic Heritage District, upscale Valley Ranch and vibrant Las Colinas, Irving is the destination for fantastic food, shopping, and special events. Bring friends and family, meet neighbors, and enjoy the many activities that take place throughout the year.

The Special Events Team produces major festivals and events for the City of Irving. Check with the Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau for a listing of events and attractions not produced by the City of Irving.

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    Enter the #IrvingHolidayShow Contest

    The City of Irving Parks and Recreation department is looking for singers, dancers, musicians and performers to enter the #IrvingHolidayShow contest. The winner will perform live at the Holiday Extravaganza. Read on...
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    Enjoy a ‘North Pole’ Experience at Holiday Extravaganza

    The magic of the holiday season is almost here, and that brings the city’s annual holiday activities. Read on...
  3. Parade float at the Irving Holiday Extravaganza.

    2018 Holiday Extravaganza Parade Applications Accepted Online

    Families, businesses, community organizations and neighborhoods are encouraged to enter a decorated vehicle, float or walking group. Registration is free, easy, and can be completed online. Read on...
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Upcoming Citywide Special Events

October 5, 12 & 19, 2018 Irving Concert Series
December 1, 2018 Holiday Parade
December 1, 2018 Holiday Tree Lighting
January 20, 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Observance
January 26, 2019 Frost Fest