Bear Creek Heritage Center
Shed some light on Irving’s fascinating history at the Bear Creek Heritage Center. This cozy little museum brings Irving’s past to life through an intriguing collection of artifacts, photos, historical records, and more. Take a trip to the 1920s in their pioneer house replica or get a glimpse into Irving’s agricultural roots in their replica 1890s barn. Outside, stroll the beautiful gardens and nature trails winding through 25 pristine acres. Don’t miss the elegant chapel replica – it’s perfect for intimate events. After uncovering Irving’s rich history, take a peaceful walk through Bear Creek Park right next door. The Bear Creek Heritage Center is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am – 4pm.
Address: 809 Sutter St, Irving, TX 75061
Phone: (972) 721-3885
Irving Arts Center
Feed your creative spirit at the Irving Arts Center, located right in the heart of Irving’s Heritage District. This innovative art hub aims to enrich the community through diverse visual and performing arts. See compelling gallery exhibits highlighting local artists. Catch an exhilarating dance, theater, or musical performance in the state-of-the-art Dupree Theater. Take an art class and unleash your inner Picasso. Or admire the annual display of whimsical snowmen on the lawn from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. With lovely architecture and lush gardens too, the Irving Arts Center is the perfect dose of arts and culture.
Address: 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75062
Phone: (972) 721-ARTS
Mustangs of Las Colinas
You don’t have to travel far to see one of the most magnificent pieces of art in Texas. The larger-than-life Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture has been captivating locals and visitors alike since it was installed along the banks of the Elm Fork River in the 80s. Marvel at the nine bronzed mustangs caught mid-gallop as they splash through the fountain. It’s an incredible sight day or night when the mustangs are illuminated. For optimal viewing, head to Williams Square or to the observation deck at 222 Las Colinas Blvd E. This iconic urban artwork is sure to take your breath away.
Address: 222 Las Colinas Blvd E, Irving, TX 75039
Phone: (972) 721-2277
Escape into nature along Campión Trail, one of the best hiking and biking paths in the DFW area. Wind through picturesque forests and meadows, spotting rabbits, turtles, and rare birds along the way. The peaceful 12-mile trail runs along the Elm Fork River, offering plenty of spots to stop and take in views of the water. Look for the observation tower near the Schrade Bluebonnet Trailhead – it’s the perfect selfie spot. Or pack a picnic and relax at one of the secluded gazebos and benches tucked under the trees. Whether you walk, run, or bike, Campión Trail is the ideal outdoor getaway right in Irving’s backyard.
Address: 2221 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
Phone: (972) 721-4899
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
Trade the bustling city for wide open wilderness at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, spanning over 3,600 acres. Get lost on miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails winding through prairie, forests, and wetlands. This incredible urban escape is home to bison, longhorn cattle, white-tailed deer and more than 200 bird species. Sign up for one of their wildlife safaris or naturalist programs to get up close with local flora and fauna. Visit the exhibits in Hardwicke Interpretive Center. Or explore their outdoor classrooms perfect for unplugged family field trips. Just 20 minutes from Irving, the Fort Worth Nature Center is the ideal place to immerse yourself in the great outdoors.
Address: 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76135
Phone: (817) 392-7410
Irving Museum of Music
Immerse yourself in the powerful, universal language of music at the Irving Museum of Music in Heritage Crossing. This one-of-a-kind museum celebrates Irving’s rich musical heritage through diverse exhibits and programming. View displays honoring Irving natives like gospel singer Kirk Franklin and jazz saxophonist Charles Owens. Take an enlightening Black History tour focused on Irving’s music. Tap your toes during a live jazz performance. And don’t miss their collection of vintage pianos and ornate music boxes. Music fans of all ages will enjoy exploring the interactive exhibits and uncovering Irving’s compelling musical roots at this lyrical gem.
Address: 811 W Irving Blvd #101, Irving, TX 75060
Phone: (469) 399-6927
Levy Event Plaza
Levy Event Plaza is Irving’s hub for community fun. This lively public square comes alive with live music, movies, dancing, yoga classes, art markets, food festivals, and more. Bring a blanket and picnic under the stars during their summer concert series. Get into the holiday spirit at their annual tree lighting and menorah lighting events. Catch family-friendly flicks during Movies in the Plaza. Or simply stop by any time to snap selfies with the colorful public art installations sprinkled around the plaza. Levy Event Plaza is the perfect spot to eat, play, and build community in the heart of Irving’s Heritage District.
Address: 501 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
Phone: (972) 721-2550
Lively Pointe Park & Trail
Lively Pointe Park & Trail offers a scenic green escape along the Trinity River’s West Fork. Bring your fishing pole and cast for bass, catfish, and crappie in the stocked fishing ponds. Picnic in the shade under soaring native trees. Enjoy the playground, splash pad, sand volleyball, and fitness equipment. Or hit the 2-mile hiking trail encircling charming Trinity Lake – it’s perfect for wildlife viewing. Keep an eye out for great blue herons, Cooper’s hawks, swallowtail butterflies, and more. With 200 acres of nature to explore just minutes from Irving proper, Lively Pointe Park is an outdoor paradise you’ll want to return to again and again.
Address: 950 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
Phone: (972) 721-4860
Plan Your Trip With Irving Party Bus Company
Don’t let parking, traffic, and transportation logistics put a damper on exploring Irving’s incredible attractions. At Irving Party Bus Company, we make group travel easy with comfortable, convenient charter bus rentals. Our professional team will handle getting your group everywhere on your Irving itinerary comfortably and on time. So you can focus on creating lasting memories at these amazing local gems. Reserve your ideal charter bus or minibus rental and start planning your Irving adventure today! Call Irving Party Bus Company at (972) 793-0424 for a free quote.