Irving Things to Do

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  • 1. Las Colinas Sculpture

    This striking sculpture known as The Mustangs was placed on Williams Square in 1984. The horses gallop across the plaza on a granite stream, manes streaming behind them, wild and free! We've taken...

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  • 2. Movie Studio of Las Colinas

    The studios now offer a unique party facility. The setting is in a working movie studio location, combined with the attractions offered at The Studios. There are various sound stages that can be used...

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  • 3. Mandalay Canal

    The Mandalay Canal is such a charming part of Las Colinas. Old World style gives these office buildings, restaurants and shops a uniqueness from its modern counterparts on the street above. We...

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  • 4. Las Colinas Flower Clock

    Las Colinas' pretty floral clock welcomes you to this master planned community. You'll pass it when traveling O'Connor Boulevard. It reminds me a similar display we viewed in Valparaiso,Chile. This...

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  • 5. Bell Tower

    Only Bell Tower Station is usually accessible to the public and is located on the Mandalay Canal Walk. The other three stations are inside private office buildings (Millennium Center, Equity Offices...

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  • 6. Campion Trails

    Campion Trails is a 22-mile winding greenway which follows the Trinity River's El and West forks. The project is still underway but it is working towards 22 miles of 12 foot wide trails for walking,...

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  • 7. Rock Island Depot

    Irving’s depot was built in 1903 and was originally located at the north end of Main Street. This particular depot was moved from Fate in Texas on March 5, 1986 to Irving to stand as a replicat of the...

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  • 8. Caster Cabin

    The Caster Cabin is one of Irving's original cabins. It was built in 1887 by Henry Caster and now sits in Heritage Park. During the Heritage Festival in June each year you can tour the cabin (a short...

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  • 9. National Scouting Museum

    My son is currently working on his Eagle rank, so this was a definite stop on our DFW excursion. Even if you are not involved in Boy Scouts in any way, this museum is worth a visit. The Norman...

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  • 10. Williams Square

    Williams Square is one of the main draw cards for those wanting to see the Mustangs of Las Colinas. The square was designed to be a 'people place' to sit and enjoy the setting of the watercourse. It...

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  • 11. Irving’s First Public Library

    Irving's first library building was opened in 1941. Mrs Esther Hurwitz purchased a 5 bedroom house for $1,000 and in 1951 had the house moved to Main Street where she operated the library until 1962....

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  • 12. Mandalay Canal Walk

    The Mandalay Canal Walk is in the heart of Las Colinas. There are a number of businesses in the surrounding buildings and hotels. The walk is tree lined and very peaceful and during the week days many...

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  • 13. Yin Baguazhang and Taichi Advanced Fitness

    Experience a holistic mind and body approach to ancient Internal Martial Arts from the Forbidden City in Beijing. Genuine transmission and knowledge of...

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  • 14. The Gilbert House

    This house belonged to the Gilbert family. Franklin Gilbert was a second generation pioneer doctor. Both he and his pioneer nurse wife Dorothy were involved in...

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  • 15. Early Railroad Town

    The railroad town of Irving was founded by two railroad engineers in 1903. A lot of the early character is very much present in the downtown area. Heritage Park...

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  • 16. Heritage Park

    Heritage Park is located in the heart of the heritage district in Irving. The park contains a number of historic relics. The Gazebo is a replica of an early...

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  • 17. Historic Birdville Trail

    The Birdville Trail dates back to 1847. Travellers from Dallas would follow this trail via Cedar Springs and Breck and west on to Birdville (now Halthom City)...

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  • 18. The Watercourse

    The watercourse runs diagonally across the plaza which is the length of two football fields. The terraced granite allows you to walk along the edge of the...

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  • 19. A Definite European Feel

    There is quite an old European feel about the style of the buildings along the canal area, all mixed in with modern style office blocks and high rises.

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  • 20. Heritage House

    The Heritage House was built in 1912 and is one of Irving's oldest homes. An early player piano has recently been donated to the house. The house is located...

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  • 21. Take a Water Taxi Tour

    There are mahogany Venetian water taxis that cruise up and down the waterways and Lake Carolyn. Tradition dictates that couples kiss under every bridge..

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  • 22. A Great Location for Festivals

    During the year the Mandalay Canal is the site of many events throughout the year. CanalFest is held each June..

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  • 23. Shops and Restaurants

    Quaint little shops line the banks of the waterway along with restaurants. The paths are all cobblestoned.

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  • 24. The Exhibit

    Just across from the Mustangs in Williams Square is the Mustang Sculpture Exhibit which includes explanatory video about its formation..

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