Irving Main Street Event
This annual street festival in the heart of the Irving Heritage District celebrates the hometown feel of Irving with attractions for all ages. Each year thousands of people attend this family affair, which offers live music, the Manifolds on Main Street Car Show, free rides and activities for children, food and shopping.
Admission is free on both days! Friday evening features live music and free children's activities. On Saturday the festival expands to include a car show, additional children's entertainment and a Craft Marketplace with vendors selling crafts, jewelry, décor, apparel and more. All food and craft vendor spaces are full.
Click on a tab below for more detailed information about each attraction. Questions? Call (972) 721-2501.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 15
6 p.m. VIBE: The Band
7:30 p.m. Inspiration Band
9 p.m. AJ Vallejo's Perfect Nation: Performing Prince's Greatest Hits
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
12 p.m. Texas Sky Band
1:30 p.m. Vintage Vibes
3:30 p.m. Lara Latin
Main Stage presented by CBS 11
Friday, September 15
The free fun begins on Friday evening! Bring the kids to enjoy face painting, balloons, inflatable rides, and a cheer competition on the Children's Stage! Squads from the Irving Girls Cheerleader Association will be judged on jumps, cheers and dance.
Saturday, September 16
The Family Fun Zone offers even more free activities on Saturday. In addition to the attractions from Friday, there will be pony rides, a petting zoo, a Build and Grow station with Lowe's Home Improvement, and puppet shows provided by the Irving Public Libraries throughout the day. See below for the schedule of performances on the Children's Stage.
Window to the Wild
Mikey the Monkey
Geppetto's Marionette Theater
Silly Strings featuring Bug Crazy Celebrities
3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Manifolds on Main Street Car ShowSaturday, September 16
Car Show Registration
Produced by MSP Car Shows, this full class show features 30 different trophy classes and 6 Best of Shows.
Participant registration is $20 on-site, or $15 with online pre-registration. Free commemorative dash plaques for the first fifty (50) participants that register.
For more information or to pre-register, visit www.mustangsallyproductions.com or call Dan Herod of MSP Car Shows at (214) 244-7296.
Saturday brings a variety of fun activities to Main Street! All of the attractions below will run from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 16.
Over 50 booths of crafters line Main Street, featuring artists, jewelers, woodworking and more. The marketplace is a great opportunity to begin holiday shopping and find unique gift items. Several City of Irving departments will also be on-site to share information about resident services and free giveaways (while supplies last).
Juried Art Exhibit
Step into the Glory House Bistro, located at 109 Main Street, for the second annual Main Street Art Show. The display includes mixed media, sculptures, photography and paintings. While viewing the works, enjoy the sounds of skilled musicians throughout the day.
12:30 p.m. Jim Eger Jazz Trio
2:30 p.m. Bnois King Trio
To submit your artwork for consideration, contact Jacqueline Madden.
Hot Sauce Fest
New to the Irving Main Street Event, Hot Sauce Fest is presented by the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Located at the north end of Main Street, participants will compete for the Best Hot Sauce, Best Mild Sauce and Best Non-Traditional Sauce. Both individuals and area restaurants are invited to participate. Registration information is available online.
Food & Beverage
No festival is complete without great food! Vendors will be located near the Main Stage and the Children's Stage with a variety of tasty eats and cold treats.
-Doc's Street Grill
-Fuzzy's Taco Shop
-Pappy's Mobile Café
-Pineapple Grill Texas
-Rockin' Rotisserie Bar-B-Que
-Steel City Pops
-TC Country Corn Roast
2017 Event Sponsors
Become a Sponsor
Thousands of people from Irving and neighboring areas attend our annual festivities. Support this community event and increase the visibility of your organization by becoming a sponsor. For more information on becoming a sponsor, view our Sponsorship Packages (PDF) and contact The Sponsor Bureau at (214) 702-6411.
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