The Taste of Irving – Irving, Texas

A Celebration of Food and Music

The Taste of Irving is an outdoor festival featuring family-friendly activities, live music, and food.  This year’s event will give visitors an opportunity to sample a variety of music genres on multiple small stages. The entertainment schedule features jazz, blues, Latin, and more.   
As the festival takes on a new format, additions include youth dance performances, children’s performances by the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and multiple music tents.  Returning to the festival is a free children’s fun zone and more than 20 food vendors who will showcase their delicious cuisine.

Toyota Music Factory is a world-class entertainment destination in the Las Colinas neighborhood of Irving, Texas. The venue was opened on September 9, 2017, with a ZZ Top concert. The main parts of the complex comprise a 210,000-square-foot food and retail space, which includes the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema movie theater and bowling alley, and the Pavilion, an indoor 4,000-seat music theatre that has a wall that can retract to open onto the 65,000-square-foot lawn to add an additional 4,000 seats. The Pavilion can offer everything from intimate performances for 2,500 spectators to open-air concerts for 8,000. Between the two main parts of the complex is Texas Lottery Plaza, the outdoor stage where there is something always going on.

Music and Entertainment

The 250,000-square-foot development features an 8,000-capacity indoor-outdoor amphitheater, The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, which converts into an intimate 2,500-seat theater, and a 4,000-seat indoor theater. The Texas Lottery Plaza is an outdoor 50,000-square-foot event plaza, which is host to live music every weekend and concert nights. 

Yard House boasts classic rock with a classic menu. Or check out Bar Louie, an eclectic urban bar made famous for their signature martinis, cocktails, and dynamic beer selection with DJs mixing on Friday nights. Toyota Music Factory also has its very own Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, one of the first, and one of the most popular, full-service restaurant and movie theater combos in the nation. Grab a seat at Alamo for the latest and greatest movies, the best beer, savory snacks, and meals, all under one roof. 

Restaurants and Bars 

Pizza. Burgers. Japanese. Texas barbecue. You name it, you’ve got it. Toyota Music Factory provides so much more than music. Happy hours, special events, and inspired cuisine make Toyota Music Factory a perfect place to meet up with friends or colleagues every day of the week. And with fifteen restaurants calling Toyota Music Factory home and more on the way, your options are nearly limitless. 

Grab a cozy table at Thirsty Lion Gastropub for the homestyle, from-scratch cooking that made Texas hospitality famous. Enjoy a wide range of local craft beers and cocktails created with fresh fruit juices while watching the game or soaking up the sun on the patio. The restaurant proudly features local and seasonal ingredients.

No matter what you’re in the mood for, Toyota Music Factory has something to satisfy every appetite. 

Getting There

Toyota Music Factory is located in the charming master-planned Las Colinas community in Irving, Texas, with quick, convenient access from anywhere in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

On-site parking is available in the Toyota Music Factory Garage and the Urban Towers Garage. Restaurants may validate up to two hours for complimentary parking in the Toyota Music Factory Garage. During show nights at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, self-parking will be available at Urban Towers Garage. Valet parking is available at many points throughout Toyota Music Factory to make coming and going as quick and convenient as possible when visiting your favorite restaurant or catching the hottest flick.


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