Things to Do in Southlake

Things to Do in Southlake TX
Explore every inch of Southlake

Often when people choose a place to live, they look for somewhere that fosters a sense of community, provides a variety of housing options, offers rewarding jobs and excellent schools, as well as a wide array of attractions for entertainment. Southlake has all of the above and then some.


1400 Main St., Ste. 210, Southlake
(817) 748-8019
Southlake boasts award-winning parks, numerous open spaces and places to unwind. Many facilities are outfitted with athletic fields and picnic pavilions, as well as trails, ponds and gorgeous views.

Community Parks

Bicentennial Park
Bob Jones Park/ Boo Boo’s Buddies Dog Park
Liberty Park at Sheltonwood
North Park
Southlake Sports Complex
Town Square Parks
Rustin and Family Park
Frank Edgar Cornish, IV Park
McPherson Park
Neighborhood Parks
Central Park
Chesapeake Park
Estes Park
Koalaty Park
Lonesome Dove Park
Noble Oaks Park
Oak Pointe Park
Royal and Annie Smith Park
Summit Park
The Cliffs Park
Prade Park

ARTS and Culture in Southlake Texas

No matter if it’s catching the latest Hollywood blockbuster, creating a painting, taking in public works of art or attending a concert, residents and visitors enjoy a plethora of visual and performing arts.

Apex Arts League
2140 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake
(682) 651-5026
The Apex Arts League brings countless creative experiences to the community year-round, including ballet, theater, festivals, concerts and art exhibits. There is always something inspiring taking place.

MasterWorks Concerts
Champions Club at The Marq Southlake
285 Shady Oaks Dr., Southlake
(817) 748-8019
Enjoy free music and fun times with family and friends at Southlake’s MasterWorks Concerts series, which takes place April through October on selected dates. The concerts feature musicians from all over Texas. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and coolers to Southlake Town Square and Aria Amphitheater, where the concerts are staged.

Southlake Public Art
Southlake Town Hall
1400 Main St., Ste. 420, Southlake
(817) 748-8019
Art is all around Southlake – literally! Parks and roundabouts are adorned with beautiful public art pieces, which can be found throughout the city. Can you find them all?

Public Art Locations

On the Count of Three by Jane DeDecker
Location: White Chapel & Continental

Lessons We Have Learned by Jane DeDecker
Location: White Chapel & Dove

Morning by Darrell Davis
Location: Carroll & Dove

Taking Flight by Seth Vandable
Location: Brumlow & Continental

Flying Together by Dream Big Sculptures
Location: Dove, Peytonville, Sam School Road

Longhorn Bas Relief by Janice Hart Melito
Location: Soutlake North Park

The Ties That Bind by Jane DeDecker
Location: Family Park, Southlake Town Square

Loyalty & Service Above All Else by Archie St. Clair
Location: Southlake DPS Headquarters

Sentinel by Archie St. Clair
Location: Southlake DPS Headquarters

Reunion by Gary Alsum
Location: Soutlake DPS North

Semper Paratus by Sheldon James
Location: Southlake DPS North

Saluting a Hero by Gary Alsum
Location: Southlake DPS North

Southlake Constellation by Kathi Caricoff
Location: The Marq Southlake


Catch the latest thriller, rom-com or action flick at one of the many theaters in the Southlake area. Harkins Theatres at Southlake Town Square and Moviehouse & Eatery Keller are both great venues.


Timarron Country Club
1400 Byron Nelson Pkwy., Southlake
(817) 481-7529
Whether a casual round or a whole 18-hole game with business colleagues, Southlake’s gorgeous Timarron Country Club boasts a challenging round with beautiful views. The venue is also a premier choice for special occasions, such as weddings, receptions and corporate events.


Southlake boasts a full calendar of events that are fun for the whole family. No matter if it’s fall, winter, spring or summer, there is always something going on in Southlake.

Southlake Town Square
The Southlake Chamber of Commerce’s Oktoberfest welcomes more than 100,000 guests every year. Festivalgoers enjoy live entertainment, great food, arts and crafts, children’s activities and so much more.

Mark your calendars for this year’s festivities, taking place Oct. 4-6, 2019.

Art in the Square
Southlake Town Square
Marking 20 years in 2019, Art in the Square is one of the city’s top events. The event takes place at Southlake Town Square, featuring musicians and performing artists, refreshments, a youth art exhibit and children’s activities. The festival takes place April 26-28, 2019.

Easter in the Park
North Park
Come celebrate the miracle of the season at Easter in the Park. More than 20,000 candy- and toy-filled eggs are up grabs, and Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will visit for activities and precious photo opportunities. Both the young and young at heart will enjoy egg scrambles, inflatables, balloon artists, crafts, food and
a petting zoo.

Celebrate Southlake
Aria Amphitheater, Legends Hall at The Marq
Celebrate the history, culture, and community that makes Southlake so special. This free family event offers cultural experiences, cuisines, and stage performances that will leave you appreciating the beauty of our City.

Southlake Stars & Stripes
Southlake Town Square
Watch the skies light up red, white and blue as this free family friendly event celebrates the nation’s independence. Taking place every year on July 3rd, the day is filled with numerous festivities, including music, food and, of course, a spectacular fireworks display.

Southlake Home for the Holidays
Southlake Town Square
Spend the best time of year with family and friends at Southlake’s merry Home for the Holidays event. Stand in anticipation as the Christmas tree is lit for the first time, listen to carolers, make holiday crafts, write letters to Santa Claus, donate to a toy and food drive, snow tube, ride in a carriage and build a snowman.

Shopping & Dining

For more information on shopping and dining, visit the membership directory in the back on this publication.

More than 145 restaurants in Southlake are serving up dishes to curb every craving. Chuy’s Restaurants, Cinnaholic, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant and countless national chains are just a few of the options.

For Texas-style ’cue, stop by Feedstore BBQ & More, a local favorite for nearly 20 years. Their friendly staff is waiting to take orders. Located in Southlake Town Square, Del Frisco’s Grille offers brunch, lunch and dinner options. Patio seating is also available.

Southlake has something for every occasion, whether shoppers are looking for a gift, an outfit, decor or something else. Both national chains and specialty shops, such as Starpower Home Entertainment, have it all, making Southlake a retail destination. Other popular destinations are Tesla and the Apple Store, both located in Southlake Town Square.

Eat, shop, or explore at Southlake Town Square. As the heart of the city, the Town Square is the place to be. This destination boasts 130 acres of places to shop, dine, play, stay or work. It is also the backdrop for numerous annual events.