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Eat, Stay, Play in The Lakefront at Little Elm™ All Summer Long 

In the heart of Little Elm, Texas sits The Lakefront District™—a family-friendly entertainment district on the shores of Lewisville Lake. We’re home to the sun on your face, drink in your hand, sitting outside laughing with your best friends kind of feeling that doesn’t end when the summer fades. From our pristine sandy beach to plenty of restaurants, events, and activities, The Lakefront at Little Elm™ is an escape from the city, where everyone can come together to have fun and let loose. So, come eat, stay, and play with us all summer long in The Lakefront at Little Elm™! 

Little Elm Beach  

Kick back and relax on the largest beach in North Texas! Located at Little Elm Park, Little Elm Beach’s sandy shores and scenic views of Lewisville Lake is the perfect spot to relax, play beach games, or take a refreshing dip in the water. Little Elm Park has a playground perfect for the littles and sand volleyball courts for some friendly competition. 

Little Elm Craft Brew & Que – June 1

The Little Elm Craft Brew & Que is one of the largest craft beer and BBQ festivals in North Texas! Treaty Oak Revival will take the stage as this years headliner. Festivities include beer and wine tastings from national award-winning breweries and wineries, incredible Texas bands, BBQ tastings from pit masters across Texas, and shopping. Don’t forget to get a VIP passes, which includes BBQ from Snow’s BBQ, Franklin Barbecue, LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue, Evie Mae’s BBQ, Tender Smokehouse, and InterSteller BBQ. The evening concludes with an amazing drone and firework show over Lewisville Lake! Grab your tickets today here.

The Cove at The Lakefront® 

The Cove at The Lakefront® is Little Elm’s premiere, indoor destination waterpark! The Cove™ promises fun for the whole family featuring a FlowRider® Double Surf Machine and water slides for kids (and adults) of all ages. The 42,000 square-foot facility is complete with luxury cabanas, a concession stand and bar, and party rooms, making it a full-day experience! 

The Elm by Wyndham Hotels 

For a comfortable stay with Lakefront views and nautical, lake vibes, check out The Elm by Wyndham Hotels! Enjoy luxurious accommodations and close proximity to The Lakefront District’s™ best attractions. After a day spent playing in the sun or on the water, enjoy a cocktail on the fourth-floor patio with 360-degree views.  

Water Sports 

We’re always on lake time in The Lakefront District™! Come by DFW Surf to paddleboard or kayak or stop by Hydrous with friends for some extreme (or beginner-friendly) wakeboard action! We’re also home to the beautiful Cottonwood Creek Marina, so bring your water toys and let’s ride! Cottonwood also offers boat rentals for those who are new to the water. 

Good Eats 

The Lakefront at Little Elm™ is full of good eats! From Island Faire to barbeque and Mexican food cuisine, there’s something for everyone!  

Tender Smokehouse serves hand-crafted Texas BBQ and scratch-made sides, bringing you back to a good ole backyard BBQ feel. Don’t forget to try their breakfast while you’re there! 

Towers Tap House is a beer garden and casual restaurant that overlooks Hydrous Wake Park and Lewisville Lake, giving you the best patio views in The Lakefront at Little Elm™! 

575 Pizzeria serves up baked on stone, hand-made dough paired with the freshest of ingredients to craft a one-of-a-kind pie. Enjoy incredible views on the rooftop patio! 

Hula Hut brings family-friendly dining, stunning waterfront views from their large patio, and mouth-watering Island Faire to The Lakefront District™. 

Leo’s Brunch House brings all the savory goodness of breakfast, brunch, and lunch. They’re known for their delicious Alaskan Waffles and tasty lattes, so join them for brunch the homestyle way!  

The Lawn at The Lakefront™ 

There’s always something fun happening at The Lawn™! This two-acre park is located in the heart of The Lakefront at Little Elm™ and hosts a variety of programming including movie nights, farmers markets, concerts, and special programming. The park also features a unique playground that is fun for the whole family! 

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