Welcome to Westlake
Live your best life in one of Texas’ most affluent communities
Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Westlake was first incorporated in 1956. During its short history, the town has gained a reputation for its world-class commercial developments, master-planned residential neighborhoods, and highly regarded Westlake Academy.
Whether you’re new to town or simply passing through, it doesn’t take long to recognize the natural beauty and unmistakable charm that exists here. The town is home to several corporate campuses, as well as many small independent businesses. Other developments in Westlake include Solana, a high-profile corporate campus, and Charles Schwab corporate campus.
What to Love
- Playing golf at Vaquero Golf Club
- Community festivals and events
- A laid-back, private lifestyle apart from the city
Named one of the most affluent communities in the country by Forbes magazine in 2011, Westlake has become a highly sought-after place to live, work, and play. Home to over 1,600 individuals, residents enjoy a luxurious and laid-back lifestyle. Yet its close proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth means that residents can find big-city amenities just minutes away.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Kick-off your morning with a caffeine fix from Sip Stir Coffee House, located in the Solana Plaza. Established in 2020, this neighborhood coffee shop is known for its specialty drinks and delicious pastries. While Westlake doesn’t have sprawling shopping centers, locals can find excellent retail shopping options in the neighboring towns of Keller, Roanoke, Southlake, and Trophy Club.
Enjoy some down-to-earth Tex Mex at MarCocina. A staple of the community, MarCocina is known for its delicious fare, vibrant atmosphere, and house-made margaritas. Consider stopping by for Happy Hour, which takes place every day of the week from 11 AM to 7 PM. While traveling to New York might not be in the cards, you can experience New York-style slices and pies at La Scala Pizzeria. A family-owned and operated restaurant, this casual restaurant uses the best ingredients to make exceptional Italian food.
Things to Do
No matter the season, there’s always something exciting happening in Westlake. The town offers a robust calendar of community events and festivals throughout the year. For instance, the Town of Westlake Annual Tree Lighting has been a beloved community tradition since it started in 2003. In addition to the lighting of the Christmas tree, the event consists of carriage rides, live reindeer to pet, cookies to decorate, live music, photos with Santa. Stay warm and cozy with some hot chocolate and cider from the Marriott Solana Hotel. Be sure to mark down the Arbor Day celebration in your calendar, an annual event held in the spring. Other popular community events include MasterWorks Free Concert Series, Decoration Day, and Vintage Classic Car Show.
Book a tee time at Vaquero Golf Club, a luxury Texas golf club with a premier course designed by Tom Fazio. Established in 2001, Vaquero also features a newly renovated and expanded 42,000 square-foot ClubHouse. Members have access to the club pool and pavilion, events, tennis and pickleball courts, and the fitness center.
Westlake is served by both the Carroll Independent School and Keller Independent School District and is home to: