What to Do

    Gun Barrel City lies on the eastern shore of Cedar Creek Reservoir fifty-five miles southeast of Dallas. The community developed after construction of the reservoir in 1969 and grew rapidly.
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    The fourth largest lake in Texas, Cedar Creek Lake is 32,623 acres, 18 miles long and offers 320 miles of shoreline. The widest point of the lake is 8.5 miles and the deepest is 53 feet.
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    Nestled in the Seven Points, Texas lies Cedar Creek Brewery. Just a quick 10 minute drive from Gun Barrel City Airpark. They are open Friday from 4pm-7pm and Saturday from 12pm-7pm for happy hour.
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  • Cedar Creek Chamber

    The Cedar Creek Lake Chamber of Commerce is a great place to start your adventure in the Cedar Creek Lake Area. They are your information portal for local vendors and great area events.
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Where to Eat

Located at Gun Barrel City Airpark is a fantastic, Cafe/Bistro with relaxing ambiance! The Flying Grape and Bean has great decor, fantastic gourmet coffee's, fresh food and fabulous desserts. Featuring Non smoking both inside & outside. Stop in and stay for a while with our FREE WIFI~


There are many places in the Gun Barrel City and Cedar Creek Lake Area to chow down. Click here view Gun Barrel City Restaurants or Click here to view Mabank Restaurants or Click here to view Seven Points Restaurants. There are so many great places to eat and shop in the area so get out and explore!

Annual Events

Thunder Over Cedar Creek Lake, is a spectacular air show that will entertain and amaze you with aerial acrobatics and an up-close-and-personal experience with the power of a jet fighter. You’ll see an amazing array of both civilian and military aircraft. Last year’s show drew over 40,000 people, and with even more aircraft and performers, this year’s show will be even better! Thunder Over Cedar Creek Lake is the ONLY Airshow held over WATER in the Southwest! Feel the THUNDER as planes fly as low as 500ft! LEARN MORE
Gun Barrel City July Fest is a music festival held on 4th of July weekend anually. Previous acts have included Vanilla Ice and Kevin Fowler just to name a few! This event also features a carnival for the kids and serveral activities throughout the day with a concert at the ampitheatre and a grand fireworks finally to end the evening. You don't want to miss out on this family friendly event of the season! LEARN MORE