Explore Lake Carolyn

Las Colinas was built around Lake Carolyn, a 125-acre manmade lake at the center of the city. Whether you are walking, jogging, biking, ­or paddle boarding around the lake. There’s something about Lake Carolyn residents and visitors alike can enjoy. The Las Colinas community certainly takes advantage of its waterfront location with plenty of special events hosted throughout the year as well as a few year round water activities!

Special Events

Laughs by the Lakelaughs by the lake, las colinas, lake carolyn
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
7pm – 9pm
501 E. Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039

Over 1,500 people are expected to come together and enjoy a live comedic performance at Laughs by the Lake, the largest outdoor comedy show in North Texas! This free event offers adult fun, scenic views, and great food.

Laughs by the Lake lineup includes three-time Daytime Emmy winner Ben Bailey from popular game show “Cash Cab” and several well-known entertainers from Troy Walker, Dorie McLemore, and Comedian Q. Local up-and-coming comedians will have the opportunity to win the title of “Irving’s Funniest Comic” in a comedy showcase voted by the audience!

While there will be no profanity or obscene language, all comedic content is designed and intended for an adult audience.  All ages are welcome to attend; however, parental caution is recommended for this PG-13 show.

Come on and have some laughs! Seating is not provided so be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair!

Additional information can be found here

STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING

SUP Shack  supntx, stand up paddle board, paddle board las colinas, lake carolyn
113 Las Colinas Blvd East
Irving, TX 75039

Enjoy the great outdoors with SUP Shack, where paddle boards are available to buy or rent by the hour for you to enjoy this wonderful water sport.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the fastest growing water sport in the world for several great reasons. First and foremost, it’s very easy to learn, and it’s also a great outdoor activity that stimulates the mind and body. If you’re looking for an awesome low impact full body workout, look no further. SUP fitness is highly regarded as one of the best workouts you can perform.

Although most of your time should be spend on top of the paddle board falling into the water can happen. Be sure to wear swim appropriate clothing and a life vest is available for your safety.

Rental Rates are as followed:
-1 Hour – $25 cash
-2 Hour – $40 cash
3 Hour Sunset Paddle Tour: Saturday Evenings
5pm to 8pm (Spring/Summer Only) to the Canals, Waterfalls and Fountains!
-$45 cash

*an additional $2 fee will be processed for credit card transactions

Lessons, fitness classes, group rates, and meetups are also available
check their website for more information!

GONDOLA RIDES AND PUBLIC TOURS

Gondola Adventures
357 West Fork
Irving, TX 75309

Gondola Adventures Irving branch is a first-class gondola experience offering cruises on Lake Carolyn and through the Mandalay Canals. With beautiful gondolas of several different styles, both electric and rowing. Fabulous dinner cruises are catered by local restaurants.  Gondoliers will either sing or play romantic music.  The cruises are perfect for all special occasions, including proposals, intimate weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, business lunches, or “just because” cruises. gondola rides las colinas, lake carolyn, mandala bay

The narrow canals have some private inlets with refreshing waterfall views. Several gondolas can cruise together in a flotilla for larger groups.  Romantically-inclined guests are encouraged to kiss under every bridge for good luck!

 

Reservations are required! Book online or call (972) 506-8037

Classic Private Gondola Cruises for 2 guests start out at
$140 depending on cruise package
Public tours on a boat are also available at
$80 a person

Full package and tour prices and details can be found here

Parking/ Tips

Parking is free at Omni Mandalay Hotel parking garage as well as Las Colinas Blvd street parking if spots are available.
There is a $5 paid parking garage located next to The Avocado Restaurants & Lounge.

Remember to bring along sunscreen!

Looking for somewhere to stay?

Comfort Suites in Las Colinas is the perfect place with convenient access to Lake Carolyn.
Enjoy spacious and comfortable suites offering complimentary shuttle servicing to/ from DFW Airport.

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