Red Oak is home to over 14,000 residents and an impressive portfolio of industries, businesses, higher education, and so much more.
Red Oak, Texas its truly a city full of charm. Located only 20 minutes from Downtown Dallas, and surrounded by exceptional nature, this Ellis County suburb offers its residents a calm lifestyle and proximity to family activities. From the thickets of oak trees to a wide range of retailers and restaurants, you’ll undoubtedly enjoy the perfect balance of suburban and city living.
The community of Red Oak hosts seasonal events for neighbors and visitors to gather and share great moments. Some of the fun activities are: an annual Easter Egg Hunt, Red Oak White and Blue, Red Oak Fall Festival, and Christmas in Red Oak. You can also explore the diversity of nature, have a picnic, or watch a free movie in one of the recreational parks. There’s even the Catch-A-Trout event, where kids can learn how to fish, and is free!
Texas Grapes and More
For those who want to enjoy Texas wines in a “true Italian fashion,” head to Cassaro Winery in the historic downtown of Ovilla. The vineyard consist of 2,000 vines and visitors can taste European varieties like Sangiovese, Tempranillo, and Albarino in a Tuscan-style tasting room. Everyone is welcome so you can bring outdoor games for the kids to play in the big lawn while you relax with a glass of wine. Plus, you can delight in one of their charcuterie boards.
On the other hand, Cherry Creek Nature Preserve offers great trails for your next hike or bike ride. And for those seeking a boost of adrenaline, Reindeer Manor is sure to please. Featuring four haunted houses, an axe throwing station, stage shows and more.
Extra fun a drive away!
Within few minutes, residents have access to big city amenities and entertainment. Appreciate all things art and culture at the Bishop Arts District, home to galleries, theaters, bars, restaurants and over 60 boutiques. You may also discover your competitive side at one of the sporting events in AT&T Stadium or visit the Dallas Zoo for a memorable wildlife experience the whole family will enjoy. The possibilities are endless!
The original name of Red Oak was “Possum Trot” because of the abundance of possums in the area.
In 1967, Red Oak was used for three days as the site of filming for the motion picture Bonnie and Clyde.
Want to be a part of this fast-growing town? Camden Homes offers two lovely communities for you to choose from: Creekbend Estates and Camden Park at Red Oak.