Highland Village residents enjoy a range of recreational activities, many of which are managed by the city. Summer camps, youth and adult sports leagues, classes, community groups and festivals keep residents active and social year-round. The largest event is the city's Red, White & Blues Festival in June. The festival promises fun for the whole family through live performances, food and fireworks.
As part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro, Highland Village is within driving distance to a number of prominent attractions and activities. Some of the options are auto racing, professional team sports, amusement parks, art museums and performing arts. Popular choices include taking the family to Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington or watching the Mavericks play at American Airlines Arena in Dallas. As well, the metro offers a range of dining, shopping and nightlife venues.
Highland Village residents do need to venture to neighboring cities for some community services. Medical facilities nearby include Denton Regional Hospital and the Medical Center of Lewisville. The closest public libraries are in Flower Mound and Lewisville. The postal service and school district are also based in Lewisville.
Average temperatures in Highland Village range from the mid-40s to the mid-80s. The hottest days in July and August reach the mid-90s, while the coolest in the winter months drop to the low-30s. Annual rainfall is modest at about 35 inches, with the wettest months being March and October. January and February sometimes bring light snowfalls. Most of the time, however, Highland Village residents enjoy warm, mild weather, with 61% sunshine year-round.