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Ennis, Texas
Ennis, Texas
201 NW Main St.
Ennis, TX 75119
ennis4u@swbell.net
(972) 878-4748
www.visitennis.org

Events in Ennis

As the “Official Bluebonnet City of Texas,” spring is Ennis’ best-known season. Yet that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything going on throughout the rest of the year. On the contrary, there are plenty of exciting family-friendly events all year long. Thanks to the presence of the famous Texas Motorplex, the city welcomes tens of thousands of car-lovers and racing fans every year, and its live music scene is a polka fan’s dream come true. Take a look at the following annual events in Ennis for an idea of the best time to visit this North Texas town.


February

Ennis Czech Music Festival
On the Saturday after Super Bowl Sunday, dance and boogie along to live polka bands playing the beloved music of one of the city’s founding cultures.
2622 East Highway 34
Ennis, TX 75119


April

Bluebonnet Trails
Pick up the official trail map from the Ennis Welcome Center and hit the road to take in more than 40 miles of roads through areas covered by blooming bluebonnets.
Various locations
Ennis, TX 75119

Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival
While the trails are in season all month, you’ve got to be in downtown Ennis on the right weekend in early April to enjoy three days of arts and crafts booths, live music, shopping, kids’ activities, food, and more. 
100 N. Dallas St.
Ennis, TX 75119


May

National Polka Festival
For more than 50 years, the fine folks of Ennis have celebrated their Czech and Slovak heritage at the National Polka Festival. This three-day festival features a parade, dance contest, the 5K or 10K Polkafest Run, a horseshoe tournament, and a Texas-sized serving of tasty Czech food. Nearly 20 polka bands provide the musical backdrop for this can’t-miss annual event. 
Various locations
Ennis, TX 75119


June

Blues on Main
June is National Black Music Month, and it’s also the time Ennis residents come together to hear live jazz, gospel, and blues from local artists, browse locally produced items, and enjoy fun family activities.  
200 NW Main Street
Ennis, TX 75119

Weekend before 4th of July
Ennis Freedom Fest
Celebrate American independence with a bike parade in downtown and free fireworks show at the Texas Motorplex.
7500 US-287
Ennis, TX 75119


October

Ennis Autumn Daze
Downtown Ennis welcomes cooler weather with fall activities like a hay maze, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and tasty treats.
Downtown Ennis. The festival is held the last Saturday of October.
Ennis, TX 75119

AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals
With speeds reaching 320 mph, this annual drag racing event is the fastest race in Texas. All the action goes down at the famous Texas Motorplex in Ennis.
7500 US-287
Ennis, TX 75119

NHRDA World Finals
The National Hot Rod Diesel Association World Finals features sled pulls, drag racing, burnout contests, and more at the Texas Motorplex.
7500 US-287
Ennis, TX 75119


December

Lights of Ennis
The city makes merry for the holidays with a parade and block party lit up by LED-lit trees, bright window displays, and a nativity scene, with food trucks, live entertainment, and Santa on-hand for an all-around good time.
Downtown
Ennis, TX 75119

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Ennis, Texas
Ennis, Texas
201 NW Main St.
Ennis, TX 75119
(972) 878-4748
www.visitennis.org

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