Add Ennis to your must-see list. Twenty-five minutes from downtown Dallas on I-45, Ennis is an easy getaway destination that’s conveniently located near all of the major sports attractions, as well as the DFW Airport. Enjoy strolling down the brick-lined streets of downtown’s historic district or plan a visit in April to experience the breathtaking bluebonnets of the “Official Bluebonnet Trail of Texas.”
In May, taking place every Memorial Day weekend, savor the city’s Czech heritage at the annual National Polka Festival. Ennis offers ample accommodations and meeting space, unique restaurants and shopping and the scenic Lake Bardwell. Step back in time at the 6-screen Galaxy Drive-In Theatre, just north of Ennis; enjoy live theatre at the Ennis Public Theatre or at Theatre Rocks; or catch a little speed at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. Other highlights include the Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum; the Ennis Czech Music Festival in February; the Ennis Farmer’s Market from April-October, Autumn Days and Ennis Fall Festival in October; and the annual Christmas Parade of Lights in December. Don’t miss the Lights of Ennis, when thousands of twinkling lights illuminate downtown Ennis each December.