National Polka Festival

Polka Festival, National

May, Memorial Day weekend
The National Polka Festival takes place in Ennis, Texas, on Memorial Day Weekend. Founded in 1966, this festival attracts 50,000 people to Ennis for a Saturday and Sunday filled with Czech music, food, folk dance, folk costumes, and crafts. A Saturday morning parade composed of floats, marching bands, clowns, groups of kids, seniors, and representatives from civic organizations kicks off the event. The town's four halls, all with spacious dance floors, host bands at various times throughout the day. On Sunday morning visitors may attend a Polka mass.
Ennis Convention and Visitors Bureau
002 E. Ennis Ave.
Ennis, TX 75119
888-366-4748 or 972-878-4748; fax: 972-875-1018
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