Annual Ennis Polkafest Run is hosted by the Rotary Club of Ennis. The races (1-mile Fun Run, 5k, and 10k) begin on the far west side of Ennis, on Yorkstown Drive, near Lonestar Fitness Center. The race will wind its way through residential streets and finish on the east side of Lonestar Fitness Center. Post race activities include: food, drinks and live entertainment.
Registration / Packet Pickup - 5:45 a.m. - 6:45 a.m.
10k starts at 7:00 a.m.
1-mile Fun Run starts at 7:10 a.m.
5k starts at 7:30 a.m.
Awards are at 8:30 a.m.
Click here for more information and to register for this year's event.
SATURDAY 10:00 A.M.
On Saturday morning, floats, bands, and colorful costumes will kick-off the downtown festivities. The parade traditionally includes something for visitors of all ages. Enjoy the music of our polka bands riding on decorated floats or the sounds of our award winning Ennis High School Marching Band. The Shriners make their annual appearance, as well as celebrities, public officials, motorcycles, horseback riders, clowns, kids, and seniors! This giant parade twists through historic downtown Ennis and is sure to please.
Click here to download a parade entry form or call the Ennis Chamber of Commerce at (972) 878-2625 for more information.
KOLACHE EATING CONTEST
SATURDAY 1:00 P.M.
Don't miss the Annual Kolache Eating Contest on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Downtown Stage. Prizes will be given to Men's, Women's, Youth Boy and Youth Girl Individual Champion. Register at the Chamber of Commerce until Friday at noon. Register at the Downtown Stage until Saturday at noon.
STREET DANCE AT THE PIVO PAVILION
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Dance the streets of Downtown Ennis on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Admission is FREE so come and Czech it out.
ARTS & CRAFTS, FOOD, SHOPPING, KIDS ACTIVITIES MORE
Shop the streets of Downtown Ennis on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. from vendors with unique works of art, fashion favorites and more. Kids will have a good time playing and participating in activities such as face painting, a rock climbing wall, and bounce houses. Enjoy great fair foods like corn dogs, funnel cakes and fresh squeezed lemonade as well as your traditional Czech favorites like klobase sandwiches, klobase on a stick, kolaches and the downtown Pivo (Beer) Pavilion.
Want to be a Vendor? Click here to download vendor forms.