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National Polka Festival

Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, the National Polka Festival celebrates Czech heritage in Texas and offers an abundance of activities and live musical performances to be enjoyed by the entire family in a small-town atmosphere. Hear polka music and see the King and Queen contest, where participants and non-participants are encouraged to wear traditional Czech kroj (costumes). Saturday morning has floats, bands, and colorful costumes in a parade. The Shriners make their annual appearance, as well as celebrities, public officials, motorcycles, horseback riders, and clowns. Taste Czech foods and delight in Czech traditions and customs.

When:

May 22-24

Where:

Downtown Ennis ENNIS, Texas

More Information:

Phone: 972-878-4748

Website: nationalpolkafestival.com

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled in the interest of safety and participants’ well-being. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

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