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  • Dates: May 22, 2020
  • Location: Downtown Ennis
  • Time: May 22-24
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.