HOLIDAY EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN ENNIS
December 9, 10, 16, 17, 18
Holiday Carriage & Surrey Rides - Experience holiday magic in historic downtown Ennis, Texas via a horse drawn carriage or surrey through the charming, tree-lined historic neighborhoods and downtown aglow with Holiday Lights. CLICK HERE to reserve your ride today!
December 9-11, 2022
Friday: 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday: 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Sunday: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Dust off your roller skates and go downtown for Holiday Rollerskating. (There will be a limited amount of skates provided, we highly encourage you to bring your own if you have some.)
December 16-18, 2022
GAF Holiday Snow Tubing Hills - This year we will have THREE holiday snow tubing hills! Come race your friends down this icy slope in the heart of downtown Ennis!
Friday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Sunday: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
LIGHTS OF ENNIS PARADE, BLOCK PARTY, & CHRISTMAS MARKET - DECEMBER 1, 2022
Kick off the holiday season with the Christmas Parade of Lights and Block Party in Downtown Ennis! This is a wonderful event for the entire family to enjoy! Full schedule Coming Soon. CLICK HERE for parade entry form and rules.
5:00pm - 8:30pm: Open House at the Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum, 105 NE Main Street. Refreshments, model train and Frosty the Snowman photos from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.
5:00pm - 9:00pm: Christmas Bluebonnet Market on N Dallas St.
5:00pm – 8:00pm: Dasher and Dancer (Live Reindeer)
5:00pm – 7:00pm and 7:30pm - 8:30pm: Children’s Christmas Crafts at the Welcome Center at 201 NW Main St.
5:00pm – 7:00pm and 7:30pm - 9:00pm: Train Display at the Welcome Center at 201 NW Main St.
5:30pm -6:00pm: Ennis Jr. High Band Ensemble performs at 108 W Knox St.
6:00pm: Nutcracker Short and Suite performed by Avant Garde at Minnie McDowal Park.
5:30pm – 6:45pm and 7:45pm - 9:00pm: Santa Claus will be at the Ennis Welcome Center. Photographer will be available for FREE family photos - sponsored by City Real Estate and Guild Mortgage.
7:00pm: Christmas Parade of Lights
7:45pm: The Nativity performed by GO! Dance & Gymnastics Studio at Minnie McDowal Park.
Enjoy photo opportunities with Mrs. Claus, Santa Claus, a Toy Soldier, a Sugar Plum Fairy and the Grinch! Stroll and enjoy the splendor of all the holiday window decorations in the downtown storefronts.
FOOD: Food trucks will be available on N Dallas St. on Thursday, Dec. 1 starting at 5:30 pm.
CLICK HERE FOR IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT PARKING ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE.
Edward Jones - Angie Juenemann, Fern in the Wild, Joyce & Dave Lindauer, The Road Church, Citizens National Bank of Texas, Globe Products Co., Inc., Ennis Heritage Society, Drs. Meg & John Sullivan, Dr. & Mrs. Fredric Puckett, City Real Estate,
Guild Mortgage, Amelia Valdez - City Real Estate en Espanol, Ennis Arts Commission, Amber Electrical Contractors, Inc.,
Penfold Construction Co. LLC, Ennis Chamber of Commerce, Ennis Steel Industries, Inc., Buc-ee's