7500 W. Highway 287   /   Ennis, TX 75119   /   1-800-MOTORPLEX   /   www.texasmotorplex.com

top fuel dragsterHome of the world speed record of 333.95 MPH! The Texas Motorplex hosts the annual NHRA Fall National auto racing event, and more than 90 other racing events.

The Texas Motorplex is considered one of the finest 1/4 mile drag racing facilities in the nation. Constructed in 1986 by Billy Meyer, the Texas Motorplex is known across the country as "the ultimate drag racing facility" both by drivers and the fans alike. The Motorplex hosts over 90 events annually, with 500,000 fans visiting the racetrack annually.

Railroad / cultural heritage museum

105 NE Main Street  /   Ennis, TX 75119  /   972-875-1901  /   Adult Tickets: $3; Children Under 12 Free

railroad museumThe City of Ennis was established as a town in 1872 and was named after Cornelius Ennis, Director of the Houston & Texas Central (H&TC) Railroad. Watch a brief video of the history of Ennis, enjoy the railroad memorabilia, the dioramas, the depot replicas, china exhibit from the old rail lines, Czech dolls from the old country & more. The Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum is located behind the Ennis Convention & Visitors Bureau. Click here to download a brochure. Click here to visit our Facebook page.

Museum Hours of Operation: Starting April 4, 2016. Ennis Railroad Museum will have extended hours for bluebonnet season and will be open 7 days a week through April 30 only. Monday - Saturday 10am- 4pm and Sunday, 1pm - 4pm. (Closed Easter Sunday, March 27)


1 Mile South of Ennis on Hwy. 34  /  Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or 972-875-5711  /  Lake Bardwell

drive in theatreWith over 3,500 surface acres, Lake Bardwell is of one of the largest attractions in Ellis county with annual attendance exceeding 500,000. The sparkling body of water offers skiing, fishing, swimming, boating and more to be done at your leisure. Camp, picnic, or host a special gathering on the 1,800 acres surrounding the lake. Highview Marina rents paddle boats and offers fishing space in a covered pavilion.

Lake Bardwell brochures available including lake maps, hunting maps, recreation guides, lake rules and regulations, and applicable fees. Call us for more information.


Downtown Ennis  /  Saturdays April 4 - October 31, 2015  /  8am - 1pm  /  www.ennistx.com/farmers-market

ennis farmers marketThe Ennis Farmers Market opened in April 2014 to provide our neighbors garden and farm fresh produce and food products. On an given Saturday, there are 500 patrons that shop the Market and 25 vendors providing a wide selection of fruits, vegetables, honey, meat, nuts, cottage and prepared food and crafts. Special events are scheduled throughout the season. Once per month, the Market hosts live entertainment on the McDowal Park Stage.


North of Ennis on I-45  /  972-875-5505  /  Open Every Night  /  www.galaxydriveintheatre.com

drive in theatreReturn to the nostalgic days at the Galaxy Drive-In. Enjoy the modern convenience of listening to the movies over your vehicle’s FM radio with DTS surround sound!.

Construction for Galaxy Drive-In began in 2003 and opened on December 17, 2004 with three screens. They expanded to 4,then 5 and finally 6 screens. Expanded from one snack bar to two and converted from film to all digital this year.

Sugar ridge winery

353 Sugar Ridge Road  /  972-666-2888   /  www.sugarridgewinery.com

sugar ridge winerySugar Ridge Winery is located in beautiful Bristol, Texas. Sugar Ridge Winery offers our great tasting wines in a beautiful setting. We have many different types of wines to choose from. We have a wide assortment of red and white wines or try some of our specialty wines like our Sangria, Party Pear or our Little Green Apple wine. We have a private tasting room available for parties, receptions and special events. Call 972-666-2888 for more information on our winery.

OTHER Ennis Attractions

Call Ennis CVB for more information 972-878-4748 

In and Around Ennis
Name Address Telephone
85 Speedway
Dirt Track Racing, Season March-October
118 FM 85 972-875-8500
Ennis All-Star Bowl
Public bowling lanes, snack bar, laser tag, video games & sports bar
2303 W. Ennis Ave. 972-875-7827
Ennis Area Parks and Playgrounds
18 beautiful City of Ennis parks covering over 140 acres of land
Ennis, Texas  
Ennis Public Theatre
2705-C North Kaufman 972-878-7529
Theatre Rocks
505 NW Main St 972-878-5126
Czech Museum
Exhibits include authentic Czech costumes, memorabilia, dolls, photographs, crystal, books and much more. The museum and library is open during special events and by appointment only.
Inside Sokol
Hall Activity
To schedule an appt. call Georgie Morales: 972-875-5398
Lion Tennis Center
Features 9 championship quality tennis courts (4 indoors),
snack bar, and pro shop.
2104 W. Ennis Ave.
Ennis, Texas
Storage Warz Flea Market
60,000+ sq. ft. of indoor space for vendors and patrons to enjoy, rain or shine, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am-5pm.
1500 Jack McKay Blvd.
Ennis, Texas
972-875-FLEA (3532)

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Ennis Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm
Sat, May 28 8am - 5pm and Sun, May 29 11am - 4pm
Closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day

Address: 002 E Ennis Ave, Ennis, TX 75119
Mailing: PO Box 1237, Ennis, TX 75120
Phone: 972.878.4748
Fax: 972.875.1018
Toll Free: 1.888.366.4748
E-mail: ennis4u@swbell.net