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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


Bluebonnet Festival

The Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival will be held from April 14 to 16, celebrating 71 years as the home of the official Texas Bluebonnet Trail, designated in 1997 and Bluebonnet was designated the Official Bluebonnet City of Texas. From April 1 through 30, Ennis showcases more than 40 miles of mapped driving trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club.

In Ennis, bluebonnets, the state flower of Texas, typically peak around the third week of April, but may can vary  due to weather conditions and terrain, so please check ahead. The Ennis Welcome Center will be open seven days a week in April (closed Easter Sunday).

On April 14, the festival opens with arts and crafts vendors, tasty food and kids’ activities on the streets of downtown Ennis from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wine Wander and Wildflower Walks at Kachina Prairie. Justin Ross & Deadwood Revival perform at 5:30 p.m. King George goes on at 7:30 p.m., followed by fireworks.

Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Check ahead for more information, call 972-878-4748 or