2014 Schedule of Events

JANUARY
January 20:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance.  Parade and program.

FEBRUARY
February 17:  President's Day:  City offices closed.

MARCH/
APRIL

April 12 -  Relay for Life® is a fun-filled event designed to celebrate survivorship and to raise money to help the American Cancer Society save lives, help those who have been touched by cancer, and empower individuals to fight back against this disease. Begins at 5:00 pm at Taylor Memorial Field. For more information contact Debbie Grimm at 352-8966.

April 19: Citywide Spring Clean Up sponsored by the City of Taylor Public Works Department starts at 8:00 am – two drop off locations: 1424 N Main at Public Works Department and Welch Street.  Free to all residents who must show proof of city residency.  

April 19 - Easter Egg Hunt  at 10:00 am at Murphy Park. Children will be divided into two age groups, ages one through three; ages four though six.  One parent or adult must accompany each child. For more information call or e-mail Deby Lannen at 512/352-3463.

MAY
May through October-- Taylor Area Farmer's Market
Local area farmers sell fresh produce at corner of 5th and Main St every Monday and Friday afternoon from 3:00 to 6pm.  

May 3rd – Taylor Zest Fest . Live talent, food, arts & crafts, children’s activities in downtown Taylor beginning at 10:00 am.   Contact Deby Lannen at 512/352-3463 or deby.lannen@taylortx.gov for more information.

 
May 24th – City of Taylor swimming pools, Murphy Park Aquatic Center and Robinson Pool, open for the summer. 

May 26thMemorial Day .  City offices closed.  Garbage services NOT affected. 

JUNE
Taylor Truck and Tractor Pull;  at the East Williamson County Arena. Contact Bradley Hines at 512-864-5898 for more information.

JULY
July 4th – Taylor Independence Festival Day held at Murphy Park.  Tennis tournament.  TIF Fireworks at dark. Sponsored by the Taylor Chamber of Commerce.  

Taylor Rodeo Association Annual Rodeo.  Contact Mike Lannen for more information at 512-796-9198.

AUGUST

Taylor International BBQ Cook off sponsored by the Taylor Chamber of Commerce at Murphy Park. 

SEPTEMBER

September 1st: Labor Day Holiday .  City offices closed.  Garbage services NOT affected.

September 9; Classes begin for Fall, 2014 Taylor 101.  Find out more.

September 11th 9/11 Parade and Program. This event is sponsored by the Taylor Fire Department and the First Baptist Church.  Contact Matthew Whisenant for more information.

September 13:  The "Sky's the Limit" Fly a Kite Day.  Registration begins at 8 am; event starts at 9 am; judging at 2 pm.  Food; prizes, fun!  Taylor Regional Park, 210 Carlos Parker Blvd.  Call 512-365-7669 for more information as a participant, sponsor, or vendor.

OCTOBER

October 18 :  City Wide Fall Clean Up from 8-3 pm. 

October 11: Good Life family festival at Bull Branch Park; corner of Davis and North Lynn. 5k race starts a 8 am.  All funds raised benefit the Taylor Animal Shelter. Contact Julie Rydell at 512-294-1972 or visit http://www.goodlifetaylor.com for more information.  

October 11:  Arbor Day event at Bull Branch Park; trails between Davis and Lake Drive. Contact Mike De Vito for more information at 512-352-5818.

October 30th
, - Halloween Spooktacular moved to Thursday from 6-9 pm in downtown historical district. For more information contact Deby Lannen at 352-3463. 


NOVEMBER

November 1st:  Main Street Car Show Downtown Taylor.  10 am - 4 pm.

November 11th – Veterans Day: City offices closed.  Garbage services NOT affected.

November 27-28  Thanksgiving Holidays: City offices closed; NO garbage pickup on Thursday; moved to Friday and Friday pickup moved to Saturday.

 
DECEMBER

December 6Christmas Parade of Lights travel down Main Street beginning at 7 pm. Contact Taylor Chamber of Commerce at 512-365-8485. 

December 6 - Main Street Christmas Bazaar from 10-4pm.  Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 for more information on the Bazaar. 
  
December 25: NO garbage service on Christmas Day; Thursday pickup moved to Friday, and Friday moved to Saturday.