2015 Schedule of Events

January 1:  City offices and Library Closed.  NO garbage services; pickup schedule moved one day; Thursday pickup on Friday; Friday pickup on Saturday.

January 19:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance.  Parade starts at Robinson Park followed by program at City Hall.

February 16:  President's Day:  City offices closed.


April   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 18: Citywide Spring Clean Up sponsored by the City of Taylor Public Works Department starts at 8:00 am –3:00 pm with 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 4 - Easter Egg Hunt  at 10:00 am at Heritage Square. 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 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 2nd – Taylor Blackland Praire Days . 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 23rd – City of Taylor swimming pools, Murphy Park Aquatic Center and Robinson Pool, open for the summer. 

May 25thMemorial Day .  City offices closed.  Garbage services NOT affected. 

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

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.


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


September 7th: Labor Day Holiday .  City offices closed.  Garbage services NOT affected.

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 (TBD):  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 (weekend TBD) :  City Wide Fall Clean Up from 8-3 pm. 

October (2nd Saturday) 10: 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:  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 31st
, - Halloween Spooktacular from 6-9 pm in downtown historical district. For more information contact Deby Lannen at 352-3463. 


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

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

November 26-27  Thanksgiving Holidays: City offices closed; NO garbage pickup on Thursday (moved to Friday) and Friday pickup moved to Saturday.


December 5 – Christmas Parade of Lights travel down Main Street beginning at 7 pm. Contact Taylor Chamber of Commerce at 512-365-8485. 

December 5 - Main Street Christmas Bazaar from 10-4pm.  Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 for more information on the Bazaar. 
December 24-25: City offices closedNO garbage service on Christmas Day; Friday pickup moved to Saturday.