2016 Schedule of Events


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

January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance. Parade starts at Robinson Park followed by program at City Hall.


February 15: President's Day: City offices closed.



TBD: Citywide Spring Clean Up sponsored by the City of Taylor Public Works Department starts at 8:00 am –3:00 pm with 2 drop off locations: 1424 N Main at Public Works Department and Welch Street. Free to all residents who must show proof of city residency.

March 26 - Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00 am at Heritage Square. Children will be divided into 2 age groups, ages 1 through 3; ages 4 though 6. 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 7 – Taylor Blackland Prairie 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 21- Taylor Lions Club Crawfish Boil at Murphy Park Pavilion from 5-9 pm.  Visit their website for details. 

May 28 – City of Taylor swimming pools, Murphy Park Aquatic Center and Robinson Pool, open for the summer.
May 30thMemorial Day . City offices closed. Garbage services NOT affected.


Taylor Truck and Tractor Pull; at the East Williamson County Arena. (Due to construction and renovation of the arena, events for 2016 are being rescheduled.) Please visit their website for more information as it becomes available.


July 4th – Taylor Independence Festival Day held at Murphy Park. Tennis tournament. TIF Fireworks at dark. ; City Offices closed; Garbage services NOT affected 


August 19-20: Taylor International BBQ Cook off sponsored by the Circleville Store, 600 State Highway 95, 5 miles north of Taylor. Call 512-352-6848 for more information or visit http://www.circlevillestore.com

August 27: KidFish at Bull Branch Park. Registration begins at 8:30 am and fishing starts at 9 am. Free to children under age 16.


September 5th: 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. Contact Matthew Whisenant for more information.

September 10: The "Sky's the Limit" Fly a Kite Day. Registration begins at 9 am; event starts at 10 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.

September 23-24:  67th Annual Taylor Rodeo takes place at the Williamson County Expo on Carlos Park Blvd. Contact John Carter at
512-497-1500 for more information or visit the Taylor Rodeo Association website. 


October 22: City Wide Fall Clean Up from 8-3 pm.

October (2nd Saturday)  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 22Arbor Day event at Taylor Regional Park. Contact Mike De Vito for more information at 512-352-5818

October 29 - Main Street Car Show: contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463

October 31st
 - Halloween Spooktacular from 6-9 pm in downtown historical district. For more information contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463.


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

November 24-25: Thanksgiving Holidays: City offices closed; NO garbage pickup on Thursday (moved to Friday) and Friday pickup moved to Saturday.


December 1:  Wine Swirl, 6-9:00 pm downtown; tickets available at participating stores. 

December 3 – Christmas Parade of Lights travel down Main Street beginning at 7 pm. Contact Tammy Eulenfeld at 512-352-8314.

December 3:  Victorian Christmas at the Moody Museum, 114 W. 9th, 2-4:00 pm.  

December 3 - Main Street Christmas Bazaar from 10-4pm at the TISD Main Streets Event Ctr, 3101 N. Main. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 for more information on the Bazaar.

December 3 & 4:  Taylor Conservation and Heritage Society Holiday Homes Tour; Hours are 1-5:00 pm;  Visit the website for more information and to purchase tickets online.
December 15:  Movies on the Square;
Heritage Square; movies start at 6 pm. Free.

December 23-26: City offices closed. NO garbage service on Christmas Day; Monday pickup moved to Tuesday; all other days moved one day late.