2017 Special Events

JANUARY

January 2: New Year's Observed. City offices and Library Closed. Garbage services not affected.

January 16:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed. City Offices closed. March starts at Robinson Park followed by program at City Hall.

FEBRUARY


February 9:  Victorian Valentine Gala at the Moody Museum, 114 W. 9th St. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call 512-365-7396 for more information or tickets.

February 20: President's Day, City of Taylor offices are closed.


MARCH


March 2:  Taylor Growth Summit is being held at the Williamson County Expo Center.



APRIL



April 7:  Relay for Life; 6 p.m. - midnight at Memorial Stadium in Murphy Park. Call 800-227-2345 for more information. 

April 15:  Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. at Heritage Square. Children will be divided into two age groups, ages 1 through 3; ages 4 through 6 years old. One parent or adult must accompany each child. For more information call or e-mail Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463.

April 22:  Citywide Spring Clean Up sponsored by the City of Taylor Public Works Department starts at 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with two drop-off locations: 1424 N. Main St. at Public Works Department and Welch Street. Free to all residents who must show proof of city residency. 

MAY


May through October:  Taylor Area Farmers Market Local area farmers sell fresh produce at corner of 5th and Main streets every Monday and Friday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

May 6:  Taylor Blackland Prairie Days Live talent, food, arts and crafts, children’s activities in downtown Taylor beginning at 10 a.m. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 or deby.lannen@taylortx.gov for more information.

May 20:  Taylor Lions Club Crawfish Boil at Murphy Park Pavilion from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Visit the event website for details. 

May 27:  City of Taylor swimming pools, Murphy Park Aquatic Center and Robinson Pool, open for the summer.

May 29:  Memorial Day, City offices closed. Garbage services are NOT affected.

JUNE


June 2-3: Taylor International BBQ Cook off.  Master cooks across the state join together in Murphy Park. Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 512-352-6364 or visit http://www.taylorchamber.org/.

June 3: Stomp 'n Holler Barbecue and Music Festival includes live music and barbecue from pitmasters across the globe. For ticket  and event information visit http://www.taylorchamber.org/.

June 9:  Movies in the Square, Join us at Heritage Square for a family friendly movie at dusk. Bring your picnic blanket and some snacks for some free summer fun.



JULY


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

July 14-15:  Annual Taylor Rodeo is being held at the Williamson County Expo; gates open at 6 p.m, rodeo at 8 p.m.

July 14:  Movies in the Square, Join us at Heritage Square for a family friendly movie at dusk. Bring your picnic blanket and some snacks for some free summer fun.

AUGUST



August 11:  Movies in the Square, Join us at Heritage Square for a family friendly movie at dusk. Bring your picnic blanket and some snacks for some free summer fun.


SEPTEMBER



September 4
: Labor Day Holiday City offices closed. Garbage services NOT affected.

September  9: Sky's the Limit Kite Day. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; event starts at 10 a.m.; judging at 12 p.m. Food; prizes, fun! Taylor Regional Park, 210 Carlos Parker Blvd. Call 512-365-7669 for more information as a participant, sponsor, or vendor.

September 11: 9/11 Memorial March | Patriot Day program. This event is sponsored by the Taylor Fire Department. Contact Matthew Whisenant for more information.

September 16:  2017 Business Expo at the Williamson County Expo Center presented by the Taylor Chamber of Commerce. Call 512-352-6364 or visit http://www.taylorchamber.org/.

OCTOBER

October 1: Rescheduled from August 26, due to rain. KidFish at Bull Branch Park. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and fishing starts at 9 a.m. Free to children under age 16.

October 3:
National Night Out  Host a neighborhood block party on this night held to promote police-community partnerships. Contact Beth at 512-352-5551 to register your party. 

October 4: Coffee With a Cop  New! Sponsored by Whataburger at 3510 N. Main St. Join Taylor Police Department from 8:30 - 10 a.m. and get a free cup of coffee as you get to know your local officers.

October 14:  Good Life Family Festival at Bull Branch Park; corner of Davis and North Lynn streets. 5k race starts a 8 a.m. All funds raised will be donated to help fund a Disc Golf Course in Taylor. Contact Julie Rydell at 512-294-1972 or visit the event website for more information.

October 21: Citywide Fall Clean Up & Community Cleanup Day  8 a.m. to 12 p.m. More details to be announced.

October 28: Main Street Car Show at 10 a.m. is presented by the City on historic Main Street and hosts classic to cutting edge cars. Art, food, music and shopping. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 or deby.lannen@taylortx.gov.

October 31: Halloween Spooktacular from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Heritage Square Park and the downtown historical district. Costume contests, games and candy for the little ones!  For more information contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 or deby.lannen@taylortx.gov.

NOVEMBER


November 4Arbor Day event at Murphy Park  Contact Mike De Vito for more information at 512-352-5818.

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

November 23-24: Thanksgiving Holidays  City offices are closed; NO garbage pickup on Thursday (moved to Friday) and Friday pickup moved to Saturday.

DECEMBER



December 1:  Downtown Wine Swirl  From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463.

December 2: Christmas Parade of Lights  Travel down Main Street begins at 7 p.m. Contact Tammy Eulenfeld at 512-352-8314.

December 2:  Victorian Christmas at the Moody Museum, 114 W. 9th St. from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

December 2: Main Street Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at the TISD Main Streets Event Center, 3101 N. Main St. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 for more information on the Bazaar.

December 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22:  Santa on the Square, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meet Santa and Mrs. Clause in Heritage Square in the Santa Hut. Bring a camera!

TBD:  Movies on the Square, Heritage Square, movies start at 6 p.m. Free.

December 25-26: Holiday Observed, City offices closed. NO garbage service on Christmas Day; Monday pickup moved to Tuesday; all other days moved one day later.