2017 Special Events


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 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: Presidents Day, City of Taylor offices are closed.


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


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 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 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 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 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 4
: Labor Day Holiday City offices closed. Garbage services are 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 1: Rescheduled from August 26, due to rain. KidFish at Bull Branch Park. The event begins at 1:00 p.m. and lasts until 4 pm.  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. Will be held quarterly, dates TBA.

October 8 - 14:  Fire Prevention Week  View information and develop a family escape plan for your home.

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. 

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

November 5:  Moody Museum Veteran's Program  Speaker is Scott Dean, Taylor American Legion Post. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

November 10:  City offices closed for Veterans Day / legal holiday. 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 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 Taylor City Hall Auditorium and outside in the parking lot at 400 Porter St. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463 for more information on the Bazaar. Santa will be there from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for photos!

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.