2018 Special Events

Date Title Location Details Time
January 1 New Year's Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
January 10 Coffee With a Cop Curb Side Coffee House, 114 W. 2nd St. Enjoy free coffee while you talk informally with officers. 8:30 - 10 a.m.
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day All City offices Closed for the Holiday; Parade on Main Street Parade at 9 a.m.
February 10 Victorian Valentines Moody Museum, 114 W. 9th St.  For preschool to 5th grade. Make Victorian Valentines! 1 - 3 p.m.
February 19 Presidents Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
March 15 Truck Petting Zoo Taylor Public Library, 801 Vance St. Sit on city equipment, take photos! 2 - 3:30 p.m.
March 30 Good Friday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
March 31 Easter Egg Hunt Murphy Park Hunt begins at 10 am; two age groups; parent or adult must accompany each child.  Contact Deby Lannen for more info at 512-352-3463. 10 am
April 18 Coffee With a Cop Fourth Street Grind Talk informally with Taylor Police Officers and enjoy free coffee. 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
April 21 Community Cleanup
& Citywide Cleanup
Porter & Washburn
9th to 12th Streets
Join us as we clean up a city neighborhood.
Bring your bulk items to two locations for dropoff / TBA. 
8 a.m. to Noon
May  - October Taylor Farmers Market 1519 N. Main (Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot) Local farmers sell fresh produce each Monday and Friday 3 - 6 p.m.
May 5 Blackland Prairie Days Downtown Taylor Talent, food, arts and crafts, children's activities. Contact Deby Lannen at 512-352-3463. 10 a.m.
May 26 City Pools open Robinson Park, Murphy Park Call 512-365-7669 for more information. Hours vary
May 28 Memorial Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
May 28 Memorial Day Service Murphy Park | Liberty Gardens,1600 Veterans Dr. Ceremony to honor those fallen veterans. Featuring retired military members speaking, singing, light refreshments. 10 a.m.
June 4 - July 28 Summer Reading Program Taylor Public Library, 801 Vance St. Read books and have fun! More details TBA All day
June 8 Movie in the Park Taylor Regional Park  Movie presentation: "Despicable Me 3" -- Free family-friendly movie; bring chairs, blankets, snacks At Dusk
July 4 Independence Day Festival Murphy Park, 1600 Veterans Dr. Tennis tournament. Fireworks at dark. TBA
July 4 National Holiday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
July 13 Movie in the Park Taylor Regional Park Enjoy a free movie:  "Pete's Dragon" - bring chairs, blankets, snacks. Pets must be on a leash.  
July 18 Coffee With a Cop Rojas Tacos, 400 S. Main St. Enjoy free coffee with Taylor Police Officers, talk informally -- open to all. 8:30 - 10 a.m.
August 10 Movie in the Park Taylor Regional Park Scheduled movie: "Coco" -- Free and family friendly; bring chairs, blankets, snacks and enjoy! At dusk
September 3 Labor Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
September 10 - 13 Honor Guard Academy Wilco EXPO Center Register with the Taylor Fire Department, 512-352-6992 All day
September 11 9/11 Memorial March | Patriot Day Program Main Street Sponsored by the Taylor Fire Department TBA
October 2 National Night Out Various neighborhoods Hold a block party on this night held to promote police-community partnership. Call Beth at 512-352-5551 for information. TBA
October 7 - 13 Fire Prevention Week Taylor Fire Department Details TBA All week
October 27 Main Street Car Show Downtown Main Street The biggest display of cool cars, new and old! Details TBA TBA
October 31 Halloween Spooktacular Heritage Square Park Details TBA TBA
November 12 Veterans Day - observed All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
November 22-23 Thanksgiving holiday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
December 24-25 Christmas holiday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day