2019 Special Events

Date Title Location Details Time
January 1 New Year's Day All City offices Closed  All day
January 16 Coffee with a Cop Citizens National Bank 316 N. Main St. 8:30am - 10am
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day All City offices Closed for the Holiday; MLK march from Givens Community Center to City Hall via 4th St., 512/567-5585 begins at 9 am
February 18 Presidents Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
March 2 Kite Day Murphy Park Bring your kite! Judging will be at 11:00am 10am - 12pm
March 11-14 Spring Break at the Library Taylor Public Library Activities, movies & Truck Petting Zoo.  Call the Library for more information:  512-352-3434 Varies
April 12 Grand Openting Heritage Park 400 N. Main St. TBD
April 19 Good Friday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
April 20 Easter Egg Hunt Heritage Square Park Hunt begins at 10 am; three age groups; parent or adult must accompany each child.  Contact Debbie Charbonneau for more info at 512-352-3463. 10 am
May 4 Blackland Prairie Days Downtown Taylor Talent, food, arts and crafts, children's activities. Contact Debbie Charbonneau at 512-352-3463. 10 a.m.
May 25  City Pools open Robinson Park, Murphy Park Call 512-365-7669 for more information. Hours vary
May 27 Memorial Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
May 27 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-July Summer Reading Program Taylor Public Library, 801 Vance St. Read books and have fun! For more information, call the Library: 512-352-3434. Varies
July 4 Independence Day Festival Murphy Park, 1600 Veterans Dr. Parade begins at 9:00a.m. Begin at 7th & Davis and goes along Davis Street to Lake Drive into Murphy Park. Fireworks at dark.  
July 4 National Holiday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
July 12 Movie in the Park Taylor Regional Park Enjoy a free movie:  "Coco" - bring chairs, blankets, snacks. Pets must be on a leash. Dusk
August 9 Movie in the Park Taylor Regional Park Scheduled movie: "How to Train Your Dragon" -- Free and family friendly; bring chairs, blankets, snacks and enjoy! Dusk
September 2 Labor Day All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
September 9-12  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
September 21  KIDFISH Bull Branch Park Sponsored by the Taylor Parks and Recreation Department 9:00 a.m. to noon
October  1 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. 5:pm - 9pm
October  6-12 Fire Prevention Week Taylor Fire Department Contact FD at 512/352-6992 for details All week
October  5 Neighborhood Cleanup Pavilion at Robinson Park Contact Public Works at 512/352-5818 8am - 12pm
October  Haunted Home Tour Louie Mueller BBQ parking lot Hear about the history and lore of "Old Taylor" as the group strolls through downtown. Two start times. 6:30 & 8:30 p.m.
October 26 Main Street Car Show Downtown Main Street The biggest display of cool cars, new and old! For details contact Tom Yantis, 512/352-5990 10am - 4pm
October 31 Halloween Spooktacular Heritage Square Park Contact Lucretia Alvarez for details, 512/309-6185 6pm - 8pm
November 2 Arbor Day Tree Planting   Contact Public Works at 512/365-7669  
November 11 Veterans Day - observed All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
November 28-29 Thanksgiving holiday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day
December  Holiday Homes Tour TBA Tour several of Taylor's lovely historic homes decorated for the holidays. Contact the Chamber of Commerce. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
December 24-25 Christmas holiday All City offices Closed for the holiday All day