Annual Events

Taylor ISD Theater Performances

Two times a year: Spring & Fall

There are many different theater performances throughout the year at theaters in Taylor. Go to taylorplaymakers.com to see a list of upcoming shows and get your tickets. The Taylor ISD puts on two theater performances per school year– one in the spring and one in the fall.

Taylor Rodeo

July 19-20

Since 1950, the Taylor Rodeo Association has proudly brought to you the Taylor Annual Rodeo in the hometown of Bill Pickett. The crowds that come to this yearly event have grown because of the enthusiasm and the excitement– but most of all for the entertainment they receive. Over the years the Taylor Annual Rodeo has become the big fish in a small pond. It is one of the biggest and best small-town rodeos anywhere.

Main Street Car Show

October 26th

The Main Street Car Show is an annual event held in late October/early November. This event is sponsored by the City of Taylor and Main Street Taylor, Texas, and in the past has featured art exhibitions, food, music, raffle prizes, and shopping, along with a wide array of impressive cars.

Patriot Day Parade

Held on September 11th each year

The Taylor Fire Department brings the community together every year on September 11th to honor those who lost their lives in the attacks that occurred in 2001. During this event, emergency personnel and vehicles parade through downtown Taylor.

Blackland Prairie Days

First weekend in May

This annual festival takes place during the first weekend of May every year. This festival is sponsored by the Main Street Program, a program which focuses on downtown revitalization within the context of historical preservation. The Taylor Main Street Program supports the redevelopment of the downtown area through historical preservation, education, economic development and heritage tourism. This event includes a kids fest, arts & crafts, food, entertainment and more.

Fireworks Show

Held on July 4th each year

The annual Taylor fireworks show is held in beautiful Murphy Park each year on July 4th at dusk to celebrate America’s independence.

Christmas Parade

First Saturday in December

The City of Taylor hosts a Christmas Parade of Lights every year on the first Saturday in December.

Monthly Events

Third Thursday Shopping

Third Thursday of the month

In order to showcase the unique businesses in downtown Taylor, shops are open late (until 9 p.m.) on the third Thursday of every month. Door prizes, music and food make this exciting event something to look forward to every month!

Second Saturday Shopping

Second Saturday of the month

The excitement of Third Thursday is coming to Saturdays in Taylor! The unique businesses in downtown are open late (until 9 p.m.) on the second Saturday of every month. Door prizes, music and food make this exciting event something to look forward to every month!

Numerous BBQ Cook-Offs

Year-round

Taylor hosts numerous BBQ cook-offs throughout the year, including the Taylor International BBQ Cook-Off in August.

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9/11 Memorial Ceremony 7:00 pm
9/11 Memorial Ceremony @ Heritage Square
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9/11 Memorial Ceremony @ Heritage Square
The Taylor Fire Department brings the community together every year to honor those who lost their lives in the attacks of 2001. Join us for a parade of emergency personnel and vehicles.
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Bon Bon Workshop 6:30 pm
Bon Bon Workshop @ SRSLY Chocolate
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join SRSLY chocolate’s co-owner, Robin Simoneaux-Williamson, for an in-depth and hands-on exploration of bon bons. Situated inside our chocolate factory in beautiful downtown Taylor, TX, students will paint, shell, fill and cap bon bons from[...]
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Garden Bros Circus
Garden Bros Circus @ Williamson County Expo Center
Sep 13 – Sep 14 all-day
TAYLOR SHOWTIMES/DATES:  Friday, September 13: 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM Saturday, September 14: 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM, and 7:30 PM — This year’s show is packed with breathtaking special effects, concert style sound and lighting[...]
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2019 East WilCo Business Expo & Job Fair 10:00 am
2019 East WilCo Business Expo & Job Fair @ Williamson County Expo Center
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learn about businesses and services in Taylor and across East Williamson County. Play games, win prizes and check out what Taylor has to offer. Last year, more than $4K in gifts and prizes were distributed.[...]
Taylor Second Saturday 10:00 am
Taylor Second Saturday
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
In order to showcase the unique businesses in downtown Taylor, shops are open late (until 9 p.m.) on the second Saturday of every month!  Door prizes, music and food make this exciting event something to[...]
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Taylor Third Thursday
Taylor Third Thursday
Sep 19 all-day
In order to showcase the unique businesses in downtown Taylor, shops are open late (until 9 p.m.) on the third Thursday of every month!  Door prizes, music and food make this exciting event something to[...]
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2019 A Sami Show Fall Marketplace
2019 A Sami Show Fall Marketplace @ Williamson County Expo Center
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
A Sami Show is an arts and crafts marketplace designed to bring the finest arts and crafts and the latest trends in home decorating to the consumer. Since 1975, our arts and crafts shows have[...]
2019 KIDFISH 9:00 am
2019 KIDFISH @ Bull Brank Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Set up and registration begin at 8 a.m. Poles in the water at 9 a.m. – Noon The event is free and open to the public.  A limited amount of pre-rigged loaner poles and bait[...]
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G21 Car Show 9:00 am
G21 Car Show @ Bealls
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Taylor is home to a variety of happenings through the month! In addition to 3rd Thursday, 2nd Saturday and numerous festivals, the town also welcomes the G21 Car Show on every 4th Sunday of[...]
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Repticon
Repticon @ Williamson County Expo Center
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day
Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Conventions is the national leader in producing reptile and exotic pet shows throughout the United States. For over ten years Repticon has been bringing thousands of reptiles and exotic pets[...]
The Loose Screw’s Screwtoberfest 2:00 pm
The Loose Screw’s Screwtoberfest @ The Loose Screw Craft Beer House & Garden
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
So excited to hold our first annual Screwtoberfest! Since the true Oktoberfest runs from Sept 21 to Oct 6, we are going to celebrate right in the middle on Sept 28. We are going to[...]
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