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 20-21

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 29th

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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Sky’s the Limit Kite Day and Festival 10:00 am
Sky’s the Limit Kite Day and Festival @ Memorial Field in Murphy Park
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fly your kite at Memorial Field in Murphy Park for a chance to win contests and prizes for all age categories! The event will include vendors, music, and family fun! Registration:10 a.m. Kites Fly: 10:30[...]
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Outdoor Market Day 9:00 am
Outdoor Market Day @ Vintique Mall
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Every second Saturday Vintique Mall is hosting an outdoor market day with over 15 vendors selling antiques and vintage items to local artisans. Southern Hospitality food truck will be there as well as Crafty Thirst[...]
Taylor Second Saturday 10:00 am
Taylor Second Saturday
Mar 9 @ 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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East X Northeast 5:00 pm
East X Northeast @ Texas Beer Company
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 16 @ 9:00 pm
Head East by Northeast for a full weekend of live music in historic downtown Taylor. This is the 3rd Annual EXNE Music Showcase, and there’s no cover or wristbands. Just great beer, great music and delicious[...]
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St. Patrick’s Day Pipes & Drums Pub Crawl 4:00 pm
St. Patrick’s Day Pipes & Drums Pub Crawl @ Texas Beer Company, Black Sparrow Music Parlor, Taylor Station Bar
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Taylor Professional Firefighter Association Local 4194 invites you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Downtown Pub Crawl featuring the Pipes & Drums Bands from the Taylor & Round Rock Fire Departments. St. Patricks[...]
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Taylor Third Thursday
Taylor Third Thursday
Mar 21 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[...]
Art Night 6:30 pm
Art Night @ Taylor Public Library
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Taylor Public Library welcomes you to Coloring Night the third Thursday of each month 6:30 – 7:30 PM. All ages are welcome for all sorts of coloring. Colors and color pages will be provided, or[...]
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Deep in the Heart of Taylor: Live Storytelling Event 6:00 pm
Deep in the Heart of Taylor: Live Storytelling Event @ Moody Museum
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Gather ’round and lend us an ear as we spin tales of Taylor’s storied past! As part of the Moody Museum’s mission to educate the community about Taylor’s rich history, we are hosting the second[...]
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G21 Car Show 9:00 am
G21 Car Show @ Bealls
Mar 24 @ 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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Family Night – Crafts 6:30 pm
Family Night – Crafts @ Taylor Public Library
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Taylor Public Library welcomes you to Family Night for activities, games, and more the fourth Thursday of each month 6:30 – 7:30 PM. For information please call the library at 512-352-3434.  
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Texas Beer Company’s 4th Annual Crawfish Boil 11:00 am
Texas Beer Company’s 4th Annual Crawfish Boil @ Texas Beer Company
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am
Join Texas Beer Company Saturday, March 30th for their 4th Annual Texas Beer Company Crawfish Boil Party! The taproom opens at 11 AM, and the crawfish boil begins at noon. Regular Plate: $12 2 Pounds[...]
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