Summer Festival Schedule

2019 Schedule to be Announced (following is a tentative schedule only)

Elliotts Amusements
Elliott's Amusements is once again the carnival provider for the Taylor Summer Festival. The rides will be located in the parking lots located behind the Activities Building and Wedding Chapel in Heritage Park, as they were last year. The popular all-day armbands will be on sale (per day, good for any day during the festival) online.  As has been the policy in the past, no one is admitted into the midway area without either an armband ticket, or a $4 Carnival Bucks (adults only) ticket at the gate. The $4 Carnival Bucks ticket can be redeemed inside the midway area for rides, games or food.

Thursday, June 27

4-10 p.m. -- Carnival midway

Friday, June 28


Noon-3 p.m. -- Toddler Day at the carnival 

3-11 p.m. -- Carnival midway

5- 11 p.m. -- Doors open @ Sheridan Center Open Air Pavilion for Taylor Summer Festival Friday Night Concert Series.

At dusk -- "Hot Air Balloon Glow" presented in Heritage Park. Hot air balloon display and colorful "glowing" presentation. Free. Great family fun. Bring your children and watch the unique demonstration. Get a chance to see the giant hot air balloons up-close-and-personal, and talk to the pilots. 

PARKING in and around Heritage Park: $10

Saturday, June 29


9 a.m. -- Gone Fishin' fun day at Coan Lake. Free. Registration required. 

10 a.m. -- Taylor Color Fest Run. Get blasted with color and enjoy a scenic 5K walk/run through beautiful Heritage Park! All ages welcome. Run individually, with your family and friends or as part of an organization. 

Midday and afternoon: Summer BBQ. Will be held on the festival grounds. Come enjoy some of the best BBQ masters, backyard-style games and the beer garden. 

5-11:30 p.m.-- Saturday Night Taylor Summer Festival Fireworks with entertainment inside the Sheridan Center, all free. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Approximately 10 p.m. -- Taylor Summer Festival Fireworks Display

PARKING in and around Heritage Park: $10

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Sunday, June 30

1-8 p.m. -- Carnival midway

Important Details

Carnival Armbands: Presale carnival armbands will be available. You must purchase a ticket or and armband to be admitted into the carnival area (no ticket-no entry). Adults only have to purchase $4 of "Carnival Cash" to be redeemed inside for food, games or rides.

Parking: Vehicle parking will be available both inside and outside of Heritage Park for $10 on Friday and Saturday. Official festival parking will be located at the southern end of the park (Northline Road entrance) and at the Wayne County Community College-Taylor Campus. Other private paid parking will be available in the surrounding areas.

One-side parking will be posted on the following city streets during the festival: Brest, Clinton, W. Keyes, Moran, Klebba, Phyllis, Livingston, Ernst, Ran, Birch, Morley, Maplelawn, Goldenridge, Lincoln, McKinley, Beechwood, Katherine, Dudley, William, Baraga and Mortenview Violators will be ticketed and towed.

Handicapped Parking will be available at the Taylor Community Library (entrance through the library entrance only) until filled. Secondary handicapped parking located at the Heritage Park Petting Farm, Northline and Pardee.

Please Note:
Pardee Road will be closed between Northline and Goddard at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29 (fireworks night). All side streets feeding Pardee will also be closed in that location. Only residential traffic will be allowed through the barricades, and drivers will have to show proof of residency.

After the fireworks display on Saturday, June 29, traffic in and around Heritage Park will be specifically routed by police to enable the safest exit possible of the league crowd. Please obey their requests.

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