Head Downriver and plan a day in Taylor from farm animals to family games and special festivals, there’s lots to do!

Things To Do

Spend time outside @ Heritage Park

Heritage Park is a must-visit for families. The park features a conservatory and botanical garden, Coan Lake, surrounded by historic buildings and a petting farm with sheep, horses, cows and more.  Plan a visit any time or during a special event – there’s lots to chose from!

Enjoy some friendly family competition @ Midway

Mini golf, go-karts and spin zone bumper cars, water wars and more! Visit Midway Sports and Entertainment during the warm months for a full-day of family fun.

Mall walk and see a movie @ Southland Center

Walk and talk, then grab a big box of popcorn and sit for a show. Grab a bite to eat at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Primanti Bros or Pizza Papalis.

Annual Events

Summer Festival // Three-day festival features live music, glow run, fishing derby, and fireworks. (June)

Telegraph Cruise // Hot rodders and classic car enthusiasts and spectators come together on Telegraph Road for the annual cruise on the fourth Saturday of July each year. (July)

Hallow-Palooza // Taylor’s marquee family Halloween event features a trick-or-treat trail through ‘spooky locations’ in Heritage Park (October)

Winterfest // The celebration will include the Winterfest 5K, holiday parade, opening of Santa’s Magic Forest and official tree lighting celebration and fireworks display. (November)

Santa’s Magic Forest // Walk through a Christmas display that includes hundreds of animated characters, beautiful holiday light displays and Santa and Mrs. Claus! (November & December)


Taylor Community Library // 12303 Pardee Rd, Taylor, MI 48180

Parks, Pools, Beaches + Arenas

  • Taylor Recreation Center // 22805 Goddard Rd, Taylor, MI 48180
    • Gymnasium, fitness equipment, and classes
  • Taylor Sportsplex // 13333 Telegraph Rd, Taylor, MI 48180
    • Hockey, inline hockey, soccer field and lacrosse
  • Heritage Park //740 West Snell Road, Rochester, MI 48306
    • Petting farm, botanical gardens, inline hockey rink, fishing pond, playground, historic buildings, baseball diamonds, soccer field, walking trail and splash pad
  • Northwest Park // 6000 Duncan St., Taylor, MI 48180
    • Outdoor swimming pool, playground, basketball court, baseball diamond and football field
  • Boardman Park // 24600 Haskell St., Taylor, MI 48180
    • Playground, football and soccer field, walking track
  • Jaycee Park // 6623 Merrick St, Taylor, MI 48180
    • Playground, sledding hill, and walking trail

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