Summer Festival Schedule

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 in 2017.

The popular all-day armbands will be on sale for just $12 (per day, good for any day during the festival) online. To buy presale discounted armbands, you much purchase them online before MIDNIGHT, JUNE 27. No discounts will be offered after that deadline.


Armband tickets purchased during the event will cost:
  • Thursday, June 28: $16 each
  • Friday, June 29: $20 each
  • Saturday, June 30 (fireworks night): $20 each
  • Sunday, July 1: $20 each.

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 28

4-10 p.m. -- Carnival midway

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Hot Air Balloon

Friday, June 29

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 featuring Loverboy. Opening act: Mad Rabbit. Second national act to-be-announced in late May.

At dusk -- "Hot Air Balloon Glow"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.

Loverboy 2016

Saturday, June 30

9 a.m. -- 94.7 WCSX Classic Rock Gone Fishin' fun day at Coan Lake. Free. Registration required. 

10 a.m. -- Community Choice Credit Union 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. Proceeds go to charities, including the four Little Leagues in the City of Taylor. Registration fee of $25 includes T-Shirt, sunglasses and bandanna. Register by June 21. For more information, call (734) 374-8900 Option 2. To register online, just click here: 2018 TAYLOR SUMMER FEST RUN

Midday and afternoon: 94.7 WCSX Classic Rock 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 Masco Taylor Summer Festival Fireworks with entertainment by FiftyAmpFuse and Fool House. Concert (insider the Sheridan Center) and fireworks display are free. Doors open at 5 p.m. Fool House first on stage. Featured act FiftyAmpFuse on stage 8-11:30 p.m., with break for fireworks display.

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

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50 AMP 2018

Sunday, July 1

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. 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 30 (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.

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