Taylor has plenty to do and see for all ages! Listed below are some of the more popular events that happen throughout the year in and around Taylor. Visit our Calendar for dates and a complete listing of what is happening in our area.
Loup County 'World's' Fair
The Loup County Fair, fondly referred to by locals as the 'World's Fair', is held the 2nd week-end in August. The small village of Taylor swells in size and becomes the hub of activity for the 5 day event. The youth of the county show off their 4-H projects including arts and crafts, foods, displays, and animal exhibits. Citizens proudly show off photography, art, produce, and other items. Many family activities are planned throughout the weekend ie. a bicycle rodeo, turtle and duck races, cakewalks, chicken scramble, kiddie parade, and more! The Fair is wrapped up by one of the biggest and best community parades in the area on Saturday night followed by entertainment that is free for all. Come and see why Taylor triples its population during the 'World's Fair'! To see a detailed schedule of all the events during the 'World's Fair' please visit
or print the Fair Schedule from here
KIDDIE PARADE 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2022
Entry time: 6:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2022
Theme: 'Memories Of'
Entry time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
All entries must be in place by 6:45 p.m.
Taylor Jr. Rodeo
The Taylor Junior Rodeo is located 1 mile north of Taylor on Highway 183. Come and see one of the state's best Jr. Rodeo's held the 2nd Saturday in August during the Loup County Fair! For more information contact Sally Peters at 302-214-0537.
The annual Junk Jaunt travels through Loup County every September and offers numerous stops for those searching for antiques, primitives, 'stuff', and other 'treasures'. For more information check out
You can enjoy a wide range of birds at the Calamus State Recreation Area with a self guided tour.
Visit the Calamus State Recreation Area calendar to see if they have any upcoming birding events.
Annual Pumpkin Carving
The Annual Pumpkin Carving is hosted by the Nebraska Game & Parks and is held each year at the Homestead Knolls Campground at the Calamus Reservoir. It is usually the 3rd weekend in October. Bring your tent or camper and join the fun! Check the calendar at Nebraska Game & Parks for more information.